John joined GMB Mezzanine Capital in 2016 and is focused on business development and portfolio management. Prior to joining GMB, he spent over four years in the investment management industry and was most recently at Water Street Healthcare Partners, LLC. Previously, he worked at William Blair & Company and interned at Stone Arch Capital, LLC. He completed his BA in Finance magna cum laude at the University of Notre Dame.
GMB Mezzanine Capital is pleased to announce the promotion of Judd Stevens to Principal.
Judd joined GMB Mezzanine Capital in 2013 and is focused on business development, transaction underwriting and portfolio management. Prior to joining, Judd was at TripleTree Investment Bank, where he focused on transaction execution, business development, and primary research within the healthcare sector. Judd also spent time in corporate finance with Honeywell International. Judd graduated from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management with a concentration in Finance.
“Judd is a very valued team member at GMB and we are excited to see him continue to grow in his new position,” said Dan Hemiadan, Partner at GMB.
About GMB Mezzanine Capital
GMB Mezzanine Capital provides mezzanine debt and equity co-investments to middle-market companies in the U.S. GMB Mezzanine invests in the following types of transactions: leveraged acquisition, recapitalization, growth/expansion, and buyouts. Transactions are typically sponsored by private equity firms. GMB is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information, please visit www.gmbmezz.com.
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GMB Mezzanine Capital is pleased to welcome Lisa King-Porter to our team as Office Manager. She joined GMB in November 2017, replacing Beth Sullivan, the retiring Office Administrator. She brings more than 15 years of office management experience in the printing and recycling industries, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
“After an extensive search, we were very fortunate to have found Lisa. She brings the perfect combination of skills and a wealth of knowledge to our back office and has immediately been a solid contributor, ” said Tom Kreimer, CFO at GMB.
GMB Mezzanine Capital is pleased to announce the promotion of Seth Jonker to Senior Associate and the hiring of Beth Nechanicky as Controller.
Seth Jonker joined GMB as an Associate in 2015 and is now promoted to Senior Associate. Seth’s background prior to joining GMB was in commercial lending, where he provided debt financing in support of private-equity backed buyouts, M&A transactions, and recapitalizations at Wells Fargo.
“Seth is recognized for his growing knowledge of the industry, team contributions, and deal leadership. He will play a key role in supporting our private equity relationships,” said Dan Hemiadan, Partner at GMB.
Beth Nechanicky joins GMB as Controller. A CPA (inactive) by training, Beth brings deep financial and accounting know-how. Beth’s background prior to joining GMB includes work in private equity, corporate finance, and public accounting at firms such as Churchill Equity, General Mills, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“We are pleased to add Beth to the team. Her experience will enable GMB to better address the growing reporting requirements of its maturing funds and prepare for future growth,” said Tom Kreimer, CFO at GMB.
GMB is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Vossen from Principal to Managing Director. Mike has played a growing role at GMB since he joined as Analyst in 2005. Prior to GMB, he was an investment banking analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co. and an Associate at Deloitte & Touche. Mike graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BS in Accounting.
“Mike’s work ethic and particular brand of enthusiasm energizes our whole team,” said Michael McHugh, Partner/Founder. “We’ve been privileged to see him develop as a leader and forge relationships for us across the market.”
On Thursday, March 23, 2017, GMB Mezzanine Capital partner Carleton Olmanson will chair a Capital Roundtable conference in New York, NY and speak on “Best Practices for Managing & Launching an SBIC.” In this full-day session over 20 guests will address the topic, “Managing SBICS at a Time of Political Change & New Investor Interest.” Visit Capital Roundtable to find out more and register.