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Gridiron Capital Continues to Build Operational Expertise

NEW CANAAN, CT, May 5, 2020 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a leading investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, continues building operational capabilities and has hired Tracy Streckenbach as an Operating Partner.

As Gridiron’s newest Operating Partner, Ms. Streckenbach will be a resource to Gridiron Portfolio Company teams and to Gridiron’s Centers of Excellence.  Her leadership, strategy, operations, supply chain and performance optimization experience will add capabilities in evaluating new business opportunities and working with management teams to increase value in their companies.

Prior to joining Gridiron Capital, Ms. Streckenbach’s roles have included Partner, Investment Committee Member, Board Member, CEO, COO, and CMO across a diverse range of industries. She is widely recognized as a successful change agent, having been featured in The New York Times “Corner Office” and in Times Books’ Quick and Nimble:  Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation.

Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gridiron Capital said, “Tracy is an excellent addition to the Gridiron team.  We look forward to having her experience and perspective as she expands Gridiron’s capabilities in operational excellence and strategic thinking.”

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner added, “We are excited to welcome Tracy to the Gridiron team. She will be an excellent fit and aligns with our culture of Winning Together. Tracy’s diverse and relevant leadership experience 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: www.gridironcapital.com

For Additional Information:
Press Contact: 

Thomas A. Burger Jr., Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC
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