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Blue Wolf Capital Names David Hecht Operating Partner

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New addition broadens firm’s expertise in the healthcare sector

NEW YORK, March 11, 2024-- Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC (“Blue Wolf”), a middle market private equity firm specializing in the industrial and healthcare sectors, today announced that David Hecht will be joining the firm as an operating partner specializing in healthcare investments. He most recently served as the chief financial officer and chief strategy officer at RHA Health Services (“RHA”), a leading healthcare services provider to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and those with mental health challenges.

Mr. Hecht joins a roster of respected, seasoned operating partners at Blue Wolf who have deep experience in the healthcare and industrial sectors. In his new role, Mr. Hecht will advise the firm on new healthcare investments and provide strategic and operational counsel to Blue Wolf’s portfolio companies operating in the healthcare sector.

“David was a transformative member of the management team at RHA and will bring strategic thinking and creative problem-solving to his new role,” said Jeremy Kogler, Managing Partner at Blue Wolf Capital. “At Blue Wolf, we remain focused on building our outstanding, integrated team of veteran operating partners and investment professionals. The addition of a proven leader like David reflects our commitment to ensuring we have the operational expertise and sector knowledge necessary to navigate even the most complex issues affecting the industries in which we invest.”

“I am excited to join the talented team at Blue Wolf. Having worked closely with Blue Wolf for nearly five years, I have seen their ability to identify differentiated investments and to create value in their portfolio companies through operational excellence,” said Mr. Hecht. “The healthcare sector presents a wide range of opportunities to invest in businesses that improve health outcomes, deliver a better patient experience, and employ and grow a critical workforce. In pursuit of these goals, I look forward to collaborating with Blue Wolf’s investment team and portfolio company management in my new role.”

Prior to joining Blue Wolf, Mr. Hecht spent seven years at RHA Health Services. During his time there, Mr. Hecht led the company’s finance and capital markets function and helped drive the company’s expansion into multiple new markets, both through acquisition and organic growth. Prior to RHA, Mr. Hecht served as a senior vice president at Formation Capital, a vice president at Healthpro Heritage, and a management consultant at Oliver Wyman, among other roles.

Mr. Hecht graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Politics and received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Healthcare Management.

About Blue Wolf Capital Partners

Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC is a private equity firm that focuses on value investments in middle market companies in the healthcare and industrial sectors. The firm’s integrated team of investment professionals and veteran operating executives work collaboratively to generate returns by driving transformational change using operational and strategic experience. Blue Wolf seeks to invest in businesses that have catalysts for value creation that involve organizational transformation, union or human capital issues, government presence, or the opportunity to use ESG-informed strategies. For additional information, please visit www.bluewolfcapital.com.

Contact:
Kate Spaziani
Director, Government Affairs and Communications, Blue Wolf Capital Partners
kate@bluewolfcapital.com

Sam Reinhardt
Vice President, Global Strategy Group
sreinhardt@globalstrategygroup.com
212-392-5270

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