September 01, 2021
Gauge Capital Announces Promotions

Southlake, TX – Gauge Capital (“Gauge”), a leading growth-oriented middle-market private equity firm, is excited to announce the promotions of four employees. David Friedman has been promoted to Partner, Alex Asbill has been promoted to Vice President, Megan Clarke has been promoted to Vice President and Controller / Assistant Chief Compliance Officer and Hannah Dickey has been promoted to Senior Associate. “In today’s environment, attracting and retaining top talent is essential for our firm’s long-term success. Each of these individuals has been crucial to Gauge’s success and we’re excited to recognize those achievements through these promotions,” said Tom McKelvey, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Gauge. “These promotions reflect each individual’s leadership and significant contribution to Gauge.”

David Friedman joined the firm in 2019 and most recently served as a Principal. As a Partner, he will lead Gauge’s efforts in the healthcare services sector alongside Stan Dennis. David currently serves as a Director of Comprehensive EyeCare, Urology America and EMSAR and is a former Director of Miami Beach Medical Group. “David has been a key contributor to our team over the last two years and has helped drive our healthcare franchise forward. His strong work ethic, professionalism and talent has already made him a leader within the firm, and we are excited to welcome him as a Partner,” commented Drew Johnson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gauge Capital.

Megan Clarke joined Gauge in 2017 as an Assistant Controller. Most recently she served as Controller and Assistant CCO and now will have additional leadership responsibilities as a Vice President in the firm. “Megan is an integral part to the finance function at Gauge. Her tireless work ethic and exceptional capabilities make her an invaluable asset to the firm,“commented Jason Snider, Chief Financial Officer of Gauge Capital.

Alex Asbill joined the firm in 2018 and previously held roles as an Associate and Senior Associate. Alex is the first Gauge Associate to be directly promoted to Vice President, and will focus within the firm’s Food, Consumer and Healthcare practice. Hannah Dickey joined in October of 2020 and was previously an Associate at Align Capital Partners. “We are proud to announce Alex and Hannah’s well-deserved promotions, which showcase the strength of our team and our commitment to growing and recognizing talent within our firm,” said James Jackson, Partner at Gauge. “Alex and Hannah have each demonstrated exceptional performance and served as great examples for our Associates.”


Gauge Capital is a private equity firm that partners with founders, managers and equity stakeholders of successful middle market companies to maximize their potential. Gauge invests in rapidly growing services and technology-enabled companies in the healthcare services, business services, industrial, consumer and food sectors. For more information, please contact Andrew Peix, Managing Director of Business Development at