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CEO-in-Waiting Program (STAY IN CURRENT ROLE)

LOCATION: Remote 

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: We have been retained by a leading private equity firm to find talented and highly motivated leaders to join their Executive-in-Waiting Program. This is a non-binding, low-commitment program designed for anyone who is NOT actively looking to leave their job. The program is meant to be part-time to keep in touch with our client for future opportunities.

Program Details:

  • Candidates will sit on the Board of a portfolio company.
  • Candidates will participate in a quarterly call to learn more about the sponsor and how they run their portfolio businesses.
  • Once timing aligns and as CEO/OP roles become available, well-suited program participants will receive priority consideration and ideally be deployed into open positions.

THE SPONSOR: This New York, NY-based private equity firm has a three-decade track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors and currently owns more than 100 portfolio companies. Today the sponsor has more than $15B in assets under management. Its over $2.5B of dry powder includes $1B earmarked for add-on acquisitions.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek passionate, committed leaders whose backgrounds most likely include:

  • Business Model(s): SaaS, Tech Services, Franchising, or Business Services
  • Functional: The candidate will be either a current CEO of a mid-market company; a President, COO, CRO, etc of a larger business; or a Division President or GM of an enterprise business
  • Orientation: Early career accounting experience is required.
  • Hold Period: Candidates must be anywhere from 6-24 months away from exit.
  • Private Equity: Experience within a private equity-backed environment is required.
  • Tenure: 15+ years of progressive career success.

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

CEO at a PE-backed SaaS Business 

LOCATION: US

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners

SEARCH MANDATE: We have been retained by a leading private equity firm to identify a talented and highly motivated leader to serve as Chief Executive Officer within its portfolio. Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Executive Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, an Enterprise Software business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis in this newly acquired platform. They are prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale using both inorganic and organic methods.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity.

THE COMPANY:

  • Business Model: B2B Enterprise Software
  • End Market: Fortune 500
  • Hold Period: 5-6 years
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout

INVESTMENT THESIS:

  • Build the commercial engine for an already strong existing product set with anchor enterprise customers
  • Transform this entrepreneurially led company into a powerful platform business.
  • Drive organic growth at the business while supporting opportunistic add-on integration

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a solid track record of transforming small businesses. It invests in several sectors including technology, services and manufacturing companies and has a top-decile track record of returns.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:

  • Business Model: B2B Enterprise Software
  • Functional: Proven CEO of a $25mm-$75mm software company OR a cross-functional P&L leader of a $150+mm business
  • Orientation: Commercial upbringing
  • Private Equity: Highly preferred
  • M&A: Not required
  • Tenure: 20-30+ years of progressive career success

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FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

Financial Operating Partner at a Private Equity Firm

LOCATION: Detroit, MI or Houston, TX 

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking a talented and highly motivated leader to serve as a Financial Operating Partner within its portfolio. Reporting to the Group CEO, the Financial Operating Partner will oversee multiple portfolio companies. They will work closely with portfolio company management teams as a “hands-on” resource providing oversight, support, and guidance while driving for results and establishing a high-performance culture of accountability.  

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and long-term incentives make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE FLAGSHIP COMPANY: 

  • Business Model: Multi-site services 
  • End Market: Oil and Gas 

INVESTMENT THESIS: 

Drive scale, efficiencies, and the continued professionalization of the company and its portfolio holdings. 

THE SPONSOR: This Midwest-based private equity firm is a diversified investor with a portfolio that includes control ownership of several portfolio companies and minority positions in other assets and securities. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader who is hands-on and execution-focused with a strategic perspective. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • 20+ years of progressive and upwardly mobile finance experience, including 5+ years of recent leadership experience at the CFO level 
  • Experience in a private equity-backed environment is required 
  • Experience as CFO of a private equity-backed, middle market company that realized a compelling IRR/MOIC at exit is required. 
  • CFO experience in Mult-site services or Logistics is highly preferred 
  • Experience leading a business through periods of dynamic changes and challenges 
  • Strong leadership ability, interpersonal skill set, mentorship mentality, and competitive nature 

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

CEO at a PE-Backed E-Commerce B2C/B2B Manufacturer

LOCATION: United States  

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Executive Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, an E-Commerce B2C/B2B manufacturer. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis in the acquired platform.  

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY: 

  • Business Model: E-commerce  
  • End Market: Enthusiasts  
  • Revenue Range: Middle Market  
  • Hold Period: Exit planned for 2028 
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transform the business and drive scale within 4-5 years. 

Continuously strengthen its systems, infrastructure, and processes to unlock the platform’s full organic growth potential, optimize margins, and ensure its ability to seamlessly integrate add-on acquisitions. Acquire add-ons that will add scale, product, cross-sell, and multiple arbitrage. 

