FFV’s professionals have the experience and resources necessary to quickly respond to opportunities and efficiently support due diligence and advisory assignments. Our principles have over 60 years of collective experience in retail, marketing as well as mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance and operations. The team brings together a strong combination of strategy, marketing, financial, operational, legal and acquisition expertise. Further, the Principals have built their reputations on being active and responsive to management teams, maintaining a high level of integrity, and focusing on adding real value to the companies in which we invest.
Daniel W. O’Connor
Dan is the President & CEO of the Retail Network Group (RNG). He also is the Founder of Management Ventures, Inc. (MVI), a WPP Group company. Dan is an active speaker and thought leader in the retail industry. His current board positions include:
- Board Member of Aqualine Resources, Inc
- Board Member Demandware
- Board Member OnForce.com
- Board Member EMAK Worldwide
- Advisory Board Member for Premier Retail Networks (div. of Thomson NYSE: TMS)
- Advisory Board Member, Signal Demand, Inc.
Dan is a Certified Public Accountant and Former National Director of Consumer Products & Retail Consulting at Touche Ross & Co (Deloitte) and a Former Senior Manager in the Audit Practice of Touche Ross. Dan is a Graduate of Clarkson University, 1977, Accounting & Economics
Douglas G. Hosking
Doug is the Founder and President of Retail Media Group, Inc. With over 20 years of consumer packaged goods, retail, and manufacturing experience, he currently sits on the board of directors of Freeman Beauty Products, Inc.
Previous experience includes:
- President of IPC Communications Services.
- CEO of Visfinity.
- Senior Manager Deloitte Consulting
- National Director of Electronic Retail with Touche Ross
- Manager at Procter & Gamble
Doug earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from The University of Southern California.
Paula Litscher serves as Front4’s Finance Director.