Published March 19, 2018

Hadley Capital Acquires New Age Cryo, Inc.

By Scott Dickes

Hadley Capital recently acquired New Age Cryo, Inc., a fast-growing provider of industrial cleaning services based in Northern Illinois.  Hadley Capital acquired New Age from its founder, Brad Potts, in partnership with Brad’s brother, Jeff Potts.  New Age’s specialized services include sponge, dry ice and hydro blasting.

“We’re very excited to be partnering with Jeff to further grow and develop New Age,” said Clay Brock of Hadley Capital.

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Scott Dickes - General Partner

Scott founded Hadley Capital in 1998 with the objective of bringing a professional investment strategy to the small company market. Scott has spent the better part of two decades financing and growing small companies. It’s in his blood … he grew up visiting small companies on family vacations with his dad who was also a small company investor.

Scott works with Gillinder Glass, S&S, Custom Label, Harris Seeds, ISS, and W.C. Rouse, and was previously the chairman of the board of Packaging Specialists, JRI Industries and Kelatron, all former Hadley Capital companies.

He enjoys traveling with his family, flying (instrument rated pilot), rock climbing, golf, paddle tennis, and water skiing. Scott recently took up beekeeping as a hobby.

Scott is a Trustee of the Hadley School for the Blind (no affiliation). He holds a BA from Duke University and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Scott and his wife have two teenage children.