Dave DeFelice Joins Stone-Goff Partners as Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Newly created position will focus on value creation at the portfolio company level

BOSTON & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stone-Goff Partners (“SGP”), a growth-oriented private equity firm specializing in technology-driven business-to-business service companies, today announced the addition of Dave DeFelice as Vice President, Portfolio Operations. In this newly created role, Mr. DeFelice will drive the firm’s portfolio operations strategy, collaborating closely with individual portfolio companies and the corresponding deal teams at SGP.


Laurens Goff, co-founder and managing partner at Stone-Goff Partners, said, “We are delighted to have Dave join the Stone-Goff team to support the focus on portfolio company value creation.”

Prior to joining SGP, Mr. DeFelice was at Dorilton Capital where he partnered with portfolio companies to accelerate development and improve key performance metrics. Mr. DeFelice began his career as a Strategy and Operations consultant at Deloitte.

Hannah Craven, co-founder and managing partner at Stone-Goff Partners, commented, “Dave’s proven ability to cultivate strong relationships with founders and his deep analytical skills perfectly align with our hands-on approach to supporting SGP’s portfolio companies along every step of the development process.”

Mr. DeFelice expressed his excitement about his new role, stating, “I’m thrilled to join Stone-Goff and eager to collaborate with executive teams to support performance initiatives within the SGP portfolio. We share a common passion for creating value in lower middle market companies.”

Mr. DeFelice is a distinguished graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, having completed the accelerated Science BS/MBA program and the Schreyer Honors College.

About Stone-Goff Partners

Stone-Goff Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm investing in technology-driven business-to-business service companies. Our companies combine service offerings with technology, focus on clearly defined end markets, and are active participants in the growing knowledge economy. Core verticals include business services, consulting services, marketing services, IT services, human capital and training, and outsourced services. We partner with company founders and executive leadership teams to provide capital, M&A origination and execution, and value-creation expertise to our portfolio companies. Since the firm’s founding in 2010, Stone-Goff’s sector knowledge and deal experience has helped drive successful outcomes for company founders, limited partners, and portfolio management teams. For more information about Stone-Goff Partners, please visit stonegoff.com.

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