HGGC published news about two promotions and six team additions after the period where they’ve been the most active last year that included 16 add-on transactions, seven platform investments and five liquidity events.
This top middle-market private equity company expanded its execution and sourcing abilities across the company with the following additions:
- Dan Stanko as an investment Principal for HGGC
- Chad Clawson
- Bennett Nussbaum as an Executive Director with an extensive background in operating
“We are delighted to reveal these and other team additions as well a few well-earned promotions for Matt Roesch and Bill Conrad,” Rich Lawson, HGGC Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer mentioned. “While we keep expanding, it’s critical that we both recognize when our homegrown talent is prospering and bring fresh members to the team with outstanding backgrounds and precious expertise. We could not be more thrilled to reveal these expansions to the team as we keep up our strong stride.”
Dan Stanko held a position as Principal at Bain Capital Private Equity previously. He was accountable for evaluating, sourcing, executing and moving value creation over established and new investments. Dan devoted almost an entire decade at Bain and concentrated on investments in a couple of primary verticals— TMT and Industrials.
Dan was one of the main contributors to the acquisitions of Viewpoint Construction Software, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Big Tex Trailers, American Trailer Works and Blue Coat Systems. Dan worked as an Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co’s Private Equity Group before working at Bain.
Chad Clawson served in the Operations Group at American Capital as Principal before coming to HGGC. He worked in C-suite roles at firms including Paradigm Precision, Global Conference Partners and Service Experts as his most recent position.
Bennett Nussbaum has decades of experience in executive leadership roles from well-known international companies including Kinko’s, Burger King, Billabong, Winn-Dixie Stores, PepsiCo and American Apparel. He dedicated 25 years at Pepsi-Cola International and developed into SVP and Chief Financial Officer for the company before moving into his position as SVP – International Operations Development with the same unit of business.