GRAHAM KEEPS GROWING WITH SENIOR OPERATING PARTNER FOCUSED ON TOPLINE GROWTH

PHILADELPHIA, August 30, 2018 Graham Partners, a private investment firm targeting industrial technology and advanced manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce that Tracy Burzycki, a seasoned sales and marketing executive, has joined Graham Partners Operating Company as a Senior Operating Partner. Graham Partners Operating Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graham Partners, which coordinates the operations consulting services provided by operations executives and outside firms to the Graham Partners portfolio companies and funds. Senior Operating Partners such as Tracy are executives with deep operating experience who help Graham Partners build stronger, more organized and more diversified businesses. Burzycki will use the sales and marketing expertise she has gained from more than 20 years of experience to catalyze profitable growth. Specifically, she will focus on strategy, process improvements, and execution of all aspects of commercial excellence in sales and marketing. This includes, but is not limited to, marketing visibility, lead generation, search engine optimization (SEO), branding, digital content / marketing, funnel management, customer relationship management (CRM) deployment, and price realization.

Prior to joining Graham Partners Operating Company, Burzycki held various senior commercial leadership roles at global life sciences and technology company, Danaher, including serving as Vice President of Sales at Leica Biosystems and Senior Director of Americas Commercial Operations at Beckman Coulter. Burzycki’s sales and marketing background enhances the suite of resources provided to Graham Partners’ portfolio companies by its Operations Team, in areas such as strategy, general management, supply chain, lean manufacturing, sustainability, and human capital, among other vital areas.

“I am honored to engage with Graham as a Senior Operating Partner,” said Tracy Burzycki. “Graham Partners has a long history of driving growth and innovation at its portfolio companies, and I believe my background expands our opportunity set. Working together, I believe that we can achieve commercial excellence and create lasting value for our companies and our investors.” Steven Graham, Senior Managing Principal of Graham Partners, adds, “In addition to focusing on operational excellence and risk mitigation, our operations executives seek to create and pursue topline growth opportunities for our portfolio companies. Tracy’s commercial, market-facing expertise will further enable us to accelerate revenue growth. We are excited to have her support our companies in this important area.”

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Christina Morin (cmorin@grahampartners.net)