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Catalyst Operating Partners
CCM’s Operating Partners consist of prominent senior business executives and entrepreneurs who are experienced in running growth oriented companies and who bring both industry and functional depth to assist the fund’s portfolio companies. We will meet regularly with the Operating partners for assistance in evaluating new opportunities, due diligence support, and in identifying industry and investment trends. In addition, the Operating Partners may work with the funds portfolio companies. Roles with portfolio companies may include Board representation, interim executive positions or special projects in their area of expertise.

Jim Spira
Former President and Chief Operating Officer of American Greetings. Managing Partner and Director of Diamond Technology Partners. Co-founder of Cleveland Consulting Associates (an operations management consulting firm), serving as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1974 until 1989. Serves on the boards of Brulant, LLC,, Ciber, Inc. and Dealer Tire LLC.

Ed Anderson
Former President and CEO of Compucom Systems, a $2.3 billion computer reseller and services company. Led the company’s growth from $700 million to over $2 billion in hardware sales and from $15 million to $300 million in services. Also served as Chairman and CEO of E-Certify, a security software company. More recently, has been involved in assisting several start up companies in their financing and development, primarily in the technology industry. Currently serves on the board of DiamondCluster International, Inc. (DTPI).

Roy Winkles
Marketing strategy consultant and executive for over thirty years with an emphasis on accelerating revenue growth and business innovation. Principally in private practice for the last five years, while serving as investor and counselor to several start-up and turnaround situations. Consulting experience with some of the premier strategy firms including McKinsey, Mercer and DiamondCluster. Prior to consulting career, served as Brand Manager for Procter & Gamble.

Roy Walters
Former Vice President and Managing Director of First Consulting Group (FCGI), a global healthcare consulting firm, with over 25 years of experience. For First Consulting Group, he served as Vice President of Revenue Cycle Services, Implementation Services, the Midwest Region and the Chicago Office. Prior to the positions held at First Consulting Group, served as Partner at Andersen Consulting and led Andersen's Western Region Healthcare consulting practice. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Health Information & Management Systems Society. He has authored numerous articles and spoken before regional and national groups.

Steve Mitchell
Former President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Lester B. Knight & Associates, Inc., an international professional services firm involved in the planning, design and construction of world-class advanced technology research and development and manufacturing facilities. In his 27 years as one of the two principal owners, he successfully guided the firm’s transition into the advanced technology markets. The firm employed over 700 people in 12 offices in six countries. Serves on the board of Knight Facilities Management, Inc., Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG), and Landauer, Inc. (LDR).

Dan Dennis
Independent telecom industry consultant and former thirty year telecom sales and operations executive. Division President of several multi-billion dollar units for MCI, where he spent nearly twenty-five years of his career. Served on the board of LDMI. Currently works with early stage private companies on business development and third party marketing channel issues.