|A Dedicated Team of Experienced Professionals.
Patrick Galleher is a Managing Director for Boxwood Partners; a merchant bank in Richmond,
Virginia, where he leads transactions for Boxwood’s M&A advisory services and private equity
group. He has led several transactions including the sale of Dorsey Wright & Associates, the
capital raise for Digital Risk, the minority investment in Sweet Frog Yogurt and the buy-outs of
Yoga Direct, Yoga Accessories, Everything Yoga and Red Rock Products.
Prior to joining Boxwood, Patrick was CEO of WILink plc (now known as PrecisionIR), a global
financial communications business with operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Continental
Europe, and Sweden. During Patrick's 12 year tenure with the Company, he quickly progressed
from a top salesperson to product management to Chief Operating Officer to CEO, and was
actively involved in all aspects of the business. Patrick was COO/President at the time WILink
went public on the London Stock Exchange, and led and integrated 5 acquisitions during
his tenure to expand the Company's core capabilities and client base. In 2006, as CEO, he
successfully led the Company through a public-to-private transaction / sale to a NY-based
private equity group.
Patrick holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond and a degree
from the London Business School as well as attending the Centre for Creative Leadership in
Belgium. He is a board member and founder of the Virginia Chapter of Young President's
Organization (YPO) and is a board director for Sweet Frog Yogurt, PrecisionIR Group, Midlothian
Athletic Club and Shockoe Commerce Group; a rapidly growing online multi-channel retailer
and portfolio company of Boxwood Capital Partners. Patrick, his wife Julia and four children all
live in Midlothian, VA.
Bobby has broad investment banking and operating experience. Prior to founding Boxwood
Partners, he was a senior banker with Harris Williams & Co., working in the Cobblestone
Advisors group. At Cobblestone, he focused on and led middle market transactions for
private equity groups, family-owned and other private companies, and publicly traded
clients in the U.S. and abroad. He has also worked in the investment banking departments
of Wheat First Butcher Singer (now Wachovia Securities) and Scott & Stringfellow, Inc.
(now BB&T Capital Markets). In addition to his extensive middle market investment banking
experience, Bobby was a co-founder of a private equity-backed automotive services
business with locations throughout the Southeast, where he served as President
and Chief Financial Officer. He holds an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University
of Virginia and B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School at the University of
Mr. Morris is also a registered representative of 79 Capital Securities which is not affiliated with Boxwood Partners, Boxwood Capital Partners, or its affiliates.
Prior to Boxwood, Chris was Chief Technology Officer at WILink plc, where he focused
on delivering long term business success through effective IT operations management and
rapid application development. In his former role he oversaw all aspects of
IT infrastructure and security while managing technology sourcing relationships,
with additional areas of expertise in eCommerce, new media, and internal process
management. He also participated directly in the technology aspects of the due
diligence and integration processes surrounding WILink's acquisitions. Although Chris
spends a majority of his time with Boxwood Capital Partners' portfolio companies, his
M&A experience is a valuable asset that is readily available to Boxwood Partners. Prior to
WILink, Chris held technology-related positions at national retailers Circuit City
Chris holds a B.S. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech)
and attended the Centre for Creative Leadership in Belgium. He is a member of
the Mid-Cap CIO Forum in Richmond, Virginia.
Prior to joining Boxwood, Brian worked for PwC’s Deals practice in New York within the
Financial Due Diligence group. During his time with PwC, Brian performed due diligence
and advisory services to both private equity and strategic investors in the consumer
products, transportation and logistics, industrial products, pharmaceuticals/healthcare,
and aerospace/defense industries. His new role brings him back to Richmond where he
was Boxwood’s first summer intern in 2008. Brian earned his B.S.B.A in Accounting and
Finance from the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond
in 2008 and his Masters of Accountancy in 2009. While at Richmond, Brian served as
the closer for the Spider baseball team while also serving on the Executive Committee
of the NCAA’s Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Brian is also a Certified
Public Accountant in the State of New York. The Port Washington, NY native recently
moved to Richmond, VA.