DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Jan 25, 2013) - Cotton Creek Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market companies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lee Rash to Vice President. "Cotton Creek is excited to promote Lee to Vice President in recognition of his contributions to the firm, as well as the continued growth of Cotton Creek," said Antonio DiGesualdo, Managing Director of Cotton Creek. 

Mr. Rash joined Cotton Creek Capital in early 2012 and is responsible for evaluation and execution of investment opportunities, as well as post-closing and operational initiatives with several of Cotton Creek's portfolio companies. Prior to joining Cotton Creek, Mr. Rash was an Associate in the Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Group at New York-based, Blackstone, a large-cap private equity firm. Mr. Rash attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and earned a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in economics and finance. Mr. Rash also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. 

About Cotton Creek Capital
Cotton Creek Capital is a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on investing in and growing established lower middle market companies in manufacturing, value-added distribution, industrial services, energy, business services, healthcare services and consumer staples. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $15 million and $200 million, partnering with management teams on a variety of transactions, including buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds, and corporate divestitures. Cotton Creek Capital is affiliated with Brownlie & Braden, LLC, a provider of financial advisory services to high net worth families for over 20 years.