CenterOak Partners, LLC, a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on making control-oriented investments in middle market companies, has hired three new professionals.
Joining the firm are:
– Ben Adams, Vice President; he actively supports all aspects of the firm’s investment and monitoring activities. Prior to joining CenterOak, Mr. Adams held positions at Intuit, Lindsay Goldberg, TPG Capital, and Morgan Stanley.
– Carrie Calhoun, Senior Associate of Business Development and Investor Relations; he actively supports the firm’s investment sourcing activities and relationships with its Limited Partners. Prior to joining CenterOak, Ms. Calhoun held positions at NGP Energy Capital Management and Credit Suisse.
– Josh Weaver, Associate, actively supports all aspects of the firm’s investment and monitoring activities. Prior to joining CenterOak, Mr. Weaver served as an Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities.
With these hires, the staff at CenterOak now totals 22 individuals, including 13 members of the investment team and three operating partners.
Launched in September 2014 by Managing Partner Randall Fojtasek, former Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC, CenterOak focuses on making control-oriented investments in middle market companies organized or operating in the U.S.
The firm, which specializes in such industry sectors as Industrial Growth, Consumer, and Business Services, invests approximately $20 million to $90 million of equity per transaction.