John Fruehwirth has joined the Board of Directors of Commercial Credit Group, Inc. ("CCG") based in Charlotte, NC. In May 2012, Lovell Minnick Partners acquired a majority position in CCG. CCG is an independent specialty finance company that provides secured loans and leases for commercial and industrial equipment. Commercial Credit's primary customers are small and mid-sized businesses in the transportation, waste management, and construction industries.
An affiliate of Rotunda Capital Partners, LLC has invested convertible preferred growth equity into Primary Integration, LLC ("PI"). Based in McLean, Virginia, Primary Integration is the leading, independent provider of commissioning, energy and operations services for enterprise scale data centers and other mission critical facilities. PI's expertise is optimizing the uptime and performance of these complex facilities. Primary Integration also provides ongoing sustainable operations consulting to mitigate risks involved with human error, provide proper training and documentation and support daily operations.
In concert with the Rotunda investment into Rubicon Global, Bob Wickham has joined the Alumni Advisory Board for the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership ("IGEL") at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. IGEL's mission is to develop and disseminate business solutions to sustainability on a global scale through future leaders and public outreach regarding best business practices and sustainable profit opportunities.
Nate Morris, Rubicon's CEO, recently spoke at IGEL's Greening the Supply Chain Conference in Philadelphia which was very well attended by a diverse group including leading Fortune 500 firms such as Wal-Mart, BASF, SAP, International Paper and GE. Market driven sustainability strategies developed by companies like Rubicon are increasingly embraced by corporations seeking to spur innovation, efficiency and cost savings.View press release
An affiliate of Rotunda Capital Partners invested growth capital in the form of preferred and common equity into Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC ("Rubicon"). Rubicon is North America's leading provider of sustainable waste and recycling solutions. Based in Atlanta, GA, Rubicon specializes in the total management of their client's waste stream. By implementing innovative alternatives for their client's waste streams, Rubicon reduces landfill tonnage, maximizes profits and tries to achieve the goal of zero-waste. In addition, Rubicon improves economic efficiency by assisting clients in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data so that they can easily quantify their cost savings and measure their sustainability impacts.