How Private Equity can help build your Board of Directors
January 24, 2018
Hosted by Kevin Fechtmeyer
Kevin Fechtmeyer will interview Susan Shultz, of the Board Institute, Inc. one of the leading executive search consultants that specializes in recruiting for top level Directors. A good Board of Directors is a critical sounding board for CEO's and Founders and is often one of the most overlooked areas of development. Building a quality team starts at the top. Find out how to pick the right people, avoid the common traps, like packing the Board with "Yes-Men" and "Yes-Women". Find out how diversity can be a strong competitive advantage, not just window dressing. We will top it off by our Hall of Fame worst board stories and best of breed examples to follow.
Deal Junkie: Cracking the Private Equity Code
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Deal Junkie focuses on Entrepreneurs who want to grow their business and access capital. Private Equity firms have over $1 trillion to invest and are the dominant form of middle market financing, yet it is one of the least transparent markets. What makes the difference between companies who succeed and those who fail in this market? Join Kevin Fechtmeyer, a 27 year industry veteran and his partners on Deal Team 6 who will dissect the deals that come in with thoughtful but brutal honesty and an occasional dose of humor. Find out why most companies aren’t ready for a deal. Deal Junkie is an informative, entertaining mix of interviews and call-ins with deal professionals, investors, CEO’s and other experts. We will interview entrepreneurs who were successful in attracting capital and those that weren’t. If you are in business, you will be able to relate to their real life stories of trials, tribulations and triumph.
Kevin Fechtmeyer has 27 years of experience investing in Private Equity at major firms in New York, completing over $2 billion of investments in over 30 platform companies. He co-founded the leading private equity placement firms on Wall Street from 1990 through 2003 and has made co-investments with over 60 of the largest Private Equity firms in the country. Since 2004 he has managed Cave Creek Capital in Arizona. Cave Creek Capital invests in middle market companies throughout the United States. Cave Creek has completed over $1 billion of transactions in the last decade. Several of the past CEO’s have been nominated for awards, such as E and Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year and INC 500 Fastest Growing companies.