"We selected Harren because of their impressive track record in helping closely held family businesses flourish through generational change. "

Bill Stephenson
Sr. Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Tile

"Harren’s commitment to healthcare investing, coupled with their strong understanding of our business model and strategic goals, convinced us that they were the right group to provide value-added sponsorship in support of achieving our vision. "

Liz Tonkin
CEO of MedPro Healthcare Staffing

"Harren shares our vision and understands Spartan’s strong culture of success and emphasis on high-quality service, teamwork, and properly aligned interests. "

Delmar Crochet
Founder and President of Spartan Energy Services

"Our partnership with Harren will not only provide access to expansion capital but will help us manage strategic growth initiatives and future expansion. "

Gene Rockett
Co-Founder and Vice President of Energy Fishing & Rental Services

"It was so important to partner with a group like Harren, who recognizes the uniqueness of our culture and will not disrupt that. "

Bill Cosentino
President of Marianna Industries

"I partnered with Harren because they took the time to learn my business from the ground up.  The Harren team helped to focus our strategy and provided hands-on support for specific initiatives when requested.  They were supportive partners, in the true sense of the word, every step of the way. "

Charles Lunsford
President of Virginia Candle Company

"After meeting the team at Harren and working with them over the past few months, we realized that Harren is the perfect partner to help drive Shrimp Basket to the level that we always envisioned. "

Eddie Spence
Co-Founder of Shrimp Basket

"In addition to financial resources, it was important that a sponsor have experience in our sector, a like-minded approach to the market opportunity, and access to strategic resources via an operating partner model.  In Harren, we found all three. "

Kristi Shain
CEO of Health Connect America

Harren Equity Partners is a private equity firm dedicated to the growth and development of industry-leading companies through the creation of strong partnerships. Harren's strategy is to create long-term value by improving operational performance, providing in-depth strategic analysis, and executing a plan in partnership with portfolio company executives. Harren professionals take time to learn the business from the beginning of our investment process, develop and implement a strategic business plan, and support management with the increasingly complicated decisions associated with growing a business.

The Harren investment philosophy is based on four primary pillars:

  • Provide management the resources necessary to support controlled and steady growth
  • Work together to manage each business discipline to a world-class level
  • Create a simple equity structure to align management’s interests with Harren’s
  • Maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust, integrity, and discretion