Mr. Burr is the founder of JetCapital Group, LLC, a provider of corporate finance advisory services to clients in the airline and aerospace industries, including capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and strategic consulting. JetCapital serves a wide range of clients in the aviation and aerospace industries, including financial institutions, airline companies, support and aftermarket services companies and original equipment manufacturers. Mr. Burr has been actively involved in the development, acquisition and financing of, as well as consulting for, several leading aviation companies over the last 15 years. Mr. Burr’s recent activities include the role of founder and President of POGO Jet, a new generation air taxi provider. Prior to POGO Jet, Mr. Burr was responsible for the Sales and Marketing campaigns at SBS International, the world’s leading scheduling software provider to the airline industry, where he doubled revenues over a period of three years, prior to the sale of the company to The Boeing Company. Mr. Burr received a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Burr currently serves on the boards of directors of MCP’s portfolio companies Flightstar Aircraft Services, LLC and Hawthorne Global Aviation Services. Mr. Burr is a member of the Wings Club.
Admiral Donald has 37 years of experience in the U.S. Navy and was most recently the four star admiral in charge of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program from 2004 - 2012. The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program is a joint Department of Defense and Department of Energy program that has full responsibility for the safety and effectiveness of over 90 nuclear reactors powering the Navy's entire fleet of submarines and aircraft carriers. In this role, Admiral Donald managed a $2 billion annual budget and over 40,000 personnel during a challenging period of recapitalization and increasing fleet operational pace. He led a complex that included two laboratories and many industrial partners where major activities included design, engineering, construction, operation, maintenance, disposal of naval nuclear propulsion plants, consolidation of technical functions and facilities, regulatory oversight, crisis management and diplomacy with international partners. Prior to this position, Admiral Donald was also Commander of Naval Submarine Forces/Commander Allied Submarine Command (NATO) and Commander of Submarine Group Eight/Commander Allied Submarines South (NATO). Admiral Donald holds a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. He is also a graduate of the Harvard University Senior Executive Fellows Program.
Mr. Florjancic served as CEO and president of Safety-Kleen, a leading parts cleaner, industrial waste management and oil recycling and re-refining company in North America, from 2004 until 2009. Prior to that he was at SPX Corp., where he served as president of its specialty engineered products group since 2001, and was responsible for six companies that manufacture industrial filters, hydraulics and capital equipment. Prior to SPX, he spent 15 years with Brunswick Corp., beginning in 1985 as vice president of finance and treasurer, and later serving as global president and CEO of the indoor recreation group. Mr. Florjancic holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Indiana University, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business. He also serves on the board of directors of Liberty Tire Recycling, Elkay Manufacturing, where he is chairman of the finance committee, and is chairman of the board for Ramsey Industries, Inc.
Mr. Golden is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Tenth Partners, LLC, a partnership focused on helping manufacturing companies grow sustainably through a commitment to Lean Enterprise Culture, a business model and collection of processes that emphasize the elimination of waste while delivering products on time, at the least cost and with greater efficiency than conventional mass production techniques. Mr. Golden began his career at Westinghouse Electric Corporation and was engaged in corporate M&A, production supervision and business development. Mr. Golden later held positions at Federal-Mogul, Danaher and Wabtec. Mr. Golden left Wabtec to found FMG Capital Partners to focus on the acquisition and transformation of mid-market manufacturing companies and later merged his efforts with J.W. Childs Associates, where he took responsibility for multiple transformation efforts at portfolio companies. Mr. Golden took over as President and CEO of MAAX, a J.W. Childs and OMERS Capital portfolio company in 2006. Mr. Golden transformed MAAX while grappling with the worst housing melt down since the Great Depression, and through a balance sheet recapitalization, MAAX was sold to Tricap Partners. Mr. Golden received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Golden currently serves on the board of directors of MCP’s portfolio company Flightstar Aircraft Services, LLC.
Mr. Murphy has had over 30 years of domestic and international executive experience with Fortune 500 companies, including positions as Managing Director of Scott Paper for the UK and Ireland and Country President for a Canadian division of Eastman Kodak. As CEO of two highly successful leveraged buyouts, American Safety Razor and Personal Care Group, he focused on building value through aggressive new product development and introduction, operational turnarounds, right sizing, distribution expansion and international growth. His focus is consumer household and personal care products. He recently was CEO of a technical startup until February 2010. Mr. Murphy holds an M.B.A. from Fordham University and a B.A. from San Diego State University. He is a member of the Boulder chapter of Social Venture Partners, the Boulder Community Foundation and Naturally Boulder and is an advisor to the Ready to Work project in Boulder.
Jon Slangerup has 33 years of corporate leadership experience, including 19 years as president, CEO and board director of both public and private companies. Mr. Slangerup has extensive experience in aviation, global logistics and cleantech, and has successfully built businesses ranging from technology startups to a billion-dollar subsidiary of FedEx Corporation. Mr. Slangerup’s career began in military and commercial aviation which led to a distinguished 20-year career with FedEx, where he was most recently President of the Canadian subsidiary. During his eight-year tenure in Toronto, Mr. Slangerup transformed FedEx Canada from a small domestic courier operation into the country’s leading international express logistics company with a team of over 5,000 people in 60 locations. During the past 12 years, Mr. Slangerup has served as a CEO, director and/or investor of companies engaged in providing sustainable energy and environmental solutions. Mr. Slangerup graduated with honors from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Aeronautics and Business Administration. He currently serves as Chairman of AgraSystems International.
Mr. Stringham is Managing Partner of 42 Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on internet, SaaS, mobile and cloud-based businesses operating in highly defined vertical markets. 42 Ventures leverages the experience, relationships and capital of a tight circle of partners, advisors and investors to build exciting and valuable businesses side-by-side with entrepreneurs. Prior to founding 42 Ventures in 2006, Mr. Stringham co-founded SBi Group, a digital marketing and technology services firm with operations throughout the U.S. and Europe. As CEO, Mr. Stringham successfully built and sold each of its four divisions including Razorfish, which had become the largest independent interactive agency in North America. Prior to SBi Group, Mr. Stringham built a successful consulting business in Sydney, Australia after working as a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Stringham was named Executive of the Year by VAR Magazine and Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2004. Mr. Stringham holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.