Our Team

Meet the team offering a fresh approach to the corporate carve-out landscape

FOUNDERS
Matt Magan
×Partner at Ten Oaks Group; leads investing efforts. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Matt was a Principal at Summit Park, a Charlotte-based private investment firm. He started his career as an investment banking analyst at Wachovia Securities. Undergraduate Degree: University of Maryland. MBA: Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Matt Magan

Partner matt@tenoaksgroup.com

Michael Hahn
×Partner at Ten Oaks Group; leads investing efforts. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Mike spent nearly 5 years in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice. There, he worked across a number of service offerings, particularly turnaround management and M&A. Undergraduate Degree: Carnegie Mellon University. MBA: Columbia Business School, Columbia University.

Mike Hahn

Partner mike@tenoaksgroup.com

FOUNDERS
Matt Magan
×Partner at Ten Oaks Group; leads investing efforts. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Matt was a Principal at Summit Park, a Charlotte-based private investment firm. He started his career as an investment banking analyst at Wachovia Securities. Undergraduate Degree: University of Maryland. MBA: Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Matt Magan

Partner matt@tenoaksgroup.com

Michael Hahn
×Partner at Ten Oaks Group; leads investing efforts. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Mike spent nearly 5 years in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice. There, he worked across a number of service offerings, particularly turnaround management and M&A. Undergraduate Degree: Carnegie Mellon University. MBA: Columbia Business School, Columbia University.

Mike Hahn

Partner mike@tenoaksgroup.com

TRANSACTION EXECUTION
Austin Smith
×Austin is an Investment Professional at Ten Oaks Group. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Austin was an Associate at Berkshire Global Advisors, a New York-based investment Bank. There, he worked across a number of M&A transactions focused in the financial services industry. Undergraduate degree: Trinity College.

Austin Smith

Investment Professional austin@tenoaksgroup.com

Michael Elliott
×Michael is an Investment Professional at Ten Oaks Group. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Michael was a Senior Associate for a Michigan-based secondary private equity firm. There, he led the firm’s origination and execution efforts focused on purchasing mature fund interests and fund-of-funds from global institutions. Undergraduate degree: University of Michigan.

Michael Elliott

Investment Professional michael@tenoaksgroup.com

TRANSACTION EXECUTION
Austin Smith
×Austin is an Investment Professional at Ten Oaks Group. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Austin was an Associate at Berkshire Global Advisors, a New York-based investment Bank. There, he worked across a number of M&A transactions focused in the financial services industry. Undergraduate degree: Trinity College.

Austin Smith

Investment Professional austin@tenoaksgroup.com

Michael Elliott
×Michael is an Investment Professional at Ten Oaks Group. Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Michael was a Senior Associate for a Michigan-based secondary private equity firm. There, he led the firm’s origination and execution efforts focused on purchasing mature fund interests and fund-of-funds from global institutions. Undergraduate degree: University of Michigan.

Michael Elliott

Investment Professional michael@tenoaksgroup.com

OPERATING PARTNERS
Aaron Brown
×Aaron is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group. Previously, he spent over 4 years as an Executive at IPA and over 7 years leading sales and commercial operations at MedAssets. He started his career as an equities analyst at Morgan Stanley. Undergraduate Degree: Carnegie Mellon.

Aaron Brown

Operating Partner aaron@tenoaksgroup.com

Caroline Howell
×Caroline is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group and former Executive with 10 years of experience in M&A advisory, growth strategy development, and performance improvement. Most recently, she led ServiceMaster’s M&A team, both adding multiple new commercial capabilities and refining their global customer acquisition strategy. Undergraduate Degree: The University of Tennessee.

Caroline Howell

Operating Partner caroline@tenoaksgroup.com

Sean Boes
×Sean is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group, a US Army Veteran and a former Operations Consultant with McKinsey & Company. He specializes in improving procurement, logistics, and manufacturing operations. Undergraduate Degree: The University of Michigan. MSE: Florida Institute of Technology. MBA: University of Virginia.

Sean Boes

Operating Partner sean@tenoaksgroup.com

Adrienne Moorefield
×Adrienne is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group. Previously, she spent 7 years in Deloitte’s Strategy and Analytics with a focus on helping clients at the intersection of business technology and transformation. At Deloitte, her passion for diversity and inclusion drove her to develop and implement multiple initiatives focused on recruiting and retaining underrepresented minorities. Undergraduate Degree: NC State University.

Adrienne Hahn

Operating Partner adrienne@tenoaksgroup.com

Anthony Lorubbio
×Anthony is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group. Previously, he spent 8 years as CEO of Theobald & Oppenheimer, a beverage manufacturing and distribution company he co-founded in 2012. He started his career in information technology and data analytics at BNY Mellon, Apple, and Johnson & Johnson. Undergraduate Degree: Carnegie Mellon University.

Anthony Lorubbio

Operating Partner anthony@tenoaksgroup.com

OPERATING PARTNERS
Aaron Brown
×Aaron is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group. Previously, he spent over 4 years as an Executive at IPA and over 7 years leading sales and commercial operations at MedAssets. He started his career as an equities analyst at Morgan Stanley. Undergraduate Degree: Carnegie Mellon.

