Joe DeLuca

Operating Partner

NewSpring Mezzanine / Investment Team / Value Creation

Joe DeLuca is an Operating Partner at NewSpring dedicated to the firm’s mezzanine strategy. Joe has over 20 years of experience in private equity investing and owning and operating businesses.

Formerly, Joe was a Managing Director at Intrepid Capital Partners, a $1+ billion family office private equity firm, and a Director at Safeguard International Fund, a $370 million private equity fund. He has significant experience leading transactions and working with companies in North American, Europe, and Asia.

Joe has served as a Board member, CEO, CFO, and COO at a number of companies, working on various issues including acquisition integrations, operations improvement, growth strategies, systems implementation, and finance. He has been involved in over $1 billion in public capital markets transactions, including leading two IPO processes and a public bond issuance and rating.

Previously, Joe was a consultant for seven years with McKinsey & Company where he focused on operations improvement and strategies for global businesses. Joe’s early career was as a semiconductor manufacturing engineer at Motorola.

Joe received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from The University of Notre Dame.