Michael McGovern

Partner

Michael has been investing in, and working with management teams to grow, small- and medium- sized businesses for 20 years. Prior to forming Wincove, Michael was a Partner at Hampshire Equity Partners, a NY-based private equity firm with approximately $1 billion of capital under management, where he sourced, led and successfully exited many middle market investments. He has also served as a principal of McCarthy Capital. Mike began his career in the investment banking group of Alex Brown.

He is currently a Director of Homecare Software Solutions (dba HHA eXchange), Aloi Solutions, Hygrade Components, and Bluff Manufacturing, and previously served as a Director of GI Plastek, Connect-Air International, ROM Corp., Impact Products, Vornado Air, Altair Global Relocation, SAFE Boats International, Transcare Corporation, and Connector Service Corp., among others.

Michael received a B.S., summa cum laude, from Boston College. He and his family (wife and two children) live in Boston, MA, where he is active in several non-profit and community-related activities.

John Lenahan

Partner

John has 15 years of experience investing in and building middle-market companies, including several operating roles within portfolio companies. Prior to co-founding Wincove, John was a Vice President at Hampshire Equity Partners, which he joined in 2003. At Hampshire, John was responsible for evaluating and executing potential investments, and managing portfolio company investments. He began his career in the investment banking division of Rothschild Inc.

John is currently a Director of Aloi Solutions, Hygrade Components and Bluff Manufacturing, was previously a Director of GI Plastek and Connect-Air International.

John graduated from Georgetown University and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He serves on the NYC Advisory Board of Back on My Feet, a charity that addresses homelessness through running.

John McAlister - Operating Partner

John has over 30 years of operational business and leadership experience in a variety of capacities.  John was a founding member of Wincove Capital, our predecessor business, and previously had been a key member of the senior management teams of four private equity-backed companies. He has extensive experience in lean Six Sigma implementation, overseas sourcing, new product development, and executing and integrating mergers and acquisitions. John began his career as an officer in the United States Army after graduating from West Point.

Dave Greenfeld - Vice President

Dave joined Wincove as a Vice President in 2016. Previously, Dave spent seven years at Deloitte, most recently as a Manager in the Forensics group, and also worked in Duff & Phelps’ Transaction Advisory Services practice. Dave earned a Master of Science in Accounting (2009), and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance (2008), both from Boston College. He is a certified public accountant (CPA).

Brian Scasserra - Investment Associate

Brian joined Wincove as an Investment Associate in 2017. Previously, Brian spent over three years as an Associate at Wildcat Capital Management (TPG founder David Bonderman’s family office), and prior, began his career in the Global Industries Group within the Investment Banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting (2010) from Syracuse University.

Long Nguyen - Investment Associate

Long joined Wincove as an Investment Associate in 2017. Previously, Long spent four years at J.P. Morgan, where he was most recently an Associate in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications group within the Corporate & Investment Bank. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Long began his career at a technology startup in Austin, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2010) from Trinity University and a Master of Science in Finance (2013) from Villanova University.

Shelley McAfee - Accounting & Finance

Jill Essex - Accounting & Finance

Lauren Windischman - Executive Assistant