John Madden- John Madden is President of Sequel Industries, Inc., the general partner of Sequel Holdings, L.P., a private equity firm based in Dallas, TX.
Through Sequel's portfolio investments, Mr. Madden is Co-Chairman of the Board of Lakeview Farms, Inc., Co-Chairman of the Board of W.L. Plastics Corporation, Chairman of the Board of 21C Holdings, L.P., and serves on the Board of Homeowners of America Holding Corporation.
Prior to founding Sequel Holdings in 2002, he worked in various capacities with J.C.
Bradford & Co.
, Bankers Trust Company
, and Dean Foods Company
(NYSE: DF) and its affiliated companies (Kaminski Engles Capital Corporation, Suiza Foods Corporation and Reddy Ice Corporation).
Mr. Madden has held senior management positions including Vice President and Treasurer of Suiza Foods, Chief Financial Officer of Reddy Ice, and Vice President of Corporate Development of Suiza Foods and Dean Foods.
was actively involved in the growth of Dean Foods
from the company's initial dairy acquisition in Puerto Rico in 1993 to its acquisition of legacy Dean Foods Company
When Mr. Madden joined Kaminski Engles Capital in 1990, the portfolio companies had approximately $50 million in sales.
When he resigned from Dean Foods in 2002, the company had sales of approximately $9 billion.
Mr. Madden received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and human development from Vanderbilt University in 1988.
He earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dallas while working at Suiza Foods.
Mr. Madden is a member of the Dean's International Council for the Harris School of Public Policy at The University of Chicago, on the University of Dallas Foundation Board of Trustees, and a member of the Touchdown Club serving the Dallas Rise School.
In the past, he served on the Board of Worth, Inc., was on the Alumni Board of Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, and was a partner of Dallas Social Venture Partners.