MaryAnn Stauffer was named a managing director at Star Mountain Capital.
Ms. Stauffer will be based in the New York firm's new office in Philadelphia which is the firm's 11th office nationwide.
A representative for Star Mountain Capital did not return requests for comment on whether the position was created for Ms. Stauffer, or whether she will be replacing another employee in the role.
Prior to joining Star Mountain, Ms. Stauffer spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where most recently held the title of Vice President and led teams on due diligence and research processes. Goldman Sachs did not immediately return a request for comment about who succeeded Ms. Stauffer in her role.
Before Goldman Sachs, Ms. Stauffer was a vice president at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
"I am thrilled to join an incredibly talented team of professionals that are bringing tangible value to registered investment advisers, institutions and investors at large, as well as lower-middle-market business owners," Ms. Stauffer said in a news release Wednesday.
"Star Mountain Capital has an aligned purpose and mission of investing with and helping grow leading private businesses in North America," she added. "This is an extremely compelling value proposition for my career, personal capital and trusted relationships, who are constantly looking for reliable and differentiated investments to complement their portfolio."
Star Mountain has $3.5 billion in assets under management.