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Jon Canarick and Alison Minter Named Managing Partners of North Castle Partners, LLC

Posted: October 1, 2020 in Suppliers

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GREENWICH, CT – North Castle Partners has announced that Jon Canarick and Alison Minter have both been promoted from Partners to Managing Partners of the firm. Together with founder and Managing Partner, Chip Baird, Canarick and Minter now comprise North Castle’s Management Committee. North Castle is a leading private equity firm focused on consumer businesses that promote healthy, active and sustainable living.

“I am very pleased to have Alison and Jon formally join me as Managing Partners,” commented Baird. “Jon and Alison both have been at North Castle for almost 20 years. Their experience, values and contributions to North Castle make this the natural next step of our leadership evolution. I am confident that together we will continue to build on our values-based and performance-driven approach to private equity.”

Since joining North Castle in 2001, Canarick and Minter have actively managed North Castle’s investments across a variety of Healthy, Active, and Sustainable Living sectors and across all job functions at North Castle.

Canarick currently sits on the Boards of Directors of Five Iron Golf, Echelon Fit, CR Fitness, Encore Vet Group, The Escape Game, Barry’s, Brooklyn Boulders, and SLT. Prior to joining North Castle, he worked in the Financial Sponsors Coverage and Leveraged Finance groups of Bear, Stearns & Co. Canarick earned a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Minter currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Sparx Hockey, Vital Nutrients, Mack Weldon, Maya Kaimal, VitaCup, Full Swing, ProSupps, HydroMassage, and SmartyPants. Prior to joining North Castle, she worked at Evolution Global Partners, an investment firm sponsored by Texas Pacific Group, Kleiner Perkins, and Bain & Company. Before Evolution, Minter worked in the Insurance and Leveraged Finance groups of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. She also serves on the Women of Leadership Committee for ACG New York. She earned an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University.

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