Dallas, Texas – September 28, 2020 – Sky Island Capital (“Sky Island”), a Dallas‐based lower middle market private equity firm, is excited to announce the hiring of Brittany Bachelor as its Director of Finance & Chief Compliance Officer. Brittany joins Sky Island from Standish Management where she was an Engagement Senior Manager overseeing accounting and financial reporting for private equity and venture capital funds, including Sky Island’s affairs. Prior to Standish Management, Brittany worked in a similar fund administration capacity for Capital Analytics as well as with BKD, LLP as a Tax Manager. Brittany is a CPA and will be based out of Sky Island’s headquarters in Dallas.
“Brittany brings a wealth of knowledge in accounting and tax to Sky Island,” remarked Jack Waterstreet, the Managing Partner of Sky Island. “In light of our growth, we felt now was the perfect time to bring Brittany onboard to oversee our finance and accounting functions as well as lead our compliance program. We are extremely pleased that we have been able to add Brittany to our team.”
Since its founding in late 2018, Sky Island has already deployed approximately $135 million and built a team of nine professionals. The firm also recently relocated its headquarters to Harwood 10, a new office tower in Uptown Dallas.
Sky Island (www.skyislandcap.com) is a lower middle market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas that makes control investments in strategically viable North American manufacturing companies that exhibit transformational upside potential. Sky Island focuses on situations where it can draw upon its professionals’ deep operational experience to support senior management to drive significant value creation through operational and strategic partnership, including add‐on acquisitions. Sky Island’s professionals are comfortable with and have a history of executing transactions with complex dynamics, including corporate carve‐outs, public to privates, family‐owned businesses, lender‐controlled businesses, management buyouts, and other special situations.