Team

One Rock’s investment process combines the disciplines of investing and operational improvement. Through the insights of its seasoned private equity investors and the experience of its Operating Partners, One Rock can simultaneously execute upon multiple value-creation initiatives alongside its management teams. As a minority-owned investment firm, One Rock believes that a diverse team positions us to make better decisions over the long run. Learn more about our approach to DEI.

Investment Team

One Rock’s investment professionals are experienced investors with established track records of building value in collaboration with Operating Partners and management teams.

Tony

Lee

Tony

Lee

Managing Partner

Tony Lee is a co-founder and Managing Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to founding One Rock, Mr. Lee was a Managing Director at Ripplewood Holdings.  Mr. Lee joined Ripplewood in 1997 and was responsible for Ripplewood’s efforts in the global chemicals and industrial sectors.  Prior to joining Ripplewood in 1997, Mr. Lee worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at Salomon Brothers in New York.

Mr. Lee earned an A.B. in economics from Harvard College and serves on the Board of the National Association of Investment Companies.

Scott

Spielvogel

Scott

Spielvogel

Managing Partner

Scott Spielvogel is a co-founder and Managing Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to founding One Rock, Mr. Spielvogel was a Managing Director at Ripplewood Holdings.  Mr. Spielvogel joined Ripplewood in 2005 and had responsibility for investments in the business services and telecommunications sectors.

Prior to joining Ripplewood, Mr. Spielvogel worked at Windward Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, which he joined in 1998.  Prior to Windward, Mr. Spielvogel was with CIBC Oppenheimer’s High Yield and Merchant Banking Group (formerly known as The Argosy Group), working on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing transactions.

Mr. Spielvogel earned an A.B. in economics, cum laude, from Harvard College.

Kurt

Beyer

Kurt

Beyer

Partner

Kurt Beyer is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. Beyer was a Senior Vice President at Red Diamond Capital, a middle-market private equity fund, where he was responsible for Red Diamond’s efforts in the flexible packaging sector.  Mr. Beyer also invested in branded foods and building materials businesses and served as a member of the fund’s investment committee.

Prior to Red Diamond, Mr. Beyer was an Associate and Financial Analyst at Pedersen Kammert & Co., LLC, a middle-market investment banking firm focused on sell-side mandates, financings and acquisition searches in the building materials, consumer products and industrial sectors.

Mr. Beyer earned a B.S. in economics, cum laude, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Joshua

Goldman

Joshua

Goldman

Partner

Joshua Goldman is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Goldman was an Associate at Ripplewood Holdings, focusing on investments across multiple industries.  In addition, Mr. Goldman was actively involved in the oversight of Ripplewood portfolio companies in the telecommunications and industrials sectors.

Prior to Ripplewood, Mr. Goldman was an Investment Banking Analyst at UBS Investment Bank in the Global Technology and Financial Sponsors & Leveraged Finance groups.

Mr. Goldman earned a B.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. with Dean’s Honors and Distinction from Columbia Business School.

Cyrus

Heidary

Cyrus

Heidary

Partner

Cyrus Heidary is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. Heidary was a Vice President at Cerberus Capital Management, where he was primarily responsible for Cerberus’ private equity investments in Europe.  While at Cerberus, Mr. Heidary focused on transactions in the industrials, business services, transportation and retail sectors.

Mr. Heidary also worked in investing roles at GoldenTree Asset Management and Ripplewood Holdings, primarily focusing on the media and telecommunications sectors at both firms.  Mr. Heidary began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group.

Mr. Heidary earned an A.B. in economics, cum laude, from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Robert

Hsu

Robert

Hsu

Partner

Robert Hsu is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Hsu was an Associate at Ripplewood Holdings, focusing on investments in the industrials, financial institutions and telecommunications sectors.

Mr. Hsu also worked at Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies and in Nomura's Special Situations group, investing across the capital structure, and was an Investment Banking Analyst at Merrill Lynch in the Industrials group.

Mr. Hsu earned a B.A., cum laude, from Yale University, and an M.B.A. with Honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a CFA Charterholder.

Michael

Koike

Michael

Koike

Partner

Michael Koike is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. Koike was a Director in the Private Equity Group at Angelo, Gordon & Co. Prior to Angelo, Gordon, Mr. Koike was a Vice President at Ripplewood Holdings, where he also spent two years working for AEG, a Paris, France-based Ripplewood portfolio company focused on power systems.  At Angelo, Gordon and Ripplewood, Mr. Koike served on several boards of directors and was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and exiting transactions in a number of industries including chemicals, consumer products, health care, restaurants and telecommunications.

Prior to Ripplewood, Mr. Koike was an Investment Banking Analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Consumer Products and Retail group.

Mr. Koike earned an A.B. in economics, cum laude, with certificates in classics and finance, from Princeton University.

Rohan

Narayan

Rohan

Narayan

Partner

Rohan Narayan is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. Narayan was a Principal at Lindsay Goldberg.  Prior to Lindsay Goldberg, Mr. Narayan was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division and a Vice President at Ripplewood Holdings.  At Lindsay Goldberg, Goldman Sachs and Ripplewood, Mr. Narayan served on several boards of directors and was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and exiting transactions in a number of sectors including industrials, healthcare and financial services.

Prior to Ripplewood, Mr. Narayan was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Financial Institutions group.

Mr. Narayan earned a B.S. in economics, summa cum laude, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kimberly

Reed

Kimberly

Reed

Partner

Kimberly Reed is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Ms. Reed was a Principal at American Capital Strategies, where she was responsible for American Capital’s efforts in the medical products and technology, life science and consumer product sectors.  In this role, Ms. Reed sourced, executed and oversaw a portfolio of six companies totaling over $600 million in enterprise value.

Prior to joining American Capital, Ms. Reed worked at Waterview Partners, LLC, a media-focused private equity firm, which she joined in 1999.  While at Waterview, Ms. Reed was involved in several media investments.  Prior to Waterview, Ms. Reed was at Chase Capital Partners, which she joined in 1997. Prior to Chase Capital Partners, Ms. Reed worked at CIBC Oppenheimer’s High Yield and Merchant Banking Group (formerly known as The Argosy Group) on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing transactions.

Ms. Reed earned a B.A. in history and economics from Columbia College.

Jack

Rosenberg

Jack

Rosenberg

Partner

Joseph (Jack) Rosenberg is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Rosenberg was an Associate at Relativity Capital, a middle market private equity fund that invests in both distressed and traditional leveraged buyout opportunities.  While at Relativity, Mr. Rosenberg focused on investments in aerospace & defense, business services, niche manufacturing and transportation & logistics.

Prior to Relativity, Mr. Rosenberg was a Financial Analyst in the Industrials Group at Houlihan Lokey, where he helped to advise middle market clients on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring and strategic alternatives.

