Joe Kahnke

Joe Kahnke joined Wind Point in 2023 and is an Associate. He is currently involved with portfolio companies Vertex, Targeted PetCare and Nelson Global. Prior to joining Wind Point, he worked in Bain and Company’s Private Equity and General Practice groups across a variety of Industrial and Consumer end markets. Joe graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.

Assistant : Sydney Sankar
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Nelson Global Products

Industrial products
Acquired: August 2010
CEO: Steve Scgalski
Wind Point team: Nathan Brown  Joe Kahnke 

Manufactures tubes used in heavy and medium duty trucks and off-road vehicles

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Targeted PetCare

Consumer Products
Acquired: June 2018
CEO: Matt Miller
Wind Point team: Paul Peterson  Joe Kahnke 

Manufacturer of consumable pet products including animal litter, pet treats and dental chews

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Business Services
Acquired: August 2021
CEO: David Tortorello

Multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm

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