Members

Please click on the name to get more information about an individual partner.

Phyllis Abrams

Phyllis is a visionary sales executive who leads by example - leading domestic and international sales teams at a strategic level, but with a willingness to "roll up her sleeves" as well.

Scott Arnold

Scott is an innovative Services & Support Operations executive who delivers transformative improvement for employees, clients and investors, across multiple industries and startups through Fortune 100 firms.

Tom Bang

Tom is a Healthcare Technology CEO/Board Director, who leads ventures to profitable liquidity. He mentors aspiring executive leaders in WOMEN’S Unlimited, which is committed to fostering the growth of high potential women.

Steve Blanc

Steve spent his career at Beckman Coulter in multiple positions including over 12 years as Vice President and General Manager, North America Life Sciences, worldwide operations and the US Diagnostic Customer Operations.

Frank Borst

Frank is a senior global executive known for delivering profitable business growth. Frank currently works with executive teams and boards to define growth strategies that increase profitability and performance while enhancing mission effectiveness.

Peggy Carollo

Peggy is a passionate, results-oriented financial executive with a unique background of excellence in banking, not-for-profit, and financial services organizations. 

Thomas Conti

Tom is an executive leader with with a laser-like focus on improving customer service and a proven reputation for team building, quality improvement, innovative systems design, and operational excellence.

Chuck Copin

Chuck is a senior executive who is relentlessly focused on profitable growth with a proven track-record selling B2B and B2C products, services and technology solutions to customers ranging from early-stage to the global 500.

Dave Eglinton

Dave is a CEO with demonstrated success providing strategic and operational leadership to create value in uniquely challenging business environments.

Vince Ferraro

Vince is a senior, global general management and marketing executive with extensive functional experience in some of the most iconic technology and consumer brands in the world.

Sigmund Fidyke III

Sigmund is a Chief Technical Officer with a passion for innovation and over 40 software, hardware, and cloud products to his name. He has a reputation for moving companies forward in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

David Friedman

David is a tech savvy marketing and business executive known for growing profitable revenue through product innovations and marketing creativity. He is also a TechCoastAngel of Orange County.

Marty Furman

Marty is a consumer and light industrial products COO who has demonstrated the ability to deliver quick sustainable results to the top and bottom line with both healthy and troubled businesses.

Monty Houdeshell

Monty is a hands-on, results-oriented, operations, and strategic B2B BFO known for his leadership and track record of increased shareholder value and profitable growth.

John Hill  

John is Managing Partner, JW Hill Capital, a Newport Beach, California-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market manufacturing, value-add distribution, and industrial services. 

Jim Kesaris

Jim is a Strategic and operations-minded C-level executive who can lead development and execution of the strategic business plan to grow, turnaround or position a company for sale.

Don Koller

Don is an accomplished, results-driven CEO with a focus on collaborative strategy and revitalizing companies and their growth objectives.

Michael Kraft

Michael is an international President/CEO focused on business development and commercializing Materials and Technology companies in the following verticals: semiconductor, solar, clean tech, instrumentation, speciality chemical, nuclear, and aerospace.

Gary Lamont

Gary is a Chief Marketing Officer/VP of Marketing who is known for driving profitable growth in both consumer product and services businesses by repositioning companies, building brands, and improving marketing capabilities.

Guy Marsala

Guy is a CEO and board member who recently doubled the value of a multi-unit, middle market, private equity backed company and sold it to a strategic buyer in less than 2 years.

Bruce Mendoza

Bruce is an accomplished Senior Human Resources Executive who has helped transform cultures and delivered above average business results in Fortune 300 firms.

George Metcalf

George is an innovative COO in start-ups, turnarounds, and Fortune 500 companies. He drives growth through strategic planning and an entrepreneural style - with a keen sense for metrics and talent utilization.

K. Armen Miamidian

Armen is a seasoned CFO with vision and entrepreneurial agility, known for converting numbers into strategic business intelligence to maximize profitability while minimizing risk.

Bob Nascenzi

Bob is a transformational CEO known for visionary leadership in building high tech enterprises.

Don Pierce

Don is an entrepreneurial CEO/COO with a strong background in operations, finance and turnarounds - improving financial performance through strong customer focus, accountability, and aggressive cost control.

David Shedd

David is a C-Level Executive with 10 years’ experience as President of a $200M group of B2B companies in manufacturing, services and distribution. David has written two books on business leadership while looking for his next leadership opportunity.

Ken Sobaski

Ken is a consumer products and services President/COO/CEO who has consistently accelerated growth rates in "best in class" companies across five different industries.

David Wambold

Dave is a high energy, hands-on Finance Executive with a CPA/MBA who is known for stabilizing organizations to allow profitable growth. He has led complex cross functional initiatives in multi-billion dollar companies.

Mark Weiner

Mark is an experienced executive leader who is known for building highly effective teams and growing profitable companies. Mark has led both early stage companies as well as mid-market national firms.