THE SPONSOR: This Chicago-based private equity firm has a solid history of scaling businesses. Its sector specialties include investing in the manufacturing, consumer product, distribution, healthcare, and non-financial service sectors. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: E-Commerce  
  • Functional: CEO or President leading a Middle Market E-commerce company OR a number two leader within a larger 
  • Orientation: Heavy Marketing orientation is required with related experience across sales strategy, and operations 
  • Private Equity: Not required 
  • M&A: Solid integration experience is highly preferred 
  • Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive career success  

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

CCO at a PE-Backed Aerospace and Defense Manufacturer

LOCATION: Remote 

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners  

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Commercial Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, an Aerospace and Defense Manufacturer business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis in this newly acquired platform. They are prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale using both inorganic and organic methods. 

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY

·        Business Model: Electronic manufacturing 

·        End Market: Military & Aerospace 

·        Revenue Range: $50mm 

·        Hold Period: Exit planned in the next 3-5 years. 

·        Deal Structure: Control buyout. 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transform the business and drive scale and exit in the next 3 years. 

·        Executing organic growth with significant white space in key verticals of military & aerospace.

·        Acquire add-ons that will add scale, product, cross-sell, and multiple arbitrages. 

·        Professionalization of all functions as the business scales.

THE SPONSOR: This LA based private equity firm has an AUM of $1.5B with over 60 total investments. It invests across several key sectors such as aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, precision manufacturing and healthcare sectors.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek an enthusiastic, committed leader with a contagious will to win and an insistent desire to improve the business. This leader will honor the company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

·        Business Model: Military or Aerospace 

·        Functional: Top Sales leader of a $50mm-$150mm electronic manufacturing company OR a #2 sales leader of a $150mm-$300mm with similar industry experience.

·        Orientation: Sales experience is required

·        Private Equity: Not required.

·        M&A: Highly preferred. 

·        Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive career success 



FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

 

VP Finance/Controller at a PE-Backed Consumer Services Business

LOCATION: Kent, WA (Hybrid)

RETAINED SEARCH: Our private equity client is seeking the right VP Finance and Controller to lead one of its portfolio companies, a consumer and automobile services business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis and prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale. A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY 

  • Business Model: Multi-site, B2C services
  • End Markets: B2C
  • Hold Period: 3-5 years 
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Inorganic growth  

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a strong track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors including manufacturing and B2C services The sponsor currently yields over $300mm in AUM and has steadily grown throughout its history. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: B2C services
  • Functional: Proven Finance or Accounting leader of lower middle-market services business
  • Orientation: Finance and Accounting 
  • Private Equity: Not Required 
  • Tenure: 10+ years of progressive career success 

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

SVP of Sales at a PE-Backed Data Consulting Business

LOCATION: Remote 

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right SVP of Sales to lead one of its portfolio companies, a data consultancy services business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis in this newly acquired platform. They are prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale using both inorganic and organic methods. 

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY: 

  • Business Model: Data management consulting 
  • End Market: Manufacturing, distribution, retail 
  • Hold Period: Exit planned for 2027 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transform the business and drive scale and exit within 4-5 years: 

  • Complete acquisitions that will add scale, service offerings, multiple arbitrages, and expand the company’s global footprint 
  • Executing organic growth with significant white space in key service offerings, including data automation, analysis, and prediction 
  • Professionalization of all functions as the business scales 

THE SPONSOR: This Atlanta-based private equity firm has a solid history of scaling businesses. Its sector specialties include business, industrial, and technology-enabled services, along with transportation & logistics, healthcare, and distribution industries. Today the sponsor owns 19 portfolio companies. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: Data Management Consulting 
  • Functional: Top sales leader of a $30mm-$100mm data consultancy OR number two/divisional sales leader within a larger enterprise 
  • Orientation: Heavy sales orientation is required with related experience across marketing, strategy, and operations 
  • Private Equity: Not required 
  • M&A: Solid experience in cross-selling of acquired products and services 
  • Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive career success 


FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 


VP Finance at a PE-Backed Manufacturing Business

Location: Traverse City, MI (Onsite) 

RETAINED SEARCH: Our private equity client is seeking the right VP Finance to lead one of its portfolio companies, a precision manufacturing business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis and prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale. A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY 

  • Business Model: Manufacturing 
  • End Markets: B2B 
  • Hold Period: 3-5 years 
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Organic growth  

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a strong track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors including industrial technology, food and consumer, agriculture products and services, and b2b e-commerce. The sponsor currently yields over $500mm in AUM and has steadily grown throughout its history. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:  

  • Business Model: Multi-site, B2B services business  
  • Functional: Proven Finance leader of lower middle-market manufacturing business or a key #2 of an upmarket manufacturing business 
  • Orientation: Finance and Accounting  
  • Private Equity: Preferred; Not Required 
  • Tenure: 10+ years of progressive career success 

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 


CRO at a PE-Backed SaaS Business

LOCATION: Remote – 50% travel will be required

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Revenue Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, a SaaS business. The PE sponsor is bullish in driving sales growth ahead of a potential 2025/2026 exit.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity.

