Large firm capabilities with a small firm focus and style

Good partners in good times, great partners in tough times

Transforming good companies into great ones

What we believe

Our shared principles guide us in everything we do – as individuals and as a firm, internally and externally. Committed to excellence, fairness, service, transparency and accountability, we partner with individuals we trust, like and respect.

What motivates us

We enjoy spending our time, talents and energy helping our companies win. Our aim is to build great businesses and outstanding relationships that continue to afford us a unique competitive advantage in the lower middle market.

Our team

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  • Investment
  • Finance & Administration
Scott Ames
Partner

As a Partner at Blue Sea Capital, Scott sources, evaluates, executes and manages the firm’s healthcare investments. Prior to joining Blue Sea, Scott was an investment professional at Trivest Partners, a middle market private equity firm. Scott began his career in investment banking as a member of Raymond James’ Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

In his spare time, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters, fishing, diving and surfing.

Education
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Miami
  • M.B.A., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Current Board Roles
  • Apex Physics Partners
  • Beacon Oral Specialists
  • SignatureMD
  • Specialty Smile Partners
  • Spectrum Vision Partners
  • WillowWood Global
Prior Board Roles
  • Deca Dental
Kristin Archer
Vice President

As a Vice President at Blue Sea Capital, Kristin assists with identifying, evaluating, and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investment opportunities, as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Kristin was a Vice President at GTCR. She was previously a Vice President at Trivest Partners and a Senior Associate at Thompson Street Capital Partners. Kristin began her career as an analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Deutsche Bank Securities.

In her spare time, Kristin enjoys playing golf, cooking, and traveling.

Education
  • B.S., Indiana University
  • M.S. in finance, International University of Monaco
  • M.B.A., Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • CFA Charterholder
Joshua A. Berry
Senior Associate

As an Associate at Blue Sea Capital, Josh assists with identifying, evaluating and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Josh was an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A and Consumer & Retail Group at Truist Securities.

In his free time, Josh enjoys cycling, canoeing and recreational drone flying.

Education
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Florida
  • M.S. in finance, University of Florida
Sam W. Boochever
Vice President of Portfolio Operations

As Vice President of Portfolio Operations at Blue Sea Capital, Sam contributes to the strategic and operational development of our healthcare portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Sam was the CFO of ReferWell. Sam began his career as part of the corporate finance team at Allscripts.

In his spare time, Sam enjoys running, hiking and playing tennis.

Education
  • B.S., cum laude, Cornell University
  • M.B.A., Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Pat Boroian
Partner

As a Partner at Blue Sea Capital, Pat is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities and quarterbacking origination across the firm. He also serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. With nearly 30 years of private equity and private credit experience, Pat previously served as a Managing Director & Head of Originations at Carlyle Global Credit and as a Partner at LNK Partners and Brockway Moran & Partners, where he led their respective origination activities. Prior to that, he served as a General Partner at DLJ’s venture capital affiliate, The Sprout Group and as a Managing Director at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners.

Pat is a father of five children. In his spare time, he enjoys global travel, golf, fine wines and spiritual pursuits.

Education
  • B.S., Miami University (Ohio)
  • M.B.A., DePaul University
Prior Board Roles
  • Air Medical Group Holdings
  • Skolniks Bagel Bake
J. Thomas Bowler
Human Capital Partner

Mr. Bowler is a Human Capital Partner at Blue Sea Capital. Tom is responsible for providing guidance to Blue Sea Capital and its portfolio companies to maximize their human capital investments.

Tom most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organization of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) reporting to the Chairman and CEO. During his nearly 35-year career with UTC, Tom held senior global leadership roles across a number of business units including Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, Carrier Corporation, Hamilton Sundstrand and the former UT Automotive business.

Tom is married with two adult children and seven grandchildren. In October of 2022 Tom was elected to the Corporation of The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution which is the world’s independent leader in ocean discovery, exploration and education. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of RSR Partners. Tom served as the Chairman of the Finance Committee as well as on the Executive Committee of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) from 2014 until 2019. He is an avid sailor who enjoys competing in both local regattas are long distance ocean racing.

