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Management Team

Nick Suranyi
Managing Partner

Mr. Suranyi has provided guidance on over 300 private equity transactions across all industries with revenues from $10M to $5B. He was a pioneer in the IT diligence space and established Diligence IT to provide private equity firms an independent review of technology related aspects that support and drive the target firms business. He holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and an Bachelors of Science in business from Indiana University. He is an active member of the Associate for Corporate Growth of Chicago.

Simon Huleatt
Mr. Huleatt has advised many high-profile M&A deals in the tech, finance, retail, and energy industries. With a professional background in both business and technology, he is experienced in all aspects of M&A planning and execution. He holds an MBA from Oxford University and a BS in Operations Management from North Carolina State University. At Oxford University he co-founded the Global Entrepreneurship Challenge which links international startups with industry mentors.

Ryan Blasko
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Blasko has over 15 years of sales and operations management, product management and marketing experience.  Working in executive leadership roles at major corporations like Cintas and Boston Scientific, as well as with private equity owned companies, has prepared him well for his role as Senior Vice President of Business Development.  He holds a BA in Communications from Indiana University. He is an active member of Granger Community Church and Junior Achievement of St. Joseph County.