Creating lasting value with proven experience.

Our team consists of successful operators and professionals who have built and run B2B and B2C businesses in the middle market. Their industry knowledge and networks are a valuable resource for identifying opportunities, while their expertise and operating insight help assess the path forward for the success of a business.



Salem is a veteran private equity investor with a 20 year track record.  Most recently, he was a Senior Partner at Apax Partners (1993-2005) running the leveraged transaction group and prior to that a Principal at Odyssey Partners (1985-1993).

BRUCE NEWMAN - partner

Bruce is an experienced operating professional. Most recently, he was an Operating Partner with Graham Partners (2004-2005). Previously, he was a senior officer in the Resnick family office where he was President of the Franklin Mint Company (1998-2003) and Paramount Citrus (1995-1998).

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lori lombardo - director, business development

Lori joined Entrepreneur Partners in 2012. Previously, she managed teams in Lending Services & Operations at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, overseeing New Accounts for the Securities-Based Lending product and Merrill Lynch Letter of Credit. Lori earned a BA from Bates College and an MS from UPenn.