Sector Focus: Aerospace and Diversified Industrials
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 percent before the company was 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, Mark achieved 600 percent sales growth for the company.
Community Service and Involvement
Mark was a member of Seattle Rotary Downtown #4 for 17 years, and served as treasurer on the board of KUOW, Rotary Boys and Girls Club, and Bellevue Lacrosse Club. Mark earned a BA in accounting at the University of Washington.