Mr. Rosenberg earned dual B.S. degrees in finance and accountancy, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Telmo

Valido

Telmo

Valido

Partner

Telmo Valido is a Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to One Rock, Mr. Valido was a Managing Director at Hudson Advisors, an investment advisor to the Lone Star Funds, where he focused on large-cap buyouts across Europe. Mr. Valido has led investments in complex transactions in the Building Materials, Chemical and Packaging industries.

Prior to Lone Star, Mr. Valido was an Investment Professional at Permira, a European private equity firm, where he focused on investing in industrial businesses. Mr. Valido started his career as a Consultant and Project Leader with The Boston Consulting Group, where he delivered strategy and organizational development projects mainly in the Industrial and Energy sectors.

Mr. Valido earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Eric

Drozdov

Eric

Drozdov

Principal

Eric Drozdov is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Drozdov was a Vice President at Centre Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment firm focused on private equity and private credit investing. Mr. Drozdov was responsible for evaluating and executing private equity investments as well as monitoring portfolio companies across multiple sectors including consumer products, technology, media, business services and industrials. Mr. Drozdov also served on boards of directors of certain portfolio companies.

Prior to Centre Lane Partners, Mr. Drozdov was an Investment Banking Analyst at Rothschild where he advised companies on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and capital raising transactions.

Mr. Drozdov earned a B.S. in finance, summa cum laude, from Babson College.

Jared

Kawadler

Jared

Kawadler

Principal

Jared Kawadler is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. Kawadler was an Investment Banking Analyst at Jefferies in the Healthcare group where he worked on a number of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity transactions.

Mr. Kawadler earned a B.S. in economics-finance, summa cum laude, from Bentley University.

Theo

Kim

Theo

Kim

Principal

Theo Kim is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Kim was a Vice President at Investindustrial. At Investindustrial, Mr. Kim was responsible for evaluating and executing private equity investments as well as monitoring portfolio companies across consumer, services and industrial manufacturing sectors.

Prior to Investindustrial, Mr. Kim was at Paine Schwartz Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on food and agriculture. Mr. Kim began his career at Barclays, where he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Global Industrials Group.

Mr. Kim earned a B.S. in economics from Duke University.

Thomas

Lamothe

Thomas

Lamothe

Principal

Thomas (Tom) Lamothe is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Lamothe was an Investment Banking Analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring & Special Situations groups.

Mr. Lamothe earned a B.Com. in finance from McGill University.

Rebecca

Shey

Rebecca

Shey

Principal

Rebecca Shey is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Shey was an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank in the Global Industrials group.

Ms. Shey earned a B.S. in economics from Duke University.

Allison

Spector

Allison

Spector

Head of ESG

Allison Spector is the Head of ESG of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Spector was Director of Responsible Investing and Sustainability at Nuveen, where she focused on sustainability initiatives across Real Assets and Private Markets. Prior to Nuveen, Ms. Spector was a Senior Manager at The Global Impact Investing Network and a Director at Initiative for Global Development.

Ms. Spector earned a B.A. in international studies from Emory University and an M.S. in sustainable development from the School of Oriental and Asian Studies at the University of London. She serves on the Novata ESG Advisory Council and on the board of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA), and as a mentor in the Columbia's Women & Sustainability Mentorship Program.

Jason

Sutton

Jason

Sutton

Head of Business Development

Jason Sutton is the Head of Business Development of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to One Rock, Mr. Sutton was a Principal at Platinum Equity, where he was responsible for business development activities focused on identifying and evaluating new acquisition opportunities.

Prior to Platinum Equity, Mr. Sutton was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank AG. Mr. Sutton began his career at HealthCap as an Associate.

Mr. Sutton earned a B.S. in finance from Concordia University and an M.B.A. from the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University.

Jeremy

Xia

Jeremy

Xia

Principal

Jeremy Xia is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Xia was a Principal at Metalmark Capital, a middle market private equity firm that invests in traditional buyout, platform and growth equity opportunities. At Metalmark, Mr. Xia served on several boards of directors and was responsible for evaluating, executing, and managing deals and portfolio companies across multiple industries including energy, industrials, healthcare and consumer.

Prior to Metalmark, Mr. Xia was a Senior Associate at Greenhill Capital Partners. Mr. Xia began his career at Credit Suisse, where he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Industrials Group.

Mr. Xia earned a B.S. in operations research and financial engineering, summa cum laude, from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Eric

Yip

Eric

Yip

Head of Debt Strategies

Eric Yip is the Head of Debt Strategies of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. Yip was Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager at Alder Hill Management, a credit-focused hedge fund.

Prior to Alder Hill, Mr. Yip was a Principal and Senior Analyst at Appaloosa Management.  Prior to Appaloosa, Mr. Yip held various investing roles at Columbus Hill Capital Management, Icahn Associates, Franklin Mutual Series and Stanfield Capital Partners.  Mr. Yip began his career in the Asset Based Lending group at Mellon Bank.

Mr. Yip earned a B.S. in accounting from Villanova University.

Lukas

Zeitlberger

Lukas

Zeitlberger

Principal

Lukas Zeitlberger is a Principal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Zeitlberger was a Senior Principal at Metric Capital Partners LLP, investing across the capital structure. Mr. Zeitlberger served on several boards of directors and was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and exiting transactions in a number of sectors including business services, industrials, healthcare and real estate.

Mr. Zeitlberger earned a MSc in Law and Finance, with distinction, from the University of Oxford.

Deniz

Cekirge

Deniz

Cekirge

Vice President

Deniz Cekirge is a Vice President of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Cekirge was an Associate at Apax Partners. Prior to Apax Partners, Ms. Cekirge was an Investment Banking Analyst at Barclays in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group.

Ms. Cekirge earned a B.S.E. in operational research and financial engineering, with a certificate in finance, from Princeton University.

Bryan

Kim

Bryan

Kim

Vice President

Bryan Kim is a Vice President of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Kim was a Senior Associate at Aurora Capital Partners.

Mr. Kim earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California, San Diego and an M.B.A. from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Adam

Lessner

Adam

Lessner

Vice President

Adam Lessner is a Vice President of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Lessner was an Associate at H.I.G. Capital. Prior to H.I.G. Capital, Mr. Lessner was an Investment Banking Analyst at Moelis & Company focusing on mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.

Mr. Lessner earned a B.B.A. in finance, summa cum laude, from the University of Georgia.

Brian

McAuley

Brian

McAuley

Vice President, Business Development

Brian McAuley is a Vice President of Business Development at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to One Rock, Mr. McAuley led business development at Milestone Partners, where he was responsible for identifying and evaluating new acquisition opportunities.  

