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. Michael began his career in the investment banking group of Alex Brown.

He is currently a Director of Aloi Solutions, Hygrade Components, Bluff Manufacturing, Comstar Technologies, Level 10 Holdings, Centerline Communications, and LAKOS. Michael previously served as a Director of HHA eXchange, 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 three children) live in the Boston area, 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, Bluff Manufacturing, Comstar Technologies, and Level 10 Holdings, and 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.

Jared Cockrell - Vice President

Jared joined Wincove as a Vice President in 2019. Previously, Jared spent 9 years at BakerTilly in the Transaction Advisory group focusing on middle market transactions across a number of industries. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (2009) and Masters in Finance (2010), with honors, from Texas A&M University.

Matt Marrone - Vice President

Matt joined Wincove as an Associate in 2018. Previously, Matt spent nine years at Wells Fargo Securities, where he was most recently in the Transportation & Logistics investment banking group. He earned a Bachelor of Arts (2009) in Economics and Chinese Language from College of the Holy Cross.

Matt Lavelle - Associate

Matt joined Wincove as an Associate in 2019. Previously, Matt spent two years at Deutsche Bank, where he was in the Global Industrials investment banking group. He earned a Bachelor of Science (2017), magna cum laude, in Finance and Marketing from Boston College.

Caroline Q. Marks - Associate

Caroline joined Wincove as an Associate in 2019. Prior to joining Wincove, Caroline spent three years in the Private Banking division at Brown Brothers Harriman. She earned an Honors Bachelor of Arts (2016) in English and Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross.

Daniel Farrell - Analyst

Dan joined Wincove as an Analyst in 2019. Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts (2018) in Economics and Accounting from Assumption College.

Soraya Branco - Executive Assistant

Barbara Gilbert - Accounting & Finance

Shelley McAfee - Accounting & Finance