Shawn Hessing, Managing Director
Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Shawn G. Hessing served as the Chief Financial Officer of Oak Hill Capital Partners for more than five years before retiring in December 2015. At Oak Hill, Mr. Hessing was responsible for implementing and transitioning new funds and management company accounting systems. In addition, Mr. Hessing led development of Oak Hill's projection models, as well as transitioning the back office to more efficient reporting models. Mr. Hessing also worked with various portfolio companies on vendor relationships, modeling, and implementation issues.
Prior to joining Oak Hill, Mr. Hessing spent over 32 years at KPMG, most recently as the National Managing Partner of Private Equity, splitting time in KPMG's New York, NY and Fort Worth, TX offices. Mr. Hessing retired from KPMG in June 2011. Prior to his National Managing Partner role at KPMG, he held multiple roles including the Audit Partner-in-Charge US of Private Equity, Managing Partner in the firm's Fort Worth, TX office, and Lead Partner-Real Estate in the Southwest Region. Mr. Hessing's duties at KPMG included advising clients on complex accounting and business issues as well as developing and enhancing key firm relationships. At KPMG, he spoke at numerous conferences and events on business valuation, merger, and private equity topics as a nationally recognized expert.
Mr. Hessing earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Midwestern State University, where he currently serves on the Board of Regents and is past Chairman. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Bryan McCooey, Director
Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Bryan McCooey served as the Head of Business Development at Centaur Fund Services Limited. While at Centaur he was responsible for opening the first office in the U.S. and driving new business within the U.S. marketplace, contributing to growing the firm's assets under administration by $10 billion.
Prior to joining Centaur, Mr. McCooey held Sales Director roles at Admiral Administration and Kaufman Rossin Fund Services, both based in New York City. Mr. McCooey began his career in Institutional Sales at Olympia Capital Markets Group where he supported the build out of the institutional sales desk. At Olympia, Mr. McCooey was responsible for reporting on overnight global market activity to clients and traders, and assisting sales traders with the opening of accounts and clearing the orders through the routing system.
Mr. McCooey was educated at Hobart College in New York and served on the Board Committee of the For the Love of George fundraising event benefitting the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
About Blue River Partners
Blue River Partners, LLC is a preeminent service provider to the alternative asset industry. By leveraging Blue River's team, investment advisory firms are able to implement a best-of-breed, integrated, institutional back office at a fraction of the cost of internal hires. Blue River works with managers in multiple capacities ranging from:
- hedge fund, private equity fund, and mutual fund launches
- private equity fund administration
- outsourced CFO services, financial controls and operational support services
- outsourced regulatory compliance (SEC, CFTC, and 40 Act)
- outsourced CFO/controller and administration services to private equity fund investments – portfolio companies, real estate assets and energy assets
- outsourced IT and cybersecurity services
- tax compliance and advisory services
- advisory firm formation, regulatory registration and compliance program design
- compliance and operational related projects, due diligence, and reviews
Blue River currently supports over 250 clients managing over $170 billion in assets.
For more information about our service offerings and resources, please visit us at www.blueriverpartnersllc.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MICHAEL S. MINCES
Founding Partner, President
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