Zach Huston Joins Tonka Bay

MINNETONKA, MN (July 15, 2020) — Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC (“Tonka Bay”) announced that Zach Huston has joined the firm as an Investment Associate. In this role, Huston will assist in the execution of the firm’s overall investment activities.

Prior to joining Tonka Bay, Huston was a manager in the Transaction Advisory practice of Ernst & Young. While at Ernst & Young, Huston 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. Prior to Transaction Advisory, Huston served in Ernst & Young’s Audit practice in Minneapolis.

“Tonka Bay’s track record building strategic partnerships with business owners has proven success in the market,” Huston said. “I’m excited to join the investment team and contribute to the firm’s continued success.”

“Zach’s background in the transaction space makes him an ideal value contributor to the firm” said Shane Slominski, Partner of Tonka Bay Equity Partners. “We are excited to have Zach on the team.”

Huston earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Tonka Bay Equity Partners
Based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Tonka Bay has been Building Bigger, Better Businesses® for over 25 years. 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) 345-2030 or visit

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