Frank Hayes, Managing Partner, Wynnchurch Capital

Frank G. Hayes

Managing Partner

Frank Hayes joined Wynnchurch Capital in 2001. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Catalyst Equity Partners, LLC, a $100 million private equity fund focused on turnaround investment situations. Prior to Catalyst, he was a Managing Director for Chicago-based GKH Partners, L.P., a $550 million LBO fund led by the Pritzker family, where he began his career in private equity investing in 1991. Prior to GKH, Frank was a Transactor with Citicorp Leveraged Capital in Chicago, responsible for portfolio management and the origination of leveraged loans, after beginning his career at Price Waterhouse as a CPA.


Frank brings more than 25 years of experience in private equity investing and corporate finance experience, as well as investment origination and portfolio management, to the Wynnchurch team.


B.B.A., University of Michigan.