GTCR Promotes Aaron D. Cohen and Sean L. Cunningham to Principal

Chicago, IL (September 21, 2011) – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today the promotions of Aaron D. Cohen and Sean L. Cunningham to Principal.

Mr. Cohen joined GTCR in 2003 as an Associate and became a Vice President in 2004. During his tenure, he has played an instrumental role in many successful investments including Prestige Brands. He is currently on the boards of AssuredPartners, BankServ, Ironshore and Protection 1. Cohen holds a BS in Accountancy with high honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a CPA.

Mr. Cunningham joined GTCR in 2001 and became a Vice President in 2005. He has played an instrumental role in several of the firm’s prior investments including Ovation Pharmaceuticals. He is currently on the boards of Devicor Medical Products and Sterigenics.  Cunningham holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as well as AB and BE degrees in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.