Bill Rowley is president and owner of Mercury Plastics, Inc., in Middlefield, Ohio. He began his career at Mercury, a family owned company, after graduating from Miami University of Ohio. Under his leadership, Mercury has grown from $1 million to $35 million in sales.

Bill's career has focused on innovation. Mercury has an extensive portfolio of intellectual property, with patents both issued and pending, in addition to many others in development. Mercury initiated a unique and successful collaboration with Kent State University to build and develop uses for an electron beam. Today, Bill serves as chairman of this partnership, NEO Beam Alliance Ltd.

Bill is past president of the Society of Plastics Industry and was the youngest member ever to serve on its board of directors.
Bill has been involved with the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) for more than 20 years, where he conceived, founded and managed the Inventory of Skills Foundation, a non-profit, confidential networking resource providing immediate access to peers' expertise and preferential access to the world's top medical facilities. He has received many awards for his work on behalf of YPO, including that organization's highest honor, the Hickok Distinguished Service Award.

In 1997 Bill was named the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneur of the Year, and in 2005 Bill received the Steve D. Bullock Humanitarian Award from the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the American Red Cross. He serves on the board of Simplimatic Automation as well as several Cleveland-area boards, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program.

Mike Gaudiani

Mike Gaudiani, managing partner, is experienced in managing, growing and investing in companies, including troubled operations as well as successful businesses facing important transitions. Mike has been with Danville Partners, LLC since 2000.

William B. Rowley

Bill Rowley is president and owner of Mercury Plastics, Inc., in Middlefield, Ohio. He began his career at Mercury, a family owned company, after graduating from Miami University of Ohio. Under his leadership, Mercury has grown from $1 million to $35 million in sales.

Mark Baker

Mark Baker is an active private investor and serves as an advisor to several organizations, including Simplimatic Automation, Mercury Plastics, Parkside Care Corporation, BioSensory, North Shore Safety and The Reserve Group. He has been on both sides of the leveraged buyout business and is familiar with all aspects of leveraged private equity investing.