Cold Bore Capital Leadership

Sergio Zepeda

Managing Partner
Mr. Zepeda founded Cold Bore Capital in 2017. During his 10-year career in private equity, Mr. Zepeda has participated in all aspects of private capital investing, including sourcing and execution, industry and financial due diligence, transaction structuring, and portfolio monitoring.
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Matt Schachman

Partner
Mr. Schachman joined Cold Bore in September 2017. Prior to joining Cold Bore, Mr. Schachman founded Chamberlain Advisors, a Chicago- based human capital, staffing and placement, firm. Prior to founding Chamberlain Advisors, Mr. Schachman participated in debt and equity capital raising and buy- and sell-side M&A transactions while working at…
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Dan Quinn

Partner
Mr. Quinn joined Cold Bore in 2017 as an Operating Partner. Prior to joining Cold Bore, Mr. Quinn was a Managing Partner at DOL Asset Management, a family office where he was the head trader overseeing a $50 million portfolio of equity, fixed income, and derivative investments.
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Ben Tombaugh

Managing Director
Mr. Tombaugh joined Cold Bore in 2019. Mr. Tombaugh brings over 20 years of corporate development and M&A experience. Between 2014 and 2019, Mr. Tombaugh was the Senior VP of Corporate Development for Information Resources, Inc (“IRI”), a corporate market research provider where he led over 15 M&A and partnership…
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John Kneen

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kneen joined Cold Bore in 2020. Before joining Cold Bore, Mr. Kneen was the Co-founding Partner, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer of Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company (“BPOC, LLC”), a Chicago-based private equity management firm.
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Dan Barnett

Director
Mr. Barnett joined Cold Bore in 2019. Prior to joining Cold Bore, Mr. Barnett was a Senior Associate within Citi’s Investment Banking Division, where he covered the industrials sector. During his time at Citi, Mr. Barnett gained experience in M&A transactions, capital raising, and shareholder activism advisory.
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Ben Veitenheimer

Vice President
Mr. Veitenheimer joined Cold Bore in 2019. Prior to joining Cold Bore, Mr. Veitenheimer was an Analyst at Legacy Star Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm. During his tenure at Legacy Star, Mr. Veitenheimer built experience in M&A transactions, valuation, and asset management/portfolio monitoring.
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Chase Zhao

Senior Associate
Mr. Zhao joined Cold Bore in 2020. Before joining Cold Bore, Mr. Zhao was an Analyst within Apria Healthcare’s Corporate Development group where he worked directly with upper management to evaluate and execute M&A transactions, coordinate integration, and assist in strategic planning.
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Kurt Schwab

Senior Associate
Mr. Schwab joined Cold Bore in 2020. Prior to joining Cold Bore, Mr. Schwab was an Associate within BMO Capital Markets’ Investment Banking Group, where he covered the healthcare sector. During his time at BMO Capital Markets, Mr. Schwab gained experience executing buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, and debt and…
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Craig Lathrop

Operating Partner
Mr. Lathrop joined Cold Bore in 2019 as an Operating Partner. Prior to joining Cold Bore, Mr. Lathrop was a Senior Director of Project Management at Integrated Device Technology, a manufacturer, of mixed-signal semiconductor solutions communications, computing, and consumer industries.
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Ed Hine

Operating Partner
Mr. Hine joined Cold Bore in 2019 as an Operating Partner. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Hine was the Vice President of Operations at PrecisionHawk, a commercial drone and data company, where he led a team of 150 pilots, project managers, data analysts, and sales professionals within the firm’s energy…
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Frank Baumann

Operating Partner
Mr. Baumann joined Cold Bore in 2019 as an Operating Partner. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Baumann was the Director of BHRT at Optio Rx, a CBC platform company. Mr. Baumann managed the organization’s expansion of BHRT by furthering business development strategies and tactics.
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Jim Foley

Operating Partner
Mr. Foley joined Cold Bore in 2020 as an Operating Partner. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Foley spent 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, most recently as a director for the service’s integration of strategy and emerging technology.
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Trey Dye

Operating Partner
Mr. Dye joined Cold Bore in 2021 as an Operating Partner. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Dye was a First Officer at Delta Air Lines leading cross-functional departments in customer engagement and efficiency optimization. Prior to Delta, Mr. Dye spent 10+ years in the U.S. Navy as an F/A-18 fighter…
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Nicki Lambropoulos

Operating Partner
Ms. Lambropoulos joined Cold Bore in 2021 as an Operating Partner. She is focused on advising and managing financial and operational improvement initiatives across the portfolio. Additionally, Ms. Lambropoulos is heavily engaged in evaluating platform and add-on acquisitions.
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Sam Giampapa

Senior IT Manager
Mr. Giampapa joined Cold Bore in 2020 as a Data Analyst. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Giampapa was a Business Intelligence Manager at Elite Meet, a veteran-focused non-profit, where he led multiple projects and analytics platform development.
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Alma Torres

Office Manager/Executive Assistant
Alma Torres is a seasoned executive assistant with over 20 years in the field.  She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks including scheduling and correspondence.
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Ricardo Uriostegui

Full Stack Developer & Data Analyst
Mr. Uriostegui joined Cold Bore in 2020 as a Full Stack Developer & Junior Data Analyst. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Uriostegui worked as a Front-end Web Developer during his tenure at Monmouth College.
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Adham Suliman

Lead Data Scientist
Mr. Suliman joined Cold Bore in 2020 as a Lead Data Scientist. Prior to Cold Bore, Mr. Suliman worked as a Data Scientist for IBM where he built customer interface tools hosted on IBM Cloud. Prior to IBM, Mr. Suliman worked at United Airlines as a Senior Analyst of Revenue…
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