Sector Focus: Aerospace and Manufacturing
Mark Mennella joined Meridian Capital as an Industry Advisor in 2007. Previously, he was with Stanley Garage Door (a manufacturer and distributor of Garage Doors and Hardware) for seven years where he served as CFO and then President. During his tenure, annual revenues grew 700% prior to being acquired by a strategic buyer. Additionally, Mark spent two years managing and evaluating potential divestiture opportunities for Coastcraft, Inc., a manufacturer of custom wood doors and windows primarily for the Hawaiian Hotel Market. In 1990, Mark purchased ZMAN Magnetics, an electronic coils, transformers and inductors manufacturer serving the Pet Containment, Medical Equipment and Test and Measurement Industries and served as President and CEO for 14 years. Prior to selling ZMAN to a private equity firm in 2004, the Company achieved 600% sales growth under Mark’s leadership.
Mark was a member of Seattle Rotary Downtown #4 for 17 years, and on the board of KUOW, Rotary Boys and Girls Club, and Bellevue Lacrosse Club where he served as Treasurer. Mark earned a BA in Accounting at the University of Washington.