Eureka Equity Partners (“Eureka”) today announced the promotion of Christian Miller to Partner, effective July 1, 2014, and the addition of Lisa Harris Millhauser as a Senior Associate to the investment team.
Chris Miller was promoted to Partner from Principal. Chris joined Eureka in 2005 as a Senior Associate from L.E.K. Consulting LLC’s Boston office and had worked previously with Eureka as a summer intern prior to graduation from business school. Chris is a member of the Board of Directors of Fund II portfolio companies CCA Floors and Interiors, Cherry Hill Photo Enterprises, NetBoss Technologies, Toxicology Holdings and UTC Retail, and Fund III portfolio company West Academic Publishing. Chris received an AB in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Lisa Harris Millhauser joined Eureka as a Senior Associate in May 2014. Prior to joining Eureka, Lisa was a Vice President at TA Associates, where she sourced, evaluated and drove the execution of minority and control private equity investments in high growth private companies across a variety of industries. Prior to TA Associates, Lisa worked in strategy and financial planning and analysis at Apple, Inc. and evaluated and assisted in executing private equity and distressed investments as an Associate at Centerbridge Partners. Lisa also worked as an Analyst in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Lisa received a BA in Social Studies from Harvard College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
“Chris has an excellent track record of collaborating with our portfolio company management teams to help them capitalize on the growth opportunities that drive portfolio company value and returns for our investors,” said Chris Hanssens, Managing Partner of Eureka Equity Partners. “We are extremely pleased to recognize Chris’s contributions to the firm with this well-deserved promotion and look forward to Chris continuing to be an integral part of Eureka’s growth as a trusted partner of small, niche market-leading companies. We are also delighted to welcome Lisa Harris Millhauser to Eureka. Lisa brings experience and relationships that will allow her to make meaningful contributions in a short period of time, and we look forward to her contributions to our portfolio companies and in evaluating new investments.”
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 manufacturing 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 www.eurekaequity.com.