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PODCAST | Family Offices and Management Buyouts – What You Need to Know



Brynavon was founded over forty years ago based upon this simple guiding principal. Management teams rarely have the capital to acquire the company for which they work, but that is exactly where Brynavon fits. Our team is dedicated to providing companies the opportunity to grow through successful ownership transition.

George B. Lemmon, Jr. – Managing Director

Phone: (610) 525-2102 ext. 101

lemmonMr. Lemmon has over thirty years of experience as a principal and a manager of businesses whose revenues are under $50 million. From 1995-2004 Mr. Lemmon was the President and CEO of Owosso Corporation which was a $170 million, publicly-traded, diversified manufacturer which was comprised of 10 operating subsidiaries whose revenues were under $50 million. Prior experience included being a principal and CFO of Brynavon Group, Inc. from 1989-1994 as well as managing the acquisition program of that firm since 1985. Mr. Lemmon received an MBA from Villanova University and is a graduate of Harvard College. He is currently a principal and a director of several small manufacturing and service companies and has been a Trustee of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The Children’s Hospital Foundation from 1996-2011. He serves on the advisory board of Day & Zimmerman which is a $2.0 billion diversified manufacturer and service company with concentrations in the staffing, power, and government service sector.

Patricia J. Wolfe – Vice President, Partner

Phone: (610) 525-2102 ext. 102

lemmon Patricia Wolfe joined the Brynavon Group in April 2005. In her role as Vice President, she is responsible for developing broker relationships, identifying and qualifying potential acquisitions, and coordinating the due diligence process up to final closing. For the past 19 years, Mrs. Wolfe has been pursuing a career path that has had a duel focus on the managerial and legal aspects of small businesses. As a paralegal, Mrs. Wolfe has been presented with many complex situations culminating with her director-ship at the International Adoption Center from 1996 to 2002. In 1998, Mrs. Wolfe took a year sabbatical leave from the Adoption Center to purchase and run a small business with her husband. In 1987, Mrs. Wolfe received her paralegal certificate from the Main Line Paralegal Institute. Her course of study included Civil Litigation and Family, Corporate and Business law. She has continued her studies at several institutions including Carnegie Melon University, the Community of Allegheny County, and Desales University. Mrs. Wolfe is active in community sponsored youth activities.

George (B.G.) Lemmon, III – Acquisition Analyst

Phone: (610) 525-2102 ext. 103

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B.G. Lemmon joined Brynavon in September of 2019. In his role as Acquisition Analyst, B.G. provides fundamental analytical support to the team, including financial analysis/modelling, deal sourcing, and asset management. Prior to joining Brynavon, B.G. served as an Analyst at Frasca & Associates, a Financial Advisory and Consulting firm that specialized in the Transportation Sector. B.G.’s clients included LAX, JFK, and PHL, whom he helped issue municipal bonds on behalf of in order to fund special projects for the airports. B.G. graduated from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics with concentrations in Accounting and Legal Studies & Business Ethics. B.G. also attended The Flatiron School in New York, where he learned Python and SQL, along with other statistical skills to become a Data Scientist. At Penn, B.G. played Varsity Squash and held different leadership positions including Captain of the Squash Team, President of St. Anthony Hall, and was a member of the Friars Senior Society.