Sinbad Foods, LLC
Madera, CA
www.sinbadfoods.com

Sinbad Foods, LLC, based in Madera, CA is the largest producer of baklava in North America and also produces fillo dough, other fillo based pastries, frozen fillo appetizers and entrees (spanakopita, tyropita) and retail packaged pomegranate based frozen fruit mixes sold under the Sinbad brand as well as under private label to the retail, club and foodservice channels.

Founded as Sinbad Sweets in the Clovis, CA, the company was twice named to the INC 500 List of fastest growing private businesses in the US and received numerous awards including from the US Senate for work with immigrant populations and as the EEOC’s San Joaquin Valley Employer of the Year. The company was later sold to a family member of the founder and acquired by Kronos Foods in 2006. In 2008, the company moved into its current location in Madera, CA, a 158,000 square foot SQF Level 2 certified facility.

Mr. Glastris serves as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Ellis serves as a director and Vice President of Finance of the company.


logoAuto Driveaway Systems, LLC
Lombard, IL
www.autodriveaway.com

Auto Driveaway is the leading professional vehicle relocation services business in the United States. Founded in 1952, the Company has provided vehicle relocation and car shipping services to a wide-range of customers for 65 years. Today, the Company operates 40 company-owned and franchise licensed locations across the U.S., more than any other competitor in the industry. Auto Driveaway’s branch offices work with each other to service customer needs utilizing contracted drivers providing drive-away service, truck-away service, vehicle storage, detailing, maintenance, overseas shipments, licensing, titling and insurance. Customers include many of the largest automotive leasing companies, corporate fleet operators and package delivery companies in North America.

The company was formed in December 2014 by CEO Rodney Ruth and the principals of Evanston Partners to acquire the parent/franchisor Auto Driveaway Franchise Systems, LLC and four branch offices from a group of Auto Driveaway franchisees.  The company has subsequently grown rapidly through the acquisition of additional offices and now operates eleven company owned offices in Long Beach, San Diego, Phoenix, Denver, Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Elkhart, IN, Cincinnati, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale.

Mr. Glastris serves as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Ellis serves as a director and Chief Financial Officer of the company.


united-skys-final-logoUnited Skylights LLC
Round Lake,
www.unitedskys.com

United Skys is a leading designer, engineer, manufacturer, and installer of large scale overhead glass systems such as atriums, solariums, and architectural skylights for commercial, educational, transportation and healthcare buildings. Customers are primarily large general contractors. Recent projects include Mall of America, Carolina Panthers Stadium, Fulton Market and Universal Studios Harry Potter exhibit.

The company was formed in May 2016 by long-time executive/partner Donald P. Hempson to acquire United Skys, Inc. from Chip McCartney, who founded the company in 1986. United Skys had been growing rapidly and required additional management and capital resources.

Mr. Glastris serves as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Ellis serves as a director of the company.


main-street-gourmet-logoMain Street Gourmet
Akron, OH
www.mainstreetgourmet.com

Founded in 1987 by long time partners and Co-CEOs Steve Marks and Harvey Nelson, Main Street Gourmet is a custom commercial bakery that specializes in creating, formulating and producing custom batters, doughs and finished baked goods for national restaurant chains, bakery/cafes, fast casual restaurants and grocery retailers. The company’s product lines include muffins, muffin batters, cake batters, cookies, bars and granola.

The company was acquired in a leveraged recapitalization in April 2011 by Clover Capital Partners, LLC, management and a group of investors including Mr. Glastris, who has served a director of the company since 2011.

The company continues to grow significantly through new customer and new product development and is adding significant additional capacity via a plant expansion schedule for completion in early 2017.


rainboRainbo Sports & Skating, LLC
Northbrook, IL
www.shoprainbo.com

Founded in Chicago in 1956, Rainbo Sports grew to become the premier figure skating catalog retailer in the US. From beginners to champions, Rainbo is committed to enhance their performance and support their lifestyle through unparalleled knowledge and experience, convenient and exceptional service and a full range of figure skates, apparel, equipment and supplies for girls, women, boys and men. Today the company operates as an online webstore (www.ShopRainbo.com), local figure skating shop and mobile figure skating service specialist. The company also produces a line of branded figure skating tights, socks and practice wear under the Rainbo and Sporture brands.

The company was acquired from an investment group by master technician and long-time manager John Rohskothen and Mr. Glastris in March 2014.


atticusredlogoAtticus Brand Partners, LLC
Nashville, TN
www.wildharemusic.com

Founded in 2012 by Kathy Armisted Olen, former Vice President of Brand Partnerships at The William Morris Agency/William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Atticus works with large consumer brands to create and execute a broad range of brand-artist partnerships. Services include strategic assessment, tour sponsorship, product endorsement, music use, commercials, PR initiatives, venue sponsorship sales, digital & social platform support, artist voiceovers, artist signature product line development and artist integrated retail programs.

Atticus and Kathy have produced tour sponsorship and endorsement campaigns for global brands including Hershey’s, General Motors, Anheuser Busch, KFC, Ocean Pacific, WD-40, General Mills, International Harvester, World Vision, Colgate, Sharpie, McDonalds, Sea Ray and more. Artist/brand partnerships and/or concert marketing plans have been executed for artists including Taylor Swift, The Eagles, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Elton John, Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Sara Evans, Dierks Bentley, Josh Turner, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Van Halen, Celine Dion, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tina Turner, Ozzy Osbourne & OzzFest, the bands of Lollapalooza, Robert Plant, Howie Mandel, Sheryl Crow, The Rolling Stones and many others.

Mr. Glastris has served as a director and investor in the company since its founding in 2012.


wh_logo_updatedWild Hare Music, LLC
Chicago, IL
www.wildharemusic.com

The Wild Hare & Singing Armadillo Frog Sanctuary has been “Reggae Capital USA” for over 30 years. Originally located a block south of Wrigley Field, The Wild Hare has since August 2012 been located at 2610 N. Halsted Street (at Wrightwood) in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. The Wild Hare has been privileged to host the broadest and most complete group of artists the reggae world has ever known and has a unique historical place as a showcase for reggae music worldwide.

The Wild Hare features local, regional and international artists performing reggae music in all its forms six nights a week. The venue also features great Caribbean cuisine and hosts private parties.

Mr. Glastris and several long-time management team members of The Wild Hare acquired the assets and relocated The Wild Hare in May 2012.