Jason Schmidly joined Carousel Capital in 1998. Previously, Mr. Schmidly worked in private equity and mergers and acquisitions at Gregory & Hoenemeyer, Inc. in Greenwich, Connecticut. Prior to that, he worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department at Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York.
Mr. Schmidly (along with Mr. Grigg) is primarily responsible for leading and managing the investment and portfolio company efforts for the firm. Mr. Schmidly has led investments for Carousel in multiple sectors including: franchising; consumer services; business services; distribution and niche manufacturing. He currently serves as a director of Southeastern Automotive Aftermarket Service Holdings, Joe Hudson’s Collision Center, Pegasus TransTech and Expedited Travel. Mr. Schmidly has served on the board of several prior portfolio companies including Copac, Driven Brands and Jameson.
Mr. Schmidly received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a dual major in Finance and Organizational Behavior from Southern Methodist University.