Marc Oken

Chairman

Biography

Mr. Oken serves as Chairman of Falfurrias Capital and has been responsible for managing the FCP portfolio since inception and building the FCP team. Along with Hugh McColl and Ed McMahan, he has been a member of the FCP Investment Committee since inception.  Mr. Oken also served as Managing Partner of the Firm from 2006 until 2018, when Mr. McMahan assumed that role.

Mr. Oken is the former Chief Financial Officer of Bank of America. In that role, he had responsibility for Finance, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Treasury, Corporate Investments, Corporate Workplace, and Investor Relations. Also during his tenure with Bank of America as a senior financial executive, Mr. Oken had significant involvement in all of Bank of America’s acquisition activities. In the Fleet Boston Financial Corporation and MBNA transactions, he held the additional role of Transition Executive and was responsible for integration of the companies. Prior to his career with Bank of America, Mr. Oken was a Partner with Price Waterhouse and served as a Professional Accounting Fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Career Highlights

  • Co-founded Falfurrias Capital Partners with Hugh McColl, Jr. in 2006
  • Former Chief Financial Officer of Bank of America
  • Sixteen years as a senior executive with Bank of America
  • Former Partner with Price Waterhouse
  • Previously a Fellow with the SEC, serving as a principal advisor on financial services industry accounting and disclosure matters
  • Served as Member of the Board of Directors at realized Falfurrias portfolio companies Bojangles’, UC Synergetic, Commercial Credit Group, Dorsey Wright & Associates, and American Safety Council
  • Distinguished military record and Vietnam veteran serving as a naval aviator from 1968 to 1973

Current Board Memberships

  • Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE)
  • Sonoco Products Company (NYSE)
  • FM Expressions
  • Marquis Software Solutions
  • E-Technologies Group
  • Tax Guard
  • Global Plasma Solutions
  • Best Impressions Caterers
  • Training The Street
  • Board Chair, Carolinas Aviation Museum

Education

  • BSBA from Loyola College
  • MBA from the University of West Florida