We understand investors’ imperative to get the right talent in the right seats at the right time to enable healthy returns. When it comes to enabling growth, our team knows the path to take to get you from where you are to where you want to be.
Ampersand Knows Private Equity.
CONVICTION & ALIGNMENT = VELOCITY
TRUSTED STRATEGIC ADVISORS
“Ampersand’s values and culture align very closely with ours. They value transparency, honesty, and consistent communication. For talent related solutions we don’t Google it, we Ampersand it.”
Chris ReddingDirector–Talent Management, SK Capital Partners
“The Ampersand folks have excellent judgment. They are insightful, get at critical issues, and tease things out of people that are difficult, but make them comfortable doing it…”
Tom NolanOperating Director, Berkshire Partners
“Ampersand was an invaluable resource as we evaluated, developed, and aligned top talent in our portfolio companies…”
Chris McCollumFormer Managing Director, Investcorp International
Ampersand Value Creation
Frequently Asked Questions
Ampersand has a strong track record of working with investors, CEOs, and boards to accelerate growth and reduce risk across a wide range of industries and verticals. We are strategic leadership advisors who act with compassion and courage to make the tough calls and unearth levers that will enable value creation for our clients.
We pride ourselves on an agile, high-touch (but light-footprint) approach to assessment that addresses each of our clients’ specific needs. There are no one-size-fits-all solutions here.
Gaining an early read on an organization’s leadership, capabilities, and limitations yields a proven competitive advantage. We will walk you through all the right variables to consider, enabling conviction in your decisions and a talent roadmap if you move forward.
Ampersand developed a proprietary model for enabling value creation which is anchored by the following elements of Organizational Effectiveness: Accretive Leadership, Strategic Alignment, Execution Capabilities, Vibrant Culture, and Partnership Readiness.
Our Executive Diligence process leverages objective data to accurately predict a leader’s ability to deliver the desired results in a role. It creates clarity around key accountabilities and ultimately decision making, reducing the risk of hiring or retaining ineffective leaders.
The answer is yes. Our most productive PE clients make this a standard part of their Diligence playbook. Working alongside accountants, attorneys, and other providers, we gather important insights all while meaningfully demonstrating our clients’ commitment to talent.