Gary p. Hull, president
Gary is the founder and President of Harborside Capital Resources and is focused on the overall management and growth of the firm.
Gary was a founding partner of Summer Street Capital Partners in Buffalo, NY, a private equity firm managing over $450 million and investing in profitable and growing enterprises in Canada and the US. With $20-150 million revenue. Gary was focused on delivering deal flow origination from key referral sources and industry relationships and was responsible for the execution of Summer Street's business development and marketing plan.
Prior to Summer Street, Gary was a Partner with Buffalo Ventures, a Buffalo-based merchant banking and M&A firm, where he specialized on the truck and truck equipment segments of the Automotive Industry. Formerly, Gary was CEO and senior executive in automotive-related industries with extensive experience in marketing, sales, and operations management.
Gary is a founder and initial President of the Upstate Capital Association of New York (formerly UVANY). Gary is a member of numerous industry associations including ACG International, AMAA, Upstate Capital and IBBA. Gary attended Culver Stockton College and Northern Illinois University. He holds degrees Business and Economics.
bryan luce, VICE president
Bryan is a senior business and financial executive experienced in C-Suite and corporate management, mergers & acquisitions, finance, strategic planning, turnarounds and growth strategies. Bryan has held officer-level positions in start-up companies, mid-market as well as market-leading Fortune 200 organizations. Experience in Aviation, Agri-tech, bio-tech, finance, green/clean-tech, manufacturing (multiple sectors), med-tech, plastics, construction, transportation & Logistics, real estate & technology development.
Adept at all methodologies for growth: Organic, Accretive, Innovative.
Bryan specializes in designing and implementing growth strategies that drive growth of EBITDA through:
- Market Penetration
- Market Expansion
- Product Expansion
Bryan has participated in more than $1B dollars of acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions for a diverse range of companies / sectors nationally and globally. He is the founder of seven start-up companies and served as a mentor and angel investor to an additional ten successful new company launches.
Mr. Luce attended Paul Smith’s College, and Villanova University, for Business management and accounting. Bryan was an active board member for: the New York Agri-development Corporation, Pennsylvania Certified Organic. He is a mentor for multiple early stage Incubators, and programs for NYSERDA, and the Clean Tech Open. Mr Luce is Certified in lean processes, Sig-Sigma, and project management.