Education
  • B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Ed. M., Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Phi Delta Kappa
  • Senior Executive Program, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Max Brenner
Senior Associate

As a Senior Associate with Blue Sea Capital, Max assists with identifying, evaluating and executing healthcare investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Max was an Associate at Linden Capital Partners, a middle market healthcare private equity firm based in Chicago. Max began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Greenhill & Co.

In his spare time, Max enjoys spending time with his family and girlfriend, skiing, hiking, and following the Miami Dolphins and University of Michigan Wolverines.

Education

B.B.A. with High Distinction, Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Contessa E. Coleman
Sourcing Coordinator

As the Sourcing Coordinator at Blue Sea Capital, Contessa is responsible for supporting the firm’s investment professionals in deal sourcing, as well as managing the flow of information related to new deal opportunities. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Contessa worked at Ralph Lauren as the Executive Assistant for the Head of the Women’s Purple Label Collection.

In her spare time, Contessa enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding and travel.

Education
  • B.A., University of Virginia
James R. Davis, Jr.
Managing Partner

As a Managing Partner at Blue Sea Capital, J.R. is responsible for leading and managing the firm as well as sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing Healthcare investments. He also serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to founding Blue Sea Capital, J.R. was a Partner of Brockway Moran & Partners, a middle market private equity firm. Before that, he was an Analyst at Code Hennessy & Simmons and a Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance department of Salomon Brothers. J.R. previously served as a Captain in the U.S. Army.

J.R. is married with three sons and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, water sports, Miami Dolphins football, podcasts and reading. He is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and also a founding board member of the Positive Coaching Alliance (Florida), a national non-profit that strives to develop “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide young and high school athletes with a positive, character-building youth sports experience.

 

Education
  • A.B., magna cum laude, Princeton University
  • M.B.A., Harvard Business School
Current Board Roles
  • Apex Physics Group
  • Beacon Oral Specialists
  • SignatureMD
  • Specialty Smile Partners
  • Spectrum Vision Partners
  • WillowWood Global
Prior Board Roles
  • Air Medical Group Holdings
  • Crisis Prevention Institute
  • DDS Lab
  • Deca Dental
  • MD Now Urgent Care
  • NSi Industries
  • RESA Power
Danielle DeCarlo
Receptionist

As the Receptionist, Danielle is responsible for supporting the firm’s investment professionals, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the firm.  Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital Danielle worked as the Patient Experience Coordinator for Bethesda Hospital, and Sales and Customer Service Associate for a footwear brand.

In her free time, she enjoys reading and teaching herself new crafts.

Education

B.A., Florida Atlantic University

Scott R. Kirkendall
Partner

As a Partner at Blue Sea Capital, Scott is responsible for establishing quality relationships with business owners and executives, sourcing and executing private equity transactions and assisting in the transformational growth of middle market companies in the aerospace & defense and industrial growth industries. He serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Scott was a Director of Brockway Moran & Partners, a middle market private equity firm, where he was involved with the firm’s investments in Tri-Star Electronics. Scott began his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Credit Suisse First Boston, and prior to its acquisition, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Scott is married with two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys camping with his family, skiing, craft breweries and board games.

Education
  • B.S., cum laude, Wake Forest University
  • M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Current Board Roles
  • Abrasive Technology
  • Flagger Force
  • Plasma Processes
  • Rhino Tool House
  • Sunvair Aerospace Group
Prior Board Roles
  • Tri-Star Electronics
James A. Dwyer
Senior Associate

As an Associate at Blue Sea Capital, Jim assists with identifying, evaluating and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Jim was an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A and Consumer & Retail groups at Truist Securities.

In his free time, Jim enjoys playing golf, travelling, reading, rooting for Chicago sports teams and spending time with his family, dog and cat.

