July 28, 2022

Havencrest Announces Another Principal

Havencrest Capital Management, a Dallas-based, healthcare-focused private equity firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Principal Alek G. Blankenau to the Havencrest team.

Mr. Blankenau joins Havencrest from Dallas-based Latticework Capital Management, a lower middle-market healthcare private equity firm, where he served as a Vice President since 2017 and was responsible for sourcing, executing and managing investments across several healthcare industry sectors.

Prior to Latticework, Mr. Blankenau served as a Vice President at Lone Star Investment Advisors, a Dallas-based private equity firm specializing in leveraged acquisitions and recapitalizations of middle-market businesses. Alek earned a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College where he was a member of the varsity basketball team.

“Havencrest is excited about welcoming Alek to the team, and he will bring a longstanding healthcare focus on the lower middle-market to our firm,” said Christopher W. Kersey, Havencrest’s Founding Managing Partner.

Mr. Blankenau will join the Havencrest investment team along with Mr. Kersey, Matthew D. Shofner, M. Jett Aubrey, Dylan C. Erdle, Kyle D. Seco, Thomas D. Ruane, Matthew A. Cline, Ian D. Anderson and Noah J. Berestka.

Current Portfolio Companies

Effective School Solutions is a national leader in mental health services to school districts for students with emotional, behavioral and psychiatric problems

The Oncology Institute (TOI) is the largest and only scaled provider of value-based oncology care in the United States

Apara Autism Centers provides evidence-based, data-driven Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy services to children with autism

ThermoTek is the leading provider of thermoelectric temperature management solutions to the medical and industrial end markets

Paradigm Health is a provider of high-quality, compassionate and patient-focused hospice and palliative care throughout the state of Indiana