August 17, 2022

Continuim: Continuing to Build Our Team

In an important strategic milestone for the firm, Continuim Equity Partners is pleased to announce the addition of three new professionals to our growing team:

Joseph Scott, Managing Director, Portfolio Operations
Brandon Zimmer, Director, Product Optimization
Jeremy Merich, Senior Associate

“These additions enhance our ability to serve the needs of our firm, our investors, our portfolio companies, and our mission of deploying continuous improvement to successful industrial companies within our region." said George Pilafas, Managing Partner.

Prior to joining Continuim, Joseph served as President and CEO of Tirus – one of the largest titanium companies in the U.S. – after spending the previous eleven years with Alcoa in a variety of operations, strategy, and M&A roles.

Brandon worked internationally for ExxonMobil and Fluor Corp, where he led multi-billion-dollar energy projects. His deep expertise in researching and evaluating trends in global, national and local financial and economic market conditions will help to guide the firm in developing future investment theses.

Jeremy has spent the prior six years in various investment banking and private equity roles. He will assist the principles of Continuim in deal evaluation, execution and portfolio management.

Henry Watson, Continuim’s President, said, “Adding team members with Joseph, Brandon and Jeremy’s level of accomplishments and breadth of experience is indicative of Continuim’s investment in the future growth of our firm and our ability to be hands-on, impactful investors.”

For more information about the Continuim Team, please reach out to us here.

About Continuim Equity Partners

Continuim is a Pittsburgh-based private equity fund with over $100 million of capital commitments. We focus exclusively on acquiring and continuing the growth of successful family-owned manufacturing and industrial businesses ranging from $3MM to $10MM of EBITDA.

We bring operating strategies, committed capital and a talented team of industrial operators to support family-owned manufacturing, value-added distribution, and industrial maintenance companies in our Region. Our name is derived from what we consider most important to the growth of family-owned industrial businesses — continuous improvement.

Members of the Portfolio Operations Team are employed or retained by Continuim and certain amounts paid to or received by members of the Portfolio Operations team may be paid by one or more Continuim-sponsored vehicles, portfolio companies or prospective portfolio companies and, in any such case, such amounts will not offset or otherwise reduce any management fee received by Continuim.