Education
  • B.S., University of Florida
  • M.S. in finance, University of Florida
Lee J. Farber
Principal

As a Principal at Blue Sea Capital, Lee assists with identifying, evaluating and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Lee was a Senior Associate at Harvest Partners, where he focused on investments in the industrials and business services sectors. He began his career as an Analyst and Associate at CCMP Capital Advisors.

In his spare time, Lee enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing golf, traveling and NBA basketball.

Education
  • B.S. and B.A.S., magna cum laude, Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • M.B.A., Dean’s Honors with Distinction, Columbia Business School
Current Board Roles
  • Abrasive Technology
  • Innovative Labs
  • ProSource
Prior Board Roles
  • RESA Power
Eric P. Hansen
Partner

As a Partner at Blue Sea Capital, Eric is responsible for establishing quality relationships with business owners and executives, sourcing and executing transactions and assisting in the transformational growth of middle market companies in the industrial growth and aerospace & defense industries. He serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Eric was a Founder and Senior Managing Director of Antares Capital. During his tenure, he was a member of the Operating and Investment Screening Committees and a West Coast Team Leader and was responsible for originating new business. Previously, Eric held senior positions with Heller Financial and KPMG Peat Marwick, where he began his career.

Eric is married with identical twin sons. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time at the beach with his family, playing golf, movies and haplessly rooting for Chicago sports teams (White Sox, not Cubs).

Education
  • B.S., University of Illinois
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Current Board Roles
  • Abrasive Technology
  • Innovative Labs
  • ProSource
  • Rhino Tool House
Prior Board Roles
  • RESA Power
Grant M. Husted
Associate

As an Associate at Blue Sea Capital, Grant assists with identifying, evaluating and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Grant was an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A group at Jefferies.

In his spare time, Grant enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, playing golf and traveling. Grant is a licensed commercial, instrument-rated pilot.

Education
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Florida
  • M.S. in finance, University of Florida
Adam P. Klein
Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer at Blue Sea Capital, Adam is responsible for the firm’s accounting, tax, compliance and investor reporting functions. Adam also serves as the liaison to Blue Sea Capital’s service providers and oversees all administrative activities for the firm. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Palm Beach Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm. Adam began his career as an auditor at PwC.

Adam is married with two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music, pinball and spending time with his family.

Education
  • B.S. with Highest Honors, University of Florida
  • M.Acc., University of Florida
  • CPA
Prior Board Roles
  • Deca Dental
Drew Koeneman
Vice President

As a Vice President at Blue Sea Capital, Drew assists with identifying, evaluating and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Drew was a Senior Associate at Harren Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm, where he focused on investments in the industrials and healthcare sectors. Drew began his career as an Analyst for Bentall Kennedy and Northmarq Capital.

In his spare time, Drew enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters, as well as playing golf, squash, chess and music.

Education
  • B.S., Washington and Lee University
  • M.B.A. with Dean’s Honors, Columbia Business School
  • CFA Charterholder
Current Board Roles
  • Rhino Tool House
Erin R. Lansky
Principal

As a Principal at Blue Sea Capital, Erin assists with identifying, evaluating and executing healthcare investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Erin was a Vice President at RoundTable Healthcare Partners, an operating-oriented healthcare private equity firm. Before that, Erin was a Vice President with BDT Capital Partners and an Associate on GTCR’s Healthcare team in Chicago. She began her career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

In her spare time, Erin leads her Class’s alumni fundraising for the Dartmouth College Fund, which supports student financial aid, and serves on the board of directors of Minds Matter Chicago, which prepares high school students from underserved communities for college success.

Education
  • A.B. with Highest Honors, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College
Current Board Roles
  • Apex Physics Partners
  • WillowWood Global
Joel Mendez
Senior Accountant

As the Senior Accountant at Blue Sea Capital, Joel assists the CFO with the firm’s accounting, tax, compliance, and investor reporting functions.

Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Joel was a Senior Accountant at Slavic401k where he supported the corporate accounting functions. Joel began his career as an auditor at Templeton & Company, LLP and has experience in Financial Services, Real Estate & Technology industries.

Joel is married and in his spare time, enjoys outdoor activities, soccer, running, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Education

B.S. in Accounting, Palm Beach Atlantic University
M.Acc., Palm Beach Atlantic University, ERP Systems Concentration

J. Miller Norman
Principal

As a Principal with Blue Sea Capital, Miller assists with identifying, evaluating and executing healthcare investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Miller was an Associate at Odyssey Investment Partners, a middle market private equity firm based in New York City. Miller began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in Barclays’ Industrials Group.

In his spare time, Miller enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, golfing, fishing and Alabama football.

Education
  • B.S. with Honors, summa cum laude, The University of Alabama
Current Board Roles
  • Beacon Oral Specialists
  • Specialty Smile Partners
Prior Board Roles
  • Apex Physics Partners
Christian M. Oberst
Vice President

As a Vice President at Blue Sea Capital, Christian assists with identifying, evaluating, and executing healthcare investment opportunities, as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Christian was a Senior Associate at RoundTable Healthcare Partners, an associate at Silver Oak Services Partners, and an analyst in the M&A group at Wells Fargo Securities.

In his spare time, Christian enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, reading and trying new restaurants.

Education
  • B.S., summa cum laude with departmental honors, University of Kentucky
James O’Hara
Associate

As an Associate at Blue Sea Capital. J.P. assists with identifying, evaluating and executing healthcare opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, J.P. worked at AltamarCAM Partners, a private equity investor focused on GP-led secondary transactions. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lazard.

In his free time, J.P. enjoys playing basketball, watching the Yankees, cooking barbeque on the Traeger and spending time with his friends and family.

Education
  • B.S., Fordham University Gabelli School of Business
Bethany M. Pappas
Executive Assistant

Bethany is an Executive Assistant supporting the investment team. Throughout her career Bethany has worked in Commercial Real Estate, Finance, Banking, and Prop Tech.  Additionally, during her tenure as an Executive Assistant, she has managed several corporate offices both international and domestic and was the liaison for industry wide events and conferences.

In her spare time, Bethany enjoys horseback riding, golfing with friends and traveling.

Education
  • B.A., James Madison University
Quin Rowen
Associate

As an Associate at Blue Sea Capital. Quin assists with identifying, evaluating and executing investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea, Quin was a Senior Associate at Datavest Partners, an e-commerce focused private equity firm. Prior to Datavest, Quin was an Associate at Winona Capital, a consumer-focused private equity firm, and Investment Banking Analyst at Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.

In his free time Quin enjoys golfing, fishing, watching the Creighton Bluejays and Green Bay Packers, and spending time with his friends and family

Education
  • B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, Creighton University
Aaron Siegel
Associate

As an Associate at Blue Sea Capital, Aaron assists with identifying, evaluating and executing healthcare investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Aaron was a Director of Corporate Development at Global Payments, a publicly traded FinTech company based in Atlanta. Aaron began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A and Healthcare Services groups at Truist Securities.

In his free time, Aaron enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, trivia competition and rooting for South Florida sports teams.

Education

B.S., summa cum laude, University of Florida
M.S. in finance, University of Florida

Melody Stazzone
Executive Assistant

Melody is an Executive Assistant supporting the investment team. Throughout her career, Melody has worked in Fixed Income Sales Trading, Investment Banking, Equity and Debt Capital Markets. During her tenure as an Executive Assistant, she served in fundraising and event planning for Wings over Wall Street and The Boys and Girls Club of America.

In her spare time, Melody enjoys traveling, scuba diving, skydiving and cooking.

Education
  • B.A., Hunter College
Elizabeth Terrero
Executive Assistant

Elizabeth is an Executive Assistant supporting the investment team. She has administrative career experience that includes office management, travel coordination, and scheduling & calendar management.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys rooting for the Boston Red Sox.

