Category: Operating Partners

Deirdre Breakenridge is a business book author, communications strategist, media trainer, and CEO at Pure Performance Communications. As a 30+ year veteran in PR, marketing, and branding, she has worked with senior leaders at organizations, including JVC, Kraft, Nasdaq, NBA Events and Attractions, Siegel+Gale and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). As the author […]
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Isaiah Kacyvenski Isaiah Kacyvenski’s diverse background includes earning two degrees from Harvard, playing in the National Football League for 8 years between, and achieving success as an experienced entrepreneur and investor. Mr. Kacyvenski is currently a Founder and Managing Partner at Will Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm that leverages the power of sports to change the […]
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Mr. Bradsher has approximately 25 years of experience as an investor and operator with additional leadership experience through serving as a board member for several companies in the engineering, defense, and technology industries. Mr. Bradsher is currently Chairman & CEO of District Equity, a private equity firm which is and has been an owner of […]
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Salem Shuchman of Star Mountain Capital Salem Shuchman is a veteran private equity investor with a 30+ year track record at leading private equity firms including Apax Partners.  Mr. Shuchman is currently the Founder & Managing Partner at Entrepreneur Partners, a Philadelphia based private equity firm making investments in U.S. lower middle-market companies. Prior to forming Entrepreneur Partners, Mr. Shuchman spent […]
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Michael Kalen of Star Mountain Capital Michael Kalen is a senior executive with a track record of growth and profitability. He has led large life insurance, annuity and wealth management companies while also becoming a leader in InsurTech and FinTech innovation. Mr. Kalen is currently the CEO of Covr Financial Technologies, a provider of digital life insurance solutions for financial institutions, […]
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Joyce Hrinya has nearly 30 years of experience leading companies and efficiently building profitable consumer brands. She has held executive leadership positions in general management, marketing, strategic planning, and business development. Ms. Hrinya is the Founder & Managing Partner of A & R Strategy Partners where she assists owners, boards and CEOs of small to […]
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Mark Froehlich of Star Mountain Capital Mark Froehlich has over 30 years of experience in risk management and value creation. Mr. Froehlich is currently the Founder & Principal of Impact Partners Global, a risk management and business advisory group that also manages Aegis Alabama Venture Fund, a CAPCO fund that invests in private companies based in the state of Alabama. Prior […]
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Jonathan Kahn of Star Mountain Capital Jonathan Kahn has over 30 years of investing, operating and risk management experience. Mr. Kahn is currently CEO of AgriFiber Solutions LLC, an agricultural technology and manufacturing company located in Mundelein, Illinois. AgriFiber’s innovative corn and oat based fibers provide specialty ingredient solutions to some of the world’s largest food manufacturers. Before that, Mr. Kahn […]
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Billy Goldstein of Star Mountain Capital Billy Goldstein is an Operating Partner with Star Mountain Capital, LLC, helping add value to the firm’s underlying operating companies including assisting with identification of strategic add-on acquisitions and other M&A and financing related matters. He has over 20 years of experience running industry practices, advising C-level executives and boards of directors, negotiating transactions, leading deal […]
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Stanley Friedman Stanley Friedman is the former Managing Director and Chief HR Officer for Fortress Investment Group. At Fortress, Stan designed and built a world-class HR function that facilitated the firm’s growth from approximately 550 to 1100 employees and approximately $26 billion to $56 billion in AUM. While overseeing HR for the public entity, he was also […]
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