Patrick Galleher is a Managing Partner for Boxwood Partners; a merchant bank in Richmond, Virginia, where he leads transactions for Boxwood’s M&A advisory services and private equity group. He has led sell-side transactions including Advantaclean, Boston Barricade, Stuart Hose & Pipe, ShelfGenie, Achieve1, NSC Technologies, Parker Products, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Digital Risk, & the buy-out and minority investments in Sweet Frog Yogurt, Yoga Direct, Yoga Accessories, Everything Yoga and Red Rock Products.
Patrick also serves as the Chairman & CEO of SFEBrands and was formerly the CEO of Shockoe Commerce Group. Prior to joining Boxwood, Patrick was CEO of WILink plc (WLK:LSE), a global financial communications and compliance business with operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Continental Europe, and Sweden through its IPO in 2000. In 2006, as CEO, he successfully led the Company through a public-to-private transaction/sale to SVIP an NYC-based private equity group.
Patrick holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond and a degree from the London Business School as well as attending the Centre for Creative Leadership in Belgium. He is a founder of the Virginia Chapter of Young President’s Organization (YPO) and is a board director for Issuer Direct (ISDR: NYSE), Sweet Frog Yogurt, Midlothian Athletic Club and the Southeast US and Caribbean Region of YPO. Patrick and his wife Julia along with their four boys live in Midlothian, VA.