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

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, digital marketing, and data analytics, to boost its portfolio companies’ growth and ability to connect and engage with their customers. As Gridiron’s newest Operating Partner and Digital Accelerator lead, Daria will be a resource to Gridiron Portfolio Company management teams and to Gridiron’s Centers of Excellence actively leading and implementing DTC strategies, talent recruitment and execution plans.

Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gridiron Capital said, “Daria has an impressive track record in DTC marketing leadership roles in high growth DTC and multi-channel businesses.  She has held marketing positions at a number of startups and Fortune 500 companies including Amazon and Fabric Insurance.  She is an innovative global business builder with demonstrated success scaling and expanding businesses.”

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner added, “We are very excited to welcome Daria to the Gridiron team.  She has the unique combination of excellent technical capabilities along with leadership and team building that allow her to be impactful in her role.  Her insight and use of innovative strategies, data, technology, and tools will enhance the continued growth of Gridiron and provide broader resources to our partnership companies.”

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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