Cleveland, OH, March 02, 2021 – Edgewater Capital Partners (“Edgewater“) is pleased to announce the promotions of Mack Doyle and Ricky Kertis, and the recent hiring of James Kline, Colin Zucker, and Robert Meeks.

Mack Doyle has been promoted to Vice President. Mack has been with Edgewater since 2017 and has played an integral role in origination, deal execution and management of select portfolio companies, including: Callery, DanChem, Fiber Materials, Particle Dynamics, Pure Wafer, and Tritec.

Ricky Kertis has been promoted to Senior Associate. Ricky has been with Edgewater since 2018 and has played an integral role in origination, investor relations and fundraising, deal execution and management of select portfolio companies, including: Callery, ChemQuest, FAR Chemical, and Naprotek. Ricky also sits on the firm’s Commercial Steering Committee.

James Kline joins the firm after nearly four years at investment banking firm Capstone Headwaters, where he provided sell-side advisory services to clients across several industries in the lower-middle market. James holds a BA in Economics and Government from Wesleyan University.

Colin Zucker joined Edgewater in the Fall of 2020 from investment banking firm, EdgePoint Capital, where he worked on lower middle-market transactions across multiple industries. Colin holds a BS in Accounting from Case Western Reserve University.

Robert Meeks joined Edgewater in 2020 following graduation from Ohio University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Finance. While at OU, Robert was on the executive board of the University’s Student Equity Management Group.

“We are very appreciative of Mack and Ricky’s contributions and commitment to Edgewater over the past four and three years, respectively, and are confident in their abilities to deliver continued success to our organization,” commented Ryan Meany, Edgewater’s Managing Partner. “We are also very excited to have James, Colin, and Rob join the team and support the firm’s growth initiatives.”

About Edgewater Capital Partners
Edgewater Capital Partners, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is a sector focused private equity firm investing in lower middle-market performance materials and services businesses. Edgewater has extensive experience and expertise in the specialty industrials, advanced materials, specialty chemicals, and life sciences sectors. Twenty years of industry-specific investing has enabled the firm to develop a deep understanding of the complexities and nuances common to these businesses. The Edgewater Difference is summarized by our three foundational pillars: deep sector expertise, Midwestern values and culture, and growth-enabling philosophy. For more information on Edgewater Capital Partners, visit