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Robert B. Nolan, Jr. Senior Advisor, BBH Capital Partners, Private Banking

Bob Nolan is a Senior Advisor to BBH Capital Partners and is actively involved in sourcing, investment evaluation, and providing post-investment value-added oversight to portfolio companies.  Mr. Nolan has substantial experience as both a Board member and investment professional.  Mr. Nolan is the founding partner of Halyard Capital and was the Managing Partner from its formation in 2000 until end of 2018. He also served as the Chair of the Investment Committee for all investments made during that period. He has served on the Boards of numerous portfolio companies including Jun Group, Engauge Marketing, LLC, Women's Marketing, Inc., Practice Insight, American Consolidated Media, Inflow, North Dakota Holdings, and TRANZACT. Prior to founding Halyard Capital Mr. Nolan served as the CEO of the BMO Private Equity Group, overseeing an investment portfolio with more than $1 billion in capital spread across four separate Private Equity funds.  He was also responsible for the Bank's third-party fund investments. Prior to joining BMO, Mr. Nolan was a Managing Director and Head of Media & Telecommunications Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets, as well as a Managing Director and Telecommunications Group Head for Investment Banking at UBS Securities. He also worked for nine years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Telecommunications, Media & Technology Group. Mr. Nolan graduated from Georgetown University and received a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law.  He serves on the Georgetown University McDonough Business School Board of Advisors and the Fordham University Law School Entrepreneurial Law Advisory Council. Mr. Nolan is also actively involved as an advisor or board member to Connecticut Innovations, Mission OG, and Curacity.  He is also a member of the New York and Washington, D.C. Bar Associations.