January 11, 2024
Shorehill Capital Announces Promotions of Sean McCarthy and Robert Jackson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2024

Shorehill Capital LLC (“Shorehill”), a Chicago-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of two highly respected team members.  Sean McCarthy has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and Robert Jackson has been promoted to Managing Director.


“Sean and Robert have been significant contributors to Shorehill’s success, and I am thrilled to announce their promotions,” said Dave Hawkins, Managing Partner at Shorehill.  “As a key member of the Shorehill leadership team, Sean has made a contribution in every facet of our business, playing a vital role in areas of fundraising, compliance, and financial management and reporting. Similarly, Robert has added significant value to the Shorehill team while a member of both our investment team and our business development team.  Robert’s growth into an investment team leader over his eight-year Shorehill career is a great example of how our professional development efforts are critical to the team’s long term success.  Sean and Robert will play important roles in the future success of Shorehill, and I look forward to participating in their continued development.”


Sean McCarthy has been promoted from Vice President of Finance to Chief Financial Officer. Sean joined Shorehill in 2021 after nearly ten years of asset management industry experience at Gates Capital Management, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.  His current role encompasses financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and administrative operations.  Sean earned a BS in Accountancy and a BS in Business Administration from Villanova University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.  Sean is also a Licensed CPA in the State of Illinois.


Robert Jackson has been promoted from Principal to Managing Director, and he will be responsible for leading investments.  Robert joined Shorehill in 2015 after leadership roles at both Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and RSM.  He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of both Tribus Aerospace Corporation and Ascent Lifting, Inc.  Robert earned his BS in Accounting and Finance from Marquette University.


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About Shorehill Capital LLC

Shorehill Capital LLC is a Chicago-based private equity firm with a passion for creating superior companies. Shorehill is focused on making control equity investments in North American engineered industrial products, industrial services, and value-added distribution companies with enterprise values ranging from $20 million to $150 million, and add-ons of any size. Shorehill seeks opportunities with differentiated business models where its experience, network and investment management approach can have a significant impact on the performance of the business. For nearly 30 years Shorehill’s partners have worked with middle market business leaders to accelerate growth and improve operational performance through structured investment management plans. For additional information, please visit


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