We are Brookwood Financial Partners, a nationally-recognized private equity investment firm that has consistently leveraged an innovative and contrarian investment perspective to generate superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients.

Making investment decisions that yield optimal returns involves more than thorough research, analysis and due diligence. We believe in investment creativity — creativity that enables us to identify unexpected investment opportunities. These ideas are the starting point in the investment process — the critical components that shape our long-term fiduciary responsibilities on behalf of our clients.


Yesway Honors First Responders and Military Servicemen and Servicewomen with “Free Fountain on the 4th”!

Fast growing convenience store chain offering free dispensed soft drinks to those who serve our country and their communities on Independence Day (Des Moines, IA) – July 2, 2018 – In celebration of the July 4th Independence Day holiday, Yesway, the fast growing and innovative convenience store chain, is honoring […]

Yesway Reaches 150-Store Milestone with Expansion into South Dakota, Wyoming and Nebraska

Growing convenience store chain reaches 150-store mark with acquisition of 26 Fresh Start stores (Des Moines, IA) – June 28, 2018 – Yesway, the fast growing and innovative convenience store chain, today announced it has reached its 150-store milestone and that it has significantly expanded its footprint into three new […]

Yesway Redefines Convenience Store Marketing

Fast Growing Chain Welcomes Industry Veterans to its Senior Management Team (Des Moines, IA) – June 20, 2018 – Yesway, the fast growing and innovative convenience store chain, welcomes Derek Gaskins as Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Procurement and Jeff Keune as Senior Vice President of Food Service and […]

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Our Team

Jonathan K. Dayton

Senior Vice President

Director of Property Management

Jonathan K. Dayton is a Senior Vice President and Director of Property Management for Brookwood Management Partners, Brookwood Financial Partners’ property management affiliate.  Jon’s primary responsibility is to oversee property operations for Brookwood’s national portfolio of office, industrial, and flex buildings.  His work includes recruiting, training, and advising senior property […] Read More

Thomas W. Brown


Director of Real Estate Acquisitions

Thomas W. Brown is a member and President of Brookwood and the Director of Real Estate Acquisitions for Brookwood and Yesway.  Tom’s primary responsibility is to identify potential commercial real estate and convenience store investments.  In addition, Tom directs all acquisition due diligence, secures all property and portfolio financing, and […] Read More

Joe Petrowski

Senior Advisor

Director of Fuels

Joseph Petrowski is a Senior Advisor and Director of Fuels for Yesway.  Joe oversees all operations of the fuels team, including pricing, procurement, and management of the firm’s fleet services program.  In addition, he works closely with the company’s senior executives to help manage Yesway’s growth, improve operations, and implement […] Read More

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We are trusted financial stewards and we have come to be known for our thorough research, due diligence and transparency. We place a premium on integrity of our process. Our track record is well-established. Quite simply, we have a well earned and well deserved reputation for producing because we do so consistently.

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