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Michael Stanley Joins Traub Capital Partners as Managing Director

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Private Equity Veteran Brings Depth of Consumer Sector Experience and Transaction Expertise to Traub Capital Partners

NEW YORK, February 14, 2023-- Traub Capital Partners, a strategic private equity firm focused exclusively on the branded consumer sector, today announced that Michael Stanley has joined the firm as a Managing Director in New York, where he will focus on generating new investment opportunities, executing transactions and working with portfolio companies.

“We’re delighted to welcome Michael to the Traub Capital team,” said Brian Crosby, Co-Managing Partner of Traub Capital Partners. “He has an exceptional track record in consumer buyouts across multiple subsectors. Michael’s deep industry insight coupled with end-to-end deal execution experience will help us further expand our strategic private equity mandate of evaluating, acquiring and growing great consumer brands.”

“I am thrilled to join the very talented Traub Capital Partners team to explore compelling investment opportunities in the consumer sector,” Mr. Stanley said. “I’m looking forward to adding my years of consumer transaction experience to Traub’s differentiated investment strategy which includes utilizing the combination of financial and strategic resources to identify exceptional investments.”

Mr. Stanley joins Traub Capital with more than 16 years of private equity experience in the consumer sector at Goode Partners. While at Goode Partners, he was primarily responsible for identifying potential investment opportunities, structuring and executing new transactions and monitoring certain of the firm's portfolio investments.

Mr. Stanley participated in 9 platform investments and two add-on acquisitions totaling approximately $300 million of invested equity capital. Select investments include Supreme, La Colombe, Chuy’s, Rosa Mexicano, Julie Vos and Jocko Fuel. Mr. Stanley also completed an initial public offering, two secondary offerings, three strategic sales and one sale to a financial sponsor. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Julie Vos and formerly served as a member of the board of directors of Chuy’s, Rosa Mexicano, La Colombe and Readywise.

Stanley graduated from Pennsylvania State University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance.

About Traub Capital Partners:

Traub Capital Partners is a New York-based private equity firm that specializes in building value in consumer companies. The firm's differentiated approach integrates deep consumer-focused operating experience within the investment process to unlock opportunities and apply tactical resources to execute them for the benefit of our investors. The fund targets investments in companies with revenue between $50 and $250 million. To learn more about Traub Capital Partners, visit

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