Steven M. Friedman | Founding Partner

sfriedman@eospartners.com

Prior to co-founding Eos in 1994, Steve was a General Partner at Odyssey Partners L.P., which he joined in 1983. Steve and Brian Young were the partners responsible for Odyssey's private equity business. Before joining Odyssey, Steve was a Vice President at Citibank, N.A. in leveraged finance. Steve has an A.B. and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.

Brian D. Young | Founding Partner

byoung@eospartners.com

Prior to co-founding Eos in 1994, Brian was a General Partner and co-head of the private investment business at Odyssey Partners, L.P., a position he held since 1986. Brian was formerly a Managing Director of First Boston Corp., where he was instrumental in building the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and headed First Boston's leveraged buyout department. Brian has an A.B. from Harvard College.

Mark L. First | Partner

mfirst@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 1994, Mark was an investment banker in mergers and acquisitions with Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. beginning in 1987 until 1994. Mark has a B.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
Portfolio / Industries: Addus, PetIQ, ProEnergy and RCG.

Brendan M. Moore | Managing Director

bmoore@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2004, Brendan worked at Harbourton Enterprises, a family investment firm, where he managed a portfolio of private equity investments. Previously, Brendan worked at First Dominion Capital, an integrated merchant banking and asset management business, and began his career as an investment banker in the corporate finance department of Schroder & Co. Brendan has an A.B. from Dartmouth College and a B.E. from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.
Portfolio / Industries: Consolidated Analytics and Residential Mortgage Services. Brendan focuses on investments in several industries including business services and financial technology.

Adam S. Gruber | Managing Director

agruber@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2006, Adam was an Associate with Windward Capital Partners, a New York based buyout firm. Previously, he was an investment banker with Credit Suisse First Boston. Adam has a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Portfolio / Industries: ProEnergy Services and ShelterPoint. Adam focuses on investments in several industries including industrial services, infrastructure and building products.

Craig Gottesman | Principal

cgottesman@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2020, Craig was a Director at Brightwood Capital Advisors, LLC, where he provided debt and equity capital solutions to middle market businesses. Previously, Craig worked for Moody's Investors Service in the structured finance group where he was responsible for the rating and monitoring of Collateralized Debt and Collateralized Loan Obligations.  Craig has a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Portfolio / Industries: RCG and South Mill. 

Matthew Young | Vice President

myoung@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2011, Matt was an analyst with Kayne Anderson Mezzanine Partners. Matt has a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College.

Beth L. Bernstein | Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

bbernstein@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 1994, Beth was the senior financial officer of several broker dealers and investment advisors and was responsible for all accounting, financial management and compliance services. Beth was a senior accountant at Coopers & Lybrand from 1982 to 1986. Beth has a B.S. from Fairleigh Dickenson University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Marisa A. Aaron | Legal Counsel and Director of Compliance

maaron@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2011, Marisa was a Legal and Compliance Associate at Shumway Capital Partners LLC. Previously, she was a Legal and Compliance Associate at Basso Capital Management, L.P. Marisa has a B.A. from Lafayette College and a J.D. from New York Law School.

Matthew J. Stern | Director of Accounting

mstern@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2007, Matt was an experienced senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the alternative investment funds audit group from 2003 to 2007. Matt has a B.B.A. in accounting from Siena College, an M.B.A. from the Graduate Management Institute of Union College and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Nicole Grossman | Senior Accountant

ngrossman@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2014, Nicole was an Accounting Associate at Fir Tree Partners. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at KPMG in the financial services audit practice. Nicole has a B.S. in accounting from Yeshiva University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Frank Moy | Director of Operations, Senior Equity Trader

fmoy@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2000, Frank was a client service associate in Morgan Stanley’s prime brokerage department, after participating in the firm’s management training program, from 1996 to 1997. Frank has a B.S. in finance and marketing from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Nalini Singh | Investor Relations Manager

nsingh@eospartners.com

Nalini is the Investor Relations Manager at Eos.  Prior to joining Eos, Nalini was a Sr. Investor Relation Specialist at Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.  She was formerly Sr. Investor Relation Specialist at Fortress Investment Group (USA) Inc.  Nalini received a B.S. in Business Administration from York College, The City University of New York.

