Tad Nedeau

Tad Nedeau | Director of Origination Tad Nedeau joined Lincolnshire in May of 2017 and serves as Director of Origination for the Chicago office. Prior to joining Lincolnshire Mr. Nedeau was National Account Manager for Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer. While at Smithfield Mr. Nedeau was responsible for managing Smithfield’s consumer packaged good sales to both Walmart and Sam’s Club. Mr. Nedeau is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio). << Kevin John >>

Max van der Griend

Max van der Griend | Operations Associate Max van der Griend is an Operations Associate at Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 2016, he worked as an industrial engineer at various companies within Lincolnshire's portfolio including True Temper Sports Inc. and Latite Roofing Inc. He was responsible for analyzing current operations to identify areas of improvement and designing procedures/solutions to streamline operations. At Lincolnshire, he is responsible for conducting operational due diligence of new investment opportunities and supporting current portfolio companies in the development and implementation of operational and financial initiatives. He graduated from Acadia University with a Certificate of Applied Science and Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering. << Jim George>>

Mike Wales

Michael K. Wales | Associate Mr. Wales is responsible for evaluating potential investment opportunities, obtaining financing for investments, and working closely with portfolio company management teams to develop and execute strategic plans. Prior to joining Lincolnshire, Mr. Wales was an Analyst on both the investment and operational side at Warwick Energy Group, an oil & gas focused private equity fund. Mr. Wales is a graduate of Harvard University (B.A.). Mike >> Will >>

Jared Margulies

Jared Margulies | Assistant Controller Jared Margulies is the Assistant Controller at Lincolnshire. Along with the Controller/CCO, Mr. Margulies is responsible for the firm’s operational and compliance matters, maintaining the Funds’ books and records and coordinating the Funds’ audits. Mr. Margulies has an undergraduate degree from Indiana University, a Masters degree from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. << Betsy Jim>>

Betsy Maloney

Betsy Maloney | Investor Relations and Marketing Betsy Maloney joined Lincolnshire Management in 2015 to assist with investor relations and develop marketing strategies for Lincolnshire. In this capacity, she designs websites, marketing and communication materials for investors. Prior to joining Lincolnshire, Ms. Maloney worked at the New York location of the Gerald Peters Gallery (Santa Fe, NM) as assistant to the Director, and junior Sales Associate. Ms. Maloney is a graduate of Wheaton College. << David Jared>>

Will Whetzel

William T. Whetzel | Associate Will Whetzel is an Associate at Lincolnshire. Mr. Whetzel is responsible for conducting due diligence related to new investment opportunities, assisting in the deal execution process and supporting portfolio companies in the analysis and implementation of various financial and operational initiatives. Mr. Whetzel graduated from Colgate University cum laude with concentrations in International Relations and Economics. << Mike T.J.>>

David MacDonald

David MacDonald | Associate David MacDonald is an Associate at Lincolnshire. Mr. MacDonald is responsible for evaluating potential investment opportunities, obtaining financing for investments, and working closely with portfolio company management teams to develop and execute strategic plans. Mr. MacDonald is a graduate of Columbia University (MPA) and the University of Richmond (BA). << Pieter Betsy >>

Ben Bartlett

Ben Bartlett | Principal Ben Bartlett is a Principal at Lincolnshire. Mr. Bartlett is responsible for evaluating potential investment opportunities, obtaining financing for investments, and working closely with portfolio company management teams to develop and execute strategic plans. Prior to joining Lincolnshire, Mr. Bartlett was an Analyst in the Investment Banking group at BB&T Capital Markets where he focused on buy-side and sell-side M&A, leveraged buyouts, and capital markets transactions across various industries including transportation, third-party logistics, and specialty distribution. Mr. Bartlett is a graduate of the Williams School at Washington & Lee University. << Tom Jim>>

Charlie Hill-Wood

Charlie Hill-Wood | Director Charlie Hill-Wood is a Director at Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 2011, he worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in London for five years, covering corporate finance, M&A and capital markets execution. He subsequently managed a boutique advisory firm, providing corporate finance, valuation and regulatory advice to small companies in the UK. At Lincolnshire his focus is on portfolio company operations and deal execution. Charlie is a graduate of Oxford University (UK) and IESE Business School (Spain). << George Phil >>