Prior to Milestone Partners, Mr. McAuley was a Financial Integration Specialist on the corporate finance team at Sonepar USA.  Prior to Sonepar USA, Mr. McAuley was an Investment Banking Associate at SSG Capital Advisors. Mr. McAuley began his career as a Fund Investment Analyst at Hamilton Lane.

Mr. McAuley earned a B.S. in business & economics with a major in finance from Lehigh University.

Priyanka

Shome

Priyanka

Shome

Vice President of ESG

Priyanka Shome is a Vice President of ESG at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Shome served as an ESG Specialist at Partners Group focused on Private Equity and Private Infrastructure. 

Ms. Shome earned a B.S. in brain & cognitive sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. in finance and business, environment, energy, and sustainability from The Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania.

Filippo

Traversa

Filippo

Traversa

Vice President

Filippo Traversa is a Vice President of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Traversa was an Associate at Oaktree Capital Management. Prior to Oaktree Capital Management, Mr. Traversa was an Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group.

Mr. Traversa earned a B.A. in economics and management from the University of Turin and a MSc in management, with a specialization in corporate finance, from ESCP Business School.

Sean

Lukemire

Sean

Lukemire

Senior Associate

Sean Lukemire is a Senior Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Lukemire was an Associate at SK Capital Partners. Prior to SK Capital Partners, Mr. Lukemire was an Investment Banking Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Financial Sponsors group.

Mr. Lukemire earned a B.S. in finance, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University.

Ross

Milani

Ross

Milani

Senior Associate

Ross Milani is a Senior Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Milani was a Private Equity Associate at MSD Partners. Prior to MSD Partners, Mr. Milani was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Sponsors group at Deutsche Bank.

Mr. Milani earned a B.S. in industrial engineering and economics, cum laude, from the University of Miami.

Fawaz

Mohiuddin

Fawaz

Mohiuddin

Senior Associate

Fawaz Mohiuddin is a Senior Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Mohiuddin was an Investment Banking Associate at Barclays in the Healthcare Coverage and Corporate Derivatives groups.

Mr. Mohiuddin earned a B.S. in finance from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

Samuel

Reach

Samuel

Reach

Senior Associate

Samuel (Sam) Reach is a Senior Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Reach was an Investment Banking Analyst at BMO Capital Markets in the Mergers and Acquisitions group.

Mr. Reach earned a B.B.A. in finance and accounting from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Jonathan

Zeitels

Jonathan

Zeitels

Senior Associate

Jonathan Zeitels is a Senior Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Zeitels was an Investment Banking Analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

Mr. Zeitels earned a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Marie

Bellens

Marie

Bellens

Associate

Marie Bellens is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Bellens was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the EMEA Industrials Group.

Ms. Bellens earned a B.Sc (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Warwick.

Tom

Dircks

Tom

Dircks

Associate

Tom Dircks is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Dircks was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Restructuring Group at Houlihan Lokey.

Mr. Dircks earned a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tsuyoshi

Endo

Tsuyoshi

Endo

Mitsubishi Secondee

Tsuyoshi Endo is an Associate and Mitsubishi Secondee of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Endo was an Associate in the Merchant Banking Department at Mitsubishi Corporation.

Mr. Endo earned a B.A. in international liberal studies from Waseda University in Japan.

Alfredo

García Arnandis

Alfredo

García Arnandis

Associate

Alfredo García Arnandis is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. García was an Investment Banking Associate in the Energy group at Morgan Stanley. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. García was a Project Manager at Rover Group.

Mr. García earned an MSc in civil engineering from the Polytechnic University Valencia and an M.B.A. from IESE Business School.

Lia

Kwon

Lia

Kwon

Associate

Lia Kwon is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Kwon was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Healthcare group at Guggenheim Securities. Prior to Guggenheim Securities, Ms. Kwon was an Investment Banking Analyst at Natixis CIB Americas.

Ms. Kwon earned a B.S. in applied economics and information science, cum laude, from Cornell University.

Drew

McGeary

Drew

McGeary

Associate

Drew McGeary is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. McGeary was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Restructuring Group at Houlihan Lokey. Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Mr. McGeary was a Distressed Desk Analyst in the Markets division at Citigroup.

Mr. McGeary earned a B.B.A. in finance and a B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Mr. McGeary is a CFA Charterholder.

Brodie

Miller

Brodie

Miller

Associate

Brodie Miller is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Miller was an Investment Banking Analyst at Moelis & Company. Prior to Moelis &Company, Mr. Miller was an Investment Banking Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities.

Mr. Miller earned a B.A. in economics, magna cum laude, from Middlebury College.

Sile

Ogundeyin

Sile

Ogundeyin

Associate

Sile Ogundeyin is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Ogundeyin was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Sponsors group at Morgan Stanley.

Mr. Ogundeyin earned a B.A. in economics from Columbia University.

Chelsy

Park

Chelsy

Park

Associate

Chelsy Park is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Park was an Associate at Greenbriar Equity Group. Prior to Greenbriar, Ms. Park was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at BNP Paribas. 

Ms. Park earned a B.S. in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University

Dylan

Rudolph

Dylan

Rudolph

Associate

Dylan Rudolph is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Rudolph was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer & Retail group at Wells Fargo Securities.

Mr. Rudolph earned an A.B. with distinction in political economy (political science) from Duke University.

Francisco

Setas

Francisco

Setas

Associate

Francisco Setas is an Associate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Setas was an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Financial Sponsors Group.

Mr. Setas earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge.

Jack

Doherty

Jack

Doherty

Analyst

Jack Doherty is an Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.

Mr. Doherty earned a B.A. in economics from Columbia University.

Aditya

Jain

Aditya

Jain

Analyst

Aditya Jain is an Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.

Mr. Jain earned a B.S. in quantitative finance from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Ciaran

O'Neill

Ciaran

O'Neill

Analyst

Ciaran O'Neill is an Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.

Mr. O'Neill earned a B.S. in business economics from University of California, Los Angeles.

Sriram

Srinivasan

Sriram

Srinivasan

Analyst

Sriram Srinivasan is an Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.

Mr. Srinivasan earned a B.S.E. in operations research and financial engineering, cum laude, from Princeton University.

Daniel

Stempel

Daniel

Stempel

Credit Analyst

Daniel Stempel is a Credit Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Stempel was an Associate at Post Advisory Group.

Mr. Stempel earned a B.A. in business economics, magna cum laude, from University of California, Los Angeles.

Judin

Thomas

Judin

Thomas

Analyst

Judin Thomas is an Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.

Mr. Thomas earned a B.S. in statistics from Duke University.

Robert

Wilds

Robert

Wilds

Analyst

Robert Wilds is an Analyst of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.

Mr. Wilds earned a B.S. in statistics, summa cum laude, from Duke University.

