Felix Lo is a Managing Director of Golden Gate Capital, which he joined in 2004. He focuses on private equity investments in the broader Industrial sector, including test and measurement, industrial distribution, industrial services, and sensors. Prior to joining Golden Gate Capital, Mr. Lo worked as an investment professional at Bain Capital and as a consultant at Bain & Company. Mr. Lo has an AB in Public Policy from Brown University.
Robert Kirby is an Operating Partner with Golden Gate Capital and currently serves as CEO of Atrium Windows, a Golden Gate Capital portfolio company. Mr. Kirby was previously CEO of Vi-Jon, a leading private label manufacturer in the personal care market. Prior to this Mr. Kirby was CEO of Accellent, a leading contract manufacturer in the medical device market. Earlier in Mr. Kirby's career, he was a GM and led R&D, Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain at large cap companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly Clark and Fort James. Mr. Kirby has broad based experience in Consumer Personal Care, OTC and Medical Devices. During his 30 year career he has led large scale and complex integrations of acquisitions, implemented lean processes and driven rapid, positive change.
Christopher J. O’Connor leads the strategic growth of Safety Technology Holdings & Humanetics; a global leader in Test & Measurement Systems, including the iconic Crash Test Dummies, Software Modeling, Specialty Engineering Solutions, Specialty Fiberoptics and related global safety products. O’Connor has held the position of President & CEO and board member of STH & Humanetics since 2007. Mr. O’Connor is also a Board Member at Tronair, GAL and several technical universities. Previously, O’Connor worked for General Electric, Martin Marietta, TRW and was also a Colonel in the US Army Reserves. He graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical & manufacturing engineering. Mr. O’Connor is a graduate of the GE Advance Course, GE Crotonville Course, US Army Command & General Staff College and the Executive Management Course at the Ross School of Business at Michigan University.