Kevin Nappi

Kevin A. Nappi | Controller Kevin A. Nappi is the Controller of Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 2005, Mr. Nappi was the Controller for Hampshire Equity Partners, a private equity investment firm. His previous experience also includes serving as the Domestic Cash Equities’ controller at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., where he worked closely with its team of trading professionals. Mr. Nappi began his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen LLP, in their Audit and Business Assurance practice. Mr. Nappi is a graduate of Villanova University, magna cum laude (B.S. 1996). << Jim Tad >>

Jim McLaughlin

James McLaughlin | Managing Director and General Counsel James McLaughlin is a Managing Director and General Counsel of Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in May 2005, Mr. McLaughlin was a partner in the global law firm, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP. Mr. McLaughlin has 25 years of experience in structuring and executing merger, acquisition, and leveraged buyout transactions across a broad range of financial services, consumer products, food products, manufacturing and service industries. Mr. McLaughlin is a graduate of Bucknell University, cum laude (B.A. 1976), and Cornell Law School (J.D. 1980). << David Kevin >>

Phil Jakeway

Phil Jakeway | Managing Director Phil Jakeway is a Managing Director of Lincolnshire and directs the Operational Improvements team. Prior to joining the company, Phil was the Chief Executive Officer of The Supporting Cast, a New York City staffing company which he founded in 1989. Prior to that, Mr. Jakeway served as President of American Business Institute, a nationwide group of schools training people for business careers. Phil is a graduate of Georgetown University (B.S.B.A 1975) and Columbia University (M.B.A. 1977). << Charlie Phil >>

Jim Binch

James G. Binch | Managing Director James G. Binch is a Managing Director of Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in early 2007, Mr. Binch was President and CEO of Memry Corporation, a publicly traded medical component manufacturer, for nearly fifteen years. Previously, Mr. Binch was an operating group executive with Combustion Engineering and then founded a boutique merchant bank. He started his career with Cresap, McCormick & Paget Inc., a general management consulting firm. Mr. Binch is a graduate of Princeton University, cum laude (BScE 1970) and the Wharton School, magna cum laude (MBA 1972). << Ben Max >>

Ottavio Serena

Ottavio Serena | Managing Director Ottavio Serena di Lapigio is a Managing Director of Lincolnshire. Mr. Serena has extensive experience in leveraged acquisitions as a principal investor, institutional sponsor and fiduciary. Most of Mr. Serena's career has been in commercial and investment banking. Mr. Serena's prior business experience has been with Citicorp Venture Capital, Bankers Trust Company and J.P. Morgan & Co. Mr. Serena graduated from the Universita' degli Studi di Roma, with a degree in business economics, summa cum laude, (M.S. 1976). He is fluent in four languages, a U.S. and Italian citizen and served as a second lieutenant in the Carabineri division of the Italian armed forces. <<John Mike >>

John O’Connor

John O'Connor | Managing Director John O'Connor joined Lincolnshire as a Managing Director in September 2011 and serves as a member of the Origination Team. Before Joining Lincolnshire, Mr. O’Connor was Managing Director at Barclays Bank Ireland, and head of Bank of The Bank of Ireland Acquisition Finance business with responsibility for sponsor coverage in the US, UK, Europe and Australasia. For 13 years Mr. O’Connor was based in New York and headed the Structured Finance activities of MeesPierson a Dutch Merchant Bank and part of the ABN AMRO group, and prior to that was with UBS in London. He has extensive experience in structured and leveraged finance having completed over 30 buyout transactions in industries ranging from transportation, engineering, retailing, financial services and energy. Prior to Joining UBS, Mr. O’Connor worked at Nat West and KPMG. Mr. O’Connor is a Graduate of University College Dublin (1982) and The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. << Tad Ottavio >>