Aaron Brown

Operating Partner aaron@tenoaksgroup.com

Caroline Howell
×Caroline is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group and former Executive with 10 years of experience in M&A advisory, growth strategy development, and performance improvement. Most recently, she led ServiceMaster’s M&A team, both adding multiple new commercial capabilities and refining their global customer acquisition strategy. Undergraduate Degree: The University of Tennessee.

Caroline Howell

Operating Partner caroline@tenoaksgroup.com

Sean Boes
×Sean is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group, a US Army Veteran and a former Operations Consultant with McKinsey & Company. He specializes in improving procurement, logistics, and manufacturing operations. Undergraduate Degree: The University of Michigan. MSE: Florida Institute of Technology. MBA: University of Virginia.

Sean Boes

Operating Partner sean@tenoaksgroup.com

Adrienne Moorefield
×Adrienne is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group. Previously, she spent 7 years in Deloitte’s Strategy and Analytics with a focus on helping clients at the intersection of business technology and transformation. At Deloitte, her passion for diversity and inclusion drove her to develop and implement multiple initiatives focused on recruiting and retaining underrepresented minorities. Undergraduate Degree: NC State University.

Adrienne Hahn

Operating Partner adrienne@tenoaksgroup.com

Anthony Lorubbio
×Anthony is an Operating Partner at Ten Oaks Group. Previously, he spent 8 years as CEO of Theobald & Oppenheimer, a beverage manufacturing and distribution company he co-founded in 2012. He started his career in information technology and data analytics at BNY Mellon, Apple, and Johnson & Johnson. Undergraduate Degree: Carnegie Mellon University.

Anthony Lorubbio

Operating Partner anthony@tenoaksgroup.com

STRATEGIC ADVISORS
John Moorefield
×John is a Strategic Advisor at Ten Oaks Group and is also currently a Director, EVP, and Chief Transformation Officer of the company’s Asian operations. He has held positions as Chief Information Officer, Managing Director, Senior Vice President, and Strategic Manager for multiple companies. Undergraduate and Masters Degree: North Carolina State University.

John Moorefield

Operations Advisor johnm@tenoaksgroup.com

David Dooley
×David is a Strategic Advisor at Ten Oaks Group and is also currently the Chief Strategy Officer at CBI Workplace Solutions. He previously held the role of CEO of RT Dooley and founded two personal investment vehicles, Dooley Family Holdings and Grateful Doo Investments. Undergraduate Degree: UNC Chapel Hill.

David Dooley

Board Advisor david@tenoaksgroup.com

Dan Hoover
×Dan is a Strategic Advisor at Ten Oaks Group and also the CEO of GRIFFIN Solutions Group, a Ten Oaks Group investment partner. He is a senior hands-on leader that partners with clients and company stakeholders to design and deliver optimal data solutions on-time. Undergraduate Degree: Virginia Military Institute. MBA: Virginia Tech.

Dan Hoover

IT Advisor dan@tenoaksgroup.com

Robby Lowe
×Robby is a Strategic Advisory at Ten Oaks Group, Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Robby led sales and strategic business development for 20+ years selling locally, regionally and nationally to Fortune 500 Companies. Robby was awarded the 2019 CORENET “Service Provider of the Year” by his peers in the corporate real estate industry. Undergraduate Degree: Appalachian State University.

Robby Lowe

Sales & Marketing Advisor robby@tenoaksgroup.com

STRATEGIC ADVISORS
John Moorefield
×John is a Strategic Advisor at Ten Oaks Group and is also currently a Director, EVP, and Chief Transformation Officer of the company’s Asian operations. He has held positions as Chief Information Officer, Managing Director, Senior Vice President, and Strategic Manager for multiple companies. Undergraduate and Masters Degree: North Carolina State University.

John Moorefield

Operations Advisor johnm@tenoaksgroup.com

David Dooley
×David is a Strategic Advisor at Ten Oaks Group and is also currently the Chief Strategy Officer at CBI Workplace Solutions. He previously held the role of CEO of RT Dooley and founded two personal investment vehicles, Dooley Family Holdings and Grateful Doo Investments. Undergraduate Degree: UNC Chapel Hill.

David Dooley

Board Advisor david@tenoaksgroup.com

Dan Hoover
×Dan is a Strategic Advisor at Ten Oaks Group and also the CEO of GRIFFIN Solutions Group, a Ten Oaks Group investment partner. He is a senior hands-on leader that partners with clients and company stakeholders to design and deliver optimal data solutions on-time. Undergraduate Degree: Virginia Military Institute. MBA: Virginia Tech.

Dan Hoover

IT Advisor dan@tenoaksgroup.com

Robby Lowe
×Robby is a Strategic Advisory at Ten Oaks Group, Prior to Ten Oaks Group, Robby led sales and strategic business development for 20+ years selling locally, regionally and nationally to Fortune 500 Companies. Robby was awarded the 2019 CORENET “Service Provider of the Year” by his peers in the corporate real estate industry. Undergraduate Degree: Appalachian State University.

Robby Lowe

Sales & Marketing Advisor robby@tenoaksgroup.com