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Wilson Sullivan
Principal

Biography

Wilson Sullivan served as an Associate at Falfurrias Capital Partners from 2007-2009 before returning to business school to earn his MBA. After receiving his degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Mr. Sullivan joined Edgeview Partners, a specialized investment bank that serves the unique merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory needs of middle-market clients. Mr. Sullivan then re-joined Falfurrias Capital in 2012 as Vice President.

Mr. Sullivan was a ground intelligence officer and reconnaissance platoon commander in the United States Marine Corps. He earned a bachelor of science degree in political science from the U.S. Naval Academy. During business school, he also served as a summer associate with the U.S. Growth Capital team at The Carlyle Group.

Career Highlights

  • Re-joined Falfurrias Capital in 2012 as a Vice President
  • Previously an Associate at Falfurrias from 2007-2009 before returning to business school
  • Ground intelligence officer and reconnaissance platoon commander in the United States Marine Corps
  • Previous alternative investment firm experience at Edgeview Partners and The Carlyle Group

Current Board Memberships

  • RegEd
  • Marquis Software Solutions
  • Global Plasma Solutions

Education

  • BS from the United States Naval Academy
  • MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College

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 of Falfurrias Capital Partners.Prior to founding the firm, Mr. McColl was Chairman and CEO of... Read More

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Hugh McColl

Chairman

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

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Marc Oken

Founding Partner

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. Taylor joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in January of 2012. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Operating Advisor with Nautic Pa... Read More

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Todd Taylor

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

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

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

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

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Kate Demick

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

Ms. Hubbard joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2012. She manages the day-to-day operations of the office and provides administrative... Read More

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Carolyn Hubbard

Executive Administrator

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