Our Team

We partner with high potential companies and management teams to achieve the next level of growth

Our Team

Paul Caragher

Managing Partner,  

Paul Caragher is a Founding Partner of Pike Street Capital. Prior to Pike Street, Paul Caragher was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Radiant Zemax. Radiant Zemax was formed through the Evergreen Pacific Partners backed acquisition of two founder led businesses, Radiant Imaging and Zemax Development. Learn More »

David Dandel

Managing Partner,  

David Dandel is a Founding Partner at Pike Street Capital. Previously, he served as Partner at Seattle-based private equity firm Evergreen Pacific Partners. At Evergreen Dandel led origination and execution of transactions to provide liquidity for business owners or capital for business growth.  Learn More »

Edward Whatley

Managing Partner,  

Ed Whatley is a Founding Partner of Pike Street Capital. Prior to Pike Street, Ed was a Partner at a Seattle based private equity firm Evergreen Pacific Partners from 2008 to 2017. At Evergreen, Ed focused primarily on originating and executing investments in founder-owned and other growth oriented businesses in industrial, distribution, manufacturing and other sectors. Learn More »

Ram Nair

Vice President,  

Ram Nair joined Pike Street as an investment professional in 2019 and has over a decade of experience in finance and operations.  Prior to Pike Street, Ram was a private equity professional at Gryphon Investors, where he successfully executed numerous investments in middle-market companies across a variety of industries. Learn More »

Cathy McBeth

VP – Commercial Operations,  

As VP, Commercial Operations, Cathy McBeth works closely with Pike Street Capital’s portfolio companies to implement marketing strategies and commercial infrastructure that accelerate growth. She brings 20+ years’ experience growing middle market organizations in the manufacturing technology sector. Learn More »


Greg Dudley


Greg Dudley joined Pike Street Capital as an investment professional in 2019. Prior to joining Pike Street, Greg was a private equity professional at Partners Group, where he cumulatively deployed over $400m across multiple transactions and industries. Learn More »

Crystal Allen

Office Manager,  

Crystal Allen joined Pike Street Capital in 2019 as the Office Manager.  She brings several years of office management, business ownership and administration experience.  Prior to Pike Street she was a Business Administrator at Microsoft.  Learn More »