William F. Dawson, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

William F. Dawson, Jr.

William F. Dawson, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Wellspring Omni Holding Corp.
Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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1244

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

1966

Age

55

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Performance Food Group Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at ProAmpac LLC

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Co-Founder at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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Managing Partner at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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Managing Partner, Co-President at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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Managing Partner at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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Managing Partner, Co-President at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Wellspring Capital Management LLC

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Executive Officer at AG Mortgage Value Partners LP

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Former President & Chief Operating Officer at Toys “R” Us, Inc.

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William F. Dawson, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer at Wellspring Capital Management LLC
Education
Bachelor of Science

ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE IS AN INDEPENDENT, COEDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION CHARTERED BY AN ACT OF THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NY ON APRIL 10, 1957.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2001 - Current

Wellspring seeks to invest in companies with strong, defensible business franchises where the opportunity exists to significantly improve profitability and cash flow.Potential investments should possess one or more of the following characteristics: have strong brand identity or market position; the likelihood for improved productivity or cost reductions through restructuring, reorganizing or redeploying capital into core businesses; and are capable of generating a recurring revenue stream and relatively stable and predictable cash flow with the potential for long-term growth.Wellspring specializes in the following areas: (1) buyouts of private companies, acquisitions of divisions or subsidiaries of public companies and going-private transactions (2) partnering with entrepreneurs to provide capital and strategic guidance for expansion (3) purchasing equity from shareholders of family-owned businesses for financial planning needs and (4) acquiring companies or divisions of larger companies out of bankruptcy or restructuring.Wellspring completes transactions ranging from $50 million to as much as $2 billion in total value. They evaluate and complete acquisition opportunities across a broad range of industries.Wellspring typically does not make investments in telecommunications, high technology, real estate and commodity-based businesses.

Professional
Tenure Unconfirmed
Managing Director
1986 - Prior

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp. was a Delaware corporation registered with the SEC as a broker-dealer pursuant to Section 15(b) of the Exchange Act. In November 2000, a parent company of Credit Suisse First Boston LLC acquired the parent company of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

United Sporting Cos., Inc. oeprates as a holding firm. It distributes hunting, outdoor, and marine products. The firm operates through two subsidiaries: Ellett Brothers and Jerry's Sport Center. The company is headquartered in Chapin, SC.

Director
Current

Qualitor, Inc. supplies automotive components and parts. It provides wiper blades, auto care accessories, brake hardware and related components to the automotive aftermarket. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in East Lansing, MI.

Director
Current

Tradesmen International LLC provides staffing and labor support consulting services. It offers custom construction staffing solutions including commercial, heavy and light industrial, manufacturing and fabrication, institutional, residential, marine, power generation, alternate energy, petro-chemical, disaster recovery, and construction management and professional services. The company was founded by Joseph O. Wesley in April 1992 and is headquartered in Macedonia, OH.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2017

The New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund was founded in 1985 by Daniel J. Staub. Since its inception, the Benefit Fund has distributed over $126 million to the families of New York City Police Officers, Firefighters, Port Authority Police and EMS Personnel who have been killed in the line of duty. In 1987, the Fund provided 320 families with annual financial assistance and today, it has made the same commitment to over 600 families.

$25K - $50K
2016

The New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund was founded in 1985 by Daniel J. Staub. Since its inception, the Benefit Fund has distributed over $126 million to the families of New York City Police Officers, Firefighters, Port Authority Police and EMS Personnel who have been killed in the line of duty. In 1987, the Fund provided 320 families with annual financial assistance and today, it has made the same commitment to over 600 families.

Political Donations
$2,400
2009

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2008
$10K
2007

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only organization solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats – and give President Obama the help he needs on Capitol Hill to move our country forward.

Transactions
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Wellspring Capital Management LLC purchases Qualitor, Inc. from HCI Equity Partners LLC, Baird Capital Partners, American Capital Asset Management LLC

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Wellspring Capital Management LLC purchases Great Lakes Home Health Services, Inc. from Pouschine Cook Capital Management LLC

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Wellspring Capital Management LLC purchases National Seating & Mobility, Inc.

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