March 02, 2023
Gauge Capital Continues to Invest in Team with Recent Hire of Reilly (McClellan) McAllister as Vice President

 March 2023 

Southlake, TX – Gauge Capital (“Gauge”), a leading growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, announces the appointment of Reilly (McClellan) McAllister as a Vice President. Reilly will co-lead the Firm’s investing efforts in the Food and Consumer Group. In her new role, Reilly is responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, deal execution, and portfolio company monitoring.

“Reilly is a tenured investor with deep experience in food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and health and wellness. We are excited to welcome her to the Gauge team and accelerate our efforts within the consumer vertical.” said Drew Johnson, 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 premier partner for founders and management teams,” said Reilly.  “I am excited about building on Gauge’s track record within consumer and expanding our presence across new and existing consumer subsectors.”

Reilly previously held consumer investing roles at Swander Pace Capital, H.I.G. Growth Partners, and started her career at Deloitte Corporate Finance (formerly McColl Partners). Reilly received bachelor’s degrees in the Canfield Business Honors Program and Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

About Gauge Capital (
Gauge Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Southlake, Texas. Gauge invests in five key sectors: business services, food & consumer, government & industrial services, healthcare, and technology. 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, 2022, and 2023 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 

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