Centre Operating Partners

Centre Operating Partners, comprised of approximately 50 experienced industry executives, provide expertise and collaboration on Centre investments. Centre Operating Partners typically participate throughout Centre’s investment process, including sourcing opportunities, assisting with due diligence and participating on boards of directors or in C-level positions. Centre Operating Partners are sources of expert strategic, operational, and practical business advice and providers of immediate operating solutions, when necessary. Their input helps Centre assess and win transactions and then add value to portfolio companies over the life of each investment.

The below list represents a select group of current and recent Centre Operating Partners. Bolded company names represent current and former Centre portfolio companies.

Tim Baxter
Director at PAVmed; Senior Advisor McKinsey & Co.; Former President & CEO Samsung Electronics North America; Executive Chairman of Tastemakers Holdings, Inc. and Midwest Mobility Solutions
Scott Bernstein
Former Chairman & CEO Output Services Group, Inc.; Former CEO of Wind River Environmental; Former President & CEO Cendant Membership Services; Senior Vice President of Time Warner Enterprises and Six Flags Entertainment, Time Warner Inc.
Vince Bianco
Chief Revenue Officer Allegis Transcription Services; former CEO Advanced Medical Review
Bill Bittner
Senior Partner Birch, Horton, Bittner and Cherot; Board of Directors American Seafoods Group LLC, U.S. Tennis Association/Pacific Northwest and the Anchorage Park Foundation
Bernt Bodal
Chairman & former CEO American Seafoods Group LLC; Board of Directors Skuld Insurance; Former Board of Directors Connors Brothers LTD and Ross Aviation LLC
Robert Bonczek
President & CFO MedBlue Incubator, Inc.; Founding Partner & President AspenTree Capital; Former President & CFO B3 Bio, Inc.; Former CFO & General Counsel Regado Biosciences, Inc.; Former CFO and General Counsel Trimeris Inc.; Numerous Boards of Directors including NeurOp, Inc., K2 Pure Solutions, Inc., Istari Oncology, Inc. and Cellective Biotherapy, Inc.
Mike Bonner
CFO One World Fitness; Former Leadership Roles ActionEmco, Quickie and Monte Nido.
Howard Brodie
COO & Co-Founder K2 Pure Solutions, L.P.; Former Chairman KIK Corporation Holdings Inc.; Former Director Conners Brothers LTD; Director Guy & O’Neill
Jeff Brooks
President & CEO Guy & O’Neill; Former CEO Procter & Gamble Company – Pet Care; Former CFO Procter & Gamble Company – Prestige Beauty.
Dave Casper
CEO of Den-Mat Holdings, LLC; Former President Glidewell Laboratories; Former Vice President Sybron Dental Specialties; Former executive roles with General Electric and Nobel Biocare
Joe Cavaliere
Group President HanesBrands – Global Innerwear; Former Chief Commercial Officer C&S Wholesale Grocers; former President & Chief Customer Officer & Transformation Lead Newell Brands; former President Customer Development Unilever
Norm Chirite
Former Executive Vice President and General Counsel Washington Football Team; Former Chairman Johnny Rockets; Former Head of Acquisitions inVentiv Health; Former Partner Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Director of Iogen Corporation and K2 Pure Solutions
Joel Conner
Former Chairman & CEO Bellisio Foods, Inc.; Executive Chairman Sabrosura Foods; Chairman of the Board of Directors Golding Farms Foods, Inc;. Executive Chairman Thelma’s; Director AWM-Smartshelf; co-founder & Director Cornell Associates; Former Chairman of the Board Regis Corporation; Former Director Republic Banks and Stonewall Kitchen LLC
David Cynamon
Executive Chairman and Co-Founder K2 Pure Solutions, L.P.; Former President & CEO KIK Corporation Holdings Inc.; Former CEO Hav-INFO Computers (TSE listed company he started in his early 20s and sold); Former Director DSI Renal, Inc., Bumble Bee Foods and Bellisio Foods, Inc.
Bob Dughi
Founder and Former Executive Chairman U.S. Retirement & Benefits Partners; Former President and Director CitiStreet. Founder; Former Chairman & CEO The Copeland Companies; Current Executive Chairman of Remotiv, a Retirement Motivation Technologies Fintech firm (formerly Financial Soundings).
David Erskine
Partner AspenTree Capital; Former Chairman EarthFirst Canada, Inc.; Former President & CEO CSS Industries Inc.; Former President & CEO Scott Paper Limited.