THE COMPANY:

·      Business Model: SaaS

·      End Market: B2B

·      Hold Period: Exit planned for 2025/2026

·      Deal Structure: Control buyout

INVESTMENT THESIS: Execute on GTM initiatives to deliver 10-15% organic growth and 40% EBITDA margins in the next 12-18 months.

·      Restructure the sales organization to increase penetration up-market and accelerate cross-selling.

·      Develop and execute a target account-based marketing and solution packaging sales strategy to penetrate key accountings and drive revenue growth.

·      Implement a comprehensive sales enablement program to enhance the effectiveness of the sales team.

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a solid history of scaling businesses. Its sector specialties include business services, SaaS, consumer brands, and education. The sponsor currently owns many portfolio companies and has steadily grown throughout its history.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:

·      Business Model: SaaS

·      Functional: CRO of a lower-middle market PE-backed SaaS company OR number two commercial leader within an upmarket PE-backed SaaS company

·      Orientation: Heavy sales orientation is required with related experience across marketing, strategy, and operations

·      Private Equity: Highly preferred

·      M&A: Experience integrating a suite of products is required

·      Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive career success


FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

CFO at a PE-Backed Multi-Site Services Business


LOCATION: Rocky Mountain Region

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Financial Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, a multi-site professional services business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis, and they are prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale using both inorganic and organic methods. 

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and

wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY: 

  • Business Model: Multi-Site Professional Services 
  • Hold Period: 3-5 years
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transform the financial function of the business and help drive scale of the business as they prepare for an exit in the next three to five years.  

  • Integrate and rebrand acquisitions made under this holding company
  • Transform this entrepreneurially led company into a powerful services business.          
  • Upgrade accounting and finance insights to meet the demands of private equity and the board of directors 


THE SPONSOR: This Private Equity firm has a solid history of scaling businesses. Its sector specialties include business services, consumer, healthcare, industrial, technology, and technology infrastructure sectors.


CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek an enthusiastic, committed leader with a contagious will to win and an insistent desire to improve the business and lead it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: Professional Services or Multi-Site Services 
  • Functional: Top financial leader of a $100mm+ professional services or multi-site company OR number two financial leader within a larger enterprise responsible for $300mm+ in revenue 
  • Orientation: Heavy FP&A orientation is preferred with related experience across general professional services           
  • Private Equity: Required      
  • M&A: Highly Preferred        
  • Tenure: 15-35+ years of progressive career success 

 


FALCON job postings are powered by PrivateEquityCXO.com. When you apply you will be redirected to that site. FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

VP Finance at a PE-Backed Manufacturing Business

Location: Detroit, MI (Onsite) 

RETAINED SEARCH: Our private equity client is seeking the right VP Finance to lead one of its portfolio companies, a precision manufacturing business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis and prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale. A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY 

  • Business Model: Manufacturing 
  • End Markets: B2B 
  • Hold Period: 3-5 years 
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Organic growth  

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a strong track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors including industrial technology, food and consumer, agriculture products and services, and b2b e-commerce. The sponsor currently yields over $500mm in AUM and has steadily grown throughout its history. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: Multi-site, B2B services business 
  • Functional: Proven Finance leader of lower middle-market manufacturing business or a key #2 of an upmarket manufacturing business 
  • Orientation: Finance and Accounting 
  • Private Equity: Preferred; Not Required 
  • Tenure: 10+ years of progressive career success 

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

COO at a PE-Backed Multi-Site Services Business

LOCATION: Pacific Northwest

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Operating Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies and drive profitability within the business. They are prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale using both inorganic and organic methods.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity.

THE COMPANY:

  • Business Model: Fire and life safety services
  • End Market: B2B
  • Revenue Range: $50-100mm
  • Deal Structure: Full LBO

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transformative growth through a combination of organic and inorganic methods.

  • Integrate and rebrand the first 11 acquisitions made under this holding company.
  • Continue driving organic growth across the platform through enhanced customer relationships.
  • Additional buy-side investment that will provide scale, product, cross-sell, and multiple arbitrage opportunities.

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a three-decade track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors and owns over 150 portfolio companies. Today the sponsor has more than $14B in assets under management. Its $2.5B of dry powder includes $1B ear marked for add-on acquisitions.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:

  • Functional: Top operational leader of a $50mm-$250mm multi-site services company OR number two operational leader within a larger enterprise responsible for $100mm-$500mm in revenue
  • Orientation: Operationally focused leaders with strong career trajectories
  • M&A: Integration experience highly preferred
  • Tenure: 15-35+ years of progressive career success

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.