Education
  • B.S., New Jersey City University
Harris D. Thompson
Operating Partner

As an Operating Partner at Blue Sea Capital, Harris contributes to the strategic and operational development of the firm’s healthcare portfolio companies. He is an operator with more than 15 years of experience in executive management within both private equity-backed and publicly traded organizations, including his most recent position as Chief Executive Officer of the physical therapy company Pivot Health Solutions. During the prior 10 years, Harris held roles at two publicly traded companies, MEDNAX and General Electric. He was President of MEDNAX, a nationwide physician group, where he oversaw the operations of an $800 million anesthesiology business that provided services through thousands of clinicians and support staff in dozens of large-scale hospital systems. Prior to becoming President, Harris served as the VP of M&A, leading transactions across multiple services lines. At General Electric, he held positions within its industrial, capital and corporate divisions. Harris began his career as a Six-Sigma Black Belt for GE Supply before moving into a corporate role as a member of GE’s Corporate Audit Staff (CAS). During that time, he worked internationally in London, Vienna, Paris, Rotterdam, Milan, Prague and Mexico City, as well as countless domestic locations, including the GE Capital and GE Corporate facilities in Connecticut. Following CAS, Harris joined GE Capital’s Commercial Distribution Financing organization as a VP of Business Development.

Harris is married with two children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and traveling.

Education
  • B.S., Syracuse University
  • M.B.A., Emory University’s Goizueta Business School
Current Board Roles
  • Beacon Oral Surgery
  • Specialty Smile Partners
Mitchell L. Ulman
Vice President

As a Vice President at Blue Sea Capital, Mitch assists with identifying, evaluating, and executing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing support to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, Mitch was an Analyst in the Energy & Power Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities.

Mitch is married with a son and daughter and is a licensed single- and multi-engine private pilot. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and spending time with family and friends.

Education
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Florida
  • M.Acc., University of Florida
  • CPA
Current Board Roles
  • Flagger Force
  • Plasma Processes
  • Spectrum Vision Partners
  • Sunvair Aerospace
Prior Board Roles
  • Innovative Labs
Richard J. Wandoff
Managing Partner

As a Managing Partner at Blue Sea Capital, Rick is responsible for leading and managing the firm, as well as sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing industrial growth and aerospace & defense investments. He serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to founding Blue Sea Capital, Rick was a Partner of Brockway Moran & Partners, a middle market private equity firm. He began his career at Arthur Andersen and served as a Manager in the firm’s transaction advisory practice at its world headquarters.

Rick is married with a son and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys competitive running, outdoor activities, international travel and spending time with his family

Education
  • B.B.A. with High Distinction, University of Michigan
  • M.Acc, University of Michigan
  • CPA
  • CFA Charterholder
Current Board Roles
  • Abrasive Technology
  • Flagger Force
  • Innovative Labs
  • Plasma Processes
  • Sunvair Aerospace
Prior Board Roles
  • Cosmetic Essence
  • DDS Lab
  • Integrated Aerospace
  • MW Industries
  • NSi Industries
  • RESA Power
  • Tri-Star Electronics

Our Executive Advisors

Blue Sea Capital’s Executive Advisors support our thematic initiatives and the entrepreneurs with whom we partner.

  • Fred Buttrell

    Former CEO
    Air Medical Group

    Healthcare, Aerospace & Defense
  • Fred Buttrell

    Former CEO
    Air Medical Group

    Education

    B.S., Air Force Academy
    M.B.A., Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Fred assists with the evaluation and management support of the firm’s healthcare and aerospace & defense investments. Previously, he was the CEO of Air Medical Group Holdings, a company which he grew from a regional air medical company with 42 bases to the world’s largest provider of air medical services, with 350 bases across 40 states and a global service reach. Fred also grew its ground medical transportation operation into the world’s largest, with 250 base locations across 42 states. Prior to AMGH, Fred served as President & CEO of Comair Airlines, Inc. and CEO of Delta Connection. As a Captain in the U.S. Air Force, Fred served as mission commander during Desert Storm/Operation Southern Watch. He has briefed the President on F-15E combat systems and was recognized as the “Top Gun” of his fighter squadron.

