Stage Fund Hires Susan Nylen as Chief Financial Officer

July 19, 2018 – Denver, CO Stage Fund, a control based private equity firm specializing in turnaround and growth companies, is happy to announce it’s hiring of Susan Nylen as CFO of Investment Operations. Susan will work to build value across all operations of the Stage Fund portfolio companies. Susan is an accomplished finance and accounting leader. With experience in operations, public accounting, financial and operational consulting, as well as fortune 500 companies and startups, Susan will be an asset at Stage Fund. Her prior responsibilities which included coordinating all aspects of investments allows Susan’s strategic leadership to effectively integrate into the financial works of the Stage Fund and its investment’s operations. Stage Fund is confident that Susan’s experience and capability will continue to drive its unrivaled effectivity in turnarounds. Further ensuring its portfolio of companies have the most exceptional years ahead of them.

Prior to Susan’s work experience, she received a BA in economics from the University of Massachusetts, her CPA credentials while working with Ernst & Young and her Executive MBA degree from Daniels College of Business at Denver University. Susan notes “I am thrilled to be a part of this dynamic organization. I have been looking for an opportunity that would provide challenge, where the breadth of my experience can add value.  I believe The Stage Fund’s portfolio of companies and investment strategy will provide that for me. I am looking forward to working with and building relationships with The Stage Fund Leadership and investing partners.”

Daniel Frydenlund, Chairman and CEO of Stage Fund stated: “I’m very excited to add this talented woman to my team.  I’ve been searching for the right Executive CFO for quite some time.  Susan brings strong operating & financial expertise and will manage all portfolio operations from M&A Diligence to portfolio over-site.  I continue to see growth, and this hire increases our ability to execute on our corporate objectives.” With such impressive aptitude and exhibition of the entrepreneurial know how we value at the Stage Fund, we are more than pleased to have her aboard. Welcome to the team, Susan!

About Stage Fund

Stage Fund, founded in 2009 by Daniel Frydenlund, is a turnaround and growth private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in companies undergoing a change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth, can benefit from our operational and capital approach and that have reached a point in their lifecycle presenting an opportunity for transformation. Stage Fund is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with offices in  N.Y.C. http://thestagefund.com