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Wynnchurch Capital Announces New Hires

Rosemont, IL – February 21, 2024 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today the additions of Alexis Underwood as Managing Director to our operations group – focused on commercial and pricing strategy and Emma Naas as Accounting Manager focused on fund accounting.

Chris O’Brien, Managing Partner at Wynnchurch, said, We are thrilled to announce the addition of Alexis. She brings a wealth of knowledge in driving increased profitability, improving company strategies, and optimizing pricing and will be an asset to the operations team. Additionally, we are excited to announce that Emma has joined our accounting team. She has extensive experience in finance and will be a great addition as we continue growing the team.” 

Alexis Underwood held various leadership positions at several Koch Industries companies, including most recently, Guardian Glass and Georgia Pacific. She earned her B.A. in Communications with a Concentration in Commerce from the University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communications & Wharton School. 

Emma Naas previously served as an Accounting Manager at Northern Trust Company and earned her B.S. in Finance and M.B.A. in Accounting from The University of Southern Indiana. 

Wynnchurch manages a number of private equity funds with $9.2 billion of regulatory assets under management and is actively seeking investments. In September 2023, Trimlite, a Wynnchurch portfolio company, acquired Francis-Schulze Company, a leading value-added distributor of exterior door products and hardware. Other recent investments include: FloWorks, a distributor of critical flow control products; Industrial Service Solutions, a national provider of MRO-focused field, shop, and supply services; and FCA, a leading manufacturer of customized industrial protective packaging solutions.

About Wynnchurch Capital:

Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with an affiliate in Canada, was founded in 1999 and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch manages a number of private equity funds with $9.2 billion of regulatory assets under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs, and restructurings. For more information, please visit: www​.wyn​nchurch​.com.

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