Catalyze Partners Names Danny Kauffman Vice President of Quality and Compliance

May 09, 2024

DALLAS (May 2024) – Catalyze Partners has expanded its shared services organization with the promotion of Danny Kauffman to the role of Vice President of Quality and Compliance. Danny served previously as Director of Quality for portfolio company Alpine Advanced Materials, a leading expert in the design, prototype and supply of custom-engineered parts for the world’s most demanding defense, commercial aerospace, space, and emerging transportation applications.

“Quality and compliance are core competencies required in all of our portfolio companies,” said Joe D’Cruz, Co-founder and Managing Director of Catalyze Partners. “With Danny at the Catalyze level, we can bring his expertise in these areas to all our portfolio companies ensuring each is set up for success in their respective industries.”

As the designated Quality Management Representative at Alpine, Danny is responsible for all the activities required to ensure customer and regulatory requirements are met, including the effective performance of the Quality Management System and overall management of the supply chain.

Kauffman has spent his entire career in various quality assurance roles spanning aerospace, business aviation, and automotive industries. He holds an MBA from Midwestern State University and is certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt and CQE by the American Society for Quality.


About Catalyze Partners

Catalyze Partners launches scalable companies that accelerate commercialization of intellectual property sourced from the world’s most innovative global corporations, monetizing significant investments in innovation. Partnering with more than a dozen of the most respected industry leaders, Catalyze assesses hundreds of technology assets and business units each year, selecting only the most promising for spin-out into entrepreneurial portfolio companies. Catalyze provides investors with founder’s ownership in the portfolio, a highly risk reduced and well priced investment model compared to traditional venture and private equity.