“A true companion resource to The Private Equity Playbook. If there is something holding you close to shore, Kelley will inspire you to have the courage to discover a new ocean and find the right partner to be in the boat with you for the journey.”

—Adam Coffey, CEO of CoolSys and #1 bestselling author of The Private Equity Playbook

You’ve founded a successful company and now you’re looking to grow it. Is a private equity investment the best route to go? Assuming it is, what’s the right timing and how do you find the ideal partner, one whose values and expectations align with yours?

Kelley W. Powell works every day to grow the portfolio companies of private equity firms, and now, she wants to give you the confidence and clarity to move forward by sharing an honest account of what to expect when you pursue private equity.

Packed with Kelley’s stories and insights, Courage to Lose Sight of Shore will give you a greater understanding of yourself as a leader and your company’s story so you can decide whether private equity is right for you. You’ll also learn how to find the right firm, navigate the process start-to-finish, and scale the business alongside your new partner.

About the Author

KELLEY W. POWELL is CEO and Partner of MacLaurin Group, a company providing technology operating partner services to portfolios of private equity companies. Supporting companies in growth and M&A activities, Kelley brings a unique experience from founder-led organization to multiple private equity-led cycles. Kelley is an avid mentor, angel investor, and chairwoman for the da Vinci Center for Innovation Angels Advisory Board at VCU. She’s also a board member of the Richmond chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, and in 2020 was appointed by Governor Northam to serve as a member of the Virginia Council on Women.

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 (804)256-3496 /   kelley@maclaurin.group

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