Gridiron Capital Announces Promotion

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

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 Partners, Counsel on Call, Performance Health, and Dent Wizard. Prior to joining Gridiron, Mr. Hausberg worked for another middle market private equity firm where he was responsible for transaction execution and portfolio company management. Prior to private equity, Mr. Hausberg worked as an Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Mergers & Acquisitions group in its 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, Managing Partner of Gridiron said, “Will has been a valuable member of the Gridiron Team. He is a pleasure to work with and demonstrates all the fine qualities we look for in a managing director. In addition to the value he brings internally to Gridiron he represents the firm well and is a strong positive presence with portfolio companies and out in the marketplace. He has grown tremendously since joining the Gridiron Team and we look forward to him taking on more responsibility at the firm.”

About Gridiron Capital:
Gridiron Capital, LLC, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a private equity investment firm focused on creating value by acquiring and building middle-market services, manufacturing, 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

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