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    1. Talent is the Only Lever

      At its essence, the purpose and function of Private Equity is pretty simple: optimize investor returns by acquiring companies at discounted valuations compared to exit potential, then maximize EBITDA through operating efficiencies in growing markets. 

    2. Feeding Your Brain: We Recommend

      Country Music | A Film by Ken Burns In my opinion, American schoolchildren would be both smarter and wiser if they could skip U.S. history classes in favor of watching every documentary…

    3. Talent Acquisition

      Talent Acquisition is Now a Full-Contact Sport

      While sports teams have long understood the true value of their key contributors, most business leaders are just now beginning to grasp how important these difference makers are. Do you have the right lineup of superstars on your roster?

    4. Melissa Cassel

      Welcome Melissa Cassel, New JJA Partner 

      Founder Jim Jonassen sees this move as a significant win for JJA. “What struck the Partners was Melissa’s consultative approach, her tenacity in surfacing and closing the absolute best candidates and her desire to join a small specialist firm rather than one of the majors. We’re stoked to add her deep experience, professional relationships and fresh perspectives to our growing practice.”

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