( Courtesy Arable Capital Partners )

Arable Capital Partners has hired Thomas Flies as an associate and Scarlett Caldwell as office manager in the Bellevue, Wash., office.

Before joining Arable, Flies was an investment banking associate for Robert W. Baird in the Global Industrials Group, Chicago, and had the same title Cascadia Capital in Seattle before that, according to a news release.

Caldwell ran the co-sell research team at Microsoft before joining Arable and has had multiple operations management positions throughout the Pacific Northwest, according to the release.

“Scarlett and Thomas bring a broad range of skills and strengths,” Greg Richards, managing director in Arable’s Bellevue office, said in the release. “They will complement the existing Arable investment team as well as enhance our ability to effectively invest across the food and agriculture sector, while managing the business of Arable Capital Partners.”

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