Blackford Capital has appointed operating partner Paul I Doyle has to the position of managing partner at the firm effective 18 April, 2022.
Martin Stein will continue to lead the firm as founder and managing director. Blackford is a private equity firm that acquires and builds founder and family-owned companies in the lower middle market with a focus on manufacturing, industrial and distribution companies.
Doyle has been with Blackford Capital since 2014 as an Operating Partner, and has held senior leadership positions in sales, marketing and organisational development, including fifteen years as CEO of GHSP, Inc and Coastal Automotive and Coastal Container Group. His executive experience spans automotive product manufacturers, producers of mechanical controls, packaging and services.