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CHARLES B. LANNIN - Partner
Mr. Lannin has over 30 years of experience in private equity investing, structuring and transaction execution in the upper Midwest.
Prior to forming Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Lannin served as a general partner at Norwest Equity Partners ('NEP') where he invested in traditional buyout transactions.
Prior to joining NEP, Mr. Lannin formed his own Merger and Acquisition boutique, Greene Holcomb & Lannin, co-directed the Merger & Acquisition department at Piper Jaffray, Inc., and served as a corporate acquisitions attorney for The Quaker Oats Company.
In his Midwestern career, he has directed over one hundred merger and acquisition transactions as well as numerous debt and equity recapitalizations and offerings. He has worked with numerous privately held companies, as well as public corporations such as ADC Telecommunications, Applebee's International, Bemis Company, 3M, St. Jude Medical, Tenneco, Inc. and Tyson Foods.
Mr. Lannin is a frequent speaker at private equity/merger and acquisition seminars and is a graduate of Stanford University (B.A.), the University of Minnesota Graduate School of Law (J.D.), and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.).
F. CLAYTON MILLER - Partner
Mr. Miller has over 24 years of private equity investing and legal experience, investing in, managing, structuring and executing both public and private M&A and capital market transactions throughout the United States and internationally.
Prior to forming Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Miller was the Managing Partner of Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Churchill Equity Partners (“CEP”), the private equity arm of Churchill Capital, Inc. (“Churchill”).
While at CEP, he invested in a broad range of industries in traditional leveraged buyout and platform buy-and-build transactions in the middle market and was responsible for managing over $400 million of committed capital.
Prior to joining CEP, Mr. Miller spent several years with SCF Partners, a Houston, Texas based private equity firm focused on the energy services market. While at SCF Partners, Mr. Miller participated in numerous similar transactions in the energy services industry throughout North America.
Prior to his tenure at SCF Partners, Mr. Miller was a corporate M&A attorney with Shearman & Sterling, structuring, executing, and advising on a broad range of acquisitions, divestitures, and capital-raising transactions in New York and London. Mr. Miller is a frequent speaker on private equity and related topics and is active in community volunteer activities.
Mr. Miller is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A.), Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., cum laude), and Harvard University (M.B.A., with honors). He is licensed to practice law in New York.
KELLY J. HORNER - Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Horner has over 17 years of experience in private equity investing, structuring, due diligence and transaction execution.
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Horner served as Vice President of Investment Audit and Compliance at Churchill Capital ("Churchill"). There, he helped form a new investment due diligence and restructuring team and provided transaction and portfolio support for a variety of equity and subordinated debt investments.
Before joining Churchill, Mr. Horner was an Experienced Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services practice at Arthur Andersen. He provided financial due diligence services to several financial and strategic acquisition clients, both private and public, and also spent time auditing primarily middle market companies in a variety of industries.
Mr. Horner is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa (B.A., with honors) and is a Certified Public Accountant.
PETER R. OFFENHAUSER - Principal
Mr. Offenhauser has over 10 years of experience in investment banking and private equity.
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Offenhauser spent four years as a Senior Associate with Churchill Equity Partners ("CEP"), the private equity arm of Minneapolis based Churchill Capital, Inc. During that time, he was responsible for evaluating, executing and facilitating the identification, acquisition, financing and growth of a broad range of portfolio investments. Additionally, Mr. Offenhauser worked at Ferrer Freeman & Company, a Greenwich, CT based private equity firm focused on healthcare related investments.
Mr. Offenhauser began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldsmith, Agio, Helms & Lynner (Lazard). As an analyst, he was involved in the sale and financing of numerous middle market businesses.
Mr. Offenhauser is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.S. in Accounting and Economics, with honors) and Columbia University (M.B.A., with honors).
DEAN S. WIKENHEISER - Director
Mr. Wikenheiser has over 15 years of professional experience including corporate finance, corporate development, consulting and public accounting.
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Wikenheiser served as Assistant Controller at Lifetouch Inc. where his responsibilities included financial reporting, budgeting and strategic planning. Before joining Lifetouch Mr. Wikenheiser was Manager of Corporate Development at Lawson Software responsible for opportunity screening, due diligence, business valuation and integration for Lawson's M&A activities.
