Argosy Private Equity Announces the Addition of Our Fourth Operating Partner

In November, John J. Broderick joined Argosy Private Equity as our fourth Operating Partner, alongside Steve Morgenthal, Don Charlton and Lane Wiggers. John will be responsible for evaluating potential investments, performing due diligence, and working with portfolio companies to grow shareholder value.

John has over 25 years of experience as a manufacturing executive, the last ten years working with private equity backed companies in the lower middle market. His diverse experience and first-hand knowledge of best practices provide him the capacity to quickly assess the needs of a business and lead significant change in a variety of markets, organizations and environments.

Prior to joining Argosy, John was Operating Partner at Argo Management Partners, a private equity group based in Chicago. In 2006, he created the Argo Business System, a set of tools developed by world class professionals and organizations, which has been deployed in several portfolio companies. Prior to Argo, John held leadership positions with Danaher Corp, Siemens and Sandvik, and was responsible for Sales, Finance, IT, Human Resources, R&D, Engineering, Project Management, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations. John holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University, an MBA in Industrial Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a post graduate degree from Seton Hall University in International Business.

The Argosy Private Equity team now totals 20 professionals, including both the investment team and the professional team.