Kam Kielhorn Joins Tonka Bay

MINNETONKA, Minn. (June 1, 2015) — Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC (“Tonka Bay”) announced that Kam Kielhorn has joined the firm as an Investment Associate.  In this role, Kielhorn will assist in the execution of the firm’s overall investment activities.

Prior to joining Tonka Bay, Kielhorn was a manager in the Transaction Advisory practice of Ernst & Young.  While at Ernst & Young, Kielhorn performed both buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence in a variety of industries, and also assisted in the preparation of carve-out financial statements for corporate divestitures.  Kielhorn began his career in the Des Moines office of Ernst & Young where he served in the audit practice.

 “Tonka Bay’s outstanding reputation in the market and strong track record make it an ideal place to continue my career,” Kielhorn said.  “The Company puts a people-first culture into practice and has proven that putting the right people in the right place can lead to exceptional results.”

 “Kam’s experience in the transaction advisory space will make him a valuable contributor to the firm” said Steve Soderling, Principal of Tonka Bay Equity Partners. “We are excited to have Kam on the team.”

Kielhorn earned a B.B.A. in accounting and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Iowa.  He is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Tonka Bay Equity Partners

Based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Tonka Bay Equity Partners is a private equity firm that acquires and invests in growth-oriented businesses in the highly-engineered manufacturing, business services and value-added distribution sectors. For more information, call (952) 345-2031 or visit tonkabayequity.com.

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