John F. Ackerman

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Cardinal Equity Partners

Joined: 1993

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John is a co-founder and Managing Director of Cardinal Equity Partners and has been involved with the purchase and management of middle market businesses since 1993. Today, John serves as Chairman of New Aqua LLC, and BFG Supply Co. LLC and is a board member of Cardinal Golf LLC, Brownstone Publishing (d/b/a Angies? List), and Guardian Pharmacy LLC, all of which are current portfolio companies. John is a bachelor's degree in business from The University of Michigan and a master's in management from the J.L. Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.


University of Michigan , Michigan,
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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management , Illinois,
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Board Member

Essco, Inc.

Williams Sound LLC

Work History

The Quaker Oats Co., Inc.