    Fred is married with three adult children. He resides in Dallas, Texas and enjoys college football and flying.

  • Michael Dubose

    Former President
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

    Healthcare
  • Michael Dubose

    Former President
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

    Education

    B.S. Florida A&M University

    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Michael assists with the evaluation and management support of the firm’s healthcare and industrial growth  investments. His previously held roles at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a global $45 billion Life Sciences Company, include President of Fisher Healthcare, the Clinical Diagnostic Division, which he grew to be the number one market share leader with $2.5 billion in revenue, and President of the company’s Corporate Healthcare Contract Division, which included handling domestic and global contracts totaling a $2.4 billion portfolio. Prior to Thermo Fisher, Michael was the Global VP of Corporate Accounts for WW Grainger Inc., a $17 billion global  industrial supply company. During his tenure as a global leader, Michael and his team signed the most customer contracts in the company’s one hundred-year history. Michael has previously served in senior leadership roles at Corporate Express/Staples, Alliant Foodservice/US Foodservice, and Baxter International.

    Michael currently serves on the Board of Directors of Watts Water Technology Inc. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) and was the former chairman of the board for HIDA (Health Industry Distributors Association).

    Michael, married with a son who is an attorney, enjoys engaging in philanthropic endeavors, golf and traveling with his family.

  • David Lehman, MD

    Senior Principal Medical Director
    Modernizing Medicine

    Healthcare
  • David Lehman, MD

    Senior Principal Medical Director
    Modernizing Medicine

    Education

    B.A., with distinction, Yale University
    M.D., Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Florida College of Medicine

    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Dr. Lehman assists with the evaluation and management of the firm’s healthcare investments.  He is a board-certified comprehensive otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon who has specialized in head and neck oncology and advanced sinus surgery.  He has been a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates of Florida since 2015, preceded by Palm Beach ENT starting in 2005.  He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University.  After graduating as valedictorian from the University of Florida College of Medicine, he completed his internship in general surgery and residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital.  He has previously served as Chief of Surgery at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach.  Dave serves as Senior Principal Medical Director at Modernizing Medicine, a company specializing in building specialty-specific electronic medical record and practice management software.  He coded and continues to maintain the otolaryngology and allergy products and oversees their continuing development and growth strategy, while also managing and advising the medical directors of ophthalmology, obstetrics-gynecology, and urology.

    Dave is married with three children.  In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, ultra-marathon distance running, playing music with his sons, and spending time traveling with his wife and sons.

  • Michael M. Lewis, MD

    CEO
    BLML Consulting Inc.

    Healthcare
  • Michael M. Lewis, MD

    CEO
    BLML Consulting Inc.

    Education

    B.A., Tufts University
    M.D., Cornell University
    M.B.A., with Honors, Vanderbilt University

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Dr. Lewis assists with the evaluation and management support of the firm’s healthcare investments. An orthopedic surgeon by training, Dr. Lewis has more than 30 years of significant experience across medicine, healthcare and education and has been a principal, advisor, and consultant to healthcare businesses, investment banks, venture capital, and private equity. Dr. Lewis was a Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, where he was a member of the Admissions Committee, as well as the MD-MBA program’s Associate Director. Dr. Lewis was also a Senior Lecturer at the Tuck School of Business, where he co-created and taught the course “Investing and Deal Making in Healthcare.” Prior to Dartmouth, Dr. Lewis was an Endowed Professor, Chairman of Orthopedics, and Chief of Staff at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. While at Mount Sinai, he served as the Vice President of a 500-physician Orthopedic practice group. In Nashville, Dr. Lewis served as Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University, as well as the Medical Director and Governing Board member of Vanderbilt’s Rehabilitation Hospital. Prior roles include the Executive Vice President and Board member of Active Implants Corporation, an innovative orthopedic implants business, as well as the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Priority Healthcare Corporation (Nasdaq: PHCC). Dr. Lewis also invented a medical device that helped eliminate the need for amputation in some children with bone cancer. Earlier, he served as an active-duty Medical Officer in the United States Navy; received his Orthopedic training at the Hospital for Special Surgery; and was a Fellow in Surgery at Memorial Hospital-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

    Michael is married with three adult children and three grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching squash, and teaching.

