Professional Biographies

John F. Lehman

Chairman, Founding Partner

Dr. Lehman is a founding partner of the firm and has been involved in all aspects of the firm’s private equity investment and management activities since JFLCO’s inception. As Chairman, Dr. Lehman provides strategic and oversight expertise and approves all capital commitments made by JFLCO. Immediately prior to forming JFLCO, he spent three years as a Managing Director in Corporate Finance at PaineWebber, Inc. where he led the firm’s Aerospace and Defense Group.

From 1981 to 1987, Dr. Lehman served as Secretary of the U.S. Navy. As the chief executive of the Navy, he was responsible for the management of 1.2 million people, an annual budget of $95 billion and total assets equivalent to those of the seven largest Fortune 500 corporations combined. Prior to serving as Secretary of the Navy, Dr. Lehman was President of the aerospace consulting firm Abington Corporation, served as a delegate to the Mutual Balanced Force Reductions negotiations, was the Deputy Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and served as a senior staff member to Dr. Henry Kissinger at the White House.

He has served on the boards of Ball Corporation, TI Group plc, Westland Helicopter plc, Sedgwick plc and many of JFLCO’s realized investments. He currently is a director of Doss Aviation, National Response Corporation, Trident Maritime Systems, Verisk Inc. and EnerSys. He is also Chairman of the Princess Grace Foundation and an Overseer of the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lehman was also a member of the 9/11 Commission and the National Defense Commission.

A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Lehman holds a B.S. degree from St. Joseph’s University, B.A. and M.A. degrees from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. For more than two decades, he flew various tactical aircraft for the Naval Reserve.

Louis N. Mintz

Partner

Mr. Mintz has been with the firm since 1997 and as a Partner approves all capital commitments made by JFLCO. Mr. Mintz has more than 20 years of private equity experience and has led several of the firm’s successful investments. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s activities including the acquisition, oversight and disposition of portfolio investments; he also oversees organizational design and relationship development with institutional investors. He has served on the boards of many of JFLCO’s realized investments, including Chairman of Drew Marine, and is currently Chairman of API Technologies and a director of Doss Aviation, and Sprint Energy Services.

Prior to joining JFLCO, Mr. Mintz was a member of the Private Equity Investment Group at Odyssey Partners, L.P. and served as a Vice President at Rosecliff, Inc., where he was involved in all aspects of the acquisition and management of several portfolio companies. He began his career at Drexel Burnham Lambert in the corporate finance department.

A native of New York, Mr. Mintz graduated magna cum laude from Duke University where he received his B.A. in Economics and Public Policy Studies and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He serves as a Trustee of Congregation Beth Elohim, a landmark congregation founded in 1861 that is among the largest Reform congregations in Brooklyn, NY.

Stephen L. Brooks

Partner

Mr. Brooks has been with JFLCO since 1998 and as a Partner approves all capital commitments made by the firm. Mr. Brooks has 17 years of principal investing experience in the firm’s target markets and has led several of the firm’s successful transactions. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s activities including the acquisition, oversight and disposition of portfolio investments; he also oversees the firm’s sourcing and business development activities. He has served on the boards of many of JFLCO’s realized investments, including Chairman of ACR, and currently serves as Chairman of AGI and Doss Aviation. and as a director of Ravn Air Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brooks was a founding member of the Aerospace and Defense Group at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Company where he focused on private equity-related middle market mergers and acquisitions.

A native of Australia, Mr. Brooks graduated salutatorian and summa cum laude from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University where he received his B.B.A. in Finance and a minor in English from the College of Liberal Arts.

C. Alexander Harman

Partner

Mr. Harman has been with JFLCO since 1999 and as a Partner approves all capital commitments made by the firm. Mr. Harman has 16 years of principal investing experience in the firm’s target markets and has led several of the firm’s successful investments. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s activities including the acquisition, oversight and disposition of portfolio investments; he also oversees the allocation of the firm’s investment professionals and its financial management. He has served on the boards of many of JFLCO’s realized investments and currently serves as Chairman of Lake Shore Systems, American Scaffold, National Response Corporation, Sprint Energy Services, Ravn Air Group and Trident Maritime Systems.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Harman was a member of the Global Energy Group at J.P. Morgan & Company where he focused on natural resources and utility-related mergers and acquisitions as well as debt and equity financings.

A North Carolina native, Mr. Harman graduated cum laude from Williams College where he received his B.A. in History with a concentration in pre-medical studies.

Donald Glickman

Founding Partner

Mr. Glickman is a founding partner of the firm and brings decades of principal investing experience as a mentor to members of the Investment Team. He has served on numerous public and private company boards, including many of JFLCO’s realized investments. He currently is a director of AGI, National Response Corporation, Sprint Energy Services, API Technologies and Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.

Prior to founding JFLCO, Mr. Glickman was a principal of the Peter J. Solomon Company and was a Managing Director of Shearson Lehman Brothers’ $1.3 billion Merchant Banking Partnership. Mr. Glickman also brings 15 years of corporate banking experience to JFLCO having served as Senior Vice President and Regional Head of the First National Bank of Chicago.

