CHICAGO, Illinois – Westbourne Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private investment firm, has announced that Zack Audy joined the firm as an Associate. Zack will leverage nearly five years of M&A, debt advisory and commercial lending experience to support Westbourne Capital Partners in our partnership with our existing investments as well as continue growing Westbourne Capital Partners’ family office oriented direct investing efforts. Zack will be based in Chicago, Illinois.
Prior to joining Westbourne Capital Partners, Zack was an Associate within BMO Harris Bank's Corporate Advisory group, where he advised founders, owners, and management teams of middle-market businesses on mergers & acquisitions, ownership transitions, and general corporate finance. Zack held prior roles in business development and underwriting within BMO’s commercial bank.
Zack graduated from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business with a BBA in Finance and a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. Zack is a 2022 Level III CFA Candidate. He serves as Treasurer of the Auxiliary Board of Chicago Youth Centers.
“We are excited to have Zack on the team to support our long-term investing approach both in growing and optimizing our existing investments but also to provide for an increased emphasis on future investment partnerships with our family office and other investors. Zack is a great cultural fit with our existing team which we look to continue building in the years to come.” said Steve Berchem, Partner of Westbourne Capital Partners.
About Westbourne Capital Partners
Westbourne Capital Partners is a private investment firm that partners with family offices to deploy capital into direct investments in private companies. A successful track record consulting with, and investing in, family-owned enterprises makes Westbourne Capital Partners particularly well-suited to invest in family and founder owned businesses in the manufacturing sector, particularly when ownership is concerned about the impact outside investors might have on the business and its stakeholders. Westbourne Capital Partners is focused on investing in businesses and building long-term shareholder value. For more information on Westbourne, please visitwww.westbournecp.com.