Carlson Private Capital Partners appoints two new positions to growing team

Expanding family-backed direct investment platform adds Cory Peterson as VP of Finance and Administration and Stephanie Johnson as Associate

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – April 10, 2019 – Carlson Private Capital Partners (“Carlson Private Capital or CPC”), a middle-market investment firm formed by the Carlson family, today announced the appointment of Cory Petersen as a Vice President of Finance and Administration. CPC has also appointed Stephanie Johnson as an Associate. Both appointments are effective immediately.

“I am delighted to welcome both Cory and Stephanie to our growing team,” said Andy Cantwell, CEO and Managing Partner of Carlson Private Capital Partners. “Our ability to add talented professionals who understand the unique needs of closely-held businesses allows us to tailor thoughtful investments and partner with management teams for long term success.”

Primarily responsible for all financial, administrative and compliance responsibilities, Cory will also support the structuring, financing and due diligence efforts for the firm’s investment opportunities. Immediately prior to his appointment he was a director at Stone Arch Capital, which he joined from PWC, where he was a director in their M&A Advisory practice, specializing in providing strategic, business and financial advice on acquisitions and divestitures.

Stephanie was previously a member of Chartwell Financial Advisory’s Corporate Finance practice, where she assisted in the execution of M&A, ESOP-related, and capital markets transactions. Prior to joining Chartwell, she served as an analyst in Jefferies’ Healthcare Investment Banking group in New York.

About Carlson Private Capital Partners
Carlson Private Capital Partners is a private investment firm that invests family capital in businesses best served by an investment partner focused on the long-term view and a tailored approach to a business ownership transition. Our investment platform is backed by the Carlson family and deeply rooted in a legacy of entrepreneurship and operational excellence. Our firm is inherently different. Our patient and flexible capital offers significant advantages over traditional, institutional private equity firms without sacrificing any of the speed, expertise or access to resources. For more information, visit

About Carlson
Now in its third generation of closely-held family ownership, Carlson operates in more than 150 countries and territories throughout the world. A global leader in the travel industry, the foundation of the Carlson portfolio of businesses is the world’s premier business and travel management company, Carlson Wagonlit Travel. For more information, visit

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