Gordon O'Brien

Managing Partner at Cannon Capital
Chairman of the Board, member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee

Mr. O’Brien has been Managing Partner at Cannon Capital since 2017. In addition, from 2020 until mid-2022, he served as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Re:Build Manufacturing, LLC. Before that, he was President of Specialty Finance and Operations of American Capital Strategies from 2008 to 2017, and Principal and Managing Director of American Capital Strategies from 1998 to 2008. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President of Pennington Partners/ PENMAN Partners, a private equity firm, from 1995 to 1998.

Mr. O’Brien’s extensive experience with capital markets and acquisition strategy, as well as his private equity experience as a director on numerous other boards, is valuable in Board discussions regarding the Middleby capital structure, liquidity needs, and acquisition strategy.

Independent Director
Chairman of the Board