Mary Evans
Former COO & Owner Covenant Care, LLC; Director Bradford Health Services, LLC and Vision Innovation Partners; Former Director Monte Nido Holdings, LLC
Zeke Flores
Founder & CEO of Flying Concessions; Director Sabrosura Foods
John Frostad
Vice Chairman of Golding Farms Foods, Inc. and board member; Former CEO Golding Farms Foods, Inc.; Former Vice Chairman Shearer's Foods Inc.; Former President & CEO Snacks Alliance, Inc.; Board of Directors Garden Protein International and the Mark Anthony Group; Former Board of Directors Hot House Growers Income Fund (now Village Farms), B.C Children's hospital and the Neurological CenterExecutive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Costco Wholesale Corporation; Former member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Richard Galanti
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Costco Wholesale Corporation; Former member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Linda Graebner
Former Executive Chairman Chef’n Corporation; Former President & CEO Tilia, Inc.; Former Vice President Marketing Dole Food Company; Board of Directors Filament Brands, Inc. and C Mondavi and Family Wineries; Founder & Managing Partner LSG Associates; Former Director of Uinta Brewing Company, Tate’s Bake Shop, Inc. and Distant Lands Coffee.
Phil Greifeld
CEO Captain D’s Holding Corp; Former CEO Huddle House, Inc.
Frank Guidara
Former President & CEO Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp; Former President & CEO Au Bon Pain ; Former President & CEO Wolfgang Puck Food Co.; Former President Restaurant Division of Restaurant Associates in New York; Board of Directors Captain D’s Holding Corp., Massachusetts Restaurant Association and Dinosaur BBQ /Jim & Nick’s
Rich Hallworth
Executive Chairman Bradford Health Services, LLC; Former Executive Chairman Den-Mat Holdings, LLC; Former CEO Corizon Health, Inc.; Former President and CEO Prison Health Services; Former President & CEO America Service Group Inc.; Former COO & CFO Tufts Health Plan; Former Director Den-Mat Holdings, LLC
Doug Hines
Former Owner of AFT Holdings; Chairman of Intesa Communications; Former Executive Director of South Pacific Tuna Company; Former Executive Vice President, COO & Board Member Bumble Bee Foods; Former Senior Vice President & Vice President of Sales and Marketing Chicken of the Sea International.
Rob Kay
Chief Executive Officer Lifetime Brands, Inc.; Former Executive Chairman Filament Brands, Inc.; Former Executive Chairman Kaz, Inc.; Former President & CEO Key Components, Inc.; Former SVP & CFO Oxford Resources Corp.
Cyndi Isgrig
E-Commerce and Omni-channel executive; Board Member KNS International; CPA, Former CEO and President of Dermstore, a Target Corporation subsidiary; Former C-Level and Executive roles with Target Corporation, Verizon Wireless, Household International, and PwC
Jessica Klodnicki
Chief Marketing Officer Skullcandy; Former General Manager Vista Outdoor; Board of Directors Gathr Outdoors and The Pro’s Closet
Robert Levin
Chief Executive Officer Covenant Care; Former Senior Vice President Sun Healthcare Group
Mike Locascio
Chief Growth Officer Reyes Beer; Former CFO Reinhart Foodservice, LLC; Former President of Private Brands ConAgra Foods, Inc.; Board of Directors Sun Orchard Juicery, Inc.
Alton McEwen
Former CEO Distant Lands Coffee; Former President & CEO Second Cup; Former President mmmuffins and Michael's Baguette Bakery cafés; Former President of Rowntree MacIntosh Canada and Laura Secord Candy
Michael Moore
CEO of Anderson Merchandisers; Former Executive Vice President and President of Supercenters Walmart U.S.; Director Golding Farms Food and Sabrosura Foods.
David Morell
Chief Executive Officer of BASS ABA Therapy; Director Vision Innovation Partners; Former President and COO Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery
John Mosher
Chief Executive Office Posture Perfect; Managing Partner JHM Management; CFO Sun Orchard Juicery; Consultant Nearly Natural, Golding Farms, Sabrosura, Midwest Mobility Solutions
Leif Murphy
President & CEO Team Health Holdings, Inc.; Former CFO LifePoint Health, Inc.(formerly LifePoint Hospitals); Former EVP & Chief Development Officer Life point Hospitals; Former President & CEO DSI Renal, Inc.; Former Senior Vice President of Finance CVS Caremark Inc.
Bob Natt
