SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TSG Consumer Partners (“TSG”), a leading private equity firm, today announced the promotions of Adam Hemmer to Managing Director (San Francisco), Alec Barnett (New York), Sam Pritzker (New York) and James Zelnick (San Francisco) to Principal, Alec Fogarty to Senior Vice President (San Francisco), Parker Brown to Vice President (New York) and Josh Ronson to Senior Associate (London).
“We are excited to recognize the hard work and tremendous contributions each of these individuals have made to our firm, partner companies and investors,” said Jamie O’Hara, President of TSG. “We are proud of the talented team we have built and look forward to continuing to work together to identify and build best-in-class brands across the world.”
Adam Hemmer has been involved in the due diligence and structuring of new investment opportunities since joining the firm in 2015. He has significant experience working with the firm’s partner companies, including BrewDog, Super Star Car Wash, and VICI, and has worked with past and present partner companies including Nuun, Sunshine Fitness, Paige, and Dutch Bros through its IPO. Prior to joining TSG, Mr. Hemmer was a consultant at Kurt Salmon, where he advised private equity and consumer products clients. He graduated with a BA in Economics from Stanford University.
Alec Barnett joined TSG in 2016 and has worked with partner companies including Thrive Pet Healthcare, Mavis Discount Tire, Rough Country, and PowerStop, in addition to performing due diligence for TSG investments. Before TSG, Mr. Barnett was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan, where he advised consumer products and retail clients on a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, as well as debt and equity financings. Mr. Barnett graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Finance and Public Relations from Syracuse University.
Sam Pritzker has collaborated with TSG partner companies including Specialty Dental Brands, Canyon Bicycles, HUDA Beauty, and Backcountry since joining the firm in 2016, and is involved in the due diligence of new investments. Prior to joining TSG, Mr. Pritzker was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Pritzker received a BA in Economics and French with Distinction from Amherst College.
James Zelnick joined TSG in 2018 and supports partner companies such as The Duckhorn Portfolio, Wrench Group, ATI, Scopely, and Hempz, as well as the due diligence of TSG investments. Prior to joining TSG, Mr. Zelnick worked at FFL Partners and Bain & Company. Mr. Zelnick graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS and Master’s degree in Accounting.
Alec Fogarty has been with TSG since 2017. He supports the growth of TSG’s partner companies, including Radiance Holdings, CorePower Yoga, Sunshine Fitness, Nuun, and Scopely, in addition to performing due diligence for TSG investments. Before joining TSG, Mr. Fogarty worked for Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division, working with consumer and retail clients across a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity financings. He graduated Cum Laude with a BBA in Finance, Economics, and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame.
Parker Brown joined TSG in 2020 and supports partner companies, including ATI, Super Star Car Wash, Vici, and Scopely, as well as the due diligence of new investments. Before joining TSG, Mr. Brown was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group, where he advised consumer retail and ecommerce clients on digital marketing, personalization, and corporate strategy. Mr. Brown graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Josh Ronson has been with TSG since 2020, working with partner companies including Cadogan Tate, BrewDog, HUDA Beauty, and Revolut. Before joining TSG, Mr. Ronson worked at Credit Suisse in London, where he was an Associate in their Technology, Media & Telecoms team. Mr. Ronson received an LLB in Law from King’s College, London.
About TSG Consumer Partners
TSG Consumer Partners, LP is a leading private equity firm with approximately $20 billion in assets under management that partners with founders and management teams to build and accelerate growth for best-in-class consumer-facing businesses. Since its founding in 1986, TSG has been an active investor in the consumer industry. Representative past and present partner companies include Backcountry, Canyon Bicycles, Duckhorn, Dutch Bros, e.l.f. Cosmetics, IT Cosmetics, Joe Hudson’s Collision Centers, Mavis Tires, Planet Fitness, popchips, Power Stop, REVOLVE, Revolut, Robinhood, Rough Country, Smashbox, Super Star Car Wash, Stumptown, The Wrench Group, Thrive Pet Healthcare, and Vitaminwater. For more information, visit tsgconsumer.com.