Chief Executive Officer & Senior Operating Partner Specializing In Private Equity-Backed Growth Companies.
SaaS Growth/CEO Leadership:
Directed the global expansion of Zmags digital publishing business into the rapidly developing mobile and social commerce markets. Clients include over 40% of the apparel firms listed on the Fortune 500 and 60% of the business services firms listed on the Global 100.
Emerging Growth/Private Equity Leadership:
Presided over three start-ups that recruiting exceptional talent and top P/E co-investors. The results: M-Qube pioneered the mobile marketing space (acquired by VeriSign for $250 million), Upromise is the leading 529 investment platform (acquired by SLM for $300 million) and SmartBargains/Rue La La was acquired by GSI Commerce for $350 million. Adviser, investor and board member to a number of emerging-growth companies.
Interim CEO/Advisory Leadership:
Significant interim executive/advisory deployments for top-tier private equity firms. Examples: Directed turnaround at Metabolife that restored $300 million nutraceutical leader to profitability, interim senior leadership for CEO and CMO of a multi-billion dollar entertainment company.
Business Services/CEO Leadership:
Doubled EBITDA at National Corrective Group as CEO/President. Leading national business/government-services platform. Completed a mid $8-figure sale to a leading private equity firm.
Strategic/ diligence resource for leading private equity firms: - Raising Capital (strategic and private equity) - Senior Operations Leadership - Portfolio Operating Partner - Strategic/CEO-level Direction - Recruiting Extraordinary Senior Talent - Marketing/Brand Positioning - Turnarounds/Restructuring
President & CEO
2010 - Jan, 2004
2000 - Jan, 2003
2004 - Jan, 2000
2000 - Jan, 1998
2000 - Jan, 1996
1995 - Jan, 1995