Private Investment and Operating Partners

For Founders and Family Office Investors. We buy, operate and improve middle market businesses in the Technology and Industrial Sectors.

Investment Criteria & Target Sectors

We invest in positive cashflow companies with revenues between $5M and $15M that are operating in the technology and industrial sectors, which have potential for significant revenue growth and operational improvements. 

Information Technology

We invest in mature but still growing technology companies that have an emphasis on improving the operations and processes of industrial companies. 

Logistics & Distribution

We invest in logistics and distribution companies that store, ship and move a wide variety of manufactured goods, from raw materials to finished goods. 

Real Estate & Construction

We invest in and buy companies that are operating in the built environments, including the building and civil construction and real estate sectors.

Industrial Manufacturing

We invest in and buy industrial manufacturing companies that have achieved some success and profitability but have room for operational efficiency and growth.

Investment & Ownership Approach

Elevation Gained Partners uses a disciplined and thorough approach to source and value target investments and improve operations and increase cash flow in our portfolio companies.

Sector Screening & Deal Generation

Sector Analysis, Target Screening, Thesis Development and Deal Flow Identification & Sourcing

Commercial & Operational Diligence

Market Segmentation & Sizing, Business Model Review, Operational & Process Audits & Business Plan Feasibility

Post-Acquisition Value Creation

Go-to-Market Strategy Planning, Salesforce Effectiveness, Process Improvement & Tech Enablement

Growth & Exit Strategy Development

Growth Strategy Assessment & Planning, Seller Facilitation and Financial & Valuation Modeling

Value Creation Themes

We focus on 3 core value creation themes to drive successful improvements in companies to increase cashflow and returns on investment to our limited partner investors.

Operating Improvements

We use our extensive operational execution, process improvement and financial management experience to identify and implement improvement opportunities to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, all while sustaining stable and energetic change management and program plans.  

Leadership Effectiveness

We assess opportunities for increased leadership and management effectiveness, including making executive succession decisions, providing resources for middle management and individual contributors to implement improvement opportunities effectively, while supporting team members’ career growth plans.

Growth & Technology Strategy

Using our deep background in corporate and technology strategy and extensive knowledge of tech markets, we implement tactics that fully execute the most relevant growth strategies, including market expansion, product development and digitalization through advanced yet cost-effective technologies.

Our Team

Our team is comprised of professionals who have been operating executives, investors and management consultants with extensive relationships with limited partner investors, industry executives and founders of exceptional businesses.

Roger NauthManaging Director

Founder of Elevation Gained Partners. Manage all operations at the firm, including investment thesis, deal generation, operational improvement, value creation and exit strategy. Over 20 years of strategy, operations and finance experience in technology, industrials and energy sectors. Wide range of relationships with investors and founders of businesses in Elevation Gained’s target sectors.


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Kevin C. DuttAdvisor

Operating executive offering strategy, financial and operating leadership in Elevation Gained Partner’s portfolio companies. Fortune 500 operational leadership experience. Founder, executive and investor in several successful technology, industrial and energy ventures. Deep operations and finance experience in manufacturing companies. Extensive capital raising and investment credentials. 


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Ryan KunischAdvisor

Advisor to Elevation Gained Partners’ leadership, providing construction and industrial market expertise and guidance on deal flow generation. Former general manager of $70M construction technology division of Fortune 1000 company. M&A track record and diverse operating experience, including profit & loss responsibility, corporate finance and strategic marketing. 


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Contact EGP

To learn more about our investment strategy and approach, feel free to reach out to us!