Jul. 2019
Yellow Wood Partners Hires Sarah Mascioli Ensslen as Vice President

BOSTON, July 8, 2019 – Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, today announced that it has hired Sarah Mascioli Ensslen as Vice President.

“Since we founded our firm, we have worked to build a leading institution in the lower middle market and at the core of that is a deep and talented team,” said Dana Schmaltz, Founding Partner of Yellow Wood Partners.  “We are committed to attracting top talent and Sarah’s appointment enhances our investment capacity.  We welcome her to Yellow Wood as the newest member of our team and look forward to the contributions she will make to our firm and our portfolio investments.”

Ms. Ensslen joined Yellow Wood Partners in 2019.  Previously, she was a Post-MBA Investment Professional at Permira Advisers, where she was involved with investments in the consumer internet and retail sectors.  Prior to that, she was an Associate at Spectrum Equity Investors and an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman, Sachs, & Co.  She received a B.A. in History from Princeton University and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

About Yellow Wood Partners

Yellow Wood Partners is a Boston-based private investment firm that invests exclusively in the consumer industry in the middle market.  The firm seeks to acquire branded consumer products across a variety of channels including mass, drug, food, specialty, club and e-commerce. Yellow Wood’s success in driving growth and operational efficiencies is based on the team’s combination of investment expertise and complementary marketing, sales, finance, operations, and international skills which creates strong partnerships with the management teams of portfolio companies.  For more information, please visit