Jay Binkley - Hermitage Equity Partners : Business Acquisitions and Value Creation

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Joseph “Jay” P. Binkley III, President

Mr. Binkley is the co-founder of Hermitage Equity Partners and has been in the private equity industry since 1996. Throughout his career in the industry, Mr. Binkley has worked for leading private equity firms, including Tennessee Valley Ventures, Onex Corp (through an operating role at portfolio company Sitel Corp), Charterhouse Group International in New York and GTCR Golder Rauner in Chicago. Over the course of his career, Mr. Binkley has been on the board of or advised numerous companies in a variety of industries, including industrial manufacturing, food processing, plastic injection molding and environmental services. Through his experience in arranging deals and managing investments, Mr. Binkley has developed an extensive network of relationships with corporate executives, intermediaries and financing sources throughout the country. Prior to entering the private equity business, Mr. Binkley was an investment banker with Equitable Securities (now SunTrust Robinson Humphrey). Mr. Binkley has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and has achieved a Chartered Financial Analyst Designation. Also active in other business and civic affairs, Mr. Binkley is an Investment Manager of NEST-TN, a licensed TNInvestco, and serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.

John M. Beasley, Operating Advisor, Food Processing
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Richard “Dick” F. Brereton, Operating Advisor, Industrial Manufacturing
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Douglas J. Cahill, Operating Advisor, Food Processing and Industrial
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Harry “Bud” G. Hanna Jr., Operating Advisor, Industrial Manufacturing
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