Rob Huxtable

Falcon Announces Two Promotions

July 21, 2020

Falcon is pleased to announce two promotions: Brandon Mihalo and Brandt Slayton, both to Associate. Mihalo has been with Falcon January 2019 and his move to Associate is a well-deserved promotion. He will continue to support the firm's private equity-backed CEO and CFO searches through efficien...

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Operating Partner Placement with Riverside Company’s MicroCap Fund

March 11, 2020

FALCON has recruited Eric Harber to join Riverside Company’s MicroCap Fund.  Eric most recently served as CEO of Flowroute which was later acquired by a sponsor-backed buyer. Previously, Eric led Amazon's hyper-growth mobile payment business unit. Eric holds a BS from Stanford and an MBA from Duk...

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Co-investment can be a powerful litmus test for C-suite leaders

February 24, 2020

As published in Smart Business on February 24, 2020 C-suite level co-investment is a powerful tool, with at least three significant benefits: enhanced financial alignment between C-level leaders and their sponsor, additional wealth creation leverage for the executive and a powerful career decisi...

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FALCON Builds its Content Muscle

February 17, 2020

Cleveland, Ohio - February 17, 2020 - FALCON is pleased to welcome two leaders to the nest: Brandon Hall joins as Vice President and David Siegel named to Board of Advisors. Hall joins the firm as VP of Content and will focus on driving the development and scale of the FALCON/CEO and FALCON/CEO...

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CFO Placement with Genstar-sponsored OEConnection

January 13, 2020

Falcon has completed the CFO search for OEConnection (OEC), backed by Genstar Capital, with the recruitment of Christopher Chapman. Prior to joining OEC, Chris was the CFO for publicly-traded Diebold Nixdorf. At Diebold Nixdorf he held a number of senior, global financial roles throughout his 20-y...

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CFO Placement with Riverside-sponsored ALICE Safety Institute

December 21, 2019

Falcon has completed the CFO search for ALICE Safety Institute, backed by The Riverside Company, with the recruitment of Andrew Ross. Prior to joining ALICE Andrew provided corporate finance, strategy & valuation services for a number of private equity-backed businesses. Earlier in his career...

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Falcon Announces Pair of Promotions

December 20, 2019

Falcon is pleased to announce two promotions: Joe Gravino to Vice President and Bryan Sienerth to Associate. Gravino has been with Falcon since 2017 and his move to Vice President marks his second promotion with the firm. He will continue to lead execution on private equity-backed CEO and CFO s...

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Behavioral pitfalls that can derail an LBO’s performance

December 20, 2019

As published in Smart Business on December 20, 2019 Private equity boards and their portfolio company CEOs generally presume alignment through financial elements such as incentive compensation, equity participation and co-investment. However, three specific behavioral challenges can still fes...

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CEO Placement with MPE Partners-sponsored Bettcher Industries

December 17, 2019

Falcon has completed the CEO search for Bettcher Industries, backed by MPE Parnters, with the recruitment of Tim Swason.  Prior to joining Bettcher, Peter served as President of Barnes Group's Engineered Components Group and VP/GM of a pair of ITW businesses.  About Bettcher IndustriesBettcher...

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CFO Placement with Riverside-sponsored PSI

November 23, 2019

Falcon has completed the CFO search for Performance Systems Integration (PSI), backed by The Riverside Company, with the recruitment of Todd Thompson.  Prior to joining PSI, Todd served as Director of Finance of Ichor Systems and in a number of corporate finance roles for Xerox.  About...

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