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Windancer Holdings Celebrates Milestone with Promotion of First-Ever Partner, David Shepley

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DAYTON, Ohio, April 2, 2024-- Windancer Holdings, the Dayton-based investment firm, announced the promotion of David Shepley to Partner, the first in the company's history. The announcement was made by Shane Connor, Managing Partner of Windancer Holdings, marking a significant moment for the firm known for its concentrated, high-conviction investment strategy and long-term vision.

David Shepley joined Windancer Holdings as Vice President of Investments in July 2021 and was promoted to Director of Investments in January 2023.

"David's promotion to Partner embodies our belief to 'Be Exceptional', which is not just a core value but the standard for all our endeavors," Shane Connor commented. "Most importantly, David is a talented investor and an even better person. Windancer is lucky to have him."

Larry Connor, associated with the firm's guiding philosophy, shared his perspective on the announcement: "At Windancer Holdings, we've always believed that development of the right talent, along with dedication and the potential for great performance, leads to leadership and progress. David Shepley's path to Partner-status is evidence of our conviction that genuine success stems from providing the right individuals with chances to succeed."

About Windancer Holdings

Based in Dayton, Ohio, Windancer Holdings is an investment firm known for its active, high-conviction investing and strategic long-term capital management. The firm utilizes flexible, permanent capital to evaluate a diverse range of investment opportunities in the public and private markets, employing an opportunistic and unconstrained approach. At its core, Windancer Holdings is driven by a commitment to expertise, experience, and entrepreneurship, principles that guide its investment philosophy and business practices.

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Chris Riva
The Connor Group
VP of Communications

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