Operating Partners

One Rock’s Operating Partners are integral to our investment and value-creation process:

  • Have decades of executive experience and industry expertise
  • Collaborate with investment professionals in every aspect of the investment process
  • Act as a resource for portfolio company management teams in analyzing and executing operational and strategic initiatives
  • Serve as value-added members of portfolio company Boards of Directors

Michael

Anderson

Michael

Anderson

Operating Partner

Michael (Mike) Anderson is an Operating Partner focused on all aspects of talent for One Rock's portfolio companies.  Mr. Anderson brings over 30 years of experience in executive assessment and development, leadership team effectiveness, strategy, organizational design, change management and C-suite succession planning.  Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Anderson worked with multiple private equity firms, including as an operating director focused on optimizing leadership talent across the firm’s portfolio companies.

Prior to his work in private equity, Mr. Anderson spent 19 years with Spencer Stuart, most recently as the Chief Innovation Officer and Global Head of Products and Services overseeing substantial growth in consulting services that complement the firm’s core search offerings. Previously, he oversaw Spencer Stuart’s offices globally and, prior to that, led the firm’s North American region and served on the firm’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Anderson joined Spencer Stuart from McKinsey & Company, where he was a consultant across several disciplines and also built the firm’s worldwide experienced hire recruiting capability, oversaw staffing and professional development in the Boston Office and helped lead a firmwide training program on interpersonal and communication skills.

Mr. Anderson earned his A.B. in economics from Harvard College and his M.B.A. with academic distinction from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He is a graduate of the Hudson Institute’s Executive Coaching program and is certified by the International Coaching Federation.

Kurtis

Barker

Kurtis

Barker

Operating Partner

Kurtis Barker is an Operating Partner in the Business and Environmental Services vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Mr. Barker was a co-founder of United Rentals, Inc., the largest equipment rental company in North America.  From 1997 to 2007, Mr. Barker held a number of different operating positions at United Rentals, including Vice President of the Aerial Region, Vice President of the Midwest Region and Vice President of Highway Technologies. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Barker was Executive Vice President of Corporate Services, responsible for the Sales, Fleet, Fleet Maintenance, Information Technology, Customer Service and National Accounts departments.

Prior to United Rentals, Mr. Barker was Vice President of the Midwest Region for United Waste Systems.  In that capacity, he was instrumental in converting newly acquired waste facilities into state-of-the-art assets.  In a five-year period, Mr. Barker’s business unit grew from a single landfill to a network of eight landfills, 12 transfer stations and five material recovery facilities, each with excellent environmental records, cordial relations with neighbors and consistently high profitability.

Mr. Barker earned a B.S. from South Dakota State University and an Advanced Management Program certificate from Harvard Business School.

Diana

Barr

Diana

Barr

Operating Partner

Diana Barr is an Operating Partner focused on driving post-acquisition value at One Rock's portfolio companies primarily through executive recruiting and strategic sourcing.  Ms. Barr has over 30 years of experience in talent strategy, executive talent acquisition, diversity-focused recruitment and succession planning. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Barr created Boeing’s in-house executive recruitment function and led global executive staffing.  Prior to her role at Boeing, Ms. Barr served as Managing Director leading global executive staffing, employment branding and social media at W.W. Grainger. Additionally, Ms. Barr was previously Director of Executive Search at Ferguson Partners, Director of Talent Acquisition with Tinicum Capital and a Search Consultant at Heidrick & Struggles.  Ms. Barr began her career at Marriott International.

Ms. Barr received a B.A. in business administration and organizational development from Mercyhurst College.

Shannon

Crespin

Shannon

Crespin

Operating Partner

Shannon Crespin is an Operating Partner focused on Supply Chain and Procurement initiatives at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Ms. Crespin brings over 30 years of global operations and supply chain experience across a diverse set of sectors. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Crespin co-founded the Verito Group, an operations consulting company that drives sustainable employee, customer, and trading partner outcomes. Prior to Verito, Ms. Crespin served as the COO at Tonal, where she led end-to-end operations, customer care, R&D, legal, IT and company-wide program management.

Ms. Crespin also served as a VP of Supply Chain at Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Synthes where she led planning, distribution, sourcing, manufacturing, and product management for a $9 billion orthopedics franchise with 5,000 employees comprising of 13 manufacturing sites. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Crespin held a variety of senior roles at Medtronic, focused on global supply chain delivery and customer service strategies. Earlier in her career she served roles at NTT, formerly known as Keane Consulting Group, Nokia, formerly known as Lucent Technologies, and Encompass, formerly known as Health South Rehabilitation.

Ms. Crespin earned her B.A. in life science from the Metropolitan State University of Denver and her M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

Eric

Evans

Eric

Evans

Operating Partner

Eric Evans is an Operating Partner in the Specialty Manufacturing vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Mr. Evans served as Ripplewood’s Industrial Partner in the industrials and consumer durables sector from 2005 and was, from 2006 to 2009, Chairman and CEO of D&M Holdings, a portfolio company of RHJ International, a holding company that was affiliated with Ripplewood.  Mr. Evans is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Diebold Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of financial self-service equipment, security solutions and related services.

Prior to Diebold, Mr. Evans spent 16 years working for Emerson Electric in various general management positions.  His last position at Emerson was Group Vice President, Climate Technologies Air Conditioning and President of Copeland Air Conditioning.  Before joining Emerson, Mr. Evans spent six years working in strategic consulting, initially with Bain & Company and then in his own practice in association with Professor Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School.

Mr. Evans earned an A.B. in East Asian studies from Harvard College and a J.D./M.B.A. from the Harvard Business and Law Schools.

Adam

Feuer

Adam

Feuer

Operating Partner

Adam Feuer is an Operating Partner focused on driving value in strategic sourcing and supply chain for One Rock's portfolio companies.  Mr. Feuer brings over 30 years of functional experience to One Rock, having led global sourcing organizations at companies such as Avery Dennison, Avon, Ecolab and Sun Products.  He has served overseas in multiple ex-pat assignments in Switzerland and the Netherlands, and has particular expertise driving cost savings programs, collaborating cross-functionally with R&D and product development teams, transforming procurement organizations, leveraging supplier innovation and deploying procurement best practices, including e-sourcing/e-procurement and low-cost country sourcing.  Mr. Feuer began his career with The Procter & Gamble Company in procurement and manufacturing roles.

Mr. Feuer graduated from Cornell University with a degree in mechanical and biomedical engineering.

Susan

Fiesta

Susan

Fiesta

Operating Partner

Susan Fiesta is an Operating Partner focused on driving value through strategic financial, accounting and tax solutions at One Rock’s portfolio companies, post-acquisition. Ms. Fiesta has 20 years of experience advising on domestic and international tax matters. Prior to joining One Rock, she served as Principal and Global Tax Director at Avison Young (USA) Inc. Prior to her role at Avison Young, Ms. Fiesta led the international tax and transfer pricing teams in her role as Vice President of International Tax at CommScope Holding Company, Inc., a Fortune 500 multinational public company with a presence in over 65 countries. Ms. Fiesta began her career at Deloitte LLP.