Mr. Wikenheiser began his career at Arthur Andersen with experience in both the Transaction Advisory and Audit Services practices in Minneapolis, Washington DC and London. In addition to providing audit and M&A consulting services to a variety of private and public clients, Mr. Wikenheiser worked with a London-based team to provide dedicated due diligence services to private equity clients on a variety of UK and cross-border transactions.
Mr. Wikenheiser is a graduate of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota (M.B.A.) and the University of Notre Dame (B.A. in Accountancy, with honors) and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Scott T. Loe - Director
Mr. Loe has over 10 years of private equity investing, fund administration, and M&A consulting experience.
Mr. Loe was most recently at Castlelake, where he served as CFO of the Transportation Business Unit. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the M&A advisory and private client services practice. Mr. Loe has spent his career partnering with Midwest private companies, primarily focused on investment due diligence, portfolio management, and all facets of fund administration. Over the course of his career, he has consulted on or executed over 40 transactions ranging from $1+ billion strategic cross-border to middle market financial add-on acquisitions.
Mr. Loe is a graduate of St. Johns University (B.A. in Accounting, cum laude) and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
CORY M. PETERSEN - Director
Mr. Petersen has over a decade of private equity investing and M&A consulting experience.
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Petersen was a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers working in their M&A Advisory practice. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cory specialized in providing strategic, business and financial advice on acquisitions and divestitures for private equity and corporate management teams.
Over the course of his career, he has consulted on over 100 transactions, ranging in size from less than $1 million to over $1 billion. Cory also spent four years in the Assurance practice at Deloitte working in the consumer and industrial products and services sector, where he executed integrated financial statement audits.
Cory received his Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from St. Johns University (B.A. in Accounting) and is a Certified Public Accountant.
ERIK T. LATTERELL - Director
Mr. Latterell has over 10 years of experience in investment banking and private equity.
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital in 2007, Mr. Latterell was an Analyst at the Minneapolis based, boutique investment bank TripleTree, LLC.
While at TripleTree, Mr. Latterell focused on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions within the technology and business services industries.
Mr. Latterell is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas (B.A. in Finance) and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota (M.B.A.).
MICHAEL P. O'NEILL - Director
Mr. O’Neill has over 10 years of experience in investment banking and private equity.
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital in 2008, Mr. O’Neill was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lazard Middle Market.
While at Lazard Middle Market, Mr. O’Neill focused on mergers and acquisitions transactions within a variety of industries, including industrial products, oil and gas services, business services, food and agriculture, and technology.
Mr. O’Neill is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas (B.A. in Finance and History) and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University (M.B.A.).
JOEL V. GREBENICK - Director
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Grebenick was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lazard.
While at Lazard, Mr. Grebenick focused on mergers and acquisitions transactions within a variety of industries, including industrial products, food and agriculture, and healthcare.
Mr. Grebenick is a graduate of Marquette University (B.S. in Finance and Accounting, cum laude).
David B. Rubin - Analyst
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Rubin was an Investment Banking Analyst at Harris Williams & Co.
While at Harris Williams & Co., Mr. Rubin focused on mergers and acquisitions transactions within a variety of industries, including industrial products, specialty distribution, and food and beverage.
Before Harris Williams & Co., he worked as an Analyst in the Fund of Funds Group at Piper Jaffray & Co.
Mr. Rubin is a graduate of George Washington University (B.B.A in Finance, cum laude).
KASEY T. SIME - Vice President
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Sime was an Associate within Corporate Development at UnitedHealth Group. While at United, Mr. Sime supported teams across United’s operating segments on M&A transactions and strategic growth initiatives.
Prior to United, Mr. Sime was an Investment Banking Analyst at Houlihan Lokey. While at Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Sime focused on M&A transactions within a variety of industries, including industrial products, distribution and catalog retail.
Mr. Sime is a graduate of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota (B.S.B. in Finance).
TRISTAN J. LOISELLE - Senior Associate
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Mr. Loiselle was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lazard.
While at Lazard, Mr. Loiselle focused on M&A transactions within a variety of industries, including industrial products, chemical products and business services.
Mr. Loiselle is a graduate of Macalester College (B.A. in Economics).
JESSICA A. BURGGRAF – Marketing and Administrative Coordinator
Prior to joining Stone Arch Capital, Ms. Burggraf was an Executive Assistant at OATI.
Ms. Burggraf is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College (B.A.).
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