Jay Hansen, Todd Fink, Gregg Orley, Rob Orley, Larry Lax, Luke Plumpton
and Patrick Corden collectively have completed more than 45 acquisitions of businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, service, and high tech industries and have invested in an additional 30 more transactions as investors (typically founding investors) in these industries, as well as financial services and consumer hard goods industries.
Luke K. Plumpton
Luke K. Plumpton
Luke is Vice President of O2 Investment Partners.
is responsible for evaluating, structuring, negotiating and financing transactions, as well as monitoring O2's portfolio companies.
Prior to joining O2, Luke was the Director of Strategic Planning for Hanford Pharmaceuticals, a contract manufacturer and global supplier of aseptically processed antibiotics.
Luke's primary responsibilities included new business development and managing turnaround and cost cutting initiatives for the company.
Prior to Hanford, Luke was instrumental in the buildup of Square 1 Bank, a venture debt bank serving high growth life sciences and technology companies.
Prior to Square 1, Luke
was an analyst in the Healthcare Investment Banking group of Wachovia Securities.
responsibilities included due diligence and deal facilitation for M&A, debt and equity transactions for both publicly traded and private healthcare companies.
In addition, Luke serves on the boards of O2's portfolio businesses, Alpha Sintered Metals (Director), Greco Aluminum Railings (Board Observer), O2 Specialty Manufacturing (Board Observer), Packaging Concepts & Design (Director), and PC Treasures (Vice Chairman).
Mr. Plumpton received his BA in economics from Harvard University, where he graduated with honors and was a member of the varsity lacrosse team.
In addition to the Harvard curriculum, Mr. Plumpton studied Corporate Accounting at MIT's Sloan Business School.
currently resides in Clarkston, Michigan and is an avid outdoorsman, spending the majority of his
free time hunting and fishing.