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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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William M. Aron
William M. Aron - Consumer Products and Services
Bill Aron has been building, managing and funding middle market businesses for most of his professional career, most recently as founder of Paisley Holdings LLC., formed to invest in, acquire or manage assets in the consumer products industry. Currently, he is involved in the re-launch of Ellesse USA, the iconic sports apparel brand, and a lead investor and director of Health to Happiness Inc., maker of The Swedish Diet. Bill has been an advisor to several emerging brand businesses including: Rooster Neckwear, Seda France Candles, Veronica Brett Swimwear, XMI Accessories, Edelman Leather, and Lillian August Home Furnishings. Prior to forming Paisley Holdings, Bill was Chairman and CEO of The Aron Group, a New York-based apparel manufacturer where he fueled the Company's growth through a combination of tactical acquisitions, entrance into new markets, and a deep understanding of the design, sourcing, and manufacturing processes. Bill received his A.B. from Princeton University and an MBA from Cornell University's Johnson School of Management. He serves on several profit and non-for profit boards. He is currently Board President of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center.
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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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Operating Partners

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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Stephen Osborn
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D. Chris Parker
D. Chris Parker - Niche Manufacturing & Automotive

Chris Parker is currently President of the Americas & Executive Director for the Oetiker Group (Horgen, Switzerland). He has served in this role since July of 2005. Previously, Chris has held the positions of President/CEO of WBI, a Florida based chemical and additives business in the Automotive Aftermarket; VP/General Manager of Autospecialty Inc. (Aftermarket Brake Parts Division of TRW); and VP/General Manager of NCCi (Subsidiary of Home Shopping Network). Prior to that, he held various sales, marketing, and operational roles of advancing responsibilities.

Chris has 40 years of management experience in general management, manufacturing, distribution, global sourcing, brand management, sales & marketing, and finance. Further he has significant M&A and consolidation experience participating in several successful transactions.

In addition, he currently serves the automotive aftermarket through the Automotive Sales Council where he was previously a member of the board of governors, and has previously served as the Chairman of the AWDA sales & marketing committee, Chairman of the PERA government affairs committee, and served 6 years in AWDA University as both a faculty member and advisor, following his graduation from there with his AAP degree.

Chris’ Board experience includes prior Directorships for Navigator Communications LLC and WBI; as well as Education On-Line Inc. He was a past member on the Board of Directors of the Heart for the Arts Foundation, a charitable organization providing aid to chronically ill children, and currently is very active in efforts to support the “cure SMA foundation”. Chris and his wife are also active in efforts to support the endowment for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St Petersburg Florida.

Chris is a graduate of Ohio State University with a degree in Economics. His Graduate studies were conducted at Xavier University, University of Memphis, and University of Oxford – where he completed the GKN Sr. Executive Management program. He and his wife of 40 years, Debi, reside in St Petersburg, Florida.
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L. Scott Perry
L. Scott Perry - Technology, wireless, broadband services

L. Scott Perry, currently runs a consulting company called Cobblers Hill Group, which has engaged in a number of strategy development, operational, marketing, business development and business plan/fund raising projects for client companies. Recent projects include building a Sales/Market-entry and competitive positioning plan for a SMB cloud services startup business, leading the acquisition of a $50M wireless technology implementation services company, and building a structure and growth strategy for a fast growing private technology services company.

Prior assignments include 12 years as ATT Vice President and corporate officer, with corporate executive leadership roles in Strategy/Business Development, New Services Marketing/ Sales. While at ATT, he was one of the executive leaders of ATT’s network outsourcing business and authored and led the $5B acquisition of IBM’s Global Network services business. Prior to that, he spent 15 years as an IBM senior executive with assignments in General Management, Marketing, and Sales management.

He currently serves on the board of and audit committee for Zanett, Inc., a public IT services company. He is a former chairman and board member of the ITAA (now called TechAmerica), a major IT industry policy advisory organization influencing public policy, and was the sole private sector member of Internet2 policy advisory board. He is an expert on the evolving structure of the service provider industry from communication services to managed services to software as a service (SaaS) business models.

Mr. Perry holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Cornell University and a Masters in Management from Stanford University. He was a Sloan Fellow at Stanford University. He was a U. S. Naval Officer before joining IBM.
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Richard A. Galvin
Richard A. Galvin

Richard Galvin is the President and Founder of CV Properties, LLC, a Boston-based real estate development and investment firm. Mr. Galvin has over 30 years of experience in acquiring, developing, and managing commercial real estate throughout the United States. Dick has developed and acquired more than 4.5 million square feet of office and residential projects valued at $2.5 billion.

Dick started his career at Trammell Crow Company in 1984, one of the largest real estate development companies in the world. He spent the first eight years of his career in Boston, eventually becoming a Partner in the Boston office, where he was involved in the development of over 2.5 million square feet of office and research & development space. He then moved to Stamford, Connecticut in 1992 to help found the Corporate Services business of Trammell Crow Company. Mr. Galvin was instrumental in growing that business into one of Trammell Crow Company’s largest subsidiaries.

Mr. Galvin left Trammell Crow Company in early 1999 to co-found NeXcomm Capital Partners, whose primary focus was the acquisition and development of technology related office buildings. NeXcomm and its partners acquired and/or developed such signature projects as the Dallas InfoMart, a 1,200,000 SF building and the Los Angeles InfoMart, a 475,000 SF historic renovation of the former US Post Office building in downtown LA.

Mr. Galvin founded CV Properties in 2003 to focus on development activities in New England. Signature development projects include the GTECH corporate headquarters in downtown Providence, RI, the renovation of the former Verizon building located in Post Office Square in downtown Boston, now the headquarters for Brown Brothers Harriman, a new 500,000SF state of the art building for State Street Bank at One Channel Center in Boston and the recently opened Aloft and Element hotels in Boston’s Seaport, the largest hotel project in New England in the last 10 years.

Mr. Galvin received his BA in Economics from Brown University, and was inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. He is formerly Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Fairfield Wakeman Boys and Girls Club, is on the Board of the Providence Foundation, A Better City, NAIOP, the Laboure Center in Boston, and served as Honorary Chair of the 2014 Renaissance Charter School Gala. Recent awards for Mr. Galvin and CV Properties include received the Developer of the Year Award for 2012, by the Commercial Brokers Association of Boston, Boston Business Journal project of the year in 2012, was inducted, along with CV Properties into the Massachusetts Building Congress Hall of Fame, and won the UMass Boston’s Chancellor’s Medal in 2016.
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