May 24, 2018
Maxim Partners is pleased to announce that Chris Jordan has joined the investment team as a Vice President supporting Maxim's Education and Wellness investment opportunities.
Chris brings over 10 years of experience in education-based investing to Maxim, including roles at Apollo Education Group (one of the world's largest private providers of higher education), and Bear Stearns where he advised companies in the education services and training sectors through its Investment Banking practice.  As a member of Apollo's Corporate Development team, where he has spent the majority of his career, Chris helped evaluate and execute on acquisition opportunities across the globe, including investments in post-secondary education, employee development and training solutions, and adaptive learning technologies.
Most recently, Chris worked in the Enterprise Strategy team at Boeing, supporting new growth initiatives, M&A opportunities, and competitor analysis.
"I'm thrilled to be joining Maxim.  The team is passionate about the education and wellness sectors and has a clear vision of how they can help entrepreneurs succeed." Gregg Wilson, Managing Partner, adds "Chris brings exceptional investment experience to both of our practice areas.  We're excited to have him aboard."

Chris is a graduate from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with concentrations in accounting and finance.  He is an active member of the Evans Scholarship, a non-profit provider of college tuition and housing to golf caddies, and a Candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program.
  For more information on Maxim Partners Education and Wellness practices please visit:  

Focus Areas:
Lifelong learning
Enterprise training and development
Higher education schools and services
Non-degree certification and training
Test preparation and ancillary services
K-12 schools and services

Functional foods
Nutritional  supplements
Pet and livestock nutrition
Pet products and services
Digestive health
Prevention & recovery
Investment Criteria:
US and Canadian markets
Differentiation that leads to sustainable competitive advantage
Multiple avenues for growth
EBITDA of $3 million to $15 million
Attractive cash flow characteristics
Investment Types:
Growth buyouts and investments, recapitalizations .  

Please contact us if you have an investment opportunity that meets our investment criteria
Maxim  Team
    Gregg Wilson
Vice President