Main Street Announces Appointment of New Directors and Executive Management Promotions

Nov 05, 2015, 07:00 ET from Main Street Capital Corporation

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") announced the appointment of Brian E. Lane and Stephen B. Solcher as new independent members to its Board of Directors (the "Board").

Mr. Lane has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. since December 2011 and as a director of Comfort Systems since November 2010.  Mr. Lane joined Comfort Systems in October 2003 and has served in various executive roles prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer and President.  Prior to joining Comfort Systems, Mr. Lane spent fifteen years at Halliburton Company, a global service and equipment company devoted to energy, industrial, and government customers.  During his tenure at Halliburton, he held various positions in business development, strategy and project initiatives, and he departed as the Regional Director of Europe and Africa.  Mr. Lane previously served as a Regional Director of Capstone Turbine Corporation, a distributed power manufacturer, and was also a Vice President of Kvaerner, an international engineering and construction company, where he focused on the chemical industry.  Mr. Lane is also a member of the Board of Directors of Griffen Dewatering Corporation, a privately held company.  Mr. Lane earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from Boston College. 

Mr. Solcher has served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer of BMC Software, Inc., a privately held company, since 2005.  He joined BMC in 1991 and served in various executive roles before being promoted to Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer.  During Mr. Solcher's tenure, BMC grew from nearly $130 million in annual revenue to $2.2 billion in annual revenue in 2013, its last year operating as a public company.  In addition to leading many M&A transactions as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Solcher was instrumental in BMC's transition from being a publicly traded company to becoming a private held company in 2013.  Prior to joining BMC, he was employed by Arthur Andersen as a certified public accountant.  Mr. Solcher also serves on the development board of the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University and has served on the board of numerous nonprofit organizations.  He was recognized by Institutional Investor magazine as part of the "All American Executive Team" in 2010 and 2012 and by Houston Business Journal as 2012 Best CFO – Large Public Company. 

"We welcome Brian and Steve to the Board and believe they will each bring a unique perspective to Main Street based on their varied industry and corporate leadership roles," commented Vincent D. Foster, Main Street's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  "In addition, the appointment of Brian and Steve will increase the number of independent directors on Main Street's Board from five to seven."

In addition, Main Street announced that its Board promoted certain senior executive officers to the following additional roles at Main Street:  Dwayne L. Hyzak as President, Curtis L. Hartman as Vice Chairman, and David L. Magdol as Vice Chairman, effective immediately.  Mr. Hyzak has served as Main Street's Chief Operating Officer and Senior Managing Director since November 2014; Mr. Hartman has served as Main Street's Chief Credit Officer and Senior Managing Director since 2011; and Mr. Magdol has served as Main Street's Chief Investment Officer and Senior Managing Director since 2011.  In addition, Messrs. Hyzak, Hartman and Magdol also serve as members of Main Street's investment committee and have served in various executive roles at Main Street and its predecessor funds since the early 2000's.  Messrs. Hyzak, Hartman and Magdol will retain their former titles in addition to the new roles and will also continue to serve as members of Main Street's investment committee.  Mr. Foster, who was previously Main Street's President, will retain the title of Chief Executive Officer and the ongoing responsibilities as the principal executive officer at Main Street along with remaining Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Foster stated, "On behalf of the Board, I am very pleased to announce the well-deserved promotions of Dwayne, Curtis and David.  They have each been integrally involved in Main Street's operations since its inception and should be credited with much of Main Street's success since then."

ABOUT MAIN STREET CAPITAL CORPORATION

Main Street (www.mainstcapital.com) is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies. Main Street's portfolio investments are typically made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors.  Main Street seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides "one stop" financing alternatives within its lower middle market portfolio.  Main Street's lower middle market companies generally have annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million. Main Street's middle market debt investments are made in businesses that are generally larger in size than its lower middle market portfolio companies.

Main Street's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol "MAIN."  In addition, Main Street has outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2023, which trade on the NYSE under the symbol "MSCA."

Contacts: Main Street Capital Corporation Dwayne L. Hyzak, President, dhyzak@mainstcapital.com Brent D. Smith, CFO, bsmith@mainstcapital.com 713-350-6000

Dennard - Lascar Associates Ken Dennard | ken@dennardlascar.com Jenny Zhou | jzhou@dennardlascar.com 713-529-6600

 

SOURCE Main Street Capital Corporation



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