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Bachelor of Science magna cum laude in Finance from DePaul University

Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School

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Lee J. Monahan

Mr. Monahan is a Partner at Harren and a current or former member of the boards of directors of various Harren portfolio companies including A&A Transfer, LLC, Velosio Holdings, LLC, and MedPro Healthcare Staffing. He is responsible for evaluating new acquisition candidates, closing and financing transactions and managing existing portfolio companies with a primary focus on leading the firm’s efforts in the business and technology services sectors.

Prior to joining Harren, Mr. Monahan was an Associate with H.I.G. Capital. Mr. Monahan began his career in the Investment Banking Group of Lazard Frères & Co., a provider of advisory services to clients in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and capital market activities.

Mr. Monahan's interaction with portfolio companies has covered a number of different functional areas. At Woven Electronics he partnered with management in identifying a methodology to improve visibility on material needs, helping create a discipline to significantly reduce inventory. In addition, Mr. Monahan teamed with Woven's management at its UK subsidiary in assessing the functional areas, restructuring the responsibilities of management members and implementing pricing and procedure policies to improve operations and cash flow before the sale of the operation. Most recently, Mr. Monahan has worked with Velosio by improving their data capture and reporting, allowing the organization to significantly increase its win rate on bid proposals as well as improving overall utilization of its consulting resources.

Mr. Monahan graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from DePaul University and received a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Monahan and his wife are also active in a number of philanthropic organizations such as the University of Miami Beaux Arts, Chapman Community Partnership for Homeless, and the Humane Society.  In his spare time, he is an avid baseball and football fan and enjoys travel, shooting pool and trying to golf.