Kam Kielhorn and Taylor Fish earn promotions

MINNETONKA, Minn.  (January 15, 2019) — Tonka Bay Equity Partners has announced that Kam Kielhorn has been promoted to Principal and Taylor Fish has been promoted to Senior Associate.

Kielhorn joined Tonka Bay in 2015 as an Associate and was promoted to Director in 2017.  In his role at Tonka Bay, Kielhorn sources, structures, and closes new investment opportunities and add-on acquisitions.  He is also responsible for performing due diligence, managing financing relationships and providing strategic oversight and corporate governance to portfolio companies.  Kielhorn works closely with several Tonka Bay portfolio companies and recently joined the Board of Directors of United Skin Specialists and Seaway Plastics.

Fish joined Tonka Bay in 2016 as an Associate. He is responsible for identifying and evaluating potential investments and monitoring portfolio companies.  Fish works closely with several existing portfolio companies, including Engineered Specialty Products, NuSource Financial and Quick Cable.

“Kam and Taylor have both developed into valuable members of the Tonka Bay team, and will be key to our continued success,” says Steve Soderling, Partner at Tonka Bay. “Their promotions reflect their hard work and dedication to creating value within our existing portfolio while seeking new opportunities to partner with business owners.”

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) 345-2030 or visit tonkabayequity.com.


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