Kansas City, Missouri – September 23, 2022 – CPC Management, LLC has hired David Lin as the company’s Chief Operations Officer. David and his team will support CPC’s operating companies and their management teams in the pursuit of continuous operational improvement initiatives. David joins CPC from global apparel manufacturer Next Level Apparel, where he served as COO. Prior to Next Level, David held a variety of leadership roles at General Electric, 3M, Danaher, Oakley, and Owens and Minor. Over the course of his career, David has led teams to solve complex operational, process, and supply chain problems. His addition continues CPC’s deep commitment to supporting management in the Five Key Battles™ (www.cpc.llc).

This is the second strategic hire for the company, following the hire of Dennis Ehrich as CPC Management’s Chief Information Officer in January 2022.

About CPC Management

CPC Management is a subsidiary of CPC. CPC makes long term investments and is organized as a company, not around funds like many traditional Private Equity firms. This structure enables CPC to implement what it believes to be the best strategies to create defensible, long-term value aligning the incentives of shareholders, management, and all stakeholders in CPC’s businesses. Sustainable competitive advantage derives from long-term investments in innovation, workforce development, the adoption of new technologies, and supply chain improvements.

CPC has many unique traits that differentiate it from traditional private equity firms. CPC is owned by large family offices and successful entrepreneurs that are collectively aligned around long-term decision making and wealth creation. CPC was formed from the merging of Curran Companies’ and C3 Capital’s management teams. CPC seeks to deploy $600MM to $700MM into lower middle market businesses over the next five years. It does not use enterprise leverage to fund acquisitions, instead focusing management teams to excel in what CPC calls the Five Key Battles™: People, Systems and Processes, Execution, Customer Intimacy, and Product Leadership. Prior to forming CPC, the management team has invested in over 100 businesses covering a wide variety of industries. CPC’s website can be found at CPC.LLC and any inquiries can be directed to abutler@cpc.llc.