Gridiron Capital Promotes Hank Barrett to Vice President

Gridiron Continues to Build its Team and Capabilities by Recognizing Outstanding Performance and Cultural Leadership

NEW CANAAN, CT, May 2, 2024 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital” or “Gridiron”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Hank Barrett has been promoted to Vice President.

Mr. Barrett joined Gridiron Capital in 2019 as an Associate. In 2022, he was promoted to Senior Associate. Hank focuses on new investment opportunities, due diligence, and value creation at current portfolio companies including AML RightSource, Class Valuation, and Travel Nurse Across America. Prior to joining the Gridiron team, Hank worked as an Analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Jefferies. Hank received a B.A. in Government and Economics from Wesleyan University, where he played varsity lacrosse.

Tom Burger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, said, “We are thrilled to celebrate Hank’s accomplishments and contributions to Gridiron and our portfolio companies. He is a valued member of the team who has taken on significant responsibilities over his years at the firm. Hank has continued to show a commitment to developing our Associate team and creating value at his portfolio companies.”

Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner, added, “Hank has proactively taken on more leadership across Gridiron and continues to make a positive impact since joining the team in 2019. He exemplifies our winning culture through his dedication, mentorship, creativity, and collaboration internally and with our management teams. We look forward to Hank’s continued success at Gridiron.”

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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Thomas A. Burger Jr.

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