Our Team - Blackford Capital
Blackford Capital, Midwest Private Equity, Michigan Private Equity, Michigan Prosperity Fund, Deal of the Year, Middle Market, Lower Middle Market
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Our Team

Blackford Capital’s team combines new perspectives and creative approaches todevelop sustainable and profitable businesses. We build trust with our clients through our industry expertise and innovative ideas – we know your business and what it takes for it to reach its full potential. For our portfolio companies, Blackford Capital provides the chance to grow under the management of some of the nation’s most successful leaders who have the vision and commitment to successfully grow their business. 

Senior Leadership

Martin Stein

Founder and Managing Director

Jeff Johnson

Managing Director

Operating Partners

Dennis Dunn

Operating Partner

Allen Palles

Operating Partner

Stephen Parker

Operating Partner

Deal Execution Team

Joseph Presutti

Vice President

Jordan Orringer


Doug Jones


Portfolio Company Operations Team

James Cook

Vice President

Chris Koontz


Dan Shuart


Matthew Pfennig


Investor Relations

Eric Kamstra

Director of Investor Relations

Chris Turner

Director of Investor Relations

Shawna Pendergrass

Investor Relations Coordinator


Nicole Schwarb


Alexis Tuffs


Megan Scheid

Human Resource Manager

Davinia Peterson


Emily Heist

Executive Assistant

Lisa Long

Administrative Assistant