Blue Wolf Capital Names Samantha Dwinell Operating Partner

New hire marks firm’s second operating partner focused on human capital

NEW YORK, March 26, 2024 – Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC (“Blue Wolf”), a middle market private equity firm specializing in the industrial and healthcare sectors, today announced that Samantha Dwinell has joined the firm as an operating partner focusing on human capital.

Ms. Dwinell will serve as an advisor for organizational and talent development, supporting Blue Wolf’s investment team on people-centric performance and growth strategies and counseling the firm’s diversified portfolio on areas such as leadership effectiveness, employee experience, and workforce planning.

“Sam is a recognized leader and a champion for high-performing workplaces,” said Jeremy Kogler, managing partner at Blue Wolf Capital. “We place great emphasis at Blue Wolf on fostering and growing talent within our firm and across our portfolio. Sam’s expertise will be a great resource to us, and we are excited she has joined our team.”

Ms. Dwinell is Blue Wolf’s second operating partner specializing in human capital, reinforcing the firm’s strategy of developing strong talent and culture in each of the companies with whom it partners. Prior to joining Blue Wolf, Ms. Dwinell served as Chief People Officer for Stream Realty Partners, a commercial real estate company, and for Sevita, a private equity-backed home and community-based healthcare provider. Before that, she spent nearly 20 years with Texas Instruments.

“Blue Wolf’s strong focus on talent, employee engagement, and development is a hallmark of their investment and growth strategy,” said Ms. Dwinell. “I look forward to working with Blue Wolf and partnering with management teams to ensure our portfolio companies are top destinations for employees.”

Ms. Dwinell graduated from Miami University with a B.A. in Economics and Sociology and received an M.A. from Benedictine University in Management and Organization Behavior as well as an M.H.R.I.R. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. In 2023, she received OnCon’s Top 50 CHRO Award.

About Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC is a private equity firm that focuses on value investments in middle market companies in the healthcare and industrial sectors. The firm’s integrated team of investment professionals and veteran operating executives work collaboratively to generate returns by driving transformational change using operational and strategic experience. Blue Wolf seeks to invest in businesses that have catalysts for value creation that involve organizational transformation, union or human capital issues, government presence, or the opportunity to use ESG-informed strategies. For additional information, please visit


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