LOS ANGELES, CA — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announced that Dan Sanchez has joined the executive management team as Vice President, Sales and Marketing.  

Dan Sanchez

“We are extremely excited to have Dan join the Emerald team. Dan complements our strong customer focused culture, and we believe his impressive industry reputation and knowledge of the business makes him the right choice to lead our sales and marketing organization,” said Andrew (Andy) Kratky, Chief Executive Officer. 

Prior to Emerald, Mr. Sanchez served most recently as the Chief Business Officer, North America for Eleks, a Technology Consulting Software company. Mr. Sanchez has over 30 years of professional experience at Medline, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies. While at Medline as the VP of National Accounts he worked with Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations, Integrated Delivery Networks, and the Commercial laundry industry in both the USA and Canada. He also served on the Boards of both the Textile Rental Service Association and the American Reusable Textile Association.

“I am very excited to join the team at Emerald Textiles. The unwavering focus by the ownership group and management team to provide best-in-class service to their customers and employees is outstanding,” said Dan. “With new facilities, continued investment in new equipment, and an excellent team with deep industry knowledge, Emerald is well positioned for success. The company’s continued focus on growth, both organically and through M&A, will only improve the strength of Emerald. It is my pleasure to join this exceptional management team and continue scaling the organization going forward.”

About Pacific Avenue Capital Partners

Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, founded by Chris Sznewajs in 2018, is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on corporate divestitures, carve-outs and other complex situations in the middle market. Pacific Avenue has extensive M&A and operations experience allowing the firm to navigate complex transactions and unlock value through operational improvement, capital investment, and accelerated growth. The senior members of the Pacific Avenue team have closed more than 60 transactions, including over 35 corporate carve-outs, across a multitude of industries throughout their combined careers. Pacific Avenue takes a collaborative approach in partnering with strong management teams to drive strategic change and assist businesses in reaching their full potential. For more information, please visit www.pacificavenuecapital.com.

About Emerald Textiles™

Emerald Textiles is the largest commercial acute healthcare linen and laundry service provider, with service across the Western United States. Today, Emerald Textiles is the owner and operator of 12 facilities and 3 service depots with the unique ability to service over 500 million pounds of linen across a well invested footprint in CA, NV, AZ, and UT. For more information, please visit www.emeraldus.com.

Contact: Media Relations Info@emeraldus.com