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Chicago, IL | February 14, 2023

NextGen Growth Partners Promotes Nick Olmstead to Senior Associate

NextGen Growth Partners (“NGP”), a leading private equity firm that partners with Entrepreneurs-in-Residence and management teams to invest in sustainable, growing companies, announced today that it has named Nick Olmstead as Senior Associate.

Mr. Olmstead joined the firm in March 2021 from JPMorgan, where he previously worked as an Analyst in Leveraged Finance. As an Associate on NGP’s Investment Team, he has significantly engaged in the execution of multiple platform investments and add-on acquisitions.

Managing Partner Brian O’Connor said, “We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Nick within the Investment Team. His hard work, dedication, and exceptional skills have not gone unnoticed, and we have full confidence in his ability to excel in this new role. This promotion is a testament to his unwavering commitment to our mission and we are looking forward to his continued contributions to the success of our team.”

Since joining the firm in July 2021, Jim Bland has led the Investment Team as Partner. Bland said, “This is a major milestone for the team. Nick been a driving force in recent investments, and will play a key role as we continue to invest out of Fund II, and onward. We couldn’t be more excited to see the impact he will have and are confident in the future ahead.”


About NextGen Growth Partners

Headquartered in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago, NextGen Growth Partners is a private equity firm that partners with the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent to acquire, operate and grow lower middle market businesses across a variety of industries. The team has a strong track record of creating value through growth and operational improvement in middle market businesses. For more information, please visit

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