W. LANE PENNINGTON | FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
Thirty five years experience of identifying, negotiating, closing and subsequently operating in excess of 40 companies. President, Lennox Worldwide Heat Transfer; EVP, Lennox International Inc. (NYSE: LII); President, Lennox Asia Pacific. Sr Executive, Hilti International Corporation, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, International Wire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ ITWG), Sr. Executive, IMCO International Inc. and IMCO Recycling Inc. (NYSE: IMR). Former Board Member of Cascia Hall Preparatory School (Chair 2011 – 2013), Circle Ten Council for the Boy Scouts of America, Tulsa Philharmonic Society, and the Tulsa Boys Home. Former member of the Dallas and Tulsa Chapters of the Young Presidents Organization.
SHAWN T. WALSH | FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
Twenty years experience of identifying, advising, negotiating, and closing lower middle market companies. Founder, Imperial Private Equity. Vice President, Growth Capital Partners, a middle market merchant banking firm. Associate, King Capital Partners, a Dallas based family investment office. Analyst, Fieldstone Private Capital Group, a New York based investment banking firm. Currently serving on the Butler School of Music Advisory Board (UT) and Finance committee of Escondido Golf and Lake Club. Former Board Member of the 1883 Council (UT), Greer Garson Gala, Young Texans Against Cancer and Leadership in Action Dallas.
KEVIN J. MURRAY, CPA | CONTROLLER PORTFOLIO COMPANIES
Thirty years experience of providing accounting, management consulting and financial services. Owner of Kevin Murray CPA, PLLC. Chief Financial Officer, CreditPoint Software, LLC. Licensed Certified Public Accountant with a Permit to Practice Public Accounting in Oklahoma. Former Board Member, Saint Simeon’s Episcopal Home, Christ the King Catholic Church, and Tulsa Tennis Club.
EMILY K. KRAUSE | MANAGER OF COMMUNICATIONS / INVESTOR RELATIONS
Twelve years experience of creating and communicating presentation and investor relation materials to investors, board members, and staff. Executive Assistant to the CEO and PEO Payroll coordinator at a local staffing agency. Graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources.
EWALD HOELKER | SENIOR ADVISER
Joined Hilti Inc., in Tulsa in 1972 after a position in the food retail industry. He worked his way from technical sales representative through several positions to become Chief Executive Officer of Hilti USA in 1987. Former Executive Board Member, Hilti Corporation ($5 Billion in Revenues), responsible of all Hilti market regions worldwide. Former Chairman, Unirac, Inc., and Former Chief Executive Officer of Thorco Holdings, LLC.
TIM BROWN | SENIOR ADVISER
Retired executive from Aetna Insurance Company where he worked for 18 years in various roles. At Aetna, responsible for a business unit with $8 Billion in revenue providing customers throughout the United States with group life, health and disability insurance to employers with 51-300 employees. He was also responsible for the physician and hospital contracting units that negotiated the purchasing of over $30 Billion dollars of medical services for all of Aetna’s business units. In this role he managed a staff of 8,000 employees with offices throughout the U.S.
MICHAEL WALSH | SENIOR ADVISER
President and Chief Executive Officer, Lavaca Financial Corporation, a Texas-based investment company. Formed in 1982, Lavaca Financial has a proven record of experience in the acquisition and development of investment properties. Over the past twelve years, started, operated and/or invested in a number of privately held companies.
Shawn T. Walsh
401 Congress Ave., Suite 1540
Austin, TX 78701
W. Lane Pennington
5401 South Harvard Ave., Unit 2
Tulsa, OK 74135