The founders of Great Range Capital have worked on approximately $5B of private equity transactions across a broad range of industries and deal types.
Both partners are Kansas City natives, graduated from the University of Kansas, and worked for well-known and respected private equity firms on the east coast prior to establishing Great Range Capital.
Ryan Sprott - Managing Partner
Paul Maxwell - Managing Partner
Mark Robinson - Vice President
Pete Fields - Associate
Larry Flanagan - Associate
Jeremy Smith- Strategy & Operations Executive
Tracy Christian - Chief Financial Officer
Dan Bales - Executive Partner, Oklahoma City
Jim Bishop - Executive Partner, Lincoln
Tom Chulick - Executive Partner, St. Louis
Jack McKinney - Executive Partner, Lincoln
Michael J. Shonka - Executive Partner, Wichita
Dennis Stara - Executive Partner, Lincoln
Greg Vasek - Executive Partner, Lincoln
Phillip G. Webb - Executive Partner, Omaha
Bob Fasso, Chairman
Mr. Fasso assists GRC in sourcing, performing diligence and assisting portfolio companies with a particular focus in the transportation and logistics sector. He is currently the Chairman, President and CEO of LLL Holdings, a liquid bulk hauling company and GRC Portfolio Company, based in Mission, Kansas.
Mr. Fasso has a history of turnaround and growth leadership at private and public transportation companies of $40 million to over $2 billion in annual revenues. Mr. Fasso founded Evergreen Management, a business management consultancy with a focus in the transportation and logistics industry and specializing in start-up, undervalued or underperforming companies.
Prior to Evergreen, Mr. Fasso was the President and CEO of Central Freight Lines, a $400 million regional LTL truck line, where he led a successful turnaround and subsequent IPO. Before that Mr. Fasso was an Officer of USFreightways Corporation and President of the USF Regional Carrier Group, overseeing the five LTL and one TL group of truck lines, with revenues of $2.2 billion, 18,000 employees, 257 terminal locations, 21,000 trailers and 9,000 tractors. Mr. Fasso was also the CEO at three of the USF trucking subsidiaries where he completed successful turnarounds while managing the consolidated group to industry leading profit and growth.
Mr. Fasso served on the Boards of Bestway, a Southwest $150 million regional carrier, Red Star, a Northeast $300 million regional carrier, Dugan, a $200 million Midwest regional carrier and Central Freight Lines, a $400 million Western States regional carrier. Mr. Fasso has also served on the Executive Committee and on the Board of Directors of the American Trucking Association and has been the President and Partner of Southwest Premier Properties, which owned commercial and industrial properties, with more than $110 million of appraised value.