Senior Executive Jack McGovern Becomes Newest Area Managing Partner at SeatonHill

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Jack McGovern has joined as a SeatonHill Area Managing Partner for the Northeastern U.S.DALLAS, February 22, 2022/ - SEATONHILL PARTNERS, LP, the nation’s fastest-growing strategic CFO services firm, is pleased to announce that Jack McGovern has joined as an Area Managing Partner for the Northeastern U.S.

McGovern is a senior executive with deep experience in healthcare services and technologies, private equity, FinTech, consulting, manufacturing, and technology. Throughout the course of his career, Jack has held the roles of CEO and CFO for numerous private and public companies and is also a significant contributor to various corporate boards, including the chairmanship of a public company and multiple audit committees.

Over a 14-year span, he founded and managed Bridgehead Partners, a professional consulting firm which served the private equity industry. Services included transaction advisory, company and portfolio valuations, transition management, and executive/corporate consulting.

Jack also worked at Merrill Lynch, where for six years he was the SVP of Merrill Lynch Interfunding, which controlled $1.6 billion in committed capital focused on middle market investments and leveraged buyouts. At its peak, the division portfolio included investments of approximately $1.3 billion in over 50 companies. Notably, Jack was personally responsible for the firm’s most successful investment where he led the going-private transaction of Americare, which at the time was the fourth largest HMO in the nation. He oversaw the changeout of the management team and redirection of the business that ultimately resulted in an IPO that yielded the highest investment return in Merrill Lynch Interfunding history.

Jack’s core competencies include investment banking, private equity and banking industries with many successful debt and equity raises. He also has an extensive background in mergers and acquisitions including negotiation, closing and post-closing integration and is known as a big-picture strategic thinker adept at leading successful ventures within high growth, fast paced environments.

John Ball, co-founder and CEO of SeatonHill states: “Jack’s skill set is truly impressive. It’s rare to find an individual with his level of CEO and CFO experience in addition to his highly successful track record in the capital investment arena. He is a marvelous addition to our team and will play a critical role in positioning SeatonHill’s CFO resources to our small to medium sized business clients.”

Jack McGovern comments: “The momentum SeatonHill has achieved in the CFO services space is remarkable. I look forward to working with our team to provide world-class expertise to our rapidly growing client base.”

Jack earned a BS degree in accounting from Monmouth University and an MBA degree from Columbia University. He is a CPA in New Jersey (inactive).



SeatonHill Partners ( is the fastest-growing strategic CFO services firm in the nation, solving common to complex financial problems that create risk to survival and growth for thousands of small/medium-sized businesses. For more than a decade, SeatonHill has applied the skill and experience only a team of seasoned business finance executives can bring to position its clients for long-term stability and success. Unlike other national firms with their loose federations of individual contributors, we combine the thought leadership and support of a closely knit partnership of top CFOs nationwide to benefit every client. SeatonHill has offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, New York, Atlanta, Denver, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Detroit, Boston, New Orleans, and London.

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