Boyne Capital Partners announces the addition of Susan Hawkins and Scott Bartnick to the firm

MIAMI, FL – (November 8, 2017) Boyne Capital (“Boyne”) is pleased to announce that Susan Hawkins and Scott Bartnick have joined the firm.

Susan has joined the firm as Vice President of Human Capital, where she will support the firm’s efforts to source and recruit new talent for the firm and management personnel for the portfolio companies. Susan brings substantial recruiting experience, having spent six years as the Director of Recruiting at Sun Capital Partners and has over twenty years of experience in retained executive search, most of which was focused in the private equity industry. Prior to her recruiting career, she worked with PwC in their Management Consulting Practice in Vancouver, Canada.

Susan graduated from Lakehead University with a BA in Economics and received a MSc from Nova Southeastern School of Psychological Studies.

Scott has joined the firm as Vice President, where he will support the firm’s efforts to source and execute new acquisition opportunities. Prior to joining Boyne, Scott worked as an investment professional with ClearSky, sourcing and executing growth stage investments in enterprise technology and services businesses. Scott previously worked as a member of the corporate M&A team at MEDNAX, focusing on the acquisition and integration of private physician group practices across North America, and he began his career with Deloitte’s South Florida Audit & Assurance practice.

Scott received his BS in Accounting and MS in Operations Management from the University of Florida, and his MBA from Columbia Business School. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Florida.

Derek McDowell, Boyne’s Managing Partner, said, “We are excited to have Susan and Scott join our team. Susan brings a wealth of experience in the private equity world recruiting and developing our most important assets: our human capital. Scott brings a great investment pedigree and is a welcome addition to our investment team.”

About Boyne: Boyne Capital is a Florida-based private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies.  Founded in 2006, Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others.  Beyond financial resources, Boyne provides industry and operational expertise to its portfolio companies and partners with management to drive both company performance and growth.  Boyne specializes in providing the capital necessary to fund corporate growth and facilitate owners and shareholders’ partial or full exit.  For additional information, please visit