Willis Stein & Partners Announces the Addition of a New Investment Professional

NORTHBROOK, IL – August 3, 2015 - Willis Stein & Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm that makes control investments in middle market companies, is pleased to announce that it has hired Alex Gart as Senior Associate to its investment team.

Prior to joining Willis Stein, Mr. Gart was an Acquisitions Associate with Morgan Stanley in their Real Estate Private Equity Group and the Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning for Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Mr. Gart began his career as an investment banking analyst at Canaccord Genuity.

Mr. Gart received an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and holds a B.A. degree in Neuroscience from Middlebury College.