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Bill was previously a Managing Director of Trivest Partners, a private equity fund with over $500 million in managed capital. Prior to Trivest, Bill was an investor and operating officer in two fast-growing privately held companies. Bill previously worked for various financial services companies including Heller Financial, Fidelcor Business Credit, and Price Waterhouse.

John was previously a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Group of McDonald Investments, focusing on private equity, and merger and acquisition advisory services. Earlier, John was a Partner at Deloitte, specializing in manufacturing and distribution industries, due diligence reviews, and corporate securities.


George is President of Monarch Holdings, a fifth generation, privately-held family business. Prior to Monarch, George spent five years as Director with the Wing Group in Beijing, China, where he was responsible for investing activities.
Mike was formerly the chairman of Perrigo Company, the largest manufacturer of store- brand over-the-counter pharmaceutical and nutritional products. During his 20+ years at Perrigo, Mike led two management buyouts and an initial public offering in 1991.
John is the Chairman and Chief Executive of Autocam Corporation, an international manufacturer of precision machined products. He purchased Autocam in 1988, led an initial public offering in 1991, and subsequently participated in two separate buyouts led by financial sponsor groups.