Excellere Partners Announces Professional Staff Additions and Promotion

Denver, CO – March 22, 2022. Excellere Partners, a leading Denver-based private equity firm specializing in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts, is pleased to announce the additions of Jacque Vedra as CFO and Tracie Kelly as Director of Marketing along with the promotion of Tyler Ashley to Vice President.

“We are excited to have Jacque and Tracie join the Excellere team. We look forward to the breadth of knowledge and experience that Jacque will bring as Excellere’s new CFO, and we are pleased to have Tracie join in a full-time capacity after making significant contributions to the firm’s marketing efforts as a consultant over the last seven years. We would also like to congratulate Tyler on his well-deserved promotion as he continues to make significant contributions to Excellere’s origination success,” said Brad Cornell, Managing Partner at Excellere Partners. “With the closing of Excellere’s Fund IV late last year, the new additions of Jacque and Tracie and the continued development of Tyler will be integral in providing more depth to our firm as we expand our operations on both the front and back end.

Jacque comes to Excellere from Ascentris, a real estate private equity firm, where she served as its Chief Financial Officer. Jacque is a CFA Charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant. In her new role, Jacque will lead Excellere’s finance and accounting function and will provide additional management depth in the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Tracie brings over 18 years of private equity marketing, communications and origination experience, and has worked closely with Excellere for the past seven years. As the Director of Marketing Tracie will lead the day-to-day execution of Excellere’s marketing and communications strategies, as well as overall brand strategy.

Tyler joined Excellere in 2019 as an Associate and is responsible for the strategic execution and management of Excellere’s origination efforts, which includes the sourcing and evaluation of new investment opportunities. He works closely with Excellere’s deal team professionals to facilitate the execution of firmwide origination activities.

About Excellere Partners
Excellere Partners is a Denver-based private equity firm with over $2.3 billion of committed capital across four funds, that specializes in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts. The Firm employs a proven research-driven, top-down investment strategy, and supports its entrepreneurs and management teams with a proprietary value creation process designed to enhance corporate and operational infrastructure for scalability and growth. Excellere’s investments are focused on emerging companies positioned to benefit from industry consolidation and favorable macro-economic and demographic trends. Investments are focused on companies within the following industries: healthcare; industrial growth; and business services. For more information about Excellere, please visit

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