Former CEO PayFlex Systems USA, Inc.; Former President & CEO MBI Benefits Inc.; Former President & CEO Physician Health Services; Former President & CEO Northeast Region Foundation Health Systems; Executive Chairman Alegeus Technologies, LLC; Board of Directors Covenant Care, LLC, Bradford Health Services, LLC and Maestro Health. Former Board of Directors Monte Nido Holdings, LLC
John O’Connell
Director United Land Services; Co-Founder and Former CEO of Wind River Environmental; Former C-Level and Executive roles with Auto Zone, Sears and Marshalls
Billy Olson
Chief Executive Officer One World Fitness; Former CEO Guinness North America, Dunlop Maxfli Sports Corporation, Gold Coast Beverage, Management Recruiters International and Smooth Fitness.
Richard Rodgers
President Fluent Investments; Former COO Foundations Recovery Network
Jean-Marc Rotsaert
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Sun Orchard Juicery, Inc.; Former COO Solazyme, Inc.; Former President & CEO AarhusKarlshamn USA, Inc.; Former Vice President, Science and Technology, Campbell Soup Company; Former Vice President Research and Analysis, PepsiCo International Ltd.
Gary Rozynek
Senior Partner Vici Media; Former President & CEO Maverick Media LLC; Former Vice President Connoisseur Communication Partners, L.P.
David Sabin
President & CEO Fuller Brush Company, Inc; Former Chairman of the Board Chefscatalog.com; Former President & CEO Kidsline LLC; Former Founder and Chairman Salton, Inc.; Owner Sabina Vineyards.
Eric Salus
Former President Chefscatalog.com; CEO E & K Personal Care; Former President Macy's Home Store; Former President Bon Macy's; Board of Directors Nearly Natural, Sure Fit, Inc. and Oneida Ltd.
Mark Schiffmacher
Executive Chairman and Former CEO & Co-Founder Target Media Partners, Inc.; Former Board of Directors Den-Mat Holdings, LLC; Former CEO Recycler Classifieds; Managing Partner Schiffmacher, Weinstein, Boldt and Racine and Brawerman, Kopple and Lerner.
Gilbert Schneider
Former Group VP & CFO Heinz North America Consumer Products; Former CFO Universal Studios Orlando; Former SVP/CFO Global Spirits and Wine, The Seagram Company Ltd; Board of Directors Sun Orchard Juicery, Inc. and Golding Farms Foods, Inc.
Mike Shumsky
Managing Partner and Owner MiCind Capital Management LLC; Former CEO CiCi Enterprise, LP; Former CEO La Madeleine; Former Chairman and CEO The Johnny Rockets Group, Inc.; Former President Sonic Restaurants, Inc.; Board of Directors Captain D’s Holding Corp.; Former Board of Directors Garden Fresh Holdings, Director Mitra restaurant group
Pietro Stefanutti
Founder & CEO PharmaChem Technologies Ltd.; Founder Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals S.A.S.; Chairman of the Board Pharmachem and Groupe NOVASEP SA; Board of Directors Grand Bahama Port Authority Ltd. and Enterprise Development International
John Stiker
Chief Executive Officer Stonewall Kitchen, LLC; Former President & CEO Distant Lands Trading Company, LLC; Former Executive Vice President Bumble Bee Seafoods, LLC; Former Brand Manager Procter & Gamble; Former Board of Directors MacNeill Pride Group; Bellisio Foods, Inc., Bumble Bee Foods, Distant Lands Trading Company, LLC, Filament Brands, Inc. and Orion ICG, LLC
Mark Timbie
Former President Consumer Foods Americas and Chief Administrative Officer McCormick & Company, Inc.; Former Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing Tetley, Inc.; Board of Directors Golding Farms Foods, Inc., Sun Orchard Juicery, Sabrosura Inc. and Vivanda; Former Board of Directors Bellisio Foods, Inc., Tasty Cake, Inc., Stonewall Kitchen, LLC
Michael Vitelli

Board Member Midwest Mobility Solutions, Former COO Payless ShoeSource; Former President US Best Buy; Former EVP Sony Electronics, PwC

Jay Yalowitz
Former EVP and General Counsel of Dialysis Newco, Inc.; Former EVP and General Counsel of DSI Renal, Inc.; Partner McGuire Woods and Ross & Hardies
Irv Yoskowitz
Senior Counsel Crowell & Moring LLP; Co-Founder and Former Senior Partner Global Technology Partners, LLC; Former Executive Vice President and General Counsel United Technologies Corporation; Former Board of Directors Ross Aviation, LLC
Brian Zeug
Former Senior Executive Google, Nielsen, Yahoo, Mars, Inc. and Unilever; Director KNS InternationalNearly Natural and American Liquor Company

Centre Operating Partners are not employees of Centre Partners.