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Nick Bueno
Director, Head of Strategy & Market Insights

Biography

Mr. Bueno joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as a Director in 2019 and is Head of the Strategy and Market Insights Group. Previously, Mr. Bueno was at McKinsey & Company where he focused on growth and go-to-market strategy, operational excellence, and was a member of the Marketing & Sales and Digital practices. While at McKinsey, Mr. Bueno advised clients across a range of industries including Tech, Media & Telecom, Industrials, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Financial Services, and Professional Services.

Career Highlights

  • Joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2019
  • Former Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company 2014 - 2019
  • Former Summer Associate, M&A, Private Equity, & Capital Markets at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Former Summer Associate, M&A, Private Equity, at Latham & Watkins

Education

  • JD, cum laude, Georgetown Law
  • BA, Political Science, University of Florida

Accomplishments

  • Built the largest bank in the United States, growing assets from $12 billion to $642 billion
  • Integrated over $90 billion in acquisitions
  • Hired and managed hundreds of executives
  • Successfully directed businesses through seven economic cycles
  • Managed early-stage businesses, including a startup that was guided to a successful sale to a private equity fund
  • Managed a private equity-backed business that generated strong returns through a sale to a strategic acquirer
  • Sourced, structured, and closed over 175 private equity transactions in three decades

Our Team

Since 2006, FCP has built an experienced and operationally-focused team with private equity, entrepreneurial, and senior executive experience.

Mr. McColl is the Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Falfurrias Capital Partners.Prior to founding the firm, Mr. McColl was Chairman a... Read More

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Hugh McColl

Chairman Emeritus

Mr. Oken serves as Chairman of Falfurrias Capital and has been responsible for managing the FCP portfolio since inception and building ... Read More

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Marc Oken

Chairman

Mr. McMahan has served as a Partner at Falfurrias Capital since its founding in 2006 and as its Managing Partner since 2018. Mr. McMaha... Read More

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Ed McMahan

Managing Partner

Mr. Price joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as a Partner with Fund IV. Prior to joining the firm, he assisted with the FCP Portfolio l... Read More

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Joe Price

Partner

Mr. Walker joined Falfurrias Capital Partners full-time with Fund IV. Prior to joining the firm as a Partner, he assisted with the FCP ... Read More

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Ken Walker

Partner

Mr. Walker currently serves as the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Falfurrias Capital Partners. Mr. Walker began his profession... Read More

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Chet Walker

Investment Committee Chair

Mr. Schonberg joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in October of 2006. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Chief Financial Officer o... Read More

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JJ Schonberg

Managing Director

Mr. Cummings joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in October of 2007. He has over twenty five years of professional operating experien... Read More

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Rob Cummings

Managing Director

Mr. Jordan joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in June 2019. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Bojangle... Read More

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John Jordan

Managing Director

Wilson Sullivan served as an Associate at Falfurrias Capital Partners from 2007-2009 before returning to business school to earn his MB... Read More

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Wilson Sullivan

Principal

Mr. Johnson re-joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2016. Previously, Mr. Johnson was Chief Financial Officer of North American T&... Read More

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Chip Johnson

Principal

Mr. Pierson joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as a Senior Associate in 2014. He was later promoted to Vice President in 2016 and Princ... Read More

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Geordie Pierson

Principal

Mr. Bueno joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as a Director in 2019 and is Head of the Strategy and Market Insights Group. Previously, M... Read More

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Nick Bueno

Director, Head of Strategy & Market Insights

Joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2014 from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Financial Services practice. Mr. Kilian's assurance teams... Read More

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Matthew Kilian

Director of Integration and Fund Administration & Chief Compliance Officer

Mrs. Handy joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in July 2018 from Hendrick Automotive Group. Mrs. Handy served as the Accounting Manager ... Read More

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Kate Handy

Controller

Mr. Veazey joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as an Analyst in 2014. He was later promoted to Associate in 2016. Previously, Mr. Veaze... Read More

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Andrew Veazey

Associate

Ms. Higgins joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as an Analyst in 2016 and was later promoted to Associate in January of 2018. Previously... Read More

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Katie-Rose Higgins

Associate

Mr. Watters joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as an Associate in 2018. Previously, Mr. Watters worked at Sherman & Company, a Char... Read More

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Mark Watters

Associate

Mr. Reckford joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as an Associate in 2019. Previously, Mr. Reckford worked at Bain & Company where he... Read More

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Alexander Reckford

Associate, Strategy & Market Insights

Mr. Arora joined Falfurrias Capital Partners as an Analyst in 2019. Previously, Mr. Arora interned at UVIMCO, the University of Virgini... Read More

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Vedant Arora

Analyst

Ms. Washam joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2019, bringing 25 years of experience to the team. She serves as Executive Administrat... Read More

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Paula Washam

Executive Administrator

Ms. Sutton joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2019 from Foundation For The Carolinas where she was an Executive Assistant to the Exe... Read More

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Bobbie Sutton

Executive Assistant

Ms. Estes joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2014 following twenty-three rewarding years with the Charlotte law firm of Robinson, Br... Read More

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Donna Estes

Staff Assistant