Edison Partners adds 3 new hires to investment and value creation teams

Edison Partners

Growth equity investment firm Edison Partners on Wednesday said it has brought on three new hires to strengthen its investment and value creation teams. The latest members of the investment team are Shelby McKeown and Felix Rauch, and Nonnie Egbuna joins the Edison Edge team.

The Princeton-based firm invests in high-growth, capital-efficient financial technology, health care information technology and enterprise solution companies located outside Silicon Valley and generating $10 million to $30 million in revenue. The firm has added nine new team members over the last 18 months, fielding more than 200 applications for these new investment professional and value creation roles, respectively.

“We are pleased to continue to attract top-shelf talent in this highly competitive market,” Kelly Ford, general partner and chief operating officer, said. “At the foundation of our firm’s 37-year success is our people, and the addition of these new team members underscores our commitment to not only hiring leading talent, but also investing in Edison Partners’ future.”

McKeown joins as associate on Edison’s investment team and is focused on originating investments within Edison’s target sectors. Prior to Edison, McKeown worked at Bank of America in middle market commercial credit, focused on portfolio management and transaction underwriting, pricing strategy and credit pricing deal advisory. She worked with Lowe’s Home Improvement corporate development group and with Simplex Ventures, an early stage fintech-focused venture firm based in Chicago.

Rauch also joins as an Edison associate focused on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities across Edison’s target sectors. Prior to Edison, Rauch was a middle-market investment banking analyst covering the health care sector at Bailey & Co. He also worked in venture capital at Frist Cressey Ventures and in transaction services at Deloitte.

Egbuna leads content strategy, development and operations for Edison Edge, the firm’s value creation platform. Available to portfolio companies at no cost, Edison Edge delivers people, plans and programming spanning five Centers of Excellence: Go-to-Market, Product, Leadership, Finance and Governance. In this newly created role, Egbuna partners with Edison investment and operating partners to produce high-value content and actionable insights that guide Edison companies through growth and scale initiatives. Before joining Edison, Egbuna served in various marketing roles within the startup space, including Vendition, Inclusivv and Zogo Finance. Egbuna earned a bachelor’s degree in visual and media studies at Duke University.