Team

 

Matt Estep – Managing Partner
Matt Estep is the Managing Partner and founder of Bosworth Capital Partners. Matt is responsible for identifying and sourcing target companies, conducting due diligence, deal structuring, negotiating, financing and ultimately working alongside management of the acquired companies.

 

In 2010, upon making the investment in Midwest Supplies, Matt worked with the founders desire to transistion out quickly and assumed the role of President. Over the next 2 years, Matt worked at building out a leadership team that could help scale the rapidly growing ecommerce company to over $100M in sales.

 

Prior to attending Harvard Business School, Matt worked at Peoples Energy in Chicago, Illinois. During his time at Peoples, Matt rapidly ascended through the organization and worked in numerous capacities including design, project management and finally in operations management. Matt’s final role at Peoples involved the management of a utility maintenance facility with 250 union employees where he was responsible for the allocation of resources and the jobs that go along with this including: hiring, training, disciplining, budgeting, and staffing. Prior to Peoples, Matt spent time pursuing a career as a professional race car driver and as a result of his interest in motorsports and fabrication he co-founded of a go-kart manufacturing company.

 

Matt holds a Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and also graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

 

Mark Vanderheyden – Operating Partner
Mark Vanderheyden is an Operating Partner at Bosworth Capital Partners. Mark is responsible for identifying and sourcing target companies as well as helping to drive operating companies forward from conducting due diligence to closing to working closely with existing employees post acquisition. His involvement ranges from board oversight to taking direct operating leadership roles in portfolio companies to manage and implement strategic initiatives which span across all organizational functions.

 

Prior to joining Bosworth, Mark held a variety of senior leadership roles across multiple industries. Mark’s experience in finance, operations, business development and corporate development provide him a unique perspective that he brings to portfolio companies to help drive value creation initiatives. Prior to attending the University of Chicago, Mark held roles of progressive responsibility in the real estate, consumer goods and retail industries.

 

Mark holds a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and also graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.

 

Michael Aubrey – Advisory Board Member
Michael has severed as President (Sales & Marketing) of StatLab Medical Products since 2009. Michael’s current role includes development and implementation of the Company’s strategic plan; oversight of the company’s sales, marketing, product development and technical support activities. Prior to joining StatLab, Michael was a Co-Founder and Managing Director at Caldera Capital Partners, an investment group formed with Dan Henn to identify, acquire and operate family-held businesses. Prior to co-founding Caldera Capital Partners, Michael was CEO of Park-Rite Detroit, Inc., a parking lot facility management company he acquired in 2003 and exited in 2007. Under Michael’s leadership, Park-Rite grew facility revenues under management from $3 million to $20 million and headcount from 25 to 125. Prior to Park-Rite, Michael worked as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in Chicago where he provided companies headquartered in the Midwest with mergers & acquisitions and capital raising advice. Michael graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

 

Dan Henn – Advisory Board Member
Dan has served as CEO and Board Member of StatLab Medical Products since acquiring the company in September 2009. Dan’s current role includes development and implementation of the company’s strategic plan; oversight of the company’s manufacturing, supply chain, quality, customer service, human resources and accounting activities; and business development. Prior to joining StatLab, Dan was a Co-Founder and Managing Director at Caldera Capital Partners, an investment group formed with Michael Aubrey to identify, acquire and operate family-held businesses. Prior to cofounding Caldera Capital Partners, Dan was an investment professional at Prairie Capital in Chicago where he identified and acquired six manufacturing, distribution and service companies. Dan received a Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.