Our Investment Team

Celerant Capital provides the perfect combination of highly experienced private equity investors with operational and financial performance improvement consultants.

Jon Geisler

Jon Geisler has over 25 years of experience in the food industry. He has worked in every operational aspect of food processing and packaging: Manufacturing, Plant Engineering, Product & Process Engineering and Technical Services. Jon has worked at the senior executive level of mid-market food processing and packaging organizations since 1994. He has a passion for continuous improvement initiatives and strongly believes that investing in the development of your workforce and creating a work environment that supports their individual success will pay long-term dividends. Jon’s approach to lean implementations has proven effective in turnaround situations and in mature manufacturing environments.

Michael Hyche

Michael Hyche had an accomplished career as a senior operating executive for middle market food companies prior to forming a consulting practice in 2015. Mr. Hyche has engaged in a variety of situations and in multiple roles including operations, business development, and technical services leadership. Over the course of his career, he has spear-headed numerous value creation initiatives – capacity expansions and facility start-ups; new processing and packaging technology commercialization; and has led a variety of company turnarounds. He is a recognized thought leader in several industry consortia to advance the state of the art in food processing and manufacturing.