January 17, 2019

Capital Partners Adds Chief Marketing Officer

To assist portfolio companies in their growth plans and enhance acquisition diligence capabilities in marketing and eCommerce, Capital Partners has brought aboard Michelle Ryan, an experienced Chief Marketing Officer with deep experience in these areas. Capital Partners believes there are great opportunities for its portfolio companies to become more proficient and engaged with marketing and eCommerce and this addition strategically positions the firm to capitalize on these initiatives.


Michelle has a 23-year career in marketing and eCommerce, primarily in the retail industry. Prior to joining Capital Partners in 2018, she was Chief Marketing Officer at Town Sports International, one of the largest owners and operators of exclusive fitness clubs in the United States. While there, she successfully developed and led innovative marketing and digital strategies, delivered seamless customer experiences and built transformative branding solutions. Prior to Town Sports International, she held leadership, marketing and digital positions with fashion retailers such as Juicy Couture, Armani Exchange, Donna Karan, Kate Spade, and Calvin Klein. Michelle received her M.B.A from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a B.A. from Iona College.

About Capital Partners

Capital Partners (www.capitalpartners.com) is a private investment firm founded in 1982. Our principals have invested in more than 100 platform and add-on acquisitions across a variety of industries. Based on the combination of solid investment discipline and our low leverage approach, we have successfully partnered with management teams through multiple economic cycles.