Mr. Brennan joined IGP in 2011 and is Principal of Operations. He is responsible for supporting operational excellence initiatives within IGP’s portfolio, including working with portfolio companies on recruiting, systems implementation, lean deployment, and sourcing and supply chain initiatives. Mr. Brennan joined IGP from Key Principal Partners (KPP), a Cleveland-based private equity firm, where he was an Operating Principal focused on portfolio operational excellence initiatives. While at KPP, Mr. Brennan served as an interim CEO and Board member/advisor on several portfolio companies, including companies engaged in the manufacture of precision machined components for the aerospace industry, structural metal components for the automotive and small engine industries, and electronic manufacturing services to the contract manufacturing industry. Mr. Brennan has also spent a significant amount of time in China working on several manufacturing-sector start-up and growth projects. Prior to his tenure at KPP, Mr. Brennan held operational and engineering leadership roles at several privately held middle-market manufacturing companies in the U.S. Mr. Brennan received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.
Mr. Brennan currently serves, or has served, as a director of Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc. and FMH Aerospace Corp.