The Shore podcast series features leaders of all levels sharing insights and lessons learned about operating and scaling great small and medium-sized businesses. These are the stories and challenges faced by those who dare to dream big.

Shore Capital Podcasts

April 17, 2024

What Makes a Great CEO | Executives Bill Clendenen & Michael Burcham on Leadership Excellence

In this episode, “what makes a successful CEO” is answered by two great entrepreneurs, founders, CEOs, board members, and Lead Independent Directors. Bill Clendenen and Michael Burcham share the crucial attributes of CEOs, especially within private equity. They emphasize the importance of financial acumen, empowering the team without micromanaging, and the continuous education and coaching of teams. Both highlight the need for potential CEOs to develop key scaling skills like goal setting and relationship-building.

April 3, 2024

Crafting Community Through Cuisine | Alyssa Mason

We explore the intersection of food, business, and community engagement with Alyssa Mason of RMNG, an experiential marketing agency that creates brand activations. RMNG is a division of Roaming Hunger. Alyssa shares her journey from tech to the culinary industry and highlights how RMNG’s mobile experiences create community connections and amplify brands. Through innovative campaigns and personal insights, Alyssa’s story is about having a meaningful impact in the fast-paced world of mobile food marketing.

Roaming Hunger is a software and services platform partnering with food trucks, catering companies, and mobile pop ups to provide foodservice solutions and experiential marketing activations to customers nationwide. The Company is headquartered in West Hollywood, CA.

March 27, 2024

From Intern to Principal: A Story of Remarkable Personal and Company Growth | Mickey Jiang

In this episode, we welcome Mickey Jiang, a Principal at Shore Capital, who has been with the firm since joining as an Intern over 10 years ago. He shares candid stories from Shore’s early days, highlighting the blend of humor, hard work, and mentorship that shaped both his career and Shore’s culture. Mickey also talks about the firm’s evolution as it has grown and the lessons he has learned in his journey from Intern to Principal. 

March 20, 2024

The Partnership Development Team

In this episode, we highlight the Partnership Development Team (PDT),  the internal business development group that supplements the investment team and portfolio companies’ efforts sourcing  platform and add-on opportunities. Jeff Williams, COO of Shore, and Max Martineau, Chief of Staff, lead the PDT and provide a look behind its processes, underscoring the PDT’s impact on driving growth in the microcap space.

March 13, 2024

Jennifer Cooper - Hueman People Solutions

Jennifer Cooper is the Senior Vice President of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) at Hueman People Solutions. Starting in the back office of a travel nurse company, Jennifer eventually seized the opportunity to help begin the RPO division at Hueman. Though she faced some early leadership challenges, Jennifer’s resilience and commitment to her team helped pave the way for Hueman’s growth, as well as her own.

Hueman is a globally and nationally recognized healthcare focused RPO company. The company’s dedicated recruiters act as an integrated extension of its customers hiring department, offering a wide range of services from candidate sourcing, recruitment marketing, screening, and offer management. Hueman’s end-to-end outsourced service addresses many of the critical pain points affecting companies, including reducing the average cost to hire and average time to hire.

February 28, 2024

From Concept to Commercialization | Don Pierce's Medical Device Ventures

In this episode, we welcome Don Pierce. Don is a Partner at Shore Capital Partners responsible for the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities in the medical device field. Don discusses the unique aspects of the industry from product concept to commercialization, and the global regulations that present different opportunities and challenges. He also shares a powerful example of the way Innovia Medical adapted its product offering during Covid to serve the needs of frontline workers.

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