Gridiron Capital Promotes Aaron Stoppelmann to Vice President

NEW CANAAN, CT, July 28, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Aaron Stoppelmann has been promoted to Vice President.

Mr. Stoppelmann originally joined Gridiron Capital in 2016 as an Associate, followed by two years of business school, where he received an M.B.A. at UCLA.  In 2021, Aaron returned to Gridiron as a Senior Associate. He focuses on new investment opportunities, due diligence, and value creation at current portfolio companies including Royal Paper and Vertical Supply Group where he also serves as a Board Member.

Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, said “We are pleased to recognize Aaron’s accomplishments and contributions to Gridiron and our portfolio companies over the last six years. He is a valued member of our team.”

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner, added “Aaron was a strong performer before business school at Gridiron and it has been rewarding to see him continue to excel upon his return. We are confident that he will continue to add value and grow professionally in this new role.”

Prior to joining Gridiron Capital, Aaron worked as an analyst at Rothschild & Co. in the Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory practice focused on the Industrials sector.

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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Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC

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