Evolution Capital Partners:
A Private Equity Firm for Small Businesses

Evolution Capital Partners is a small-business private equity fund that invests capital nationwide in growing micro-market companies generating at least $500,000 of EBITDA.

Since 2005, Evolution has specialized in helping entrepreneurial businesses transform into professionally run organizations by providing a strong foundation for profitable growth through its Five Fundamentals methodology. As a team of investors, partners and employees, our primary passion and motivation is to inspire entrepreneurs and their small businesses to grow and thrive under any economic circumstances.

Key Differentiators

At Evolution, three key factors distinguish us from other private-equity firms.

Investment Criteria

We invest capital in micro-market companies that are founder focused and generate at least $500,000 of EBITDA.

Accomplished Veterans

Our team of investors, partners and advisors leverages its shared experiences and specialized skill sets to profitably nurture your business.

The Five Fundamentals

Our proven methodology provides a strong foundation of best practices for measurable, sustainable growth.

Evolution Capital Partners

We Invest in Your Growth

Testimonials From Our Partner Companies

“The great thing about Evolution Capital Partners is that they truly want to help small-business owners. It’s more than just an investment, they are genuinely looking to be a positive resource and take our business to the next level.”

Glenn FontainePresident and COO, Budco Financial

“The team at Evolution Capital Partners saw the potential in our business. With their help we have been able to add more locations and product offerings while improving operations and profitability.”

Bob AlbanoCEO, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America

“Small-business owners that are looking for a strategic partner should look to Evolution Capital Partners. They are not only knowledgeable, but they are willing to pull up their sleeves and work on the heart of the business.”

Marcus J. MollmannCEO, Corvena

We Deliver Results


MILLION of capital invested


Jobs created


Of Evolution companies named to Inc. 500 / 5000

Regulatory Changes Provide Opportunity for Growth

The Accurate Group wanted to transition from a title insurance agency into a real estate transactional services company. If successful, this could expand product offerings to fulfill customers’ needs and expand the company’s reach. Working with Evolution Capital Partners, the Accurate Group hoped to develop its proprietary technology platform, create products and expand geographically.

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Capitalizing on Market Trends in a Changing Industry

With significant turmoil in the mortgage banking industry and American Eagle Mortgage’s (AEM) focus on purchase vs. refinance for first time home buyers, there was tremendous opportunity in the marketplace for both organic and geographic growth. Working with Evolution Capital Partners, AEM hoped to expand nationally, grow profits and increase headcount.

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Key Insights for
Small-Business Growth

September 30, 2021

Evolution Capital Partners Makes Growth Investment in Environmental Consulting Firm

June 7, 2021 in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Leadership & Learning, Private Equity

Post COVID Reset of M&A – Q2

This year started off fast and its only going to get faster.  In early May, the Atlanta Federal Reserve reported GDP growth in the first quarter of approximately 6.4% which…
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May 12, 2021 in News

Evolution’s Empire Dental Arts Acquires Palladino DDS & Associates

Evolution Capital Partner’s portfolio company Empire Dental Arts (“Empire”) announced today it has acquired the dental practice of Palladino DDS & Associates. Based in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, Palladino DDS offers…
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May 11, 2021 in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Leadership & Learning, Private Equity

Post COVID Reset of M&A – Q1

Like other industries, private equity adapted in 2020 in order to survive.  But unlike many, adaptation is the private equity industry’s core competency.  “PE People” tend to kick into overdrive…
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February 22, 2021 in Community, Leadership & Learning

Development Opportunities at Non-Profits

I believe it is important to advise and mentor young professionals when asked. Early in my career, I benefited greatly from the generosity and advice of mentors, and I do…
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