January 01, 2020
Gauge Capital Announces New Partner James Jackson

Southlake, TX – Gauge Capital (“Gauge”), a leading growth-oriented lower middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of James Jackson to Partner.  Mr. Jackson joined the firm in 2016 and most recently served as a Principal.  As a Partner, he will lead Gauge’s efforts in the industrial services, government services, and beauty and personal care sectors.  He will also continue to work in the business services sector.

Mr. Jackson currently serves as a Director of Infosoft, TVC Pro-Driver, and Schlesinger Group. He formerly served as a Director of Teachers of Tomorrow, eDynamic Learning, and Beauty Industry Group.

“James has significantly contributed to our success at Gauge.  His combination of talent, energy, and professionalism makes him a tremendous leader within the firm, and we are glad to recognize his many contributions with this important promotion,” commented Tom McKelvey, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gauge Capital.

“We have been very fortunate with our success over the last several years at Gauge.  As the firm grows, it creates opportunities for our team to grow as professionals.  James has capitalized on these opportunities and we are pleased to welcome him as a Partner,” said Drew Johnson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gauge Capital.

Prior to joining Gauge, Mr. Jackson worked at Insight Equity, Audax Group, and McKinsey & Company.  He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University.


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