Presentation on theme: "Tom Bohardt - Bio 2008 to present – Founded BOHARDT LLC a management consulting firm 2008 to present – Outside Director for The Riverside Company’s portfolio."— Presentation transcript:
Tom Bohardt - Bio 2008 to present – Founded BOHARDT LLC a management consulting firm 2008 to present – Outside Director for The Riverside Company’s portfolio company iAutomation in Beverly, MA to present – Volunteer Business Analyst for the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University 2007 – Sold Meier Transmission 2007 – Sold Samson Industrial 2003 – Acquired Samson Industrial from Samson Investments in Tulsa, OK 2003 – Acquired Electric Motor Repair (EMR) and consolidated with MQN into EMR builiding 2000 – Acquired MQN Electric from Great Lakes Power Products in Mentor, OH 1996 – Acquired Meier (Class A member), investor group: former Reliance Electric execs Chuck Ames, Bill Hendrix, and Al Muren 1972 to 1996 – Reliance Electric Co. – VP Standard Electrical Drives (R&D, Mktg, Operations) (2) Locations – Cleveland, and Athens, GA. (200) employees $90M in sales – GM Drive Systems (Engineering, Operations, Startup) (12) Locations in 11 States (450) employees $200M in sales – GM Service Group (Motor and Electronic Repair, Aftermarket Parts, Customer Training, Field Services) (50+) Locations in 25 States, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, South Korea and China (1,100) employees $250M in sales – Manager of Drive Field Services (Breakdown, Startup, Customer Training, Contract Sales & Administration) – Electrical Group Customer Service Manager – Drive Systems Plant Manager/Regional Drives Operations Manager – Telecommunications Production Manager – Motor Production Superintendent – Inventory Control & Scheduling Supervisor – Industrial Engineering Supervisor National Cash Register Co. (NCR) – Industrial Engineering Project Manager – Time Study Analyst EDUCATION – B.S.B.A. Bowling Green State University (Majors: Industrial Management and Industrial Relations) – M.B.A. University of Dayton (Focus: Operations Research) AFFILIATIONS – Board of Directors - PTDA, member: NAHAD, AHTD, EASA, SCIP, Falk Distributor Council, Dodge Market Maker Council, Cover Article PT Motion Systems Distributor, published in Industrial Distribution.
Career Highlights 25+ years in structured manufacturing corporate environment. Managing Partner for investor group that included the Vice Chairman and a Senior Partner of Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Group acquired $10M Independent Industrial Distributor in 1996 Signed (21) C/A’s as possible acquisitions Signed (5) Indications of Interest Acquired (2) Motor Repair shops in 2000 and 2003 that employed 15 people with $3M in sales. One from operating profit and the other with new capital from all partners. Consolidated into a single location. Acquired a $40M Industrial Distributor headquartered in Tulsa, OK in Funding required new partner capital, new partner, and private equity firm (Vestor in Sante Fe, NM) with minority interest. Original investment sales in 1996 was $10M. Sales at time of exit in 2007 was $64M. Sold all holdings in 2007 to two strategic companies. Joined The Riverside Company as an Outside Director in Founded BOHARDT LLC a management consulting firm in 2008.
Significant Professional Relationships Clayton Dubilier & Rice - Vice Chairman and Senior Partner invested alongside in 1996 Brown Gibbons & Lang – investment bank advised first acquisition in 1996 Key Bank – working capital and acquisition financing for Meier Transmission in 1996 National City Bank – working capital for Meier Transmission in 1999 National City Investment – investment bank advised fourth acquisition of Samson Industrial in 2003 PNC Bank - working capital and acquisition financing for Meier Holding LLC in 2003 Vestor Equity Partners – minority investor in Meier Holding LLC after 2003 Stephens, Inc. Investment Bankers advised in the sale of Meier Holding LLC in 2007 The Riverside Company – Bohardt serves as an Outside Director for a portfolio company. Skoda Minotti – Public Accounting firm during entire investment 1996 – 2007 McDonald Hopkins – Law firm during entire investment 1996 – 2007