Gaston Capital Names Walthall New Managing Partner

Gaston Capital Founder Michael (Mick) McMahan recently announced the promotion of Glenn Walthall to the position of Managing Partner, following his accomplishments as Chief Investment Officer since 2015.  Now entering his tenth year with the firm, Walthall has helped oversee the success of Gaston Capital and its continued evolution.  “As Managing Partner, Glenn will continue to bring best practices to all aspects of the company, as well as explore strategic opportunities to support the firms continued growth”, says McMahan, who will continue in the role of Founding Partner.

A graduate of Virginia Tech, with a BS in Management and an MBA from Pamplin College of Business, Walthall’s investment banking career spans three decades in the Charlotte area, with significant tenures at First Union and Bank of America as well several banking advisory firms.

Walthall has been instrumental in all aspects of Gaston Capital’s strategy and day to day operations and currently sits on the boards of several of the firm’s portfolio companies.  “My goal for Gaston Capital is to expand our investor base in a thoughtful way that allows us to continue to deliver superior returns in the industries where we have demonstrated consistent value creation”, says Walthall.

Gaston Capital was founded in 2006 with a simple objective of finding and supporting companies that possess great potential. Our founder believed that innovation and hard work alone arent enough to make companies great. Truly great companies also need strong leadership, a disciplined approach to growth, and unwavering support from its financial sponsors. Gaston Capital seeks to invest in companies that are driven to be great.

The firm makes meaningful minority investments focused on healthcare, financial services, business services, light industrial, and SaaS companies located in the United States.

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