By Iremia Capital Management
Iremia PodcastApr 17, 2023
Michael Kessler on successfully investing in marketing firms
Meet Michael B. Kessler, founder of GFC, a flexible investment firm formed in partnership with Landon Capital in 2020. With over 24 years of experience in investment banking and private equity, Kessler targets growing companies with less than $5 million of EBITDA for buyouts, acquisitions, and other growth initiatives. He previously spent seven years as a Partner at The Riverside Company and was responsible for founding the Riverside Strategic Capital Fund. Kessler also has experience as a Partner at Veronis Suhler Stevenson and has served on numerous boards. He holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School and a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Kyle Cash on investing in people based businesses, how to work with private equity as an agency owner, and more!
As Senior Vice President of Investments, Kyle brings nearly a decade of experience in principal investments, operations, and investment banking experience to Erie Street and its portfolio partners.
Prior to joining Erie Street in 2019, Kyle worked as a Senior Associate at Glencoe Capital where his primary focus was to evaluate and execute new investments. Kyle also led various operational initiatives for Glencoe Capital’s portfolio companies, including serving as Vice President of Operations for Glencoe Capital’s food and beverage investment platform. Kyle began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Deloitte Corporate Finance.
Peter McCoy on investing at Bridgewater, to starting and selling a business to LVMH, VC and PE investing, and more!
David Rodnitzky on starting, building and selling a marketing agency to private equity
David us the Founder of 3Q Digital (now called 3Q/DEPT). 3Q/DEPT is a team of 500+ rockstar/ninja/guru online marketing pros specializing in helping savvy, growing companies realize massive profit through online advertising on Google Ads, Yahoo/Bing, Facebook, display, YouTube, SEO, native advertising and mobile. 3Q/DEPT also offers expertise in online analytics, decision science, strategic consulting, creative, and conversion rate optimization.
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