Gridiron Capital Announces Fourth Partnership in GarageCo, Cedar Park Overhead Doors

GarageCo Expands its Family of Family BrandsTM to the Southwest with Cedar Park Overhead Doors

NEW CANAAN, CT, May 16, 2024 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital” or “Gridiron”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, successfully closed its fourth partnership under the GarageCo Holdings, LLC (“GarageCo” or “the Company”) platform, with Cedar Park Overhead Doors (“Cedar Park”). Cedar Park, based in Austin, Texas, is a family-owned and -operated provider of repair and replacement services for residential and commercial garage doors. GarageCo is the fifth platform company of Gridiron’s recently closed $2.1 Billion Fund V and was formed through Gridiron’s Thematic Areas of Expertise approach within the highly fragmented garage door repair and replacement sector.

Cedar Park joins the GarageCo platform as the fourth partnership alongside P.D.Q. Door Company based in Maine, Apple Door Systems based in Virginia, and Cunningham Door & Window based in Kentucky. GarageCo is led by CEO, Mars Shah, who joined Gridiron Capital as an Operating Partner & Executive in Residence in the Spring of 2023. Shah, who most recently served as President of Driven Glass North America, brings significant strategic, operational, and M&A leadership experience to the platform.

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner at Gridiron Capital, said, “The Gridiron and GarageCo teams are thrilled to work alongside Cedar Park’s leading, family-owned and -operated brand, which complements our three existing partnerships.”

Chris King, Managing Director at Gridiron Capital, added, “Our aim is to help further the legacy they have built for over 30 years by deploying our Centers of Excellence and leveraging best practices across the platform to accelerate growth while continuing to deliver superior customer service. We look forward to collaborating with the Cedar Park team and are thrilled to welcome them into the GarageCo family.”

CEO of GarageCo, Mars Shah, said, “By partnering with best-in-class local brands like Cedar Park, GarageCo is further enhancing its value proposition as a leading Family of Family BrandsTM. We are confident that the combination of Cedar Park’s impressive leadership team and strong historical track record will be a great addition to the GarageCo platform.”

About Gridiron Capital

Gridiron Capital is an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, and creating value by building middle-market companies into industry-leaders in branded consumer, B2B and B2C services, and niche industrial segments in the United States and Canada. We help transform growing companies by winning together through hard work, partnerships grounded in shared values, and a unique culture that comes from hands-on experience building and running businesses. As a team led by former operators and entrepreneurs, we know what it takes to run successful businesses on a day-to-day basis. Additional information is available on the firm’s website:

About GarageCoTM

GarageCo is a platform comprised of market-leading brands within the residential and commercial garage door services industry. We are looking to partner with exceptional garage door dealers around the country as we continue building a national footprint. GarageCo builds off the reputation and legacy that each brand holds within its respective community while investing to support growth opportunities and efficiencies by leveraging the combined scale and best practices across the platform. GarageCo’s leadership team is comprised of entrepreneurs and experienced operating executives who have a long track record in service-based industries. Additional information is available on GarageCo’s website:


Gridiron Capital, LLC

Chris King

Managing Director


GarageCo Holdings, LLC

Mars Shah

Chief Executive Officer



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