McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Sarah Van Winkle as Associate at Gladius Partners. Based in Vancouver, B.C., Sarah will partner with members of the senior leadership team and will participate in all aspects of the investment process, including deal origination, due diligence (financial and operational), financial analysis, and commercial/financial structuring to provide ongoing support to Gladius’s operating partners.

Sarah is an accomplished financial services executive with over 12 years of experience across assurance, investment banking, and corporate finance. She began her career in South Africa with PWC where she obtained her CPA before moving on to Rand Merchant Bank. From there, she joined MNP in Vancouver where she most recently served as a Director of the transaction advisory services team. 

Gladius Partners is a Vancouver-based boutique private equity firm that partners with well-established, profitable mid-market businesses in the Pacific Northwest. At Gladius, there is a commitment to a buy and hold “permanent private equity” strategy, focusing on long-term value creation and success in lieu of short-term gains.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Partner Paul Gibbons, Principal Nicholas Protti, Senior Consultant Brittany Stansfield, and Research Associate Mackenzie Jones.