Dave Anderson is a Partner and the Chief Financial Officer of PAG Capital Partners. Dave is also the Chief Financial Officer of The ProAction Group, an operational consulting firm which he co-founded in 1995.
Dave has over 20 years of experience helping middle market companies improve operations. Prior to forming The ProAction Group, Dave spent eight years in operational consulting at Arthur Andersen and a boutique firm. Dave also served as the general manager for a client, responsible for strategy, sales, marketing, finance, and operations of a group purchasing organization.
Dave has also been involved in forming several businesses and serves on the board of Coldstream Systems, Corporate Technology Solutions and Medical Necessities.
Dave has a BS in Business Administration and Accounting and an MBA from the University of Kansas.
Doug Blanchard, Operating Partner
Doug Blanchard is an Operating Partner of PAG Capital Partners where he is responsible for deal evaluation and portfolio management. Prior to forming PAG Capital Partners, Doug spent six years as a Principal with The ProAction Group, an operational consulting firm, where Doug continues to serve as an advisor applying his leadership skills and experience on numerous client engagements in various areas of business operations, including all aspects of lean enterprise management, business and operations strategy, sales and operations planning, quality systems, new product development, cultural change and organizational development.
Prior to joining The ProAction Group, Doug worked for Lexington Home Brands as Executive Vice President of Operations, where he was responsible for a $450 million division with 15 plant locations. Prior to that, Doug worked for Emerson Electric, where he had P&L responsibility for a $300 million division. Doug also has experience at Darling Store Fixtures, Tenneco Automotive, and Goodyear Tire and Rubber.
Doug has deep experience in key operational areas, including Lean management, manufacturing operations, operations strategy, sales and operations planning, and organizational development.
Doug has a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management from the University of Akron.
Wes Dearbaugh, Operating Partner
Wes Dearbaugh is an Operating Partner of PAG Capital Partners where he is responsible for deal sourcing, evaluation, and portfolio company advisory work. Wes is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Technology Solutions.
Wes is an executive experienced in building value by consolidating fragmented industries. He has completed over 30 acquisitions and managed the long-term integration and growth of the combined companies. Prior to Corporate Technology Solutions, Wes was President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, a publicly traded distributor of automotive paint and body shop supplies. While at FinishMaster, Wes completed over 20 acquisitions of small businesses and built a unified company with over $350 million in revenues. Wes was also President of ATC Distribution Group where he led the organization through several acquisitions to become North America’s largest transmission parts distributor. Prior to joining ATC, Wes was a partner with an independent distributor of Cummins diesel engines and parts.
Wes has a BS in Mathematics from Findlay University and an MBA from Bowling Green State University.
Alex Fridman, Partner
Alex Fridman is a Partner of PAG Capital Partners, where he is responsible for deal evaluation and portfolio management. Prior to PAG Capital Partners, Alex was a Senior Vice President in Lehman Brothers’ investment banking group focused on originating and executing private equity transactions. During his tenure, Alex evaluated and executed numerous advisory and capital raising transactions across a variety of industries. Prior to that, Alex was in the industrial investment banking group of Banc of America Securities.
Prior to his investment banking career, Alex worked for The ProAction Group, a boutique management consulting firm. In this role, Alex led cross functional client teams to secure financial and service benefits by implementing operational improvements. Projects involved structuring long-term supplier (transportation) alliances and designing supply chain and manufacturing improvement programs.
Alex serves on the board of Corporate Technology Solutions, Medical Necessities and MMA Warehouse.
Alex has a BS in Finance from Indiana University's Honors Business Program.
Stephen Sleigh, Partner
Stephen Sleigh has 20 years of investment banking experience at Lehman Brothers, Bank of America and Continental Bank.
Most recently, he was Head of Midwest Middle Market Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers (and subsequently Barclays Capital). Prior to that, he was Lehman Brothers' Head of Midwest Leveraged Finance providing financing for leveraged buyouts and corporate acquisitions.
Stephen serves on the board of Corporate Technology Solutions, Medical Necessities and MMA Warehouse.
Stephen started his career as a CPA at Price Waterhouse. He earned his MBA from Duke University School of Business and his BA from Grove CIty College.
Jeff Temple, Partner
Jeff Temple is a Partner of PAG Capital Partners, where he is responsible for deal evaluation and portfolio management. Jeff is also a Partner of The ProAction Group, an operational consulting firm which he co-founded in 1995.
Jeff has 18 years of operational experience. At The ProAction Group, he has led over 40 operational diligence projects for private equity transactions. He has also led numerous projects for private equity clients to develop portfolio company growth and improvement strategies, and help prepare companies for exit. Prior to forming The ProAction Group, Jeff worked in consulting, helping middle market companies implement profit improvement projects.
Jeff serves on the board of Coldstream Systems, Corporate Technology Solutions, Medical Necessities and MMA Warehouse.
Jeff has a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois.
Timothy Van Mieghem, Partner
Tim Van Mieghem is a Partner of PAG Capital Partners, where he is responsible for deal evaluation and portfolio management. Tim is also a Partner of The ProAction Group, an operational consulting firm which he co-founded in 1995.
Tim has 20 years of experience helping middle market companies improve operations. Tim has particular experience in manufacturing, sourcing, logistics, inventory management, and related operational areas. Tim is also the author of Implementing Supplier Partnerships and numerous articles on sourcing and logistics.
Prior to forming The ProAction Group, Tim worked in operational consulting at Arthur Andersen and a boutique supply chain consulting firm.
Tim serves on the board of Coldstream Systems, Corporate Technology Solutions and Medical Necessities.
Tim has a BS in Accounting from Marquette University and is a Certified Public Accountant.