Pieter Kodde

Pieter Kodde | Managing Director Pieter Kodde joined Lincolnshire as a Managing Director in 2005 and serves as a member of the Origination Team. Before joining Lincolnshire, Mr. Kodde was Managing Director of the Financial Sponsors Group for North America at Rabobank International, one of the world’s largest agribusiness lenders, focused on offering specialized products and services for the food, beverage and agribusiness sectors. Mr. Kodde was responsible for arranging financing for approximately fifty buy-out transactions in the food and beverage industry. Mr. Kodde is regarded as a highly experienced investment professional with expertise in the food and beverage industries. Prior to joining Rabobank, Mr. Kodde was with ABN in Brazil in Treasury and Corporate Finance. Mr. Kodde is a graduate of HES Amsterdam School of Business (1987) in the Netherlands. << Phil David >>

Phil Kim

Philip Kim | Managing Director Philip Kim is a Managing Director of Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 2003, Mr. Kim was an Associate at Knickerbocker LLC, a private investment management firm, where he was primarily involved in the execution and management of private equity investments. Mr. Kim is a graduate of Harvard University, cum laude (B.A. 1998). << Phil Pieter >>

George Henry

George J. Henry | Managing Director George J. Henry is a Managing Director of Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 1999, Mr. Henry was an Associate at Bowles Hollowell Conner, a middle market merger and acquisition advisory firm that is a division of First Union Corporation. Previously, Mr. Henry worked for GAMA Corporation where he developed strategic planning simulations. Mr. Henry is a graduate of Harvard University (B.A. 1991) and the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at The University of Virginia (M.B.A. 1996). << Max Charlie >>

Tom Callahan

Thomas R. Callahan | Managing Director Thomas R. Callahan is a Managing Director of Lincolnshire. Previously he was Executive Managing Director of Equity Capital Markets at HSBC Securities (USA), the investment banking arm of HSBC, where he was also a member of the private equity investment committee. At HSBC Mr. Callahan's capital market experience spanned a number of years and encompassed numerous transactions. Under Mr. Callahan's direction, HSBC acted as lead agent for the capital raising for LEF II. He also served as Treasurer of The China Fund, Inc., listed on the NYSE, from its inception until 2001. Mr. Callahan is a graduate of Harvard College (A.B. 1969). << Vineet Ben >>

Vineet Pruthi

Vineet Pruthi | Senior Managing Director Vineet Pruthi is a Senior Managing Director of Lincolnshire. Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 1999, Mr. Pruthi was Chief Financial Officer of Credentials Services International, a Lincolnshire Equity Fund I Portfolio Company and one of Lincolnshire's most successful portfolio investments. Mr. Pruthi is a Chartered Accountant and a seasoned finance professional whose background includes experience in high growth situations, turnarounds and start-ups. His industry experience includes wholesale and retail trades, international operations, direct marketing subscription services, pharmaceutical and fashion industries. Mr. Pruthi is a graduate of Bombay University (B.S. 1964) and Rutgers University (M.B.A 1981). << Mike Tom >>

Mike Lyons

Michael J. Lyons | President Michael J. Lyons is the President of Lincolnshire Management. Mr. Lyons began his affiliation with Lincolnshire in 1994 when he was Chief Operating Officer at one of its portfolio companies. Mr. Lyons has significant operating experience, having served as COO for a number of middle market companies involved in the consumer products and printing industries. Mr. Lyons' experience includes the successful execution of several financial recapitalizations and operational restructurings for manufacturing, distribution and service companies. Mr. Lyons started his career as a CPA with PriceWaterhouse. Mr. Lyons is a graduate of Boston University, summa cum laude, (B.S.B.A. 1981) and Harvard University (M.B.A. 1988). << T.J. Vineet >>

T.J. Maloney

T. J. Maloney | Chairman and CEO T. J. Maloney is the Chairman and CEO of Lincolnshire Management, which he joined in 1993. Prior thereto, he practiced merger, acquisition and securities law in New York City. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Boston College and the Board of Trustees of Fordham University. Mr. Maloney has lectured extensively and has served as a guest lecturer at several universities including the Columbia University M.B.A. Program. Mr. Maloney is a graduate of Boston College (B.A. 1975) and Fordham Law School (J.D. 1979). He is the 2007 recipient of the Richard J. Bennett Memorial Award, presented by Fordham Law School in recognition of corporate leaders with the highest moral standards. Mr. Maloney previously served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the English Speaking Union of the United States and the Board of Trustees of The Tilton School. Mr. Maloney has also served on the Board of Directors of several public and numerous private companies. Mike >>