John Mueller

John Mueller is Founder and Managing Partner of Partners Private Equity LLC (PPE)

Prior to founding PPE, Mr. Mueller was CEO of CapitalWorks LLC, a Cleveland, Ohio-based private equity firm specializing in middle market buyout transactions. At CapitalWorks, Mr. Mueller was responsible for deal origination, transaction structuring and portfolio management. He played a leadership role in three CapitalWorks funds over a twelve year period.

Mr. Mueller previously was the Founder and Managing Partner of Newmarket Partners, a middle market management consulting company specializing in performance improvement, interim management and financial restructuring.

Mr. Mueller began his career at Chemical Bank in New York where he was a Vice President in the bank’s Multinational and Investment Banking Divisions. After Chemical Bank, Mr. Mueller became Vice President of Whitman Heffernan Rhein, a special situations investment firm in New York (a predecessor firm to Third Avenue Funds).

Mr. Mueller attended the University of Michigan, received his BA from Kent State University and his MBA from Georgetown University.