  • Tucker Morrison

    President
    Innoflight

    Aerospace & Defense
  • Tucker Morrison

    President
    Innoflight

    Education

    B.A., Northwestern University
    M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Tucker assists with the evaluation and management support of the firm’s aerospace & defense investments. Tucker is a growth, and late-stage, CEO/President with over two decades of defining and delivering new business strategies for business expansion, innovation, and sustainable growth. He has a passion for working with entrepreneurial businesses and currently serves as President of Innoflight, a non-traditional defense contractor offering space avionics and cyber security solutions embedded with secure Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) design to the US Government, prime aerospace contractors, and commercial space developers.

     

    During the past two decades, he has executed over a dozen transactions including, acquisitions, debt and equity capital offerings, and both direct sales and spin-offs for organizations under his leadership to institutional investors and large strategic competitors. As CEO of Blue Sky Network, a satellite communications solutions provider to defense and enterprise users operating in remote environments on land, sea, and in the air, he diversified, grew organically and through acquisition, and divested the business over four years. Before joining Blue Sky Network, he served as Chief Commercial Officer of MRO Holdings and was co-owner and COO of Flightstar Aircraft Services, one of the leading airframe MROs in North America, where he sold the business twice over a decade. Prior to that, Tucker was a Managing Director of M&A for Headwaters MB and a private equity investor with Brockway Moran & Partners.

    Tucker lives in Dallas with his wife and two children and enjoys chasing them from one sports practice to another.

     

  • Steve Rosenfeld, MD

    Managing Partner
    Delray Eye Associates

    Healthcare
  • Steve Rosenfeld, MD

    Managing Partner
    Delray Eye Associates

    Education

    B.A. with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University
    M.D., Alpha Omega Alpha, Yale University

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, assists with the evaluation and management of the firm’s healthcare investments. He is a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, corneal transplant surgery, medical and surgical treatment of corneal diseases and refractive surgery. He has been in private practice with Delray Eye Associates, PA since 1985. Steven is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology and an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He currently serves as a Voluntary Professor on the clinical faculty at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he previously held a full-time faculty position. He is the recipient of The Best Doctors in America and the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Senior Achievement and Secretariat awards.

    Dr. Rosenfeld is married with two children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and tennis and fly fishing around the globe.

  • Paul Schneir

    Former Head of M&A
    KeyBanc

    Industrial Growth
  • Paul Schneir

    Former Head of M&A
    KeyBanc

    Education

    B.S., Miami University
    M.B.A., University of Michigan Ross School of Business

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Paul assists with the evaluation and management of the firm’s Industrial growth investments, particularly those in the specialty chemical, coating and advanced material sectors. Most recently, Paul served as Segment Head and Managing Director of KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Merger & Acquisition and Private Capital groups. During that time, he originated and executed over 40 of KeyBanc’s chemical transactions. Previously, Paul served as an investment banker for Robert W. Baird & Co., Everen Securities (a predecessor to Wells Fargo) and Carleton McCreary, Holmes & Co. Before that, he led the acquisition and reorganization of Bronx International, a capital equipment manufacturer for the steel market, which was subsequently sold to the Fives Group. Paul began his career at Dow Corning Corp in a new product development role, serving the personal and household care market.

    Paul is married with two adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and cycling and is an avid fan of Cleveland sports teams.

