Ardi Sahinovic Joins Crux Capital as Director of Business Development

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crux Capital, the Dallas-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the addition of two distinguished professionals to its team. Ardi Sahinovic joins as Director of Business Development, and Amanda Kennelly joins as VP of Administration. These strategic hires underscore Crux Capital’s commitment to bolstering its capabilities and driving growth. 

Ardi Sahinovic Named Director of Business Development

Crux Capital is thrilled to welcome Ardi Sahinovic as Director of Business Development. Ardi is responsible for leading the firm’s origination efforts and supporting deal execution, investor relations, and capital formation.

Wayne Moore, Managing Partner of Crux Capital, expressed his enthusiasm about Ardi’s joining: “We are delighted to have Ardi join our team. His extensive experience in business development and his strategic vision will be instrumental as we continue to expand our portfolio and explore new investment opportunities.”

Ardi Sahinovic shared his excitement about joining Crux Capital: “Crux has impressed me with its track record of creating value for its partner companies and investors. I feel privileged to join this growing organization and look forward to what we can build, together.”

Ardi brings a wealth of experience to Crux. He previously held a similar role at Roark Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm with $38 billion in assets under management. During his time at Roark, he gained extensive experience working with multi-unit and franchise businesses.

Ardi started his career as a Management Consultant for Deloitte after completing two years of non-profit work for Teach for America (TFA). He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, where he was a letterwinner for the varsity football team.

Amanda Kennelly Joins as VP of Administration

In addition to Ardi, Crux Capital is pleased to welcome Amanda Kennelly as VP of Administration. Amanda brings over fifteen years of administrative support, project management and office management experience to the firm.

James Kay, Principal of Crux Capital, commented on the firm’s growth: “The addition of Amanda and Ardi to our team reflects Crux Capital’s ongoing commitment to strengthening our capabilities and supporting our expanding operations. We are excited to leverage their expertise as we continue to grow.”

Amanda Kennelly has an impressive background in office management, having spent ten years as an Office Manager at Renovo Capital, a private equity firm in Dallas. Prior to Renovo, Amanda worked in similar roles at other investment firms. Amanda holds a BA in Art History with a minor in French from the University of North Texas.

With these new appointments, Crux Capital is well positioned to continue its trajectory of growth and success. The firm remains dedicated to investing in and partnering with consumer and services companies that have strong potential for long-term value creation.

About Crux Capital:

Crux Capital’s core mission is to invest in and grow consumer and services companies. Focused on a select number of high-quality businesses, Crux Capital collaborates with management teams to build long-term value. The firm works closely with company management, implementing strategies to unlock and maximize value over time. For more information, visit: