About Us


Welcome to JVA Partners

Founded in 1998, Metro Chicago-based JVA Partners is an operationally-focused private investment firm. We create value by investing in human talent, technology, innovation, and operational excellence in middle-market manufacturing and technology companies.

Your Partner

We believe strong thought leadership, broad strategic thinking, focused management oversight, and executional skill development are required for maximum financial returns. As a result, we offer much more than capital. Our partners and associates have deep senior executive management experience and specialized skills which we bring to our portfolio companies.

Integrity and Confidentiality

We operate with integrity and the utmost privacy and confidentiality to ensure a smooth operating transition while preventing exposure of the business to its industry peers and competitors.

The JVA Difference

  • JVA has no time limitations on its investment horizon
  • Substantial operational and transactional experience for middle-market business
  • Innovation, with ability to rapidly deploy resources around new product development
  • Investment approach is relationship-oriented
  • Operating plan is built around management development and teamwork that creates long lasting value
  • An outstanding track record: annual IRR in excess of 100% since 1998