Joe is a Vice President at Tengram Capital Partners. Prior to joining Tengram, he was an Associate at Raptor Consumer Partners, the private equity arm of Raptor Capital Management LP. While at Raptor, he was involved in sourcing, evaluating and executing equity investments across the branded consumer landscape. Previously, Joe worked in the Leveraged Finance group at NewStar Financial where he focused on executing debt investments in support of leveraged buyouts across a variety of industries, including consumer products, food & beverage, and apparel. He holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Boston University Questrom School of Business.