John F. Kirtley, our Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer, and a Director, has more than 30 years of experience acquiring businesses. Until June 2019, he was a Special Advisor with KLH Capital Fund III, LP, a Managing General Partner with KLH Capital Fund II, LP, and a Managing General Partner with KLH Capital, LP.
Each of these KLH Capital Funds I, II and III are/were Small Business Investment Companies, licensed by the United States Small Business Administration, investing in private equity control positions in the middle market. He co-founded KLH Capital in 2005 with Jeffrey Leck.
Prior to KLH Capital, he was a Managing General Partner of FCP Investors Funds I-V, LP, institutionally backed private equity funds investing in private equity control positions in the middle market. He co-founded Florida Capital Partners in 1989 with Jeffrey Leck.
Prior to Florida Capital Partners, he held positions as a General Partner, Associate and Financial Analyst at Chemical Venture Partners, the private equity and venture capital arm of Chemical Bank.