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
Executive Partner, Lincoln
Greg Vasek is the former President / Chief Operating Officer of Linweld Inc., a Nebraska based manufacturing and Distribution Company of welding equipment & supplies, medical, specialty, & industrial gases. Mr. Vasek has a long history with Linweld, serving as Chief Financial Officer for 9 years before becoming president, and as Controller for 19 years prior to his position as CFO.
Mr. Vasek grew up in Leigh, NE and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
He is involved in many community organizations, and currently serves as as director of Great Plains Communication, Inc. headquartered in Blair, NE and Security First Bank which operates in Nebraska and South Dakota. He also serves on the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Board and the Nebraska Community Foundation Board. He is a past board member of Great Plains Locating, Inc., Linweld Inc., the Breslow Foundation, and served a director to Norco Inc. based out of Boise, Idaho & as a consultant to the Board of Directors of Western International based in Bellville, Texas; He is past president of the Lancaster Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Lincoln Cosmopolitan Club and served as a director to the Lincoln Public Schools Foundation.
Mr. Vasek is married to Marcia and they have two sons; Christopher and Troy. He enjoys outdoor sports, particularly hunting, fishing and golfing, and also enjoys supporting the University of Nebraska football and basketball teams.