Team

Highly experienced investors and operators

At CORE, we believe a high degree of collaboration among team members with deep operational and investment experience drives superior results. Our distinctive, operationally-focused culture facilitates our ability to partner with owners and management teams who seek to grow their businesses and build world-class companies.

Our Teams

All Team Members Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Industrial Services Operations

All Team Members

John May

Managing Partner

Frank Papa

Senior Partner

TJ Chung

Senior Partner

Matt Puglisi

Partner

Jason Fulton

Partner

Bob Nardelli

Senior Operating Partner

Rock Lambert

Operating Partner

Stephen Lee

Partner, Portfolio Resources

Ann Koerner

Partner, Chief Financial & Compliance Officer

Ronald Rascia

Managing Director

Carissa Walker

Principal, Business Development

Adam Miller

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Mason Sandy

Vice President

Nick Longtin

Vice President

Ben Benita

Vice President

Ryan Kakenmaster

Vice President, FP&A

Ashley Hansen

Controller

Thomas Janowiak

Assistant Controller

Sam Zimmerman

Senior Associate

Bryan Lippert

Associate

Logan Bush

Associate

Tyler Cibula

Associate

Mike Noble

Associate

Carlos Louro

Associate

Blake Litzinger

Associate

Matt Wasson

Associate

Ryan Fuchs

Associate

Sofia Byrne

Senior Associate, Business Development

Naama Erez

Research Analyst

Tiffany Schoen

Executive Assistant

Kathy Craven

Executive Assistant

Carol Robbins

Executive Assistant

Dawn Biggs

Executive Assistant

Operating Advisors

William J
Cerami

Former President, Aerospace and Defense Group, LORD Corporation

Carey
Chen

CEO, Fathom

James C
Collet

CEO, Sheridan Industries

Parthi
Damodaraswamy

CEO, Institute for Lean Systems

Ronald
Frederick

Retired President/CEO, M7 Aerospace

Tom
Horlacher

Managing Principal, Wolverine Business Advisors

Paul
Macler

President, Paul L. Macler and Associates

Frank
Martin

President, CPQP International

Cuneyt
Oge

Retired Board Chairman, SAE International

Bill
Sullivan

President & CEO, NewMarket Strategies

Executive
Placement

We are always looking for experienced executives to fill opportunities at our portfolio companies, as well as within CORE. If you’re interested in working with our team of accomplished executives, connect with us below.

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Owners & Management Teams

CORE strives to partner with business owners and management teams to build the strategies that can bring your company to the next level.

Intermediaries

We seek deals in lower middle market manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial services businesses and we highly value our relationships with the intermediary community.

Executives

CORE is continuously seeking the best and most experienced leaders to join our network of current and future portfolio companies across a variety of roles including CEO, CFO, and other C-suite positions.