Greg Hartley Joins Current Capital as Operating Partner

New York, New York, August 16, 2021 – Current Capital Partners LLC, an independent advisory and merchant banking firm focused primarily on industrial and services companies, announces that Greg Hartley, an experienced senior leader in the manufacturing and services sectors, will join the firm as an Operating Partner.

Greg has spent almost 22 years in developing and delivering business optimization and operational excellence across multiple business streams and disciplines in the Manufacturing and Services sectors, including leading turn-around efforts and business transformation initiatives at KONE Elevator, Ingersoll Rand, Trane Services, Hussmann and American Standard. He has driven significant profitability improvements in Service, Installation, Equipment, and Parts at his various career stops.

Prior to working for corporate entities, Greg began his career in the military as an intelligence collector, interrogator, and interrogation trainer, where he became a subject matter expert for body language and behavior. Today he is recognized as one of the world’s top body language and behavior experts and co-hosts a weekly YouTube channel called The Behavior Panel, which has gained over 20 million views since its creation in May 2020. Greg has successfully been able to transfer his knowledge of human behavior to the corporate world and private equity investors, providing deep expertise of how business works with unique expertise in how people work.

Kevin Smith, Managing Director of Current Capital, said “Greg brings a valuable set of experiences and relationships that will help us continue to grow our successful mergers and acquisitions advisory, corporate management services and private equity investing businesses. He is an exciting addition to our firm who, along with our Advisory Board and Executive Network, bring valuable ideas and proven operating expertise to our clients.”

About Current Capital Partners

Current Capital Partners LLC is an independent advisory and merchant banking firm focused primarily on the industrial and services sectors. We provide mergers and acquisitions advisory services, corporate management services, and private equity investing. The mergers and acquisitions advisory effort offers high-quality financial advisory services – including actionable ideas, buy-side and sell-side execution, strategic and capital structure reviews, restructuring advisory and related services – for corporate and investment firm clients seeking industry expertise, an independent perspective and senior attention. In our management services effort, we manage investments, provide restructuring advice, sit on Boards of Directors and provide related consulting services for other investors and financial institutions; and offer advice and expert witness services in complex corporate litigation. Our private equity investing business helps create value, primarily in lower middle market and smaller companies, with an integrated operating, finance and investment approach. Our Advisory Board and Executive Network are important advantages for our clients. Learn more at


Jonathan F. Foster
Managing Director

Kevin J. Smith
Managing Director

Greg M. Hartley
Operating Partner