Michael McGovern

Partner

Michael has been investing in, and working with management teams to grow, small- and medium- sized businesses for 25 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, Integrated Warehouse Solutions, Comstar Technologies, Rhino Tool House, 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 20 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, Integrated Warehouse Solutions, Comstar Technologies, and Rhino Tool House, 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.

Sally Edelblute - Chief Financial Officer

Sally Edelblute joined Wincove as Chief Financial Officer in 2020.  Prior to joining Wincove, Sally spent seven years as the Director of Tax at Alcion Ventures, L.P., where she handled tax compliance, structuring and planning for the firm’s funds.  Sally began her career and spent several years at Deloitte and KPMG, where she focused on tax compliance and tax consulting for a number of large and mid-sized private equity funds and REITs.  She graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and she is a licensed CPA in the state of Massachusetts.

Keith Bishop - Principal

Keith Bishop joined Wincove as Principal in 2021. Prior to joining Wincove, Keith was a Managing Director at Stonehenge Partners, a Columbus, Ohio based private equity firm, which he joined in 2006. At Stonehenge, Keith was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing potential investments, and managing portfolio company investments. Before Stonehenge, Keith was a Financial Analyst with GBQ Consulting, providing business valuation and mergers and acquisitions consulting services. He began his career at Huntington National Bank. Keith graduated magna cum laude from Denison University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics.

Nathan McGill - Vice President

Nathan joined Wincove as a Vice President in 2021. Previously, Nathan spent ten years at Stonehenge Partners where he was responsible for evaluating, structuring, and executing investments in middle market companies across a number of industries. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance (2009) from Miami University.

Daniel Farrell - Associate

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

Louis Smith - Analyst

Having interned at WPH during the Summer of 2020, Louis rejoined the team in 2021. He earned a BA in Economics with a Minor is Spanish from the University of Virginia.

Soraya Green - Office Manager

Barbara Gilbert - Accounting & Finance