A New York native, Mr. Glickman holds a B.M.E. from Cornell University and received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, where he was elected a George F. Baker Scholar. Mr. Glickman also served as an armored cavalry officer in the Seventh U.S. Army.

Michael V. Cuff

Managing Director, Operations

Mr. Cuff joined JFLCO in 2010. In his role as Managing Director – Operations, Mr. Cuff enables portfolio companies to leverage the extensive operational resources provided by the firm while empowering each company’s executive team to drive growth and value creation. Mr. Cuff is currently a director of AGI, American Scaffold, Doss Aviation and Trident Maritime Systems.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cuff was a senior executive at Honeywell Aerospace where he had numerous management responsibilities including oversight of the Helicopter and Surface Systems business group, a $1.8 billion business which consisted of 150 OEM programs. Prior to joining Honeywell in 2002, Mr. Cuff served in the U.S. Army for more than 28 years where he held senior positions including Strategic Planning for Middle East operations at the Pentagon and seven years in program management and requirements definition.

A native of Utah, Mr. Cuff holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University and a Master’s of Education in Corporate Training from Oregon State University. He earned a Master’s of Science in Strategic Policy from the National War College and completed the Strategic Technology Development Executive course from M.I.T. and the Finance Executive Course from the University of Chicago.

Caroline R. Bibb

Managing Director, Operations

Ms. Bibb joined JLFCO in 2013. Like Mr. Cuff, she enables portfolio companies to leverage the extensive operational resources provided by the firm while empowering each company’s executive team to drive growth and value creation. Ms. Bibb is currently a director of National Response Corporation, Ravn Air Group, Sprint Energy Services and API Technologies.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bibb ran her own consulting business after spending 30 years with Honeywell, where she was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of a ~$900 Million Catalyst, Adsorbents and Specialties business. Prior to that role, Ms. Bibb served as President of Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, a business in the Honeywell Defense platform. Ms. Bibb has been involved in a variety of businesses with specific experience in general management including manufacturing operations, marketing, regulatory affairs, strategic planning, international business, joint ventures and talent management.

A native of Tennessee, Ms. Bibb holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and an M.B.A. from The College of William & Mary. She is also Six Sigma Black Belt certified.

Lisa M. Steffens

Managing Director, Fund Finance and Investor Relations

Ms. Steffens joined JFLCO in 2006 and manages the administration of the firm’s private equity fund vehicles as well as investor relations. Her primary responsibilities include oversight of financial reporting to limited partners, year-end audits and coordination with the firm’s Advisory Committees and Operating Executive Board.

Prior to joining the firm, she was a Risk Consultant and Project Manager for the Shaw Group. Ms. Steffens also brings nine years of investment banking experience to the firm having served as a Director at Deutsche Bank and a Vice President at Goldman Sachs. Prior to investment banking, she was an Intelligence Analyst / Engineer for the C.I.A.

A Maryland native, Ms. Steffens graduated from M.I.T. with B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and French and earned an M.B.A. from Yale University.

David L. Rattner

Managing Director, Legal and Compliance

Mr. Rattner joined JFLCO in 2011, serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer and oversees the firm’s administrative functions and compliance with contractual and regulatory matters; he also coordinates the legal affairs of JFLCO’s investment vehicles and portfolio companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rattner spent over eight years as general counsel of OAO Technology Solutions, a JFLCO portfolio company sold in 2010. In this role, he was responsible for all legal, regulatory and governance activities of the business. Prior to joining OAOT, Mr. Rattner held various general counsel and in-house legal positions at a number of companies ranging from start-ups to a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Rattner began his legal career as a transactional Associate at Skadden Arps.

A Pennsylvania native, Mr. Rattner earned a B.A. degree from Georgetown University and received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Glenn M. Shor

Managing Director

Mr. Shor joined JFLCO in 2010. He is actively involved with the firm’s investment in Doss Aviation, National Response Corporation, Sprint Energy Services and API Technologies, and has played a key role on numerous acquisition targets. He is currently a director of National Response Corporation, Sprint Energy Services and API Technologies.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shor was a member of the Private Equity Group at D.E. Shaw & Co. where he focused on private equity investments in the energy and media industries. Prior to D. E. Shaw & Co., Mr. Shor worked in private equity at Providence Equity Partners and in investment banking at Morgan Stanley.

A native of New York, Mr. Shor received his B.S magna cum laude in Finance and International Business form the Stern School of Business at New York University.

William J. Hanenberg

Vice President

Mr. Hanenberg joined JFLCO in 2008. He is actively involved with the firm’s investment in American Scaffold, National Response Corporation and Ravn Air Group, and has played a key role on other JFLCO investments and acquisition targets. Mr. Hanenberg is currently a director of American Scaffold and Ravn Air Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hanenberg completed two years as an investment banking analyst in Bank of America’s Global Industrials Group. Mr. Hanenberg’s professional experience also includes positions with Redwood Capital and Dealogic.

