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At Akoya, People are the Foundation of Everything We Do

Trusted Advisors.

Strategic Thinkers.

Smart Capital Deployment.

Akoya Capital has invested in lower mid-market privately held businesses since 2005. Our deep domain expertise and sector-led approach differentiate us from other investment firms.

Tailoring strategies to grow organically and through acquisition, we design value-enhancing improvements that accelerate growth and profitability in every investment we make.

We roll up our shirtsleeves to achieve the personal objectives of our business owners. Even more, we collaborate to transform today’s strategic vision into tomorrow’s reality.

Meet Akoya

As a leading lower middle-market investment firm, we have years of experience shaping investments that drive transformation and growth. Leveraging our experienced team of industry leaders, finance, human capital, and operations professionals, our investments are structured to align with the goals and objectives of our business owners, Sector Leaders, and co-investors.

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Carr Preston
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Pat Riley
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Karen Scalise
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Ben Schrimpf
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Matt Winkeljohn

Akoya’s people-first business philosophy has been an Akoya differentiator since its inception. Strengthening our businesses with the recruitment of accomplished business leaders and teams, we leverage decades of talent acquisition and development experience to equip each business with the human resources it needs to drive and support rapid growth.

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Liz Dominick

Each investment is led by Sector Leaders, accomplished business executives with at least 30 years of industry-specific operating experience. Collaborating with company leadership teams, they design and execute Value Creation Plans that identify and prioritize actionable organic and M&A growth opportunities. Serving as the Executive Chair post-close, the Sector Leader provides ongoing hands-on, strategic, and operational guidance.

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Investment Structuring

Investment Team

As a leading lower middle-market investment firm, we have years of experience shaping investments that drive transformation and growth. Leveraging our experienced team of industry leaders, finance, human capital, and operations professionals, our investments are structured to align with the goals and objectives of our business owners, Sector Leaders, and co-investors.

Talent Acquisition & Leadership Development

Human Capital

Akoya’s people-first business philosophy has been an Akoya differentiator since its inception. Strengthening our businesses with the recruitment of accomplished business leaders and teams, we leverage decades of talent acquisition and development experience to equip each business with the human resources it needs to drive and support rapid growth.

Strategic & Operational Guidance

Sector Leaders

Each investment is led by Sector Leaders, accomplished business executives with at least 30 years of industry-specific operating experience. Collaborating with company leadership teams, they design and execute value creation plans that identify and prioritize actionable organic and M&A growth opportunities. Serving as the Executive Chair post-close, the Sector Leader provides ongoing hands-on, strategic, and operational guidance.