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Marc C. Bergschneider
Marc C. Bergschneider, Managing Member, co-founder Starboard Capital Partners, LLC
Mr. Bergschneider is a Managing Member and co-founder of Starboard Capital Partners. Marc currently serves as a Director of JPC Holdings, LLC, chairs the Board of Managers of CV Properties, LLC and is observing director of Apothecare, LLC. Marc was a past Chairman of WHI Solutions, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Jan-Pro Holdings, LLC. Prior to co-founding Starboard, Marc was Chairman and CEO of National Fairways, LLC. Earlier in his career, Marc was a Managing Director at Drexel Burnham, Lehman Brothers, and Kidder Peabody. Marc graduated with a BA from Brown University and has an MBA from The University of Chicago. He is a steward for the Brown University Crew, and a past Director for both the Brown University Sports Foundation and the National Rowing Foundation.
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Dean E. Fenton
Dean E. Fenton, Managing Member, Chairman, Advisory Board, co-founder Starboard Capital Partners, LLC
Dean E. Fenton is a Managing Member and co-founder of Starboard Capital Partners. Dean currently serves on the Board of Managers of CV Properties, LLC. Prior to co-founding Starboard, Dean was a founding partner of Prime Capital Management. Prior to that, he was a General Partner at Sprout Capital Group Ventures. Dean was the lead Project Manager and a member of the Board of Director for numerous Prime Capital and Sprout Capital portfolio companies. Dean began his career as an investment professional at three Boston based financial institutions including Boston Capital. Dean has a BA from Harvard College and a MBA from Columbia University. While attending Harvard and Columbia, he was a Flyer for eight years in the United States Air Force.
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Edgardo Mercadante
Edgardo Mercadante – Operating Partner
Ed has led MedOptions as CEO since November 2012 and is also President/Founder of Dante Capital Management which focuses on consulting operations for healthcare turn-arounds. He previously led the early growth of NuScriptRX and was CEO for Partners Pharmacy (the 3rd largest LTC pharmacy in the US). Previously Ed was the CEO and Co-Founder of APP, a pharmacy benefit management company, and COO for the Arrow Pharmacy & Nutrition Center Franchise System. Additionally, Ed has deep experience in Wellness and Nutritional Healthcare having been the key idea driver for the buyout of General Nutrition Centers (GNC) from Royal Numico in 2003 by Apollo Global Management, subsequently serving on the GNC Board of Directors and chairing its audit committee.
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Brian E. Stern
Brian E. Stern, Operating Partner
Brian is an Operating Partner at Starboard Capital Partners.

Prior to joining Starboard, Brian spent 35 years at Xerox Corp. He joined Xerox in 1976 at its corporate headquarters, where Brian held finance and product development positions. From 1992 to 1994, he headed Corporate Business Strategy of the firm. He was a Senior Vice President and President of Xerox Technology Enterprises from 1999 to 2001, Senior Vice President from 1996 to 1999, and President of the Office Document Products Group of Xerox from 1994 to 1999. He was the President of the Xerox Supplies Business Group, where his organization focused on an array of products for document processing, such as paper, toner, inks, and cartridges.

Throughout his career at the firm, Brian held various positions at the firm including that of the Chief Strategy Officer. Other positions held included Senior Vice President of Fuji Xerox Operations of Xerox Corp., Corporate Vice President of Xerox Corp., and Corporate Senior Vice President.

Brian began his career with the Boston Consulting Group. He has been an Independent Director of HNI Corp. since 1998 and Mr. Stern was previously on the Boards of Esselte AB, New England Business Services, Integic, Fuji Xerox, Inxight Software, and was the Chairman of

Brian earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of East Anglia, and has a M.B.A. from Harvard.
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Brian E. Stern
Nicholas DiCarlo, Operating Partner
Nick DiCarlo is an accomplished investor, board director, and operating executive with over 30 years of experience in middle market privately held companies and public multinationals. Prior to joining Starboard he was a longtime Managing Director at Brynwood Partners, a top-quartile middle market control investor in Greenwich, CT. At Brynwood he was engaged in every aspect of the investment process and provided active, hands-on oversight of portfolio companies to accelerate growth. In addition, Nick served as a strategic advisor to Blake’s All-Natural Foods before its successful sale to ConAgra and is currently CEO of a SaaS start-up in the sports marketing business.

Prior to entering the private equity business, Nick was Executive Vice President & CFO at Village Voice Media, where he doubled earnings and improved margins by over 30% before overseeing the sale of the business to a group of private equity investors. Earlier in his career, as Vice President of Finance for Harmon Publishing Company, he integrated numerous acquisitions as part of a roll-up strategy and created the financial systems infrastructure for the newly formed entity. He later served as the firm’s Vice President of Production responsible for multi-site prepress operations for more than 150 controlled circulation specialty magazines.

Nick began his career at McGraw-Hill where was a Financial Analyst at Standard & Poor’s and later a Controller at McGraw-Hill Book Company. His board experience encompasses nine companies in the manufacturing, business services, consumer products, and media sectors.

Nick earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut
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