Management Team

Arthur Hollingsworth

Arthur Hollingsworth, Managing Partner

Investment Committee

Mr. Hollingsworth is Managing Partner of five private equity funds with over $600 million under management. The Funds' portfolio companies collectively have $500 million in sales and 5,100 employees. He has 28 years of experience in private equity investing and investment banking with the funds mentioned above, Paine Webber Incorporated (now UBS), and First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse). He served on the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, was Chairman of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, was Chairman of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, and also has served as the Vice Chairman of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority. Mr. Hollingsworth currently serves on the boards of Continental Electronics Corporation, Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations, Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Retirement Plan, Energy Steel Products, LLC (Chairman), Safety Storage, Inc., and Yellow Checker Cab Company of Dallas/Fort Worth, Inc. He is a former board member of the City of Dallas Reinvestment Zone Board, the City of Dallas Privatization Technical Subcommittee, the LBJ Executive Board, which developed the construction plan for IH 635 Freeway, and the University of Texas Southwestern University Hospitals and Clinics Board of Visitors. A Harvard College Scholar, Arthur Hollingsworth earned an undergraduate degree in Economics from Harvard University and has served as Chairman of the Harvard Club of Dallas. He is an inductee in the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