Pritzker Private Capital Promotes Anthony Cardona and Thomas Chadwick to Partner

CHICAGO – (December 6, 2023) – Pritzker Private Capital (“PPC”), a leader in family direct investing, is pleased to announce the promotions of Anthony Cardona and Thomas Chadwick to Investment Partner, effective January 1, 2024. The promotions of these tenured individuals recognize their significant contributions to PPC’s investing efforts, family of companies and internal culture.

Anthony Cardona, Investment Partner – Services, has been a significant contributor to PPC’s Services team, which specializes in identifying and forming long-term partnerships with family and founder-owned businesses in the supply chain services, specialty distribution and commercial and industrial services subsectors. Anthony initially joined PPC in 2014 as an Associate. Throughout his tenure, he has worked closely with numerous companies, which currently include Lawley Insurance, Highline Warren, Kenco Logistics and Valicor Environmental Services. Prior to joining PPC, Anthony was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lincoln International. He received his M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and B.S. from Washington and Lee University, where he graduated Omicron Delta Kappa.

“On behalf of the entire Services team, I am pleased to welcome Anthony to his new role,” said Eric Kieras, Co-Head of PPC’s Services Group. “Anthony’s efforts to build strong, long-term partnerships with family and founder-owned businesses have been instrumental in helping our team identify and execute new investment opportunities, and I have no doubt that he will continue to unlock new growth initiatives for PPC in his new role.”

Thomas Chadwick, Investment Partner – Manufactured Products, has been a significant contributor to PPC’s Manufactured Products team, which specializes in identifying and forming long-term partnerships with family and founder-owned business in the specialty materials and components, food and beverage, household and personal care and packaging subsectors. Thomas joined PPC as a Vice President in 2017 and has worked closely with several companies during his tenure, including Aurorium, LBP Manufacturing, NAI Group, Plaskolite and Technimark. Prior to joining PPC, Thomas was an Associate at Madison Dearborn Capital Partners and an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank. Thomas received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

“This well-earned promotion recognizes the hard work and contributions that Thomas has made to our Manufactured Products team,” said Chris Trick, Co-Head of PPC’s Manufactured Products Group. “Thomas has played an integral role in helping build businesses for long-term success. I am confident that he will bring significant value as a Partner as we continue executing on our differentiated strategy of bringing family capital to family-owned businesses.”

Michael Nelson, Managing Partner and Head of Investing at PPC, added, “These promotions are representative of the strong depth of talent of our team and our philosophy of promoting from within. Both Anthony and Thomas have been integral members of PPC for many years, driving positive business outcomes, building strong relationships with management teams and mentoring and developing internal talent. I look forward to their continued leadership and welcome them into their new roles as Partners.”

About Pritzker Private Capital

Pritzker Private Capital partners with middle-market companies based in North America with leading positions in the manufactured products and services sectors. The firm’s differentiated, long-duration capital base allows for efficient decision-making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with all stakeholders. Pritzker Private Capital builds businesses for the long term and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. Pritzker Private Capital is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). For more information, visit

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