HKW Hires VP to enhance strategic deal generation

HKW, an Indianapolis-based middle-market private equity firm, has appointed Lilly Green as Vice President of Deal Generation. 

Green will serve as part of HKW’s shared sourcing effort covering business services, health & wellness, and technology. Prior to joining HKW, she most recently served as business development manager for the technology group at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.    

“The time and effort we put into our sourcing infrastructure has always been at the core of our business,” says Ted Kramer, President & CEO of HKW. “Lilly’s experience in originating deals and managing relationships in conjunction with understanding the strategic priorities of our business development effort we feel will be a tremendous asset to the team, and we’re excited to have her on our side.”   
 
Green’s areas of expertise include buy-side deal origination, business development, B2B technology, and relationship/network development. 
 
“We are excited to have Lilly join the team as we launch our technology and software focus, as well as continue to strengthen our efforts to find opportunities within the business services and health & wellness sectors,” says Ryan Grand, a Principal at HKW overseeing deal generation. “Most importantly, we believe Lilly embodies the cultural values here at HKW and look forward to her contributing to the team from day one.”    
 
Green, who is based in HKW’s New York office, received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations Global Business from the University of Southern California.