Brighton Park Capital Announces Key Senior Hires
Calen Angert joins as Partner to head the firm’s healthcare group; John Cordo joins as Principal specializing in cybersecurity
GREENWICH, CT – October 18, 2022 – Brighton Park Capital (“Brighton Park”), a growth equity investment firm that specializes in partnering with software, healthcare and tech-enabled services businesses, today announced that the firm has made two key senior hires; Calen Angert, who joins the firm as a Partner and Head of the Healthcare Group, and John Cordo, who joins as a Principal, specializing in cybersecurity.
“We are delighted to welcome Calen and John to the firm,” said Mark F. Dzialga, Managing Partner at Brighton Park Capital. “Calen is a seasoned investment professional with a deep understanding of the healthcare landscape, and we look forward to continuing to be an active investor in HCIT and health care services. John brings a wealth of experience in cyber and information security, and we believe that there continues to be significant innovation which will lead to unique investment opportunities. Their respective expertise will be invaluable in expanding our portfolio and partnering with management teams to help drive growth and build enduring value.”
“Brighton Park has experienced tremendous success, driven by their founder-friendly partnership style, collaborative culture and growth-oriented investment philosophy,” said Mr. Angert. “I’m thrilled to be joining the firm and look forward to supporting their portfolio of leading healthcare businesses, including XSOLIS, Relatient, and Indegene, as well as identifying new investment opportunities across the healthcare ecosystem.”
“I’ve been fortunate to work with prominent cybersecurity practitioners, operators and founders during my career, and I look forward to bringing my experience alongside the team at Brighton Park,” said Mr. Cordo. “The firm is very active in cybersecurity and boasts a proven track record of scaling high-growth businesses.”
Mr. Angert joins the firm from TA Associates, where he served as a Senior Vice President focused on executing and managing investments across the healthcare landscape, including Netsmart Technologies, Behavioral Health Works, RLDatix, MedRisk, Benecon, MPI Research, Navia Benefit Solutions and SoftWriters. Mr. Angert began his career in the Healthcare Group of Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking division. He received a BSBA degree, magna cum laude, in Finance from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and an MBA degree, including a Certificate in Public Management and Social Innovation, from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Cordo spent nearly a decade executing transactions and working closely with cybersecurity companies, including Immuta, HUMAN, BigID, CloudGenix, Respond Software and SKOUT Cybersecurity. Mr. Cordo was most recently a Principal at NightDragon and Vice President at ClearSky, two cybersecurity-focused growth equity and venture capital firms. Mr. Cordo started his career at Blackstone and JPMorgan. He graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Finance, Accounting and Economics from the Carroll School of Management Honors Program at Boston College.
About Brighton Park Capital
Brighton Park is a Greenwich, CT-based investment firm that specializes in software, healthcare, and technology-enabled services. The firm invests in companies that provide highly innovative solutions in partnership with great management teams. Brighton Park brings purpose-built value-add capabilities that match the unique requirements of each of its companies. For more information about Brighton Park, please visit www.bpc.com.
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