Michael Gerbasi, Partner

Michael Gerbasi brings 30+ years of dedicated Private Equity executive search and advisory experience to the Evolution Capital Partners team. As Chief Talent Partner for Evolution Capital Partners, Michael successfully leads all talent assessment strategy, recruitment, succession planning, HR advisory, compliance, compensation, and executive development. His proven ability to align business owners with top-tiered talent delivers solutions that drive organizational success and create paths to optimize shareholder value.

Navigating the often competitive and complex space of Private Equity, Michael excels when tasked to assess private, family-owned, and closely held companies where Human Capital due diligence is intricately linked to engagement success. His ability to be a steady conduit between operational teams and investors allows him to accurately evaluate management teams quickly when timing is critical. As a small business owner and operator, himself, his diplomatic and transparent approach align best interests and efforts to talent solutions that scale.

Michael is the founding Principal of Sager Company, a leading C-suite executive search and advisory firm dedicated to Private Equity across manufacturing, distribution and service companies nationwide. With offices in Cleveland and Los Angeles, Sager Company is nationally recognized as a leader in management consulting, board level advisory, market positioning, talent strategy, and competitive intelligence/response.

Michael is an active member of his community. He dedicates himself to Bluecoats, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the families of fallen law enforcement, fire, and EMS professionals across Cuyahoga County. Michael calls the Cleveland area home with his wife.