Kevin Charlton is Co-Chairman of NewHold Enterprises and has spent more than twenty years in private equity. Prior to NewHold, Kevin was with JPMorgan, Investcorp, and Macquarie. Kevin has served on over thirty Boards of Directors in all relevant roles, and in almost all cases as Chairman or Lead Director on behalf of the majority owner. He has a long history of working in partnership with management to develop and execute a strategic agenda.
Kevin is Chairman of American AllWaste, and currently serves on the Boards of Daseke (NASDAQ: DSKE), a heavy haul trucking company that he took public in February 2017; Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE: SRC), a triple net commercial REIT that he took public in 2012; Macro Energy, a high efficiency lighting company, and Dancing Deer Baking Company, a Boston-based bakery.
Kevin has successfully sold to strategic and financial investors, maximized value through the staged exit to separate buyers, and taken companies public. This includes companies in aerospace, automotive, playground manufacturing, sporting goods, housewares, gourmet goods, industrial fabric, water infrastructure, petroleum drilling tools, bunkering and heavy-duty truck parts distribution. Additional experience includes four years at McKinsey and three years in the Astrophysics Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. Kevin received his BSE Cum Laude from Princeton University in 1988, his MSE with Distinction from the University of Michigan in 1990, and his MBA with Honors from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University in 1995.