Executive Advisor Partners

Our EAPs are seasoned and successful executives who are active participants in all aspects of our investment process.

Drawing upon years of experience and offering valuable insight, EAPs assist Wind Point with executive identification and evaluation, due diligence on new opportunities, and portfolio company monitoring and team development. EAPs also invest in portfolio companies alongside Wind Point.

Tony Anderson

Former Chair and Midwest Managing Partner, Ernst & Young

Anders Berggren

Former Sector Chief Executive Officer, Marmon Group; Senior Vice President, Husqvarna Group

Dave Beré

Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Nonni's (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Stan Bikulege

Chair and Chief Executive Officer; Novolex (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Bob Black

Former Group President, Kimberly-Clark International

Guy Broadbent

President, Vector Advisors LLC; Former Chief Executive Officer, Argotec (former Wind Point portfolio company); Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Xcellerex

Bruce Carbonari

Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Fortune Brands

Court Carruthers

President and Chief Executive Officer, TricorBraun; Director, Ryerson Holding; Former Group President, Americas Grainger

Charlie Crew

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, SABIC Innovative Plastics

Bill Denton

Former President, Housewares and Office Products, Newell Rubbermaid

Arnold Donald

President and Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Corporation

Ted Dysart

Vice Chair, Heidrick & Struggles

Jamie Egasti

Former Chief Executive Officer, Catalina; Former Chief Executive Officer, Folgers Coffee Company

Carol Eicher

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Innocor, Inc.

Mike Fitzpatrick

Former Director, President and Chief Operating Officer, Rohm & Haas; Former Chief Executive Officer and Chair, Citadel Plastics (former Wind Point portfolio company)

John Gardner

Vice Chair emeritus and Senior Advisor, Heidrick & Struggles

Steve Hochhauser

Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Johns Manville

Chris Hornung

Co-Founder, Sturbridge Capital; Former Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Cycle (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Rob King

Former Chief Executive Officer, Cytosport Inc.; Former Executive Vice President and President - North America, Pepsi Bottling

Pat Larmon

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Bunzl North America, Inc.

Rick Lenny

Non-Executive Chair, Conagra Brands, Inc.; Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company

Joe Messner

Former Chief Executive Officer, Petmate (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Greg Muldoon

Chair, STG Logistics (Wind Point portfolio company); Former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Browning-Ferris Industries; Former Chief Executive Officer, AIR-Serv Holdings (former Wind Point portfolio company)

George Pierson

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Kleinfelder Group; Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Parsons Brickernoff

Kears Pollock

Former Chief Operating Officer – Coatings / Chemicals, PPG Industries

José Luis Prado

Former Chief Executive Officer of Evans Food Group (former Wind Point portfolio company); Former President, Quaker Oats North America; Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Gamesa-Quaker

John Rice

Former President of the Americas, Unilever; Former Co-Chair, Rupari Foods (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Chuck Schneider

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Security Associates (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Matthew Shattock

Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Beam Suntory Inc.

Steven Stanbrook

Former Chief Operating Officer, International, S.C. Johnson

Craig Stinson

Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Breeze Industrial Products (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Victor Swint

President and Chief Executive Officer, Tecomet, Inc.; Former Chief Executive Officer, Interface Solutions (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Alice Tillett

Chief Executive Officer, Petmate (former Wind Point portfolio company)

Walt Van Benthuysen

Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Hazelwood Farms

Mitch Vernick

Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Transamerica Finance Corporation

Executive Advisor Partners are not employees of Wind Point Partners, they are third party consultants utilized by Wind Point on a periodic basis. EAPs may receive direct compensation from a portfolio company under terms agreed to by the portfolio company and the EAP and this compensation will not offset management fees. Any compensation received by EAPs at the portfolio company level will be indirectly borne by the Fund by virtue of the Fund’s investment in a portfolio company.