October 24, 2022
Gauge Capital Continues to Invest in Team with Recent Hire of Garrett Fair as Principal

Southlake, TX – Gauge Capital (“Gauge” or “the Firm”), a leading growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, announces the appointment of Garrett Fair as a Principal. Garrett will lead the Firm’s enterprise software investment strategy, and is responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, deal execution, and portfolio company monitoring.

“Garrett is a tenured investor with deep software domain expertise. We are excited to welcome him to the Gauge team and accelerate our efforts in the enterprise software space.” said Tom McKelvey, Co-Founder of Gauge.  

“I am thrilled about the opportunity to join Gauge, a firm that has earned a reputation in the middle market as a leading, value-add partner for founders and management teams,” said Garrett.  “I am excited about building on Gauge’s track record as a differentiated buyer and owner of high-quality enterprise software businesses.”

Garrett previously held technology investing roles at Peak Rock Capital, Clearlake Capital and started his career at Goldman Sachs. Garrett received bachelor’s degrees in the Canfield Business Honors Program, Finance, and Mathematical Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Gauge Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Southlake, Texas. Gauge invests in five key sectors: healthcare, technology, business services, government & industrial services, and food & consumer. The firm manages more than $2.0 billion in capital and in 2020, 2021 and 2022, Inc. Magazine named Gauge one of the top private equity firms for founders. In 2021 and 2022, Gauge was also named to the Top 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market by Grady Campbell. In 2022, Gauge ranked in the top 5 out of 517 private equity firms in the HEC Paris – DowJones Small-Cap Buyout Performance Ranking. For more information, please contact Andrew Peix, Managing Director of Business Development at