Fort Point Capital Announces Promotion of David Gagliardi to Principal

September 21, 2022

Fort Point Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on acquiring service-oriented companies in the lower middle market, announced today that David Gagliardi has been promoted from Vice President to Principal. Since joining the firm in 2015, Mr. Gagliardi has been responsible for new investment opportunity origination, transaction execution and portfolio company oversight.

Paul Lipson, Co-Founder and Partner at Fort Point Capital, remarked “David has been a key part of Fort Point’s growth for several years, and we are excited to recognize his contributions. He has been a valuable resource to our portfolio companies and management teams with his sharp investment acumen and strategic insights. We look forward to continued success in his new role.”

David came to Fort Point Capital from Stifel, where he primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions for middle market companies in Aerospace, Defense and Government Services. He began his career at Davenport and Company, helping local governments, non-profits and utilities raise capital through public and private markets. David received a B.S. in business administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

About Fort Point Capital

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Fort Point Capital is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market, business services companies in partnership with strong management teams. Fort Point Capital is currently investing from FPC Small Cap Fund II. To learn more, please visit