Gridiron Capital Announces Brad Skaf as Senior Associate

NEW CANAAN, CT – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) is pleased to announce Brad Skaf has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

Mr. Skaf has a finance and investment background including identifying potential investments and performing in-depth analysis and due diligence for prospective acquisitions.

Tom Burger, a Managing Partner at Gridiron Capital said, “We were impressed with Brad’s experience across a broad range of sectors and are looking forward to his contributions to the team.”

Prior to joining Gridiron, Mr. Skaf was a research analyst at an equity fund where he identified new investment areas and performed detailed valuation analysis.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Skaf was an analyst with Lazard Freres and Co. in their Financial Institutions Group where he worked on initial public offerings and due diligence efforts for client acquisitions.  Mr. Skaf recently received a Master’s of Business Administration from Stanford University and graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics-Mathematics.

About Gridiron Capital:

Gridiron Capital, LLC, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a private equity firm focused on creating value by acquiring and building middle-market manufacturing, services and specialty consumer companies in the United States and Canada.  Gridiron Capital’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

Press Contacts: 

Thomas A. Burger Jr., Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC; (203) 972-1100 (x222)