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John A. Hatherly

John A. Hatherly
Managing Partner

Mr. Hatherly founded Wynnchurch Capital in 1999 where he serves as the Managing Partner.  Prior to founding Wynnchurch, Mr. Hatherly enjoyed a twelve year career as a senior executive at GE Capital's Merchant Banking Group. Before GE Capital, Mr. Hatherly spent three years in banking with the First National Bank of Chicago and BankOne.


Played a lead role in more than 200 investments totaling over $15 billion including acquisitions, buyouts, recapitalizations, project financing and leasing.


Serves on the Board of Directors of Groupe Moreau, Ironform Holdings Co., Surepoint Holdings, Inc., WC Foss Investment Inc., Stampede Meats, Inc., Indiana Limestone, Inc., the University of Notre Dame’s Student Athlete Advisory Council, and the University of Wisconsin’s Business School Innovation Council.


B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin.

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