Before founding Succession Capital Partners in 2009, Matt Malone spent three years as a Managing Director with Hunt Investment Corporation, the private-equity division of Hunt Consolidated, a diversified-holding company directed by Fortune 50 member, Ray L. Hunt. Mr. Malone opened and operated Hunt’s only investment office outside of Dallas, TX. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he focused on consumer products and retail investments. Mr. Malone was responsible for originating, executing, managing and harvesting portfolio company investments.
Prior to joining Hunt Private Equity, Mr. Malone spent eight years as a Principal at Winston Partners, a private equity firm in the Washington, DC area owned by Marvin Bush. While at Winston, he focused on investments in consumer product, retail and niche manufacturing companies.
Prior to joining Winston Partners, Mr. Malone was a Manager with Ernst & Young’s management consulting practice specializing in the introduction of strategic and financial improvement initiatives. He led the integration efforts of the NASDAQ’s acquisition of the American Stock Exchange (AMEX).
Mr. Malone was a Rotary International Ambassadorial Fellow and graduated with a master’s degree in International Finance from Adam Smith School of Economics and Finance at University of Glasgow in Scotland. As an undergraduate, Mr. Malone graduated magna cum laude and with Phi Beta Kappa designation from Hampden-Sydney College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics.
Sample of Current and Former Boards
Chairman – JES Companies
Chairman – Independence Materials Group
Chairman – Shipyard Staffing
Chairman – PetroChem Recovery Services
Succession Real Estate Holdings Group
Chairman – Shearers Foods
Chairman – Ginsey Home Solutions
Chairman – Universal Companies
Royal Court Charlotte, LLC
Association for Corporate Growth – Charlotte Chapter
The FSL Group
National Waste Services
Eastern Shore Environmental