|About RSA's Principals...
|RSA principals bring portfolio companies and clients a long track record of success and
hands-on involvement. They "do the work themselves"... bringing their wealth of experience to
each situation... to improve the likelihood of success.
Jeffrey A. Bartlett - Founder of RSA, the successor to Rudolph Stone Associates, offers over
25 years of acquisition and divestiture experience. Mr. Bartlett worked with RSA/Rudolph Stone
for over ten years, during which he successfully led a number of transactions that generated
strong returns for RSA's investor group.
Prior to RSA, Mr. Bartlett was Vice President of Venture Investments for M&I Ventures
Corporation where he structured and executed leveraged buyout transactions including a
buyout of a $50 million revenue paper manufacturer/converter. His role also included working
with portfolio company management teams to improve financial performance and execute
Mr. Bartlett's previous experience includes a senior role in Ernst & Young's Corporate
Development Group where he directed a number of M&A assignments for a broad range of
clients including NYSE multinationals and mid-market privately held companies. Mr. Bartlett
began his career in lending at JPMorgan Chase in New York.
Robert J. Klug - Offers over 25 years of corporate growth, finance and acquisitions leadership
delivering three perspectives on corporate growth and acquisitions:
...the owner's side ...having owned and grown companies as an RSA principal/investor,
...the advisor's side... having been a principal with Ernst & Young's M&A practice,
...the operator's side...having directed corporate development for a NYSE company.
Prior to RSA, Mr. Klug served as director of Corporate Development for a NYSE healthcare
provider responsible for acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures. Prior to that, he was a
principal in RSA's predecessor, Rudolph Stone Associates, where he actively worked with
portfolio companies to develop and execute successful acquisition growth strategies.
Mr. Klug previously spent over twelve years as one of the practice leaders within Ernst &
Young's Midwest Regional Corporate Development Group, where he was responsible for a
broad range of acquisition corporate development assignments, management lead buyouts,
divestitures, financings and due diligence assignments.