Investment Professionals

Steven M. Friedman | Founding Partner

sfriedman@eospartners.com

Prior to co-founding Eos in 1994, Steve was a General Partner at Odyssey Partners L.P., which he joined in 1983. Steve and Brian Young were the partners responsible for Odyssey's private equity business. Before joining Odyssey, Steve was a Vice President at Citibank, N.A. in leveraged finance. Steve has an A.B. and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.

Brian D. Young | Founding Partner

byoung@eospartners.com

Prior to co-founding Eos in 1994, Brian was a General Partner and co-head of the private investment business at Odyssey Partners, L.P., a position he held since 1986. Brian was formerly a Managing Director of First Boston Corp., where he was instrumental in building the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and headed First Boston's leveraged buyout department. Brian has an A.B. from Harvard College.

Mark L. First | Partner

mfirst@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 1994, Mark was an investment banker in mergers and acquisitions with Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. beginning in 1987 until 1994. Mark has a B.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
Portfolio / Industries: Addus, PetIQ, ProEnergy and RCG.

Brendan M. Moore | Managing Director

bmoore@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2004, Brendan worked at Harbourton Enterprises, a family investment firm, where he managed a portfolio of private equity investments. Previously, Brendan worked at First Dominion Capital, an integrated merchant banking and asset management business, and began his career as an investment banker in the corporate finance department of Schroder & Co. Brendan has an A.B. from Dartmouth College and a B.E. from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.
Portfolio / Industries: Consolidated Analytics and Residential Mortgage Services. Brendan focuses on investments in several industries including business services and financial technology.

Adam S. Gruber | Managing Director

agruber@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2006, Adam was an Associate with Windward Capital Partners, a New York based buyout firm. Previously, he was an investment banker with Credit Suisse First Boston. Adam has a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Portfolio / Industries: ProEnergy Services and ShelterPoint. Adam focuses on investments in several industries including industrial services, infrastructure and building products.

Craig Gottesman | Principal

cgottesman@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2020, Craig was a Director at Brightwood Capital Advisors, LLC, where he provided debt and equity capital solutions to middle market businesses. Previously, Craig worked for Moody's Investors Service in the structured finance group where he was responsible for the rating and monitoring of Collateralized Debt and Collateralized Loan Obligations.  Craig has a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Portfolio / Industries: RCG and South Mill. 

Matthew Young | Vice President

myoung@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2011, Matt was an analyst with Kayne Anderson Mezzanine Partners. Matt has a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College.

Finance/Operations/Compliance

Beth L. Bernstein | Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

bbernstein@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 1994, Beth was the senior financial officer of several broker dealers and investment advisors and was responsible for all accounting, financial management and compliance services. Beth was a senior accountant at Coopers & Lybrand from 1982 to 1986. Beth has a B.S. from Fairleigh Dickenson University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Marisa A. Aaron | Legal Counsel and Director of Compliance

maaron@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2011, Marisa was a Legal and Compliance Associate at Shumway Capital Partners LLC. Previously, she was a Legal and Compliance Associate at Basso Capital Management, L.P. Marisa has a B.A. from Lafayette College and a J.D. from New York Law School.

Matthew J. Stern | Director of Accounting

mstern@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2007, Matt was an experienced senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the alternative investment funds audit group from 2003 to 2007. Matt has a B.B.A. in accounting from Siena College, an M.B.A. from the Graduate Management Institute of Union College and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Nicole Grossman | Senior Accountant

ngrossman@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2014, Nicole was an Accounting Associate at Fir Tree Partners. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at KPMG in the financial services audit practice. Nicole has a B.S. in accounting from Yeshiva University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Frank Moy | Director of Operations, Senior Equity Trader

fmoy@eospartners.com

Prior to joining Eos in 2000, Frank was a client service associate in Morgan Stanley’s prime brokerage department, after participating in the firm’s management training program, from 1996 to 1997. Frank has a B.S. in finance and marketing from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Investor Relations

Nalini Singh | Investor Relations Manager

nsingh@eospartners.com

Nalini is the Investor Relations Manager at Eos.  Prior to joining Eos, Nalini was a Sr. Investor Relation Specialist at Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.  She was formerly Sr. Investor Relation Specialist at Fortress Investment Group (USA) Inc.  Nalini received a B.S. in Business Administration from York College, The City University of New York.