Our Team

Investment Professionals

David Fredston

Founder & CEO

David Fredston

Founder & CEO


  • Mr. Fredston founded Sole Source Capital in 2016 and is responsible for all aspects of the Firm’s strategy, management, and investment activities.
  • Prior to founding SSC, Mr. Fredston spent six years with The Gores Group, where he was a Principal on the M&A team and Head of Origination.
  • From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Fredston managed a hedge fund that invested in “old economy” large cap securities.
  • Prior to 2007, Mr. Fredston worked at Ladenburg Thalmann in M&A and Goldman Sachs in the Fixed Income, Currencies, and Commodities Division.

Dewey Turner III

President of Operations

Dewey Turner III

President of Operations


  • Mr. Turner is responsible for operations at SSC’s portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Turner spent two years as a Principal of Portfolio Operations with Clearlake Capital and eight years as a Senior Vice President and Operational Executive at The Gores Group.
  • Mr. Turner has led the post-acquisition operational carve-out, integration, and / or stand up of over 20 companies.
  • Prior to working in private equity, Mr. Turner was the CEO of Precision Components International, Inc. and a Senior Vice President at Crane Aerospace.
  • Mr. Turner currently serves as a Director for Individual FoodService, Worldwide Produce, Dallas Plastics, Peak Technologies, I.D. Images, and Westwood Laboratories.

Scott Sussman

Chief Investment Officer

Scott Sussman

Chief Investment Officer


  • Mr. Sussman leads SSC’s M&A team.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Sussman served as an investment professional at Ivory Investment Management, Empyrean Capital Partners, and SAC Capital Advisors.
  • Mr. Sussman started his career at Lehman Brothers working on the firm’s industrial proprietary trading desk.
  • Mr. Sussman currently serves as a Director for Cantium, Worldwide Produce, Dallas Plastics, Peak Technologies, I.D. Images, and Westwood Laboratories.

Bruno Adoric

CFO & COO

Bruno Adoric

CFO & COO


  • Mr. Adoric is responsible for fund administration and compliance.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Adoric spent five years as an outsourced CFO at Standish Management, focusing primarily on private equity funds with over $13 billion in AUM. During his time at Standish, Mr. Adoric served as SSC’s outsourced CFO for two years.
  • Previously, Mr. Adoric worked at Panoptic Fund Administration Group and JP Morgan.
  • Mr. Adoric has over thirteen years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, compliance, and administration of private equity, venture capital, and fund of funds.
  • Mr. Adoric currently serves as a Director for Worldwide Produce, Dallas Plastics, Peak Technologies, I.D. Images, and Westwood Laboratories.

Lee Marks

Managing Director

Lee Marks

Managing Director, Operations


  • Mr. Marks is responsible for business strategy and operational performance of SSC’s portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Marks spent three years as President and CEO of Plastic Industries and two years as President of Coveris Europe.
  • Mr. Marks has over thirty-five years in Senior Operational Leadership roles across multiple industries.
  • Additionally, Mr. Marks has worked as SVP of Supply Chain Excellence at Coveris, SVP of Operations at Brady Corporation, and VP of Operations at Pentair Pool & Spa Business.
  • Mr. Marks started his career at Honeywell in their management development program and worked as a Senior Manager at a large consulting firm for five years.

Sumil Menon

Managing Director

Sumil Menon

Managing Director, Investor Relations


  • Mr. Menon is Head of Investor Relations and is responsible for developing and managing strategic relationships with institutional plans and consultants.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Menon spent ten years at Crescent Capital Group where he was a Senior Vice President focusing on fundraising.
  • From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Menon worked as an investment consultant at Wilshire Associates.
  • He began his career as a bond trader at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO).

John Pierucci

Managing Director

John Pierucci

Managing Director, M&A


  • Mr. Pierucci is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Pierucci was a Private Equity Associate at The Gores Group and a Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.
  • Mr. Pierucci currently serves as a Director for Peak Technologies, I.D. Images, and Westwood Laboratories.

John Hynes

Principal

John Hynes

Principal, Operations


  • Mr. Hynes is responsible for the integration of SSC’s portfolio company ERP systems and data-based lead sourcing.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Hynes spent twelve years as a M&A and operations consultant.
  • From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Hynes co-managed a hedge fund that invested in “old economy” large cap securities.
  • He began his career as a bond trader for Sailfish Capital and SAC Capital.

Bryan Riggs

Principal

Bryan Riggs

Principal, Operations


  • Mr. Riggs is responsible for investment execution and portfolio company management.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Riggs spent six years on the M&A team at Platinum Equity, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of financial due diligence on potential acquisitions.
  • Previously, Mr. Riggs spent six years at Ernst & Young conducting buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence.
  • Mr. Riggs currently serves as a Director for Worldwide Produce and Dallas Plastics.

Lisa Flanigan

Principal

Lisa Flanigan

Principal, Origination


  • Mrs. Flanigan is responsible for investment origination, deal qualification, and developing client relationships.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mrs. Flanigan was at Clearlake Capital Group and a member of the business development team.
  • Previously, Mrs. Flanigan was a Licensed Agent with Keller Williams Realty.

Brian Wright

Principal

Brian Wright

Principal, Operations


  • Mr. Wright is responsible for the business strategy and operational performance of SSC’s portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Wright spent four years as President of ACM Global Laboratories and four years as Chief Operating Officer of SP Industries.
  • Mr. Wright has over twenty years of experience in Senior Operational Leadership roles across multiple industries.
  • Additionally, Mr. Wright has worked as Vice President & Head of Operational Excellence at Remedi SeniorCare, Senior Operations Manager and various other leadership roles at TE Connectivity, and Unit Manager at Stryker.
  • Mr. Wright is a veteran and served as an active duty officer in the US Army and was a founder and owner of a privately held real estate company.

