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CEO Turnover in the Private Equity Sector

CEO Turnover in the Private Equity Sector

CEO turnover within private equity portfolio companies is staggering.  In a recent survey completed by Alix Partners, 58% of private equity CEOs are replaced within 2 years of an investment.  Over the lifetime of the private equity firm’s holding of a company, CEO turnover jumps up to 73%.


CFO Q&A: Understanding the Cross-Functional Leader

CFO Q&A: Understanding the Cross-Functional Leader

This is the third in a series of interviews with leading middle market executives across the nation. We explore what helped them achieve success, what best practices they live by, and their thoughts on building highly effective teams.   Paul Janicki is CFO at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., a family owned brewery founded in 1980 […]


CEO Q&A: Exploring the Role of a CEO in a Middle Market Business

CEO Q&A: Exploring the Role of a CEO in a Middle Market Business

This is the second in a series of interviews with leading middle market executives across the nation. We explore what helped them achieve success, what best practices they live by, and their thoughts on building highly effective teams.   Stephen Mance is the CEO of Defiance Metal Products, a private equity-owned metal stamper, fabricator and […]


exploring what it takes to be a successful leader

CEO Q&A: Exploring What It Takes to Be a Successful Leader

This post is the first in a series of interviews with leading middle market executives across the nation. We explore what helped them achieve success, what best practices they live by, and their thoughts on building highly effective teams.   Brian McSharry is currently President & CEO of RESA Power Solutions, a portfolio company of […]


How Challenging Is Recruiting Executives for Family Owned Businesses?

How Challenging Is Recruiting Executives for Family Owned Businesses

What comes to mind when you think of brands like S.C. Johnson or Welch’s? We’re confident that one of the first things you think of is the slogan of each of these companies. S.C. Johnson’s slogan, “A Family Company,” and Welch’s “Family Farmer Owned” are two excellent examples of marketing campaigns that differentiate organizations as […]