Creative Sign Designs, LLC
Creative was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Tampa, FL. Creative is led by its CEO, Jamie Harden, and an experienced management team with an average of 10+ years at the company and 15+ years in the industry. Creative is differentiated not only in its full-service approach but also through the unique culture, values and customer commitment that Jamie and his team have instilled in the business. In this next phase of growth, Creative is actively seeking add-on acquisitions to bolster capabilities and broaden reach.
East West Manufacturing, LLC
East West Manufacturing, LLC is a global manufacturing services company focused on the realization of products, from design through distribution. East West offers its customers a seamless path to scale and exceptional speed to market through a differentiated breadth of onshore, nearshore and offshore capabilities. East West’s vision is to build products that make the world a better place – cleaner, safer, healthier and smarter.
East West was founded in 2001 by Scott Ellyson and Jeff Sweeney and has experienced rapid growth and exceptional customer retention with an unwavering focus on people, values and collaboration. East West completed a recapitalization with MSD Partners, a family office that deploys capital on behalf of Dell Technologies’ founder and CEO, Michael Dell, and manages over $20 billion in assets. As part of this transaction, the East West management team retained significant ownership and continues to lead the business.
Equipment Controls Company
Equipment Controls Company (“ECCO”) was founded in 1965 and is one of the largest North American value-added distributors of critical natural gas measurement products, gas control products and data acquisition products and related services from a variety of leading manufacturers including Pietro Fiorentini, Sensus, Romet, Eagle Research and A.Y. McDonald.
From its headquarters in Norcross, GA, ECCO serves a broad base of customers throughout the U.S. and maintains branch locations in Houston, TX, Noblesville, IN and Salt Lake City, UT and sales offices in Cumming, GA, Charleston, WV and Walker, LA.
ECCO is a family-owned business defined by its core values of family, respect, trust and generosity. Now in its third generation of family ownership and leadership by the Bell family and a growing team of seasoned managers and committed associates, ECCO continues to expand its business through a combination of strong organic growth driven by exceptional customer service, and territory and service extending acquisitions.
ProsperCare LLC was founded in 2018 to develop process software and a scalable platform to address the growing staffing shortage for roles in care, with a focus on senior care, health care and home care. ProsperCare combines technology efficiency with a people-first emphasis to attract, qualify and engage candidates on a journey to support their career growth and fulfill their potential. ProsperCare’s vision is to be the leading platform to empower personal, professional and financial prosperity for hourly workers.
ProsperCare is led by Todd Williams (Founder & CEO) and Aaron Tanenbaum (COO), and a seasoned team with nearly 70 years of collective digital marketing, human development, technology, training, operations and leadership experience.
15C, LLC is a fast casual restaurant brand holding company focused on creating an extraordinary culture by “using good judgement” and “treating others as you want to be treated.” The company’s foundation comes from 15 words that start with the letter “C” – Character, Chemistry, Capacity, Cheerfulness, Competence, Commitment, Courage, Collaboration, Conflict Management, Communication, Clear Goals, Coachable, Choices, Caring, and Context, not Control.
15C is led by Russ Umphenour and a veteran management team. The company was founded in 2014 and had ownership interests in Chicken Salad Chick, Shane’s Rib Shack and Stevi B’s.