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Session B

Revolutionizing Growth: Innovative Financing Strategies in a Shifting Landscape

Presented By: Marcum / Northwest Bank

Join industry experts as they dissect the dynamic changes in capital structure propelled by tightening credit terms, elevated interest rates, and the demand for more intricate capital stacks. You’ll learn about why success today often relies upon heightened creativity in navigating the delicate balance of debt, equity, and alternative financing, and how to build capital stacks to propel your company’s growth.


Greg Skoda, Jr.
Marcum LLP

Greg is a Partner at Marcum LLP. He helps clients build and grow their businesses while maintaining necessary compliance requirements. He does this through the development and execution of strategic plans, providing creative guidance in raising and deploying capital, helping stakeholders and their families maximize their returns, protect and transfer their assets.


Eric Beck
President & CEO

Eric is CEO and President at ESO (Austin, TX).  He helps improve community health and safety through the power of data. He began his career as a firefighter and paramedic in Ohio prior to becoming an emergency physician. His experience is a unique blend of entrepreneurship, innovation and growth experience in large public, private and early stage companies.

Previously Eric has served as the president and COO of the University Hospitals Health System in Ohio (UH) and President of UH Ventures, the innovation, commercialization and investment arm of the health system.  Before UH, he was the president of the clinical enterprise at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, as well as president and CEO of Evolution Health and CEO of Integrated Delivery at Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC). 


Dan Delgadillo
Managing Director
Northwest Sponsor Finance

Dan Delgadillo is the founder and head of Northwest Sponsor Finance, a national lower middle market provider of senior cash flow financing solutions supporting private equity backed buy outs, recaps, and growth investments. Prior to founding Northwest Sponsor Finance, Dan was the co-founder and co-head of Byline Sponsor Finance. He also held roles at TCF Capital Funding, Mid America Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank.

Mark Mansour
Founder & Senior Managing Partner
MCM Capital Partners

Mr. Mansour has been an active private investor with MCM Capital Partners since 1992 and co-found the first institutional fund, MCM Capital Partners, L.P. in 1998. His responsibilities include the execution of investment transactions and management of portfolio companies. Mr. Mansour serves on numerous portfolio company Boards including Performance Plastics, RMB Products and Zinkan Enterprises.

Prior to co-founding MCM Capital Partners, he was a partner at Erlitz & Mansour, Inc., which provided corporate finance and acquisition and divestiture advisory services. During his tenure at Erlitz & Mansour, Inc., he advised on numerous smaller middle-market acquisitions and divestitures.

From 1981 through 1984 Mr. Mansour was employed on the audit staff of Price Waterhouse (Cleveland). He left Price Waterhouse in 1985 to work as a consultant with Picker International, an international manufacturer and distributor of medical imaging equipment and hospital supplies. While at Picker International he specialized in reviewing and evaluating inventory control and reporting systems.

Mr. Mansour received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Wittenberg University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Miami (Ohio) University. Mr. Mansour is a Certified Public Accountant.


Ed Weinfurtner
Executive Chairman & Co-Owner
Great Day Improvements

Ed is an entrepreneur and founder of Blue Olive Partners, LLC, a business investment and operating partnership. He has been an owner, investor, and operator of multiple privately held businesses in a variety of industries over the past 40 years.

Ed is Executive Chairman and Co-Owner of Great Day Improvements, the parent company of the Patio Enclosures, Stanek Windows, Universal Windows Direct, and Champion Windows & Home Exteriors brands. Great Day employs over 2,350 people in 126 locations serving 77 metropolitan markets throughout the U.S. Since 2017 the company has grown 10X in size and is now ranked as one of the Top 5 largest DTC residential remodeling companies in the US.

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