Dallas-based private equity firm Trive Capital has hired Dan Bruggeman as an operating partner.
Bruggeman was previously a senior executive at Insight Equity Partners portfolio company Berry Family of Nurseries.
His previous roles have seen him gain experience in areas such as packaging, consumer products, food, glass production and tool manufacturing.
Trive Capital managing partner Conner Searcy said, “Dan is an exceptional operator with broad and deep experience.
“Having worked with Dan for years, his complimentary operational skill set will enhance Trive’s ability to add value directly inside our portfolio companies.
“Dan will also serve in a senior role assessing new investment opportunities in under-resourced businesses across industry segments.”
Trive generally targets lower mid-market businesses with revenues of between $30m and $500m, and invests $5m and $40m a time.
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