Gridiron Capital Announces New Team Member
NEW CANAAN, CT, November 21, 2019 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a leading investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Nick Weido has joined the firm as senior associate. In this role, Mr. Weido will focus on new investment opportunities, due diligence, and value creation at current portfolio companies.
Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gridiron Capital said, “We are thrilled to have Nick join the Gridiron team. He demonstrates all the qualities we look for in a senior associate.”
Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner added, “Nick is an excellent cultural fit at Gridiron. We are excited to have him join our team and have his experience and knowledge add to the growth of Gridiron.”
Prior to joining Gridiron Capital, Mr. Weido was an associate in private equity, where he was responsible for transaction execution and portfolio company management. Previously, Nick worked as an analyst at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Weido received a B.B.A in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Originally from Texas, Nick resides in New Canaan, CT.
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: www.gridironcapital.com
Thomas A. Burger Jr., Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC