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, St. Louis
Tom Chulick, with a 24-year leadership career in the financial services industry, is the former Chairman, CEO and President of UMB Bank in St. Louis (NASDAQ: UMBF). His expertise is in commercial banking, brokerage, institutional asset management, wealth management and treasury services. During his tenure at UMB, the St. Louis Region achieved unprecedented sales growth with a six year compounded annual growth rate over 24%. Tom led a successful turnaround in three markets and as a result, his model became the standard for the entire company.
While at UMB, Tom was responsible for consumer services, wealth management, commercial banking, fiscal activities, risk management and human resources for Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Greater St. Louis.
Tom launched and managed industry verticals in Agri-Business & Healthcare growing the Agri-Business vertical from an ABA national ranking of 49th to the Top 25. He instituted, monitored and mentored investments in the 630 FinTech Accelerator, led the company in highest Customer and Associate Satisfaction scores, and earned the UMB Financial Corporation Leadership Award, the highest company honor.
Tom currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Webster University and the Board of Directors for The Regional Business Council, St. Louis Sports Commission, and the St. Louis Chamber.