Entrepreneurial Vision & Spirit Combined with Decades of Growth

The Riverside Company started with an entrepreneurial vision and we have retained that spirit through more than 1,000 investments and decades of growth. Riversiders share our philosophy that making deals is about more than making money; it’s about long-term partnerships based on trust, common goals and shared values.

Riverside’s team brings a combination of financial acumen, operational expertise and cultural understanding to everything we do.

Riverside’s origination team sources thousands of investment opportunities a year, seeking to deliver growth opportunity everywhere Riverside invests. Their understanding of local markets and established relationships help Riverside find and evaluate excellent opportunities efficiently and effectively.

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35+ Years Experience
350+ Team Members
15 Office Locations
Name
Title
Business Unit
Location
Birgit Nief
Office Manager I
Shared Global Resources
Munich
Niefbirgit2website

Birgit Nief

Office Manager I

Joined Riverside
2010
Phone
+49 89 232 494710
Office
Munich
brn@riversideeurope.com
Sara Lin Yoder
Operations Associate, Fundraising and Investor Relations
Shared Global Resources
New York
Yoderlinsara BKG 300X450

Sara Lin Yoder

Operations Associate, Fundraising and Investor Relations

Joined Riverside
2022
Phone
+1 917 262 2090
Office
New York
syoder@riversidecompany.com
Eric Nowlin
Operating Partner
Riverside Capital Appreciation
Dallas
Nowlineric2 BKG 300X450

Eric Nowlin*

Operating Partner

Joined Riverside
2018
Phone
+1 949 357 7071
Office
Dallas
* independent contractor and not an employee of the Riverside Company
enowlin@riversidecompany.com
Mike O'Donnell
Principal, Fundraising and Investor Relations
Shared Global Resources
New York
Odonnell Mike GRC BKG 300X450

Mike O'Donnell

Principal, Fundraising and Investor Relations

Joined Riverside
2022
Phone
+1 212 265 6627
Office
New York
modonnell@riversidecompany.com
Kelly O'Leary
Global Controller
Shared Global Resources
Cleveland
Olearykellywebsite

Kelly O'Leary

Global Controller

Joined Riverside
2016
Phone
+1 216 706 1035
Office
Cleveland
koleary@riversidecompany.com
Michael O'Sullivan
Manager, Finance
Shared Global Resources
Cleveland

Michael O'Sullivan

Manager, Finance

Joined Riverside
2019
Phone
+1 216 453 0875
Office
Cleveland
mosullivan@riversidecompany.com
Audrey Paelinck
Office Manager I
Shared Global Resources
Brussels
Paelinck Audrey GRC BKG 300X450

Audrey Paelinck

Office Manager I

Joined Riverside
2016
Phone
+32 2 626 21 32
Office
Brussels
aop@riversideeurope.com
Djamila Paelinck
Director of Administration, Europe
Shared Global Resources
Brussels
Paelinckdjamilla GRC BKG 300X450

Djamila Paelinck

Director of Administration, Europe

Joined Riverside
2014
Phone
+32 2 626 2116
Office
Brussels
dcp@riversideeurope.com
Laura Palacio Aragon
Vice President
Riverside Europe
Madrid
Palacioaragonlaura2 BKG 300X450

Laura Palacio Aragon

Vice President

Joined Riverside
2019
Phone
+34 663 3661 05
Office
Madrid
lpa@riversideeurope.com
Sara Passani
Vice President
Riverside Micro-Cap
Los Angeles
Passani Sara GRC BKG 300X450

Sara Passani

Vice President

Joined Riverside
2017
Phone
+1 310 499 5085
Office
Los Angeles
smostatabi@riversidecompany.com
Christina Papasedero
Executive Administrative Business Partner II
Shared Global Resources
Los Angeles
Papasederochristina BKG 300X450

Christina Papasedero

Executive Administrative Business Partner II

Joined Riverside
2020
Phone
+1 310 499 5081
Office
Los Angeles
cpapasedero@riversidecompany.com
Dan Parksjo
Principal
Riverside Europe
Stockholm
Parksjodanwebsite 2

Dan Parksjo

Principal

Joined Riverside
2018
Phone
+46 8 5450 3040
Office
Stockholm
dep@riversideeurope.com
Peter Parmentier
Senior Legal Counsel, M&A and Tax
Riverside Europe
Brussels
Parmentier Peter GRC BKG 300X450

Peter Parmentier*

Senior Legal Counsel, M&A and Tax

Joined Riverside
2014
Phone
+32 2 626 2136
Office
Brussels
* independent contractor and not an employee of the Riverside Company
pap@riversideeurope.com
Aakash Patel
Principal
Riverside Acceleration Capital
New York
Patelaakashupdated BKG 300X450

Aakash Patel

Principal

Joined Riverside
2016
Phone
+1 212 484 2164
Office
New York
apatel@riverside.ac
Amar Patel
Operating Partner
Riverside Micro-Cap
Cleveland
Patelamar BKG 300X450

Amar Patel*

Operating Partner

Joined Riverside
2024
Phone
+1 214 668 2926
Office
Cleveland
* independent contractor and not an employee of the Riverside Company
ampatel@riversidecompany.com
Sebastiaan Pauwels
Senior Associate
Riverside Europe
Brussels
Pauwelssebastian BKG 300X450

Sebastiaan Pauwels

Senior Associate

Joined Riverside
2022
Phone
+32 2 626 2128
Office
Brussels
spauwels@riversideeurope.com
Sarah Martinez-Lyons
Receptionist
Shared Global Resources
Cleveland
Martinez Lyons Sarah GRC BKG 300X450

Sarah Martinez-Lyons

Receptionist

Joined Riverside
2022
Phone
+1 216 706 1043
Office
Cleveland
smartinezlyons@riversidecompany.com
Caroline Quoyeser
Assistant Vice President
Riverside Micro-Cap
Los Angeles
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Caroline Quoyeser

Assistant Vice President

Joined Riverside
2017
Phone
+1 310 499 5088
Office
Los Angeles
cpeck@riversidecompany.com
Nicholas Pejnovic
Principal
Riverside Australia
Melbourne
Pejnovic Nicholas GRC BKG 300X450

Nicholas Pejnovic

Principal

Joined Riverside
2016
Office
Melbourne
npejnovic@riversidecompany.com
Julia Perry
Senior Associate, Compliance
Shared Global Resources
New York
Perry Julia GRC BKG 300X450

Julia Perry

Senior Associate, Compliance

Joined Riverside
2020
Phone
+1 212 265 6575
Office
New York
jperry@riversidecompany.com
Fabio Pesiri
Senior Operating Partner
Riverside Europe
Brussels
Pesirifabio BKG 300X450

Fabio Pesiri

Senior Operating Partner

Joined Riverside
2007
Phone
+32 11 920364
Office
Brussels
fap@riversideeurope.com
Harrison Petts
Principal
Riverside Capital Appreciation
Cleveland
Petts Harrison GRC BKG 300X450

Harrison Petts

Principal

Joined Riverside
2016
Phone
+1 216 535 1762
Office
Cleveland
hpetts@riversidecompany.com
Becky Petzold
Office Manager
Shared Global Resources
Cleveland
Petzoldbecky BKG 300X450

Becky Petzold

Office Manager

Joined Riverside
2019
Phone
+1 216 771 2829
Office
Cleveland
bpetzold@riversidecompany.com

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