Lake Capital's professional team is focused on helping our management partners grow their companies and successfully execute their strategic plans. In addition to the firm's two founders, Terry Graunke and Paul Yovovich, who are both involved in all aspects of the firm, the Lake team is divided into several groups that work seamlessly together to find attractive investment opportunities, successfully execute transactions, and build value in partnership with our management teams:

Portfolio & Transaction Management: Has primary responsibility for managing the process of due diligence and transaction execution for new portfolio companies and add-on acquisitions for existing investments, as well as working with portfolio company management teams on achieving their strategic growth objectives.

Portfolio Company Services (PCS): A unique group of in-house, experienced, full-time executives that offer our management partners proven, dedicated resources to address episodic and ongoing business concerns real-time, including post-acquisition merger integration; finance and accounting; human resources, benefits, and recruiting; IT; marketing and communications; salesforce structuring and compensation; and strategic and operational consulting, among other capabilities.

Administration: Manages Lake's internal and fund-related finance, accounting, and compliance functions.

To reach a Lake Capital employee by email, please use the following format:

first initial lastname@lakecapital.com

Example:  jsmith@lakecapital.com