Gridiron Capital Promotes Brynn Jackel to Senior Associate

Gridiron Recognizes Outstanding Performance and Cultural Leadership

NEW CANAAN, CT, September 12, 2023 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Brynn Jackel has been promoted to Senior Associate.

Ms. Jackel originally joined Gridiron Capital in 2020 as an Associate. She focuses on new investment opportunities, due diligence, and value creation at current portfolio companies including Colibri Group, M&D Distributors, Rough Country, and GSM Outdoors. Prior to joining the Gridiron team, Brynn worked as an Analyst on the Industrials team at Wells Fargo Securities. She received a B.S. in Finance with a minor in Entrepreneurship from Wake Forest University.

Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, said “We are thrilled to recognize Brynn’s contributions to Gridiron and our portfolio companies. She has made a significant impact since she joined our team in 2020, and we are excited to witness her growth and future accomplishments.”

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner, added “Brynn has been an impactful member of the Gridiron team and trusted partner to our portfolio company management teams, and we are proud to see her elevate into a new role as a Senior Associate. I am confident that she will continue to exemplify our Winning Together culture and inspire others through her leadership and example.”

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:


Gridiron Capital, LLC

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



Please Fill Out This Form


    Download the Thematic Areas of ExpertiseSM PDF