Member Profile - Ryan McGovern


Managing Director & Investment Committee Member, Star Mountain Capital, LLC

ACG Member Since: 2017
ACG Involvement: ACG Akron Network Committee Member, Membership Committee

If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would you choose?

The president — Just to spend the day flying around in Air Force One!

What's one professional skill you're currently working on?

Communication — No matter what field you are in it is crucial to be an effective communicator.

What's one item you can't leave your house or apartment without?

If anyone doesn’t say their smartphone they are lying!

What's the top destination on your must-visit list?

Ireland — I am Irish-American so it never gets old to visit the Emerald Isle.

What's the biggest misconception people have about your position?

That closing a new investment is the hard part — The hard part is helping the portfolio company grow towards a successful exit.