January 23rd, 2024
Clearwell Group promotes Tyler Franz to Principal
Clearwell Group, a family office based in Tampa, FL, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tyler Franz to Principal.
“Tyler has exemplified unwavering dedication and entrepreneurial-minded leadership within Clearwell Group,” said Clearwell Group Partner, Ryan Cortner. “His contributions to our direct private equity team have played a pivotal role in helping us build a family of exceptional businesses and helping those businesses meet their goals.”
Mr. Franz leads and executes the firm’s direct private equity efforts. In this role, he supports portfolio companies and is responsible for the sourcing, analysis, due diligence and closing of investment opportunities. Mr. Franz’s industry experience includes manufacturing, environmental services, transportation and logistics, business services, healthcare, technology, and financial services, among others. He currently serves as a board member of Advanced Drying Systems and Valor Environmental and a board observer of Iron Container and Gaskins + LeCraw.
Mr. Franz joined Clearwell Group in August 2017. Prior to joining Clearwell Group, Tyler worked with Ballast Point Ventures and Raymond James Investment Banking. Mr. Franz holds Bachelors of Business Administration degrees in Finance and Economics from the University of Miami.
ABOUT CLEARWELL GROUP
Clearwell Group is a family office based in Tampa, Florida. The goal of Clearwell Group’s direct investment effort is to build a family of businesses continuing the legacies started by great family entrepreneurs. Our principals have over 50 years of investment experience covering hundreds of individual investments in dozens of industries. We welcome family businesses into our family and are committed to building lasting, well-capitalized, meaningful businesses, and brands. Clearwell Group makes control and meaningful minority investments in companies located in the southeastern United States with a focus on the state of Florida.
FINANCIAL CRITERIA FOR OUR INVESTMENTS IS AS FOLLOWS:
- Buyouts: $2M+ EBITDA
- Real Estate: Tax-Efficient Development
Industries of particular interest include manufacturing, business services, environmental services, transportation and logistics, and value-added distribution, among others. We work with exceptional, entrepreneurial-minded management teams with a vision for growth. We welcome family businesses into our family and are committed to building lasting, well-capitalized, meaningful businesses and brands.