October 2022

Gridiron Grows Associate Team with Alumni and New Talent

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NEW CANAAN, CT, October 11, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to welcome Ryan Gardner back to the firm as a Senior Associate. In addition, Gridiron adds to its team Eric Albright and Virginia “Jinx” Charman. Mr. Gardner was previously an […]

September 2022

Gridiron Capital Promotes Hank Barrett & Kirk Wawrzyniak to Senior Associate

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NEW CANAAN, CT, September 27, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Hank Barrett and Kirk Wawrzyniak have been promoted to Senior Associate. Mr. Barrett originally joined Gridiron Capital in 2019 as an Associate. He focuses on new […]

July 2022

Gridiron Capital Promotes Aaron Stoppelmann to Vice President

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NEW CANAAN, CT, July 28, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Aaron Stoppelmann has been promoted to Vice President. Mr. Stoppelmann originally joined Gridiron Capital in 2016 as an Associate, followed by two years of business school, where he received […]

July 2022

Gridiron Capital Bolsters Centers of Excellence with the Addition of Alison Watts

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NEW CANAAN, CT, July 21, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC, an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Alison Watts has joined as Gridiron’s latest Operating Partner. Alison has extensive experience as a finance executive and CFO with more than 20 years of experience in financial […]

June 2022

Gridiron Capital Expands its Team of Operating Partners With the Addition of Barry Dark

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NEW CANAAN, CT, June 28, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC, an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Barry Dark has joined the team as an Operating Partner and CEO in Residence.  As Gridiron’s newest Operating Partner, Barry’s extensive experience with tech-enabled business services companies will […]

May 2022

Gridiron Capital Continues to Build Digital Acceleration Capabilities and Direct to Consumer Expertise

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NEW CANAAN, CT, May 24, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, continues building capabilities with the addition of Daria Lupinacci as an Operating Partner focused on Digital Acceleration. Gridiron Capital continues to invest in its Direct to Consumer (“DTC”) capabilities in technology, […]

January 2022

Gridiron Capital Promotes Will Hausberg and Scott Harrison to Senior Managing Director

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NEW CANAAN, CT, January 5, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Will Hausberg and Scott Harrison have both been promoted to Senior Managing Director. Mr. Hausberg joined Gridiron Capital in 2011 and has over 15 years’ experience […]

November 2021

Leaf Home™ Appoints Jeffrey Housenbold President and Chief Executive Officer

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Experienced, Visionary Operator to Drive Continued Innovation and Growth, Position Company as One-Stop Home Improvement Platform NEW CANAAN, CT, and HUDSON, OH, NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, today announced that its portfolio company, Leaf Home™ (“Leaf Home” or the […]

September 2021

Leaf Home™ Adds Global Marketing Executive Monique Bonner to Board

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Bonner’s marketing technology background will further support the company’s growth NEW CANAAN, CT, September 28, 2021 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Monique Bonner has joined the board of Gridiron’s portfolio company, Leaf Home™, a leading technology-enabled provider […]

July 2021

Gridiron Capital Promotes Andrew Kahn to Vice President and Dan Steber to Controller, Management Company

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NEW CANAAN, CT, July 13, 2021 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Andrew Kahn has been promoted to Vice President and Dan Steber has been promoted to Controller, Management Company. Mr. Kahn joined Gridiron Capital in 2015 as […]

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