Gridiron Capital Expands Team with New Talent
Gridiron Continues to Prioritize Growing Internal Capabilities to Support Future Success
NEW CANAAN, CT, May 16, 2023 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to welcome Lauren Amos and Marlon Alebiosu to the firm as Senior Associates.
Ms. Amos focuses on investor relations, marketing, fundraising, and new business development at Gridiron. Lauren was previously a Senior Associate at vertically-integrated real estate development firm, The Dinerstein Companies, where she focused on investor relations, fundraising, and fund operations. Her first role at the firm was as a Portfolio Performance Manager focused on asset management and operations across the company’s managed portfolio. Lauren began her career as an Analyst at middle-market investment bank Stifel in the Healthcare Group. Lauren received a B.A. in Economics, with honors, from Middlebury College where she played varsity tennis.
Mr. Alebiosu focuses on investor relations, new business development, and marketing initiatives at Gridiron. Marlon has extensive leadership, relationship building, and data experience, spending most of his career in sales and account management at firms including, Thompson Reuters and its Refinitiv business unit, as well as Lucidworks and FocusVision. He served clients across the financial services, healthcare & life sciences, federal agencies, consumer goods, and technology sectors. Marlon received a B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Dartmouth College where he played varsity football.
Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner said, “We are thrilled to continue growing our team with individuals who exemplify our Winning Together culture. At Gridiron, we pride ourselves on the caliber of our people, their unique perspectives, and on the collaborative environment we foster. Lauren and Marlon bring fresh perspectives, experience, and relationships to the firm, promoting our continued effort to get better every day.”
Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner, added, “As Gridiron continues to grow, adding talented team members that will add immediate value to the firm is critical to our success. We are grateful to welcome Lauren and Marlon and we are confident their leadership, capabilities, and skills will contribute to Gridiron’s future accomplishments.”
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.
Gridiron Capital, LLC
Thomas A. Burger Jr., Co-Founder and Managing Partner