The principals of Spell Capital Partners are widely regarded as accomplished, experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds, successful investment track records and solid business networks. Spell professionals have extensive contacts and industry relationships

enabling them to identify promising opportunities. They also have the knowledge and skills to analyze performance, assess the strength of management teams, obtain the necessary financing and consummate transactions.

Bruce A. Richard
Senior Advisor

Bruce Richard has been investing as a principal with Spell Capital Partners since 1992 and has extensive experience in analyzing, financing and closing leveraged acquisitions. As the former president and chief operating officer of Xcel Energy, Inc., he brings substantial operating management expertise to the firm. Mr. Richard also has been actively involved in directing and monitoring portfolio investments. Mr. Richard serves on the board of directors of several public and private organizations. He has bachelor of science degrees in electrical engineering and economics from the University of Minnesota.