March 23, 2022

Heartwood Partners is Proud to be Recognized by BluWave as a Top 50 Private Equity Innovator

Heartwood Partners is honored to be a recipient of the inaugural 2022 Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Awards. The awards were created by BluWave, a private equity-focused B2B Intelligent Marketplace, to recognize select private equity firms for exemplary innovation and leadership. The BluWave 2022 Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Awards recognizes firms that represent the top 1% in the PE industry (as determined by BluWave) for innovative practices in due diligence, value creation, PE firm operations, and ESG.*

 “A core goal for us at Heartwood Partners has been and continues to be to provide a unique ecosystem within the world of private equity in which family and management-owned businesses can achieve their goals and thrive,” said Robert Tucker, Managing Partner of Heartwood Partners. “We are honored to be recognized by BluWave and believe it speaks to our team’s expertise in working with family and management-owned businesses to address their specific needs and to maximize their potential.”
“The private equity industry is rapidly evolving, and we applaud the award-winning firms for their leadership across the four areas measured to achieve new levels of business success,” said Sean Mooney, Founder and CEO, BluWave. “They are transforming the way private equity helps businesses grow and develop and deserve this well-earned recognition.”

Heartwood Partners has a track record of partnering with family and management owners to help them continue to build their businesses. Our approach combines strategic execution with conservative capital structures to support long-term growth, including organic and acquisition-driven expansion into new products, services, and end markets. Please visit the Heartwood Partners website at to review our approach and investment portfolio. 

Please contact the following members of the investment team at Heartwood Partners with investment or add-on opportunities:

John Willert

John Newman