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

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 management and strategy. Alison will be a great resource as Gridiron continues to build expertise within its Centers of Excellence.

Alison will bring key insights across multiple Gridiron specific Thematic Areas of Expertise with her background as the former CFO of Legility, and her more than 20 years of knowledge in finance & accounting, strategy, and operations.

Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gridiron Capital said, “We have enjoyed our long, successful relationship with Alison and are excited about the unique experience she brings to Gridiron. Her technical leadership and international expansion and integration track record will allow her to provide broader perspectives across Gridiron’s portfolio.”

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner added, “We are excited to welcome Alison to the Gridiron team.  Alison’s proven leadership as a strategic CFO, executing M&A integrations and experience across both tech-enabled services and branded consumer sectors adds depth to an already strong team of Operating Partners.”

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:

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