Meet our Board

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Joseph Hessling - Founder & CEO

Joe Hessling is the Founder and CEO of 365 Retail Markets, the global leader in self-checkout workplace technology. 365 Retail Markets offers the best-in-class platform for MicroMarkets, vending, foodservice and hospitality. Under Joe’s leadership the company has been pioneering innovation since 2009.

A serial entrepreneur, Joe has founded, owned and operated several companies in the past twenty-five years in areas ranging from Distribution, Managed Services, Restaurants and other investments.

Joe’s specialties include business development, product development and team building.

Joe is a member of the National Automatic Merchandising Association Board of Directors

Joe resides in Birmingham, MI with his wife, Kathy, his son Reese and daughter Coco.

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Patrick Duffy

Patrick Duffy is President and Managing Partner of McCarthy Capital. Mr. Duffy joined McCarthy Capital in 2007 and is based at the firm’s headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. He has more than 20 years of investment, corporate finance and transaction experience. His responsibilities include managing operations, raising investment capital, evaluating and making private investments and management oversight of portfolio investments. He serves as chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Mr. Duffy earned a Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science from Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

Current Portfolio Company Boards: 365 Retail Markets - Troy, MI | Altair Global - Dallas, TX | HHA Exchange - Long Island, NY | Life Care Services - Des Moines, IA | United Real Estate Group - Kansas City, MO

Selected Previous Portfolio Company Boards: Benaissance - Omaha, NE | Bearence Management Group - Des Moines, IA | CoSentry - Omaha, NE | Environmental Planning Group - Phoenix, AZ | MarketShere Consulting - Kansas City, MO | Medical | Solutions - Omaha, NE | Peak 10 - Charlotte, NE | Prospect Brands - Greensboro, NC | Vornado Air - Wichita, KS

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Chase Meyer

Chase Meyer is Vice President at McCarthy Capital. Mr. Meyer joined McCarthy Capital in 2008 and is based at the firm’s headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. His responsibilities include originating and evaluating new investment opportunities, structuring and executing private investments and management oversight of portfolio investments.

Prior to joining McCarthy Capital, Mr. Meyer worked in corporate audit at Union Pacific and pension consulting at Towers Perrin, which is now Towers Watson.

Mr. Meyer earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Current Portfolio Company Boards: 365 Retail Markets - Troy, MI | Altair Global - Dallas, TX | Environmental Planning Group - Phoenix, AZ | Prospect Brands - Greensboro, NC

Selected Previous Portfolio Company Boards: Bearence - Des Moines, IA

Civic Involvements: ACG Nebraska - Board Member | Competely Kids - Board Member | University of Nebraska College of Business - Young Alumni Advisory Board

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BJ Hansen

BJ Hansen is an Associate at McCarthy Capital, based at the firm’s headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. His responsibilities include originating and evaluating new investment opportunities, structuring and executing private investments and management oversight of portfolio investments.

Mr. Hansen began his career with McCarthy Capital as an analyst in 2008. Prior to joining McCarthy Capital, he worked as an investment banker at George K. Baum Advisors.

Mr. Hansen earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Mathematics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Current Portfolio Company Boards: 365 Retail Markets - Troy, MI | DSCI - Boston, MA | Marketsphere Consulting - Omaha, NE | Prospect Brands - Greensboro, SC | Trimech - Glen Allen, VA

Civic Involvement: ACG Nebraska - Member | Leadership Omaha - Class 37 | Straight Shot Business Accelerator - Mentor | University of Nebraska - Alumni Advisory Council