RECLINATA GROUP
Unlocking the value of an enterprise.

managing director

Greg Forrest

 
 
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gforrest@reclinatagroup.com

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Greg brings C-level experience of global perspective and entrepreneurial drive with a proven track record for creating shareholder value through financial performance in both public and private equity backed companies. Under his guidance, primarily in technology-enabled services models, growth was achieved through consolidation, integration and transformation. He served as CEO of a public company with annual revenues of $100M+ and 450 employees, transformed companies from equipment resellers to managed services organizations by reducing business risk with predictable revenue and improving returns, and led successful industry consolidation initiatives supplemented by strong organic growth. 

Highlights

  • Led process and executed merger agreement with public carrier PAETEC Holdings Corp (now Windstream).

  • Merger agreement resulted in a 67% premium over the average market closing price for the previous six months.

  • Founded and Served as CEO of Private Equity backed company with revenues of $85M+ and 180 employees.

  • Capitalized on favorable market conditions:

    • Convergence of telecom and technology

    • Cloud adoption rates high; penetration rates low

    • M&A conditions favorable to acquire moderately priced, regional service providers

  • Implemented growth strategy: consolidate, integrate and transform expanding enterprise value.

  • Served as President of the US Theatre for Global Technology Services Provider located in Mumbai, India.

  • Built and executed readiness plan for US launch.

  • In two years, built $50M operating entity through acquisition and organic growth initiatives.

  • Achieved profitability inside two years of operations.

Expertise and Accomplishments

  • Finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • Capital and Equity Markets

  • Strategic & Operational Planning and Execution

  • Financial Planning & Analysis

  • SEC Compliance and Governance

  • Public and Private Boards

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
B.A., DEGREE