Michael J. Connolly

Michael J. Connolly, Director

Mr. Connolly became a member of our Board of Directors in 2014 in connection with the IPO. He is a founding partner of Breakaway Capital Partners, LLC, a private investment fund raised to provide debt and structured equity capital to lower middle market companies. In addition, Mr. Connolly is chief executive officer and sole director of Motorini, Inc., which operates a motorcycle dealership and service provider. From 2007 to 2013, he was a partner with Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., a private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Connolly was an investment banker at UBS Securities, LLC and served as managing director and co-head of the Los Angeles investment banking office, and a senior vice president at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. He is also on the boards of Cascade Bancorp (NASDAQ: CACB) and FP Holdings, LP, a private company, is a director, Chairman of the Board Loan Committee and member of the compensation and audit committees of the Bank of the Cascades, and is a member of the emeritus board of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California—Berkeley. Based on his extensive experience as an investment banker advising companies on their strategic alternatives and his experience as a private equity manager working with companies and their management teams to grow and improve their businesses, we believe Mr. Connolly is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.


Member of the Compensation Committee

Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee