Kory Kutchmarek promoted to Director

January 6th, 2015

MINNETONKA, Minn.  (January 6, 2015) — Tonka Bay Equity Partners today announced that Kory Kutchmarek has been promoted to Director at the firm. 

Kutchmarek joined Tonka Bay in 2012 as an Associate.  In his role at Tonka Bay, Kutchmarek identifies and evaluates potential investments, manages due diligence and monitors portfolio companies.  He is also involved in the sourcing of potential investments and negotiating and closing transactions.  Kutchmarek was part of the deal teams that executed successful investments in Quick Cable, Engineered Specialty Products, PT International and Corwil Technology Corporation.

“Kory has been a respected member of our team for the past three years,” says Steve Soderling, Principal of Tonka Bay.  “His promotion to Director reflects the contributions he has made to our portfolio companies and the value he has created for our investors.”

Prior to joining Tonka Bay, Kutchmarek was a Manager in the Minneapolis office of Ernst & Young LLP.  Kutchmarek earned his B.A degree summa cum laude in accounting from the College of St. Scholastica and is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA, inactive).

About Tonka Bay Equity Partners

Based in Minnetonka, MN, Tonka Bay Equity Partners is a private equity firm that acquires and invests in lower middle market businesses in the highly-engineered manufacturing, business services and value-added distribution sectors. For more information, call (952) 345-2035 or visit www.tonkabayequity.com.