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Chicago, IL | June 5, 2019

Rich Herrick Receives 2019 Global CFO Excellence Award

NextGen Growth Partners, LLC (NGP) is proud to announce that Chief Financial Officer Rich Herrick is the recipient of a Global CFO Excellence Award from Acquisition International Magazine. He received the Best Business Growth & Development CFO 2019 – USA & Excellence Award for Investment Reporting.

“The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for their ingenuity and hard work, distinguishing them from their competitors and proving them worthy of recognition,” says Acquisition International. NGP Managing Partner Brian O’Connor adds: “Rich is integral to our success and helps make this firm great. It’s an honor to call him a colleague and there is no one more deserving of this recognition than our friend and partner Rich.”

Rich joined NGP in 2017 as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. In addition to his financial and investor reporting and compliance responsibilities, Rich plays a critical role in investment due diligence and structuring. He also advises portfolio companies post-acquisition to improve finance and accounting processes. Prior to joining NGP, Rich was with Baker Tilly where he served as a leader of the firm’s asset management practice working closely with hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds, broker-dealers and investment advisors.


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


Media Contact:

Brian O’Connor, NGP Managing Partner

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