ScaleCo Capital Announces Dave Jacob as Managing Partner

August 29th, 2023

ScaleCo Capital, a Cleveland-based lower middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce today that Dave Jacob has joined the firm as Managing Partner to focus on multiple investment, managerial, and strategic areas across the firm. More specifically, his responsibilities include joining ScaleCo’s Investment Committee, spearheading the review and evaluation of all new platform investments and add-on acquisitions, co-heading portfolio strategy, and co-leading fundraising.

Dave brings significant experience from his tenure at The Riverside Company serving most recently as Vice President within the Riverside Micro-Cap Fund where he sourced, led, executed, and managed control-oriented investment opportunities in companies with up to $10 million of EBITDA across various sectors. Previously, he held roles at Sheridan Capital Partners, a Chicago-based lower middle market private equity firm focused on consumer and healthcare, and in the Financial Sponsors Group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Dave earned a BS in Finance from Miami University and an MBA with honors from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Dave comments, “I am delighted and honored to join ScaleCo Capital as a Managing Partner. I have known Brendan personally for years and have long respected the mission, vision, and culture of ScaleCo, which combines both deal and operational expertise with repeatable processes to empower hungry, humble, hardworking entrepreneurs to deliver exceptional results. As an Ohio native, I am excited to work with Brendan and team to invest in and scale companies locally in the Great Lakes region and support the continued development and success of ScaleCo and our existing portfolio companies.”

“We are thrilled to welcome David Jacob to the ScaleCo team as a Managing Partner,” said Brendan Anderson, Founder and Managing Partner of ScaleCo Capital. “His wealth of experience and proven track record in the private equity landscape will undoubtedly add value to our team and firm. We are confident that Dave’s expertise will contribute to the long-term success and growth of our portfolio.”

About ScaleCo Capital

ScaleCo Capital is a Cleveland-based lower middle market private equity firm that focuses on control-oriented leveraged buyout and growth equity investments in fast-growing companies based primarily in the Great Lakes region. ScaleCo partners with companies in the verticals of business services, tech-enabled services, value added distribution and assembly, and training, compliance, and education sectors, bringing operational expertise and strategic resources to scale their growth potential and build long-term value. To learn more, visit

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