James CareyPartner at Next Sparc Growth Partners
James Carey is a Partner at Next Sparc Growth Partners and leads the M&A efforts at the firm. Before joining Next Sparc, James was a Vice President and the Head of Business Development at Peterson Partners, a diversified private investment firm focused on growth equity and venture capital investments. Prior to joining Peterson Partners, James was a Director at H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with over $45 billion of equity capital under management. James sat across the entire family of funds at H.I.G. Capital throughout his tenure at the firm. Before working with H.I.G. Capital, James was an Associate at New River Capital Partners, an affiliate of Huizenga Holdings, where he was responsible for Corporate Development.
James received a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Vermont. He has lived in South Florida for over 15 years and enjoys traveling, snowboarding, golf, lacrosse, spearfishing, and boating.