A native of California, Mr. Hanenberg earned a B.S. in Economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Michael S. Friedman

Vice President

Mr. Friedman joined JFLCO in 2007. He is actively involved with the firm’s investments in AGI and API Technologies, and has played a key role on other JFLCO investments and acquisition targets. Mr. Friedman is currently a director of AGI.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Friedman completed two years as an investment banking analyst with Jefferies & Company’s Aerospace & Defense Group where he supported a wide range of transactions.

A native of Maryland, Mr. Friedman graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

David F. Thomas

Vice President

Mr. Thomas joined JFLCO in 2010. He is actively involved with the firm’s investments in Trident Maritime Systems, Doss Aviation and Sprint Energy Services, and has played a key role on other JFLCO acquisition targets. Mr. Thomas is currently a director of Lake Shore Systems and Trident Maritime Systems.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Thomas completed two years as an investment banking analyst with Credit Suisse in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group where he supported a wide range of transactions.

A native of New York, Mr. Thomas earned a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.

R. Benjamin Hatcher

Senior Associate

Mr. Hatcher joined JFLCO in 2013. He is actively involved with the firm’s investments in Trident Maritime Systems, Doss Aviation and AGI, and has played a key role on other JFLCO acquisition targets.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hatcher completed two years as an investment banking analyst with Jefferies & Company’s Aerospace & Defense Group where he supported a wide range of transactions.

A native of Pennsylvania, Mr. Hatcher earned a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

Grant N. Lischick

Associate

Mr. Lischick joined JFLCO in 2014 after serving as an investment banking analyst with RBC Capital Market’s Aerospace, Defense, Government Services and Transportation Group.

A Maryland native, Mr. Lischick graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting.

Craig J. Wright

Associate

Mr. Wright joined JFLCO in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wright was an investment banking analyst with Goldman Sachs in the Global Industrials Group where he supported a wide range of transactions.

A New Jersey native, Mr. Wright graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University where he received his B.S. in Applied Economics and Management with concentrations in finance and accounting.

Jack H. Nagle

Associate

Mr. Nagle joined JFLCO in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nagle was an investment banking analyst with Morgan Stanley in the Financial Sponsors and Western Region groups in San Francisco where he supported a wide range of transactions.

A New Jersey native, Mr. Nagle graduated from Stanford University where he received his B.S. in Management Science & Engineering with concentrations in Financial & Decision Engineering.

Matthew S. Hirsch

Associate

Mr. Hirsch joined JFLCO in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hirsch completed two years as an investment banking analyst with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Industrials Group where he supported a wide range of transactions.

A native of New York, Mr. Hirsch graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University and received a B.A. in Economics and History with a minor in Financial Economics

Christine Rudisill

Controller

Ms. Rudisill has been with JFLCO since it was founded in 1992. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rudisill worked in the field of public accounting and internal auditing.

A native of Massachusetts, Ms. Rudisill graduated with a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Stephanie Ng

Assistant Director

Ms. Ng joined JFLCO in 1997. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ng worked in the fields of entertainment and law.

A native of New York, Ms. Ng graduated from New York University with a B.A. degree in Fine Arts.

Timothy Campbell

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Campbell joined JFLCO as a Strategic Advisor in 2013. Mr. Campbell was previously a Managing Director at Richmond Global, a private equity firm focused on emerging technology and engineering services in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to working in private equity, Mr. Campbell was an analyst at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis in Washington, D.C. and at the Centre Français sur les Etats-Unis at the Institut Français des Relations Internationales in Paris.

Mr. Campbell graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in Economics and earned a post-graduate degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Mr. Campbell currently serves on the board of C&J Clark, Ltd.

Tyrone Horton

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Mr. Horton joined JFLCO in 2011.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Horton served 24 years in the United States Marine Corps and retired as a First Sergeant.

A native of Ohio, Mr. Horton earned a B.A. in Security Management and a Masters in Management with a concentration in Organizational Leadership from American Military University.

Sarah Santarpia

Executive Assistant

Ms. Santarpia joined JFLCO in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Santarpia worked in the field of English Education and TESOL.

A native of New York, Ms. Santarpia earned a B.A. in English Literature from St. John’s University and an M.A. in TESOL from Columbia Teacher’s College.

Jeanette Drew

Executive Assistant

Ms. Drew joined JFLCO in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Drew worked in the fields of education and securities brokerage and investment banking.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Ms. Drew earned a B.A. in English Literature from St. Francis College.

Cherin V. Capobianco

Administrative Assistant, Receptionist

Ms. Capobianco joined JFLCO in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Capobianco worked in the fields of Finance and Real Estate Law.

A native of New York, Ms. Capobianco is currently an undergraduate at The Fashion Institute of Technology, majoring in Advertising and Marketing Communications with a minor in Journalism.

Kathryn Carter

Senior Accountant

Ms. Carter joined JFLCO in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Carter worked in the accounting field for both the private and public sector.

A native of Texas, Ms. Carter holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Wayne State University.