Ms. Fiesta received a Master of business taxation from University of Southern California and a B.S. in accountancy from University of Notre Dame. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Thomas

Fountain

Thomas

Fountain

Operating Partner

Thomas Fountain is an Operating Partner focused on driving value in information technology solutions for One Rock's portfolio companies.  Mr. Fountain brings over 30 years of technology and leadership experience having served in CIO roles in GE, Honeywell and Bunge Ltd.  In addition to large multi-national leadership positions, Mr. Fountain has also held CTO and CEO roles at software start-ups and emerging growth companies with a focus on innovative product design and new product introduction.  His focus on creating alignment between business operating models and technology strategy positions companies for high return investments and optimized service delivery. Earlier in his career, Mr. Fountain held Design Engineer and Intelligence Officer positions with Martin Marietta Aerospace and the Central Intelligence Agency.

Mr. Fountain graduated from MIT with a degree in electrical engineering and later received his M.S. in electrical engineering and M.B.A. from Duke University.

Phil

Gaudreau

Phil

Gaudreau

Operating Partner

Phil Gaudreau is an Operating Partner focused on driving post-acquisition value through strategic financial, accounting and HR solutions at One Rock’s portfolio companies. Mr. Gaudreau has over 20 years of experience in controllership and financial accounting. He previously served as Vice President and Controller at Armstrong Flooring, Inc., a leading multinational producer of resilient flooring products, where he led all accounting, financial reporting and financial information system functions. Prior to Armstrong Flooring Inc., Mr. Gaudreau was Director of Financial Reporting and Consolidation at Harsco Corporation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gaudreau also held roles as Manager of Accounting Projects at Comcast Corporation, Project Controller at Liberty Property Trust and Senior Associate in Audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC.

Mr. Gaudreau received a B.S. in accounting from Jefferson University and an M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University.

Andrew

Georges

Andrew

Georges

Operating Partner

Andrew Georges is an Operating Partner in the Chemicals and Process Industries vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Mr. Georges served as a Ripplewood Industrial Partner from 1999 to 2009. Prior to Ripplewood, Mr. Georges was a High Yield Credit Analyst at Wasserstein Perella & Co. and at Salomon Brothers.

Mr. Georges earned a B.A. degree from the Murphy Institute of Political Economy at Tulane University and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Andrea

Greene

Andrea

Greene

Operating Partner

Andrea Greene is an Operating Partner focused on driving value through strategic financial, accounting and HR solutions for One Rock’s portfolio companies.  Ms. Greene brings over 25 years of financial and operational experience having served as CFO of several multi-national companies prior to her role at One Rock.  Ms. Greene has also held CFO and COO roles at various start-ups and emerging growth companies.  She has a track record of successfully scaling businesses as well as executing strategic and operational transformation programs across companies in a broad range of industries.  Her unique combination of financial, management, mergers and acquisitions, talent management and operational expertise is well suited to helping create value within One Rock’s portfolio companies.  Earlier in her career, Andrea spent 12 years at various investment firms including Allied Capital, JP Morgan Partners and CIBC Oppenheimer’s High Yield and Merchant Banking Group (formerly known as the Argosy Group) where she worked on a variety of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing transactions.

Ms. Greene received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Duke University.

Stephen

Ingham, Jr.

Stephen

Ingham, Jr.

Operating Partner

Stephen Ingham, Jr. is an Operating Partner in Lean Manufacturing for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Mr. Ingham has more than 20 years of experience in senior executive operating leadership positions.  His areas of expertise include manufacturing, supply chain and complex distribution in consumer durables and consumables.  Mr. Ingham was the Senior Operating Executive for both Maytag and Viking Range in the appliance industry and has additional private equity experience as CEO of a global LED application company serving the automotive and industrial markets.  Most recently, Mr. Ingham was the CEO of SmartTruck, a venture start-up in the aerodynamic technology space serving the heavy truck industry.  Earlier in his career, he held senior operating roles at P&G, PepsiCo and Tenneco.

A graduate of Memphis State University with a B.S. in civil engineering, Mr. Ingham has completed executive education sequences at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and at Harvard University, as well as extensive productivity, quality and performance leadership development programs from industry-leading organizations.

Adam

Kuritzky

Adam

Kuritzky

Operating Partner

Adam Kuritzky is an Operating Partner focused on sales and marketing strategy and execution at One Rock’s portfolio companies. He is responsible for assessing the growth potential of companies in the investment stage and working with One Rock portfolio companies to refine their sales and marketing strategies. Mr. Kuritzky brings over 15 years of sales and marketing experience serving in leadership and executive consultant roles for public and private companies. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Kuritzky served as a Vice President of Sales and then as an Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing in North America for Proactis.

Prior to Proactis, Mr. Kuritzky served as an Executive Consultant for The Riverside Company, where he was responsible for assisting portfolio companies with various interim leadership roles and developing sales and marketing related strategies. Mr. Kuritzky joined The Riverside Company from Peloton, a California-based company focused on developing sales training simulations for large public and private equity-owned companies, where he served as an Executive Vice President of Sales.

Mr. Kuritzky holds a J.D. and M.B.A. from American University and a B.A. in english and criminal justice from Indiana University.

Kevin

Lang

Kevin

Lang

Operating Partner

Dr. Kevin Lang is an Operating Partner in the Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Distribution vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Dr. Lang brings almost 40 years of experience in the food and beverage industry to this role, particularly in operations, research and development, quality, environmental matters and financial management.

Prior to joining One Rock, Dr. Lang founded Soundwatch Consulting, which is focused on developing formulations to increase the shelf life of bakery snack foods. He also recently served as COO of Delavau and Innovation and Research Development Leader at Hostess Brands. Prior to his position at Hostess Brands, Dr. Lang served as Senior Vice President for the Kraft Phillip Morris Baking Company Division. Prior to that position, he served as financial manager for the Kraft Philip Morris Frozen Novelty Group, after beginning his career at General Foods, which was later acquired by Philip Morris.

Dr. Lang holds a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. in Food Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a B.S. in food science from Rutgers University. Additionally, he completed financial training from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He has been granted 87 US and International Patents covering a broad range of products including Innovative Frozen Novelties, Shelf Life Extension for Bakery Products and making Vitamin and Mineral Tablets smaller and easier to swallow.

