Chicago, IL (January 23, 2023) – RiverGlade Capital (“RiverGlade”), a healthcare-focused private equity firm, is excited to welcome Nate Barajas to the firm as Vice President of Portfolio Operations. Mr. Barajas is an experienced executive who has served in finance leadership positions at growth-oriented companies, assisting them in identifying, prioritizing, and executing key strategic initiatives. In this new role, Mr. Barajas will work closely with RiverGlade’s portfolio companies to provide guidance and support as they execute their value creation plans.
Most recently, Mr. Barajas served as the Director of Finance at Feldco Factory Direct (Feldco), a Midwest home improvement company servicing over 40,000 homeowners annually across 11 locations in four states. Prior to Feldco, he was a Senior Associate at LaSalle Capital, where he focused on partnering with and improving middle market businesses. Prior to that, he worked as an Associate at Valor Equity Partners and began his career in investment banking at William Blair & Company. Throughout his career, Mr. Barajas has implemented process improvements across various business functions and assisted entrepreneurial organizations achieve their value creation plans by removing constraints on growth. Mr. Barajas holds a BS in Finance and a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois Gies School of Business, and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management
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RiverGlade Capital is a healthcare-focused private equity firm that partners with founders and management teams to grow exceptional healthcare companies. RiverGlade invests in companies that have demonstrated strong organic growth and where value can be accelerated through human capital investments, operational improvements, strategic planning, and dynamic organic and inorganic growth initiatives. For more information visit, www.rivergladecapital.com.