• KidKraft names Johnnie Goodner as Vice President, Finance & Treasurer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Johnnie Goodner has recently joined KidKraft as Vice President, Finance & Treasurer.  Prior to joining KidKraft, Mr. Goodner served as the Vice President, FP&A and Treasurer for Sally Beauty Holdings and more recently, an Interim Vice President, FP&A and Treasurer for TPG Portfolio Company.


    Located in Dallas, Texas, KidKraft is a global leader in award-winning products that are MADE FOR MAKE BELIEVE.  KidKraft’s high-quality products, designed for traditional play that deliver 360-degree experiences, on-trend designs and EZ Kraft technology for faster assembly, are available at more than 2,800 retailers in more than 90 countries worldwide.  In July 2015, KidKraft was acquired by MidOcean Partners, a premier, middle-market private equity firm focused on consumer and business services.  KidKraft’s global headquarters are in Dallas, Texas with additional offices in Amsterdam and China.

  • Global Medical Response names Lisa Jacoba as Chief Human Resources Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Lisa Jacoba has recently joined Global Medical Response as Chief Human Resources Officer.  Prior to joining Global Medical Response, Ms. Jacoba served as Chief Human Resources Officer for CPI Card Group in Denver, Colorado.  Previously, Lisa worked for Western Union in roles such as the SVP of Human Resources at Western Union Business Solutions in London, England.  She began her career at First Data working in Denver, Chicago and Omaha where she held various global senior Human Resource management roles.


    Formed in early 2018, Global Medical Response (“GMR”) is the nation’s largest medical transportation company (emergency and non-emergency) as the result of the combination of Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), the leading provider of emergency air medical transport, and American Medical Response (AMR), the largest ground ambulance company in the US, providing both emergency and non-emergency medical transportation.  GMR’s pro forma annual revenues are approximately $4 billion.

  • US Anesthesia Partners names Marian Lowe as Vice President, Strategy

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Marian Lowe has recently joined US Anesthesia Partners (USAP) as their Senior Vice President, Strategy. Prior to joining USAP, Ms. Lowe served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Accretive Strategy in Atlanta, Georgia.  


    Founded in 2013, USAP is private equity-backed and is the nation’s leading provider of high-quality anesthesia. USAP was built by high-performing, anesthesiologist-led groups to focus on delivering highest quality patient care and excellent clinical outcomes. The company’s physician partnership model promotes alignment and best practice sharing while allowing individual practice groups to maintain a measure of clinical and operational autonomy at the local level. USAP supports its physician partners with centralized management infrastructure and resources to facilitate the delivery of consistent, high quality patient care.

  • Behavioral Health Group names Linda Ballard as Chief Human Resources Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Linda Ballard has recently joined Behavioral Health Group (BHG) as their Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining BHG, Ms. Ballard served as Vice President – Head of Human Resources for AseraCare in Dallas, Texas.  


    Founded in 2006, Behavioral Health Group (BHG) is a private equity-backed, leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. With 54 locations in Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Florida and Washington, DC, BHG provides pharmacotherapeutic maintenance and counseling services in an outpatient setting to individuals that are over the age of 21 and are dependent on opioids. BHG’s mission is to be the best-in-class network of outpatient addiction treatment facilities focusing primarily on opioid addiction by producing superior patient outcomes.

  • BSN Sports names Rob Salinas as Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Rob Salinas has recently joined BSN Sports as their Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis. Prior to joining BSN Sports, Mr. Salinas served as Chief Financial Officer for Team Car Care in Las Colinas, Texas.


    BSN SPORTS was founded in 1972 as a factory direct equipment company. They are the largest distribution of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States. BSN SPORTS is the ultimate teamwear outfitter of Nike, Under Armor and other national brands and is in the unique position to support the athlete and coach from grade school to college and beyond. BSN SPORTS is the Best Supply Network in Sports.


    Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, today announced that Varsity University, which offers comprehensive educational programming to schools and athletic programs nationwide.


    With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation and celebrates achievement through three unique but interrelated businesses: BSN SPORTS; Varsity Spirit; and Herff Jones. Together, these assets promote personal, school and community pride through their customizable products and programs to elementary and middle schools, high schools, and colleges and universities, as well as church organizations, professional and collegiate sports teams and corporations. Varsity University, in partnership with all three brands, offers comprehensive educational programming to schools and athletic programs nationwide.


    Bain Capital is one of the world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firms with over $105 billion in assets under management that creates lasting impact for their investors, teams, businesses and the communities in which they live. Founded in 1984, they pioneered a consulting-based approach to private equity investing, partnering closely with management teams to offer the insights that challenge conventional thinking, build great businesses and improve operations. Over time, they have organically expanded this approach across asset classes to build one of the strongest alternative asset platforms in the world.