Ivan Gataric

Senior Vice President

Ivan Gataric

Senior Vice President, Operations


  • Mr. Gataric is responsible for business strategy and operations at SSC’s portfolio companies.
  • Mr. Gataric has significant experience with Lean, Six Sigma, M&A integration, lean transformations, and implementation of multi facility cost savings initiatives.
  • Mr. Gataric has worked in numerous Operational and Engineering roles across multiple companies and industries.  These positions included Supervisor, Engineer, Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, Director of Operations, Sr. Director of Continuous Improvement, Group Plant Manager, and Leader of North America.
  • Companies include industry leaders such as Danaher, Pinnacle Foods (The Blackstone Group portfolio company), Delphi Corporation, WABCO, and Rain Bird Corporation.   

Kyle Turbitt

Senior Vice President

Kyle Turbitt

Senior Vice President, Origination


  • Mr. Turbitt is responsible for investment origination, deal qualification, and developing client relationships.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Turbitt spent ten years at Bank of America where he was a Senior Vice President sourcing commercial banking opportunities.

Robert Huynh

Vice President

Robert Huynh

Vice President, Finance & Compliance


  • Mr. Huynh is responsible for fund administration and compliance.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Huynh spent six years as an outsourced Controller at Standish Management, focusing primarily on private equity, venture capital, and fund of funds. During his time at Standish, Mr. Huynh served as SSC’s outsourced Controller for four years.
  • Previously, Mr. Huynh was an Operations Manager at Bank of America.

Tim Cavitt

Vice President

Tim Cavitt

Vice President, Operations


  • Mr. Cavitt is responsible for business strategy and operational transformation of SSC’s portfolio companies. 
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Cavitt spent nearly four years as Chief Operations Officer with Voltea, Inc. and twenty plus years in Operational Leadership roles across multiple industries.
  • Mr. Cavitt has led post-acquisition operational carve-out, integration and transformation of over 11 companies.
  • Additionally, Mr. Cavitt has held senior executive roles in the Gores Group of portfolio companies and other venture capital backed companies. He worked as Vice President of Operations at Crane Energy, Vice President of Manufacturing – Western Hemisphere for Exterran Corporation, Vice President of Business Transformation at Conifer Health Solutions, and numerous operational roles at Delphi.

Thomas Mokulehua

Vice President

Thomas Mokulehua

Vice President, M&A


  • Mr. Mokulehua is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Mokulehua was Principal, Finance at Corridor Capital.
  • Preceding Corridor Capital, Mr. Mokulehua worked in the corporate development/M&A department at DaVita.
  • Mr. Mokulehua spent ten years in transaction advisory and audit services at Deloitte and KPMG.

Jacob Reynolds

Vice President

Jacob Reynolds

Vice President, M&A


  • Mr. Reynolds is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Reynolds was a Director on the Corporate Development team at CareMax, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of due diligence on potential acquisitions.
  • Previously, Mr. Reynolds spent six years on the investment teams of LBC Small Cap and Hamilton Lane.

Trey Woodward

Vice President

Trey Woodward

Vice President, Operations


  • Mr. Woodward is responsible for portfolio company operations management and investment execution.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Woodward spent eight years at Deloitte, focusing primarily on transaction advisory in the chemicals and industrials industries.

Jacob Deshaies

Senior Associate

Jacob Deshaies

Senior Associate, Origination


  • Mr. Deshaies is responsible for investment origination, deal qualification, and developing new client relationships.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Deshaies spent three years at Lion Equity Partners, where he sourced corporate divestitures and conducted due diligence on potential acquisitions.

Andrew Sutton

Senior Associate

Andrew Sutton

Senior Associate, M&A


  • Mr. Sutton is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Sutton was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lincoln International.

Paul Soley

Senior Associate

Paul Soley

Senior Associate, M&A


  • Mr. Soley is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Soley was a Private Equity Associate for A.P. Brashear Group and Havencrest Capital Management and an Analyst for Morgan Stanley.

Punit Patel

Associate

Punit Patel

Associate, M&A


  • Mr. Patel is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Patel was an Analyst for Raymond James.

Chloe Poyourow

Associate

Chloe Poyourow

Associate, MA


  • Ms. Poyourow is involved in the origination and execution of new investments and the management of existing portfolio companies.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Ms. Poyourow was a Private Equity Analyst at Corridor Capital.

Ben Wandoff

Analyst

Ben Wandoff

Analyst, Origination


  • Mr. Wandoff is responsible for investment origination, deal qualification, and developing new client relationships.

Khaled Abusaad

Analyst

Khaled Abusaad

Analyst, Origination


  • Mr. Abusaad is responsible for investment origination, deal qualification, and developing new client relationships.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Abusaad was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs.

Addison Galloway

Analyst

Addison Galloway

Analyst, Origination


  • Ms. Galloway is responsible for investment origination, deal qualification, and developing new client relationships.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Ms. Galloway was a Research Associate for Preqin.

Christina Porras

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Christina Porras

Executive Assistant and Office Manager


  • Ms. Porras is responsible for supporting executive team members and managing SSC’s Dallas office.
  • Prior to joining SSC, Ms. Porras was the HR Assistant and Primary Executive Assistant at Stronghold Resource Partners.