ST. LOUIS – WILsquare Capital, a St. Louis-based private equity firm, announced the hiring of Drew Caylor as Managing Director.
Drew joins WILsquare Capital from Louis York Capital, a multi-family investment office, making direct investments in industrial manufacturing and distribution businesses. As a partner of the firm, Drew focused on deal execution as well as served as a Director on platform investments.
A graduate of Stanford University, Drew spent two years in the NFL. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers and also played for the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens. Upon his retirement from the NFL, Drew began his career at Bodley Group, a St. Louis-based family office, where he served as an operating partner and President of a portfolio company. Drew also received his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis during this time.
“As a Managing Director, Drew’s meaningful understanding of lower-middle market companies will allow him to quickly apply his experiences to the continued growth of WILsquare’s investment portfolio and the success of these companies.” said Bill Willhite, Managing Partner at WILsquare Capital. “Drew has consistently evidenced strong leadership attributes throughout his career, attributes very consistent with WILsquare’s culture and focus. Drew is a terrific addition to the WILsquare team.”
About WILsquare Capital
WILsquare Capital is a St. Louis-based private equity firm focused on acquiring and growing lower- middle market businesses in the Midwest and Southern United States, with an emphasis on business services, niche manufacturing, distribution and technology companies.