There’s a reason why Ampersand is linked to so many leadership success stories: We focus on building trust as strategic advisors, making genuine connections with the leaders with whom we partner, and delivering results that create tremendous value for investors and management teams alike.
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What Our Clients Have to Say
“Congratulations to Ampersand on their 10th anniversary. They have given me, and those I work with, great guidance on building our team members as individual contributors and as a cohesive working unit. I have worked with Ampersand at both Scripps Networks as a director, head of the Compensation Committee and in my role as CEO at NPR. I give them my highest recommendation for the work they have done for us.”
Jarl MohnPresident Emeritus at NPR
“I value Ampersand’s approach, digging into a situation and getting after it. Their ability to build appropriate walls and get to the right answers, coupled with their frank feedback, is a powerful combination.”
Mike GrebeFormer CEO Interline Brands, Operating Partner CPPIB, Berkshire Partners, and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
“Ampersand’s process arms us with great data and an objective understanding of leaders’ capabilities and underlying management team dynamics enabling more informed decision making around talent. Their insights allow us to get out in front of leadership and partnership challenges and pave the way for smooth transitions; we continue to refer back to their findings to inform our strategy. To us, they are trusted diligence partners and an essential part of our playbook across sectors.”
Brian KasserTalent Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
“Ampersand’s unique blend of consultative experience and pragmatic application has helped ING and our executive team better understand what leads to success or derailment.”
Brannigan ThompsonSVP, Corporate and Organizational Development, Voya Financial (formerly ING, US)
Our Breadth of Experience
Our proven process is industry-agnostic. Ampersand partners with a diverse mix of clients.
Hundreds of billions recently invested in middle-market funds have brought about intense competition, requiring faster decision making and calling for modernization of value-creation strategies. Knowing what you are buying – from a human capital perspective – is more critical than ever.
An industry transformation is underway, driven by innovative digital technology and market disruption. As media companies evolve, so must leaders; developing tool kits and thoughtfully managing through organizational change.
Ahead of the curve insights and agile resources are required to keep up in the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Organizations who align structure to strategy, and do so quickly, gain a competitive advantage.
Rapidly evolving, and with formidable barriers to market share growth, companies in today’s tech industry must complement innovation with disciplined leadership at the top of the house and solid support functions below to rise above the rest.
In complex transactional environments, top talent to drive strategy, execute flawlessly, and build lasting client relationships is key. Hiring, developing and retaining leaders with the skill set to do all three opens the door to opportunities for growth.
Consumer Goods, Retail, & Service
As consumer habits, shift and digitization changes the game, the C-suite must nimbly operationalize a strategic vision across their organizations. It is critical leaders move quickly to adapt to meet the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
Chemicals, Industrials, & Distribution
Even in logistic and manufacturing-intensive industries, disruptions, consolidations, and innovation create inevitable opportunities and challenges. Building out a management team with enough talent and bench strength to navigate current and future obstacles is crucial to the success of any platform.
Staying true to missions, delivering services with constrained budgets, and meeting the vast needs of the diverse populations they serve are just a few issues educational institutions and non-profit organizations face. Thinking strategically about talent and structure leads to increased impact and efficiency.
In The News
Falcon co-founders proud of the acceleration of growth and value creation under Michael Gilbert’s leadership since 2018.
EverArc will acquire the leading fire-fighting products producer in a transaction valued at approximately $2B.
Executive started his new job by developing a plan designed to shape the organization’s future.
Appointed CEO, President, and member of the Board of Directors
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe to acquire Green Street Advisors from Golden Gate Capital.
Niacet is a global market leader in technologies for preservation.