Gridiron Capital Announces Hausberg Promotion

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron”) is pleased to announce the promotion of William Hausberg to Principal.

Mr. Hausberg’s responsibilities since joining Gridiron have grown to include sourcing and evaluating potential investment opportunities, performing due diligence, and participating in the structuring, negotiation, financing and closing of portfolio investments.  He also is a Director on the Boards of several Gridiron portfolio companies and in particular assists the management of Motion Recruitment, Performance Health, and Yellowstone Landscape.  Mr. Hausberg’s responsibilities at Gridiron are focused on the firm’s acquisitions, development, and portfolio company growth efforts.  He also works closely with Gridiron’s portfolio companies on various strategic and operating initiatives.  Prior to joining Gridiron, Mr. Hausberg had both middle market private equity and investment banking experience.  Prior to his career in private equity, Mr. Hausberg worked as an Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Mergers & Acquisitions group in the New York office.  Mr. Hausberg graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics & Government and holds an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Tom Burger, a Managing Partner at Gridiron said, “Will brings strong experience and a record of success to Gridiron.  We are excited about his growth since joining the Gridiron Team and look forward to him taking on more responsibility at the firm.  He’s a pleasure to work with and we are pleased to promote him and have him on the team.”

About Gridiron Capital, LLC:
Gridiron Capital, LLC, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a private equity firm focused on creating value by acquiring and building middle-market manufacturing, service and specialty consumer companies in the United States and Canada.  Gridiron’s principals work closely with management teams to develop strategies for portfolio companies, as well as providing resources to execute business plans and build industry-leading companies.  Additional information is available on the firm’s website at www.gridironcapital.com.