Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on complex situations in the middle market, announced that Paul Mazurek – Vice President, Cole Tudor – Associate, and Dean Golick – Associate have joined the firm.
Paul joins the firm as a Vice President. In his role at Pacific Avenue, Paul will focus his efforts on transaction sourcing, execution, due diligence, and portfolio operations. Prior to joining Pacific Avenue, Paul served as a Vice President at Stellex Capital Management, and as a Senior Associate at Insight Equity, where he focused on M&A transactions in the food manufacturing and industrial sectors. Paul started his career in the Industrials group at J.P. Morgan. Paul graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Fordham University, where he also served as an Adjunct Professor, and is a frequent guest lecturer on topics related to Private Equity.
Cole joins Pacific Avenue as an Associate. In his role at Pacific Avenue, Cole will focus his efforts on transaction sourcing, execution, due diligence, and portfolio operations. Prior to joining Pacific Avenue, Cole served as a Senior Analyst at Namakor Holdings & Sunsar Capital Management and an analyst on the investment team at Innovative Industrial Properties. Cole graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Dean joins Pacific Avenue as an Associate. In his role at Pacific Avenue, Dean will focus his efforts on transaction sourcing, execution, due diligence, and portfolio operations. Prior to joining Pacific Avenue, Dean was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services Group at Kroll. Prior to Kroll, Dean was a Wealth Strategy Associate in the Private Wealth Management Division at UBS. Dean graduated with a B.A. in Business Economics and a Minor in Accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles.
“We win with great people and the additions of Paul, Cole, and Dean represent our continued commitment to hiring top-level talent. These additions further strengthen the team and come at a pivotal time, following the closing of our $500M Fund I.”Chris Sznewajs, Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Avenue
About Pacific Avenue Capital Partners
Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, founded 2018, is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on corporate divestitures and other complex situations in the middle market. Pacific Avenue has extensive M&A and operations experience allowing the firm to navigate complex transactions and unlock value through operational improvement, capital investment, and accelerated growth. The members of the Pacific Avenue team have closed 90 transactions, including over 40 corporate divestitures, across a multitude of industries. Pacific Avenue takes a collaborative approach in partnering with strong management teams to drive lasting and strategic change while assisting businesses in reaching their full potential. For more information, please visit www.pacificavenuecapital.com.