Michael

Mayer

Michael

Mayer

Operating Partner

Michael (Mike) Mayer is an Operating Partner in the Business and Environmental Services vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  From 2004-2008, Mr. Mayer served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Complete Production Services (“Complete”, former NYSE ticker: CPX), during which time Complete consummated an initial public offering.  Prior to joining Complete, Mr. Mayer served as Chief Financial Officer of Tri-Point Energy from 2003-2004 and Chief Financial Officer of NATCO Group (“NATCO”, former NYSE ticker: NTG) from 1999-2003 during which time NATCO completed an initial public offering.  Additionally, Mr. Mayer has served on the board of MBI Energy Services.  

Mr. Mayer holds a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University.

Christine

McClure

Christine

McClure

Operating Partner

Christine McClure is an Operating Partner focused on driving value through strategic financial, accounting and business process improvements at One Rock’s portfolio companies, post-acquisition. Ms. McClure brings over 25 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate development and commercial operations. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. McClure was Chief Financial Officer of the Americas at Unispace, where she focused on driving financial objectives and delivering business insights.

Prior to Unispace, Ms. McClure was Vice President of Finance Business Partnering at National Grid, where she drove business planning by using financial analysis and insights to make influential decisions. Prior to National Grid, Ms. McClure was Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at UNFI, where she focused on creating, developing, and deploying areas of financial planning and analyses to deliver shareholder value. Previously, Ms. McClure held a number of increasing positions in the finance department of Clean Harbors Environmental Services including Vice President, Controller – Safety-Kleen Environmental Services, Vice President – Finance, Corporate Development and Planning, Vice President – Commercial Operations and Vice President – Finance, Sales & Service Controller as well as Director of Finance.

Ms. McClure began her career in finance as a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young LLP.

Ms. McClure earned her B.S. in accounting, magna cum laude, from Wayne State University, where she was a Merit Scholar Recipient.

Michael

Modak

Michael

Modak

Operating Parter

Michael Modak is an Operating Partner in the Chemicals and Process Industries vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Modak has extensive global experience as a senior executive in both public and private equity backed companies.  Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of PolyAd Holdings where he led the execution of a carve-out business to a freestanding entity and its successful sale.  His additional private equity activities include leading groups of global businesses at PGI and Momentive Performance Materials.  His public company experience includes numerous operating and staff leadership roles at Honeywell, National Starch & Chemicals (ICI) and HB Fuller Company.

The breadth of Mr. Modak’s roles have run from CEO to group level and business P&L management, as well as a variety of C-level roles such as Corporate Development leader, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Marketing Officer.  His distinctive competence is developing and executing a profitable growth agenda with both organic and acquisition components.

Mr. Modak holds a B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and an M.B.A. from Baldwin Wallace College.  He has participated in various executive education programs at Wharton, Harvard, Stanford and MIT.

Thierry

Morin

Thierry

Morin

Operating Partner

Thierry Morin is an Operating Partner focused on evaluating manufacturing businesses globally and driving post-investment value creation at One Rock’s portfolio companies. Mr. Morin has over 40 years of experience in industrial manufacturing and services sectors. Prior to Joining One Rock, Mr. Morin served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valeo, a leading automotive industry supplier with nearly 200 factories in more than 30 countries. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Thierry restructured the group in which he closed more than 50 factories worldwide, opened 20 new factories in low cost countries and positioned Valeo as a strong supplier in terms of quality and innovation, while always assuring positive results. Prior to his tenure as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Morin served in positions in strategy, finance, operations and procurement.

Prior to Valeo, Mr. Morin was Vice President of Thomson Consumer Electronics in the information systems division in Los Angeles and later Director of Finance and Planning of the audio division. Prior to Thomson Consumer Electronics, Mr. Morin worked at Schlumberger where he held several increasing positions across the electronics branch.

Mr.Morin is currently Chairman of the Board of Elis. Historically, he also served on the Boards of Arkema, HNT Electronics and Navya.

Mr. Morin earned his B.A.in Economics from College of St. Cloud and an M.B.A. from the University of Paris IX Dauphine.

Mark

Oakeson

Mark

Oakeson

Operating Partner

Mark Oakeson is an Operating Partner in Lean Manufacturing for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Oakeson has more than 30 years of operating improvement experience bringing lean manufacturing competencies to companies such as Black and Decker, Mercedes Benz of Brazil, Pella Corp., Lantech, Inc. and Hayward Pool.  He is also the Co-Founder of TBM Consulting Group and LVC Consulting, where he helped to introduce lean concepts to Western companies, improving productivity and quality and typically more than doubling returns on capital.  Mr. Oakeson’s expertise has been applied to greenfield sites, plant expansions, consolidation, product development and product launches.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, with a degree in engineering, Mr. Oakeson also completed post-graduate work in Finance at the University of Connecticut.  In addition, Mr. Oakeson had direct experience early in his career training with the creators and innovators of the Toyota Production System, Messrs. Ohno, Shingo, Nakao and Iwata.

Frank

Orfanello

Frank

Orfanello

Operating Partner

Frank Orfanello is an Operating Partner in the Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Distribution vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Mr. Orfanello was previously Executive Vice President of Coolbrands International, a branded frozen desserts company with ~$500 million of revenue.  At Coolbrands, Mr. Orfanello was responsible for all operations of the business, improving a complex supply chain and managing a national operation serving the grocery, convenience, institutional and other channels.  Mr. Orfanello was also previously the Chief Operating Officer of Veryfine Products, the nationally branded juice beverage company, where he led strategic initiatives in new product development, manufacturing modernization, opening new channels of distribution and scaling a branded consumer products business, ultimately culminating in the successful sale of the company.  Prior to joining Veryfine, Mr. Orfanello was a Partner in the Boston-based regional accounting firm of Parent, McLaughlin & Nangle.

Mr. Orfanello earned a B.S. in business administration from Stonehill College. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Tony

Palmer

Tony

Palmer

OPERATING PARTNER

Tony Palmer is an Operating Partner in the Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Distribution vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Palmer brings over 35 years of experience reinvigorating brands by drawing on his expertise in digital transformation and focusing on consumer-driven innovation.

Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Palmer served as President of Global Brands and Innovation as well as Chief Marketing Officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Palmer held domestic and international roles at Kellogg Company, Fisher Scientific International, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, CSR Refined Sugars and Mars, Inc. Mr. Palmer began his career at LEK Consulting.

Mr. Palmer received a B.S. in business marketing from Monash University, Melbourne as well as an M.B.A., with distinction, from International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne Switzerland (formally known as International Management Institute).

Brian

Potts

Brian

Potts

Operating Partner

Brian Potts is an Operating Partner focused on sales and marketing strategy and execution at One Rock’s portfolio companies. He is responsible for assessing the growth potential of investments in the due diligence stage and driving profitable revenue growth post acquisition. Mr. Potts brings over 25 years of experience building and improving businesses and has worked in both large corporate settings as well as in private equity. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Potts ran a consulting firm focused on growing private equity-backed companies in the middle market. Prior to that, he spent seven years working with The Riverside Company as an Operating Partner. During his career, he has helped companies implement clear and competitive sales and marketing strategies, develop strong sales talent, integrate acquired sales forces effectively and deploy efficient processes and tools in effort to grow revenue.

