Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has announced that Brooke Burlingame Adams has joined LLCP as a Director, responsible for establishing and managing its newly opened Charlotte, North Carolina office.  Ms. Adams will lead the firm’s structured equity origination and investing efforts in the Southeastern U.S.

According to Lauren B. Leichtman, Co-Founder and CEO of LLCP, “We are very excited to welcome Brooke to our firm.  Her relationships and experience throughout the Southeastern U.S. will be very valuable as we continue to expand our platform.  I have no doubt that Brooke will be a critical part of our continued success.”

Ms. Adams joined LLCP in April, 2018 and is a member of the firm’s deal origination group.  She participates in the origination of investment opportunities, investment due diligence, as well as forging partnerships with transaction intermediaries.  

Prior to joining LLCP, Ms. Adams was a Vice President at Carousel Capital, a Charlotte-based lower middle-market private equity firm. At Carousel she was responsible for originating, assessing and developing investment leads and relationships with companies based in the Southeast U.S., as well as outreach to deal professionals such as investment banks, business brokers, attorneys, accountants, consultants and financing providers. 

Previously, Ms. Adams worked in the High Yield Research and Industrials Investment Banking groups at Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte. She received a B.B.A. in Finance with High Honors from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, where she graduated magna cum laude.

LLCP Charlotte Office Information

Brooke Burlingame Adams, Director


Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Inc.

101 S. Tryon Street, Suite 2700

Charlotte, NC 28280

(980) 495-7245