Littlejohn & Co. Announces Nine Promotions

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Littlejohn & Co. LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced that it has promoted nine individuals across firm disciplines. The promotions include:

Private Equity Group

  • Courtney Hagen has been promoted to Managing Director and Chief Talent Officer. Courtney joined Littlejohn in 2018 and works across Littlejohn’s portfolio companies and firm, partnering with the investment and management teams to acquire, coach and develop high-performing talent to drive value creation across the portfolio.
  • Aaron Pomeroy has been promoted to Vice President
  • Kyle Dunn has been promoted to Associate

Portfolio Support Group

  • Hussein Abdelhalim has been promoted to Senior Director, Value Creation

Special Situations Group

  • Nicholas Patnode and Jonathan Wietschner have both been promoted to Senior Associate

Finance & Administration Group

  • Kait Whitaker has been promoted to Vice President of Fund Accounting
  • Michelle Vacco has been promoted to Controller
  • Stoyan Stoyanov has been promoted to Senior Fund Accountant

Michael Klein, Chief Executive Officer at Littlejohn, said, “These promotions across all facets of our organization reflect Littlejohn’s commitment to recognizing and rewarding excellence and building a best-in-class team. Notably, Courtney’s efforts have transformed how we recruit, assess, and develop talent, significantly enhancing the value Littlejohn seeks to create at our portfolio companies.”

Mr. Klein continued, “Aaron, Kyle, Nicholas, and Jonathan have each exhibited strong investment capabilities, and Hussein has helped drive substantial operational improvements at many of our portfolio companies. On our operations side, Kait, Michelle, and Stoyan are all talented financial professionals whose diligence and acumen have significantly improved our operational efficiency, contributing to our overall success. We are confident that the elevated roles of these talented individuals will further strengthen our firm and look forward to their continued success at Littlejohn.”

About Littlejohn & Co., LLC:

Littlejohn & Co. is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments in middle market companies. With approximately $8 billion in regulatory assets under management, the firm seeks to build sustainable success for its portfolio companies through a disciplined approach to engineering change. For more information about Littlejohn, visit