James L. Southern III – Board Member
Jim Southern is a founding director of Pacific Lake Partners, a private equity fund investing in small-cap buyouts. In additions, Mr. Southern manages a portfolio of private equity investments in small to medium sized companies and serves or has served on the boards of more than 20 companies.
Previously, Mr. Southern led the acquisition of Uniform Printing, a $43 million printer of specialty insurance documents, where he served as its CEO and chairman for 10 years.
Mr. Southern holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife, Linda, reside in Wolfeboro, NH, and Boston, MA.
W. Robert Dahl – Board Member
Mr. Dahl is currently a private investor, focusing on the healthcare industry. Previously, he was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Arrowhawk Capital Partners, an investment company and the Vice President of Strategic Business Development and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Golden Pond Healthcare, Inc.
From April 1999 until June 2006, Mr. Dahl served as the head of Global Healthcare for the Carlyle Group, a leading private equity firm, where he was responsible for the firm’s investments in the healthcare field. Prior to Carlyle, Mr. Dahl served as co-head of healthcare investment banking in North America at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Mr. Dahl is a director of several private companies. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cancer Research Institute.
Mr. Dahl received a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and recipient of a Loeb Rhodes fellowship.