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The team's background includes such disciplines as general management, mergers and acquisitions, integration/divestiture management, accounting, corporate finance and capital markets in primarily in the Industrial and Related industries. This diverse background gives the firm a wide range of contacts and experiences to provide a hands on approach to assist management in numerous ways, including formulating a plan for addressing complexity, instituting strategies for growth and advising on capital raising, strategic opportunities and operational efficiencies.

 

Investment

FINANCE & ADMIN

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Prior to launching Seven Mile Capital Partners, Mr. Fandozzi was Global Head of Private Equity and Alternative Investments at Citi Holdings since 2009. Prior to this, he was Global Head of M&A for all of Citigroup's corporate M&A activities.

Before taking on an executive role at Citigroup, he spent 9 years in the Citigroup Investment Banks' M&A group advising clients in a number of different industries including Industrials, Business Services, Telecom and Consumer.

Prior to Citigroup, Mr. Fandozzi worked in the audit practice at Ernst & Young.

EDUCATION
  • M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
  • B.S. from Drexel University
CURRENT BOARD POSITIONS
  • Clarity Credit Management
  • Huron, Inc.
  • Microporous, LLC
  • MSX International, Inc.
  • SolarReserve, LLC
  • Uplogix, Inc.
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Prior to joining Seven Mile Capital Partners, Mr. Kruse was at Warburg Pincus LLC for 9 years, 4 years as a Managing Director. At Warburg Pincus, Mr. Kruse covered North American Industrials, including segments such as chemicals, building products, aerospace, distribution, packaging and general manufacturing. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Kruse was with AEA Investors Inc. for 6 years and Bain & Co. for 3 years.

EDUCATION
  • B.A. from Dartmouth College
CURRENT BOARD POSITIONS
  • Huron, Inc.
  • Microporous, LLC
  • United Subcontractors, Inc.
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Prior to joining Seven Mile Capital Partners, Derek was a Vice President at Apax Partners where he evaluated investments in the digital media, business services and retail & consumer sectors.

Previously, Derek was an Associate at Fenway Partners where he focused on middle market investments in the branded consumer, transportation and logistics sectors.

Derek began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A group at Citigroup.

EDUCATION
  • M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Economics, Occidental College, cum laude
CURRENT BOARD POSITIONS
  • Huron, Inc
  • Microporous, LLC
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Prior to joining Seven Mile Capital Partners, Jared was an Associate at J.H. Whitney where he evaluated investments in the industrial, healthcare, and retail & consumer sectors. Previously, Jared was a member of the Industrials Investment Banking Group at Goldman Sachs.

EDUCATION
  • A.B. from Duke University, cum laude
  • Jared served as a member of the Duke varsity tennis team
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Prior to joining Seven Mile Capital Partners, Mark was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group at Barclays where he focused on M&A and corporate finance transactions.

EDUCATION
  • B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University, cum laude
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Chris has over 10 years of fund accounting, reporting and operations experience in the private equity industry.

Prior to the formation of Seven Mile Capital Partners, he was Senior Vice President at Citi Private Equity, a $10 billion direct equity, direct mezzanine and fund of private equity business.

His primary responsibilities included daily fund accounting, annual audit, financial reporting, compliance with limited partnership agreements and investor reporting for various private equity funds

Prior to that, Chris was Assistant Vice President within Citigroup Asset Management, where he focused on financial reporting.

Chris has also worked as a Corporate Accountant at U.S. Surgical Corporation and as an Accountant at Mercedes Benz Credit Corporation.

EDUCATION
  • B.S., Finance, John F. Welch College of Business, Sacred Heart University
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Prior to the formation of Seven Mile Capital Partners, Tara was an Executive Assistant in the Citi Holdings Alternative Investments division of Citigroup.

Tara began her career at Citigroup in 2003, assuming administrative roles within the Investment Bank, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions and Citi Holdings. Prior to joining Citigroup, Tara worked for JPMorgan Chase.

EDUCATION
  • ABA, Business Administration, City University of New York