Arable Capital Partners Welcomes Thomas Flies and Scarlett Caldwell
BELLEVUE, WA - In an industry that never stops moving, the number of faces that represent it never stops growing. Today, Arable Capital Partners announced the addition of Thomas Flies as an Associate and Scarlett Caldwell as an Office Manager in the Bellevue, Washington, office.
“Scarlett and Thomas bring a broad range of skills and strengths. They will complement the existing Arable investment team as well as enhance our ability to effectively invest across the food and agriculture sector, while managing the business of Arable Capital Partners,” said Greg Richards, Managing Director in the Bellevue office.
Before joining Arable, Thomas was an Investment Banking Associate for Robert W. Baird in the Global Industrials Group in Chicago, Illinois. While at Baird, Thomas provided analytical support on mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, and other financial advisory services. Prior to Baird, Thomas was an Investment Banking Associate with Cascadia Capital in Seattle, Washington, where he focused on executing capital raises and mergers and acquisitions for middle-market companies. Thomas began his investment banking career with Wedbush Securities where he executed mergers and acquisitions for Pacific Northwest community banks. In his new position, Thomas will be responsible for providing support on transactional work and due diligence on acquisitions, financial analysis, and portfolio reporting.
“The professionalism and experiences they both bring to Arable Capital Partners will provide immediate value to our current investment opportunities and portfolios, as well as strengthen our capabilities for the future,” said Derek Yurosek, Managing Director in the Bakersfield office.
Scarlett will be responsible for operations, human resources, project management, and administration. Prior to Arable, Scarlett ran the co-sell research team at Microsoft and had multiple operations management positions throughout the Pacific Northwest. She specializes in efficiency and effectiveness protocol, talent acquisition, re-organizations, and project management. Scarlett holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and comes from a customer service and operations background, working to assist companies with process management for over 10 years by organizing and streamlining business processes.
Congratulations to Thomas Flies and Scarlett Caldwell on their exciting new roles, and congratulations to Arable on snatching them up! Keep reading AndNowUKnow for all the news in the industry.