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Partner and Co-Head of Small Business Funds
John joined AEA in 2004 as a Partner and is co-head of the AEA Small Business Funds. He currently serves as a board member of Barnet Products, Connexus Resource Group, Galco, IGL Holdings, Mesa Line Services, NCS, Pexco, SGLT and Troxell Communications. He also served on the boards of former AEA portfolio companies Colony Hardware, Evans, Implus Footcare, In the Swim, Industrial Controls Distributors, National Rehab, Phillips Pet Food and Supplies, PLZ Aeroscience and Sextant Education.
Before joining AEA, John was a managing director at Arena Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in small companies in the consumer and business services sectors. Previously, he was a managing director in the leveraged finance group of Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to joining Credit Suisse First Boston, he worked at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. and NYNEX Corp.
M.B.A., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
B.A. in Economics and Computer Science, Union College (Honors)
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Barnet Products Corporation
Connexus Resource Group
Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc.
In the Swim
Industrial Controls Distributors
Mesa Line Services
National Carwash Solutions
Phillips Pet Food and Supplies
PLZ Aeroscience Corporation
The Evans Network of Companies