Chairman of the Board
Mr. McDowell is involved in all phases of the investment process and portfolio management at Boyne. He and Mr. Hanemann have a deep understanding of the needs of owners and managers of mid-sized companies. He invests for the long-term and believes in maximizing value by focusing on business fundamentals.
Prior to founding Boyne, Mr. McDowell served as a Partner with Trivest Partners, where he was involved in all aspects of capital raising, transaction execution and portfolio development. With nearly twenty years of private equity investing experience, Mr. McDowell began his career working with private equity and management consulting firms, including: H.I.G. Capital Management, Continental Illinois Venture Corporation and Corporate Value Associates.
Mr. McDowell has significant experience in structuring and leading recapitalizations of privately held businesses, corporate divestitures, and restructurings. His industry expertise includes financial services, business and consumer services, health care, building products, consumer products and aerospace. Mr. McDowell received his A.B. from Dartmouth College and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.