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Buffalo Capial Partners, L.P. is currently comprised of two investment professionals and four advisory board members.

 

Investment Professionals:

 

James G. Turner
Mr. Turner received his B.A. from Amherst College.  From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Turner was a Principal at New York-based Ardshiel, a $150MM Private Equity Fund with affiliation to GE Investment Company. Prior to joining Ardshiel, Mr. Turner was an Associate in Chemical Bank’s Structured Finance Division, specializing in middle market leveraged buyouts. Mr. Turner has been on the Boards of Cellu-Tissue Holdings, Golden State Vintners, Avanti Petroleum, Wing Industries, Atrium Companies, HB&G Holdings, and several other companies. Over the past ten years Mr. Turner has closed over 30 transactions, primarily in the smaller middle market.

 

 

Advisory Board:

 

BCP’s Advisory Board provides ongoing advice and guidance to the General Partner. The Board also reviews each transaction of the Fund prior to closing.  Each member of the Board is an investor in the Fund and represents the quality of our investors.

 

Kenneth T. White
Mr. White is currently Chairman, CEO and President of W-H Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:WHQ), a company that he founded in 1989 and has grown to be a prominent oil field service company in the U.S. Mr. White has led the company through rapid growth from the initial acquisition with $4 million in sales, through more than 10 acquisitions to over $150 million in sales. Mr. White has over 30 years of experience in purchasing, managing and investing in small and medium sized companies in the oil and gas, plastics, publishing, plumbing and mobile home industries. He has completed over 30 acquisitions in his career and has provided an extremely high return to his investors. Mr. White has been a client and investor with Ardshiel for over 8 years.

 

Jeffrey P. Sangalis

Mr. Sangalis is a founder of Rice Sangalis Toole & Wilson, a leading investment firm providing capital for middle market companies throughout the United States with approximatley $900 million under management.  His background includes twenty years professional experience in the commercial, investment and merchant banking fields.  Prior to forming RSTW in 1989, Mr. Sangalis was a Vice President with First Texas Merchant Banking Group, a subordinated debt lender, and a Vice President with Bankers Trust Company (now Deutsche Bank).  Mr. Sangalis was also employed with Bank of America and its predecessors in various commercial lending capacities.  Mr. Sangalis currently serves as a director and advisory director on numerous RSTW portfolio company boards and is a past two term President and current board member of the Houston Venture Capital Association.  Mr. Sangalis received a B.S. from the Indiana University School of Business, an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the Association of Investment Management and Research.

 

John G. Turner
Mr. Turner is currently Vice Chairman of ING Americas, President of ING Asset Management and a member of the Executive Management Committee of ING’s Parent Company in
Holland.  ING is one of the largest insurance and financial service conglomerates in the world, with over $20 Billion in market cap.  ING Asset Management has over $100 Billion under management in the U.S.  Mr. Turner was previously Chairman, CEO and President of ReliaStar, a Minneapolis based insurance and financial services company, which was purchased by ING in October 2000.  Mr. Turner has been or is currently on the Board of Directors of several other companies and industry groups, including Hormel Foods, American College of Life Insurance, Abbott Northwestern Hospitals, and Pilgrim Mutual Funds. 

  

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