Mr. Casella joined J.W. Childs Associates in 2016. Previously he worked in the Boston office of Weston Presidio, where he focused on investments in the consumer/retail and business services sectors, and at Wells Fargo Securities, where he advised middle market companies on M&A and leveraged finance transactions. His current portfolio company involvement includes Shoe Sensation, Cycle Gear, and RevZilla. Mr. Casella received a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, where he was a Robert Day Scholar, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.