Lancer Group places Lindsay Goszulak as CFO of Christy Sports
Christy Sports is one of the largest Winter Sports specialty retailers in the nation
Lakewood, CO – Lancer Group places Lindsay Goszulak at Christy Sports, one of the largest Winter Sports specialty retailers in the nation. Christy Sports is backed by TZP Group, a private equity firm focused on investments in lower-middle market business services and consumer companies in the United States and Canada.
Lindsay Goszulak brings 15 years of financial expertise and organizational leadership to Christy Sports, with a background including M&A, regulatory reporting and compliance, ERP implementation and Shared Services optimization, and regulatory reporting and compliance. Lindsay will provide strategic operational direction to achieve financial performance targets and increase profitability, while ensuring that infrastructure and financial controls are in place to support the future growth. Lindsay will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company.
Prior to Christy Sports, Lindsay was Senior Vice President of Accounting and Controller for Alterra Mountain Company, a resort hospitality provider. Alterra Mountain Company, headquartered in Denver, Colorado is comprised of 15 destinations, including the world’s largest heli-skiing operation. Alterra Mountain Company was created when affiliates of KSL Capital Partners, owners of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, and Henry Crown and Company purchased Intrawest, Mammoth Resorts, and Deer Valley Resort in 2017. Prior to the acquisition, Lindsay was VP of Accounting and Controller for Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc. Previous roles included Manager, Policies and Standards for First Data Corporation and Manager, Financial Reporting/Technical Accounting for Ballantyne Strong Inc., and Assurance Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Lindsay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree of Accountancy from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business.
About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact senior leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, business services, healthcare and consumer markets.
With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.
Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (www.thelancergroup.com).
About Christy Sports
Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, Christy Sports is one of the largest Winter Sports specialty retailers in the nation with more than 60 locations in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Washington. In addition to offering a broad selection of retail merchandise in its stores and through multiple e-commerce sites, Christy Sports is a leading provider of rental and equipment services. During the summer, the Company operates highly professional outdoor businesses including Patio Furniture & Cycling to further inspire & enable guests’ healthy lifestyles.
About TZP Group
TZP Group, a private equity firm with $1.6 billion raised across its family of funds, is focused on investments in business and consumer services companies. Founded in 2007, TZP targets companies with solid historical performance and sustainable value propositions and aims to be a “Partner of Choice” for business owners and management teams. TZP seeks to invest primarily in closely-held, private companies where the owners desire to retain a significant stake and partner with an investor with complementary operating and financial skills to accelerate company growth, increase profitability, and maximize the value of their retained stake. TZP leverages its investment professionals’ operating and investment experience to provide strategic and operational guidance and is dedicated to long-term value creation.
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