  • Rebecca Shanahan

    Former CEO
    Avella Specialty Pharmacy

    Healthcare
  • Rebecca Shanahan

    Former CEO
    Avella Specialty Pharmacy

    Education

    J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Rebecca assists with the evaluation and management of the firm’s healthcare investments, particularly those in the health services, managed care and pharmacy-related sectors. Rebecca is Founder and CEO of Shanahan Capital Ventures, a firm dedicated to providing differentiated business resources to clients in the health services, managed care, distribution and pharmacy channels. Prior to that, Rebecca served as CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy. Previously, she served in executive leadership roles for Cardinal Health; Shoppers Drug Mart, Inc. of Canada; OTN Holdings; and Aetna Specialty Pharmacy. Rebecca is a Past President of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy and was recognized as the 2017 Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young for the Mountain Desert Region.

    Rebecca has two adult children and three grandchildren. She resides in Winter Park, Florida and enjoys traveling with family and friends

  • Mark Silk

    CEO
    ThinKom Solutions

    Aerospace & Defense
  • Mark Silk

    CEO
    ThinKom Solutions

    Education

    B.S., cum laude, California State Polytechnic University Pomona

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Mark assists with the evaluation and management of the firm’s aerospace & defense and industrial growth investments. Mark serves as CEO of ThinKom Solutions, a leading provider of innovative, highly affordable, compact broadband multi-beam antennas and products for aeronautical, vehicular, user terminal, gateway, satellite and man-portable applications. Previously, he was President & CEO of Tri-Star Electronics and Integrated Aerospace. Mark began his career by founding an aerospace & defense machining business, which he eventually grew via organic growth and four acquisitions into Trig Aerospace, which ultimately served as the platform investment for Integrated Aerospace.

    Mark is married with two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys running, hiking and spending time with his family.

  • Alan Tank

    Former CEO
    National Pork Producers Council

    Industrial Growth
  • Alan Tank

    Former CEO
    National Pork Producers Council

    Education

    B.S., Iowa State University

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    As an Executive Advisor to Blue Sea Capital, Al assists with the evaluation and management of the firm’s industrial growth investments, particularly those in the agriculture and agri-foods sectors. Previously, Al was the co-founder and CEO of Revolution Energy Solutions, which provides clean energy solutions to the agriculture and agri-foods industry through the recycling of waste into value. Prior to that, Al founded and served as CEO of AgCert International Plc, a global leader in the production and sale of agriculturally derived greenhouse gas emission reductions, which are utilized to satisfy the requirements of the Kyoto Protocol and the European Union Emission Trading Scheme. Previously, Al was the CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, which is often recognized for its innovative marketing campaign, “Pork, The Other White Meat.”

    Al is married with two adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities and assists in the management and operation of his family farm in Iowa.

Michael Friguletto

“Blue Sea’s team is comprised of sector experts with an impressive track record of building great businesses. Their companies aren’t simply market participants; they’re industry leaders. When the opportunity arose to build a scale player in the specialized field of oral surgery, I jumped at the opportunity to build something special alongside a partner that shares my values.”

Michael Friguletto, Chief Executive Officer
Beacon Oral Specialists
G.R. Schrotenboer

“Private equity firms are not created equal. Only a handful are truly special, and Blue Sea Capital is one of them. When I came aboard NSi as CEO, I didn’t imagine the life changing experience it would be for me as well as for our employees. Together we built a stronger company that continues to expand into new markets, outperform its competition and serve as a legacy to its founder as well as Blue Sea.”

G.R. Schrotenboer, Chief Executive Officer
NSi Industries
Kerry Jarandson

“Together with Blue Sea Capital, we’ve built Sunvair Aerospace Group into an industry leading, multi-location aerospace MRO from its roots as a small landing gear specialist. Blue Sea Capital’s expertise investing in aerospace companies and specific understanding of our business have enabled them to contribute to our growth beyond what is typical of private equity generalists.”

Kerry Jarandson, Chief Executive Officer
Sunvair Aerospace Group

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