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About Our Firm

How It All Began

Founded in 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts, Fireman Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in the consumer sector. We help growing companies achieve long-term success. We invest in brands that are uniquely positioned for growth. Our strategic advice helps established companies achieve sustainable growth. With collective experience and passion, we provide insights based on proven success.


Our Team

All Stars.


Dan Fireman


Dan founded Fireman Capital Partners in 2008 and focuses on all aspects of the Fund’s investment strategy, execution and portfolio company management. Dan received his BA from Emory University and his MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.


Chris Akelman


Chris joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2012. He is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities and supporting portfolio companies. Chris received his BA in Economics from Brown University.


Russell Kazorek

Vice President & Controller

Russ joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2011 with over 18 years of private equity experience in finance. He is responsible for the financial accounting and tax reporting functions of the firm. Russ received his BA in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont.


Ekta Sharma

Vice President

Ekta joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2014. She is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities and supporting portfolio companies. Ekta received her BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Marketing from Georgetown University.


Devon Howard

Vice President

Devon joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2015. He is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities and supporting portfolio companies. Devon received his BComm in Finance with a minor concentration in Entrepreneurship from McGill University.


Molly MacKinnon

Manager of Accounting & Investor Relations

Molly joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2015. She is responsible for managing accounts payables and receivables, investor relations, reporting, benefits and marketing. Molly received her BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Andrew Lagoo

Senior Associate

AJ joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2018. He is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities and supporting portfolio companies. AJ earned his MBA from Columbia Business School along with BSB's in both Finance and Marketing from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.


Suzanne Adams

Executive Personal Assistant

Suzanne has been with Fireman Capital Partners since inception in 2008. As a dedicated confidant and assistant to Paul Fireman, she is responsible for maintaining his personal and professional lifestyle.  Suzanne received her AS in Science with a certificate in Respiratory Therapy from Massasoit Community College.


Trisha Winton

Executive Personal Assistant

Trisha joined Fireman Capital Partners in 2018. She is responsible for maintaining the Managing Partner's daily schedule, correspondence, contacts, personal projects, meeting arrangements as well as travel. Trisha received her BS in Human Science & Services from The University of Rhode Island.



Partners. Visionaries.

Bandon Holdings


The largest network of gyms in the Anytime Fitness franchisee system.



A disruptive collective of independent brewers dedicated to bringing quality & innovative flavors to beer drinkers in the name of craft beer.

Docklight Brands


A portfolio of CBD-infused beverage, food and skin care brands.

Garden Remedies


A vertically integrated cannabis company serving medical and recreational consumers in Massachusetts.



The largest cannabis website in the world, producing cannabis focused content and facilitating online ordering in select markets.

Left Coast Ventures


A leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of premium cannabis products focused on the California market.

Purity Organics


A multi brand holding company focused on better for you, organic beverage products.

Surfside Holdings


A southern Florida based operator of Dunkin' Brands restaurants.



A global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution.

Dunn's River Brands


A holding company of beverage brands focused on tea and functional wellness.



A producer and distributor of dry erase paint for the office, school, and home.

Evolution Fresh


A producer of cold-pressed fruit juices, fruit smoothies, gourmet soups, salads and signature bowls.

Hudson Jeans


A premium denim manufacturer and distributor.

Newton Running


A manufacturer and distributor of premium natural running footwear.



A manufacturer of technical sports eyewear.

Privateer Holdings


A private equity firm focused on shaping the future of the global legal cannabis industry.

Serena & Lily


A lifestyle retailer focused on home décor.

Skip Hop


A global lifestyle brand devoted to designing innovative products for parents, babies and kids.



We are always looking for the next big idea. Get in touch with us to find out more.


Telephone: (617) 671-0555

Fax: (617) 236-8111

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