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Eureka Equity Partners Announces Promotions



Eureka Equity Partners (“Eureka”), a Philadelphia-based private equity firm, today announced promotions earned by three of its team members, effective January 1, 2023.

Alexandra (Tassie) Oswald was promoted to Partner from Principal. Tassie currently serves on the Board of Directors of LegalPartners Group, MedForce, and Synergi, and was formerly a Director of McCue Corporation. Tassie has also been actively involved in Eureka’s investments in CCA Floor & Interiors, Creative Co-Op, FlexManage, NetBoss Technologies, Total Military Management and West Academic Publishing. Prior to joining Eureka in 2009, Tassie was an Analyst in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Tassie received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

Dan Black was promoted to Principal from Vice President. Dan currently serves on the Board of Directors of UTC Retail. Dan has also been actively involved in the firm’s investments in iPEC Coaching, Jansy Packaging, LegalPartners Group, MedForce and Merit Service Solutions. Prior to joining Eureka in 2017, Dan was an Associate Vice President at Bessemer Securities, an Associate at Metalmark Capital and an Investment Banking Analyst at Greenhill & Company. Dan received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Melanie (Ellie) Butler was promoted to Controller from Fund Accountant. Prior to joining Eureka in 2019, Ellie was a Senior Associate at Hamilton Lane Advisors and an Audit Staff Accountant at Ernst & Young, LLP. Ellie received a BBA in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant.

“Each member of our team is integral to value creation at our portfolio companies and to generating outsized returns for our investors and management team partners, and we are thrilled to recognize these individuals for their accomplishments and meaningful contributions to the successes at our portfolio companies and our firm,” said Chris Hanssens, Managing Partner of Eureka. “Their commitments to our core values and true partnership approach will continue to advance our efforts to build great businesses alongside our talented management teams and contribute to Eureka’s continued growth as a firm.”

About Eureka Equity Partners Eureka Equity Partners is a private equity firm targeting niche market leaders with up to $100 million in revenue across industry segments in which Eureka brings significant experience and operating resources, including business services, health care services, specialty industrials and consumer products. Eureka focuses on partnering with proven managers to drive the growth of promising companies into outstanding enterprises. Eureka leads buyouts that bring significant ownership to the operators driving the success of the business. With this core principle that aligns the interests of our operators and our investors, Eureka is also experienced and comfortable effecting minority recapitalizations with flexible investment structures designed to uniquely meet the needs of the company, its management team and other shareholders. More information about Eureka Equity Partners can be found at