Previously, Mr. Potts worked with Antares Capital, formerly known as GE Capital, where he helped to diagnose challenges and accelerate investment results for GE’s strategic private equity clients in the middle market. Mr. Potts is a certified GE Crotonville instructor for strategic planning, change management, leadership development, Socratic Selling and Six Sigma/lean practices.

Prior to GE Capital, Mr. Potts worked for the Nielsen Company serving in senior leadership roles within Media Analytic Operations, Client Engagement and Sales. He began his career at Cintas Corporation where he held roles from Director of Distribution to General Manager of Custom Manufacturing and led the team that deployed lean Six Sigma throughout the corporation.

Mr. Potts holds a B.S. in management and marketing from National Louis University.

Andrew

Shackett

Andrew

Shackett

Operating Partner

Andrew Shackett is an Operating Partner in the Business and Environmental Services vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Shackett brings over 30 years of experience in this sector focusing on operations, leadership and business development.

Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Shackett served as President and CEO of ACV Enviro Inc., overseeing all aspects of the business in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to ACV Enviro Inc., Mr. Shackett held many roles at Clean Harbors Inc. including EVP of Industrial Service and International Operations and member of the Board of Directors of International Operations. Mr. Shackett began his career as a U.S. Army Paratrooper where he received an honorable discharge upon his departure before going on to work at Tri-S Inc.

Andrea

Skobel

Andrea

Skobel

Operating Partner

Andrea (AJ) Skobel is an Operating Partner in the Talent and Organizational Development vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Ms. Skobel brings over 20 years of global executive human resource management, talent acquisition and leadership development experience, working to align human resource strategy with business and operational strategies.

Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Skobel served as Vice President of Human Resources at IDEX Corporation. Prior to her tenure at IDEX, she held various Human Resources roles at John Crane.

Ms. Skobel received a B.B.A. in human resources management, summa cum laude, from Loyola University, as well as an M.B.A., with honors, in strategy and operations from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Gary

Tapella

Gary

Tapella

Operating Partner

Gary Tapella is an Operating Partner in the Specialty Manufacturing and Healthcare Products vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Tapella served as Ripplewood’s Industrial Partner in the industrials and consumer durables sector from 2005 to 2009. From 1991 to 2005, Mr. Tapella served as the President and Chief Executive Officer (and later, Chairman) of Rheem Manufacturing where he completed a series of major initiatives. Prior experience includes the roles of COO and VP-International. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Tapella managed Rheem’s Canadian water heater business where he repositioned Rheem’s product line in Canada and enhanced manufacturing capabilities. From 1980 to 1986, Mr. Tapella was the Managing Director of Rheem Far East, managing 11 factories throughout Asia including Rheem’s first factory in China in 1984.  From 1969 to 1980, Mr. Tapella had progressive roles and responsibilities in factory management, sales and marketing at Rheem.

Mr. Tapella is a former director of publicly listed Butler Manufacturing Company and Watsco, Inc. and privately held SRS Distribution, Inc. and RelaDyne, Inc. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in international relations/international service and has completed executive management programs at Northeastern University and Columbia University.

Kush

Tulsidas

Kush

Tulsidas

Operating Partner

Kush Tulsidas is an Operating Partner focused on sales and marketing strategy and execution at One Rock’s portfolio companies. He is responsible for assessing the growth potential of companies in the investment stage and improving profitable revenue growth post acquisition. Mr. Tulsidas brings over 20 years of experience building and improving businesses and has worked in both large corporate settings as well as in private equity. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Tulsidas ran a consulting firm focused on growing private equity-backed companies in the middle market. Prior to that, he worked with The Riverside Company as an Operating Growth Executive. During his career, he has assisted companies across multiple industries improve sales organizations and processes, implement and drive appropriate key performance indicators (“KPI’s”) and grow revenue.

Previously, Mr. Tulsidas worked for the Nielsen Company, where he spent nine years in senior leadership roles within the Sales, Consulting and Process Improvement departments. His most recent role at Nielsen was Senior Vice President, Client Consulting where he led the team responsible for servicing and retaining existing clients, growing share of wallet and driving new business in the media industry. Before joining Nielsen, Mr. Tulsidas worked at Cintas Corporation within their International Business and Six Sigma groups. He also founded and exited Soondar Secrets, an Organic Beauty company. Mr. Tulsidas started his career at KPMG in the audit function.  

Mr. Tulsidas holds a B.Com. in international business and information systems from Curtin University and University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. Mr. Tulsidas is also a Six Sigma Master Blackbelt and holds various certifications in Six Sigma, management, sales & negotiation and other trainings.

Lutz

Velten

Lutz

Velten

Operating Partner

Lutz Velten is an Operating Partner in Supply Chain and Lean Manufacturing for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Mr. Velten brings over 25 years of Supply Chain and Lean Manufacturing experience, which he gathered at Nestlé and Ecolab.  During his career he transformed complex supply chains, implemented Lean Cultures, and more recently focused on M&A and post-acquisition integration activities.

Mr. Velten graduated from Imperial College London (UK) with a Master of engineering in chemical engineering and chemical technology.

Jim

Wiegmann

Jim

Wiegmann

Operating Partner

Jim Wiegmann is an Operating Partner in the Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Distribution vertical for One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Wiegmann has over 40 years of experience working in consumer packaged goods and food businesses, as well as driving significant change at privately-held companies. Prior to One Rock, he served as the CEO of OLM Food Solutions, a One Rock portfolio company sold to Performance Food Group in July 2023. 

Prior to OLM, Mr. Wiegmann held executive roles at a number of consumer companies undergoing significant transformation, including Pro Pet as CEO, Snack Alliance as Executive Vice President and Musco Family Olive Company as Vice President. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wiegmann held management roles at Nestlé USA, Frito Lay and Del Monte.

Mr. Wiegmann earned a B.S. in food science from California Polytechnic State University.

Professional Team

Our professional team manages the essential finance, compliance, investor relations, talent and human resources and IT functions of One Rock.

Fola

Adamolekun

Fola

Adamolekun

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Fola Adamolekun is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Adamolekun was an Executive Director and the Deputy General Counsel of Global Alternatives at J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, where she was principally responsible for the Asset Management Alternatives Solutions and Wealth Management Alternatives Investment groups.

Prior to J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, Ms. Adamolekun was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Valinor Management. Prior to Valinor, Ms. Adamolekun was an Attorney in the Investment Management group at Seward & Kissel LLP. Ms. Adamolekun began her career as an Attorney at Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

Ms. Adamolekun earned a B.A. in psychology and a J.D. from Columbia University.

Leo

Fitzpatrick

Leo

Fitzpatrick

Chief Technology Officer

Leo Fitzpatrick is the Chief Technology Officer of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Fitzpatrick served as Director of IT at Lindsay Goldberg, where he was responsible for all aspects of Lindsay Goldberg’s technology functions. Prior to Lindsay Goldberg, Mr. Fitzpatrick was an IT Project Analyst at Bessemer Trust Company.

Mr. Fitzpatrick earned a B.S. in decision sciences / computer sciences from Rider University.

Anna

Kelleher

Anna

Kelleher

Chief Financial Officer

Anna Kelleher is the Chief Financial Officer of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Kelleher served as Director of Finance at The Riverside Company, where she was primarily responsible for Riverside’s flagship middle market buyout fund and its structured capital fund.  Prior to The Riverside Company, Ms. Kelleher was a Manager in CapitalSource’s Corporate Finance Group.

Ms. Kelleher also held various corporate finance roles at AOL Time Warner and at Pfizer.  Ms. Kelleher began her career at Ernst & Young LLP, where she was an assurance supervisor in the Financial Services Group.

Ms. Kelleher earned a B.S. in accounting from the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.  She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Deepa Patil

Madhani

Deepa Patil

Madhani

Head of Investor Relations

Deepa Patil Madhani is the Head of Investor Relations of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Before joining One Rock, Ms. Madhani was part of the Capital Partnering team at General Atlantic, where she focused on investor relations.

Prior to General Atlantic, Ms. Madhani was an Associate in the Fundraising Group at TPG.  Ms. Madhani began her career as an Analyst in the Mezzanine Fund at Lehman Brothers, where she analyzed investment opportunities across different sectors.

Ms. Madhani earned a B.S. in business administration from Georgetown University.  She graduated cum laude with a double major in finance and management and a minor in Spanish.

Monica

Yavin

Monica

Yavin

Chief People Officer

Monica Yavin is the Chief People Officer of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Yavin was a Senior Human Resources Business Partner and Head of Learning and Development at First Eagle Investments. In this role, Ms. Yavin was responsible for strategic human capital initiatives for the investment, sales and marketing teams and leading the Learning and Development function, which involved designing and implementing its Performance Management and Talent strategy, and Leadership Development programs.

Prior to First Eagle, Ms. Yavin held leadership roles in learning and development at American International Group and Citigroup. Ms. Yavin began her career as a Financial Analyst at Bank of America.

Ms. Yavin earned a B.S. in business administration from the University of South Carolina and a Master’s in organizational development from Fordham University.

Waqas

Ahmad

Waqas

Ahmad

Director of Compliance

Waqas Ahmad is a Director of Compliance at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Ahmad served as Director of Compliance at Apollo Global Management where he was responsible for providing support to the Credit and Private Equity teams. Prior to Apollo, Mr. Ahmad served as a Compliance Officer at Point72 Asset Management across its offices in the U.S. and Asia. Mr. Ahmad began his career as a Compliance Officer at Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Ahmad earned a B.S. in finance from Baruch College.

Tony

Dagosto

Tony

Dagosto

Director of Finance

Tony Dagosto is a Director of Finance at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Mr. Dagosto served as Senior Manager of the Portfolio Analysis group at Warburg Pincus, LLC. Prior to Warburg Pincus, Mr. Dagosto was a Senior Associate at KPMG LLP in the Audit and Assurance practice.

Mr. Dagosto earned a B.S. and M.S. in accounting from Bentley University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jennie

Hwang

Jennie

Hwang

Director of Investor Relations

Jennie Hwang is a Director of Investor Relations at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Hwang was the Head of Client Relations at Capital Dynamics. In this role, Ms. Hwang was focused on maintaining relationships with the firm’s global investor base.  Prior to Capital Dynamics, Ms. Hwang was a Director at Balyasny Asset Management on the Marketing & Investor Relations team.  Prior to Balyasny, Ms. Hwang was an Associate at The Blackstone Group on the Private Equity Investor Relations & Business Development team.  Prior to Blackstone, Ms. Hwang was a Vice President at Bear Stearns in the Equity Research group.  Ms. Hwang began her career as an Analyst at JPMorgan Chase.  

Ms. Hwang earned a B.A. in economics from Emory University.

Lisa

Longobardo Love

Lisa

Longobardo Love

Director of Finance

Lisa Longobardo Love is a Director of Finance at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Love owned her own consulting firm, Love Accounting & Consulting Services, LLC. Prior to establishing Love Accounting & Consulting Services, LLC, Ms. Love served as the Management Company Controller at Owl Rock Capital Partners, LLC, where she was responsible for building out the accounting and finance function. Prior to Owl Rock Capital Partners LLC, Ms. Love was Assistant Controller at Moore Capital Management, LP. Ms. Love began her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP, where she was a Senior Manager in the Banking and Capital Markets Group.

Ms. Love earned a B.S. in accounting from Siena College. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kathy

Wang

Kathy

Wang

Director of Legal

Kathy Wang is a Director of Legal at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Wang was an Associate General Counsel at LionTree. Prior to LionTree, Ms. Wang was a Corporate Associate at Gunderson Dettmer.  Ms. Wang began her career as an M&A Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell. 

Ms. Wang earned a B.S. in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Columbia University.

Ariel

Tierman

Ariel

Tierman

Vice President of Finance

Ariel Tierman is a Vice President of Finance at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Tierman served as an Assistant Vice President of Global Fund Finance at the Blackstone Group. Prior to Blackstone, Ms. Tierman was an Assistant Controller at Garrison Investment Group. Ms. Tierman began her career as an Audit and Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the Alternatives practice.

Ms. Tierman earned a B.B.A. in accounting and finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Odessa

Miller

Odessa

Miller

Senior Compliance Associate & Paralegal

Odessa Miller is a Senior Compliance Associate & Paralegal of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Miller was Assistant Compliance Administrator at Brentwood Associates. Prior to Brentwood Associates, Ms. Miller was a Compliance Assistant at Moore Capital Management. Ms. Miller began her career working in a variety of roles within law firms.

Ms. Miller earned a Master of Science in Law, cum laude, from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a B.A. in sociology from Georgia State University.

Brianna

Spencer

Brianna

Spencer

Associate, Investor Relations

Brianna Spencer is an Associate of Investor Relations at One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining One Rock, Ms. Spencer was an Investment Banking Associate at Barclays in the Equity Capital Markets and Healthcare Coverage groups.

Ms. Spencer earned a B.A. in international political economy from the College of the Holy Cross.

Strategic Partner – Mitsubishi Corporation

One Rock’s unique affiliation with Mitsubishi Corporation provides us and our portfolio companies with access to the global resources of Mitsubishi. Utilizing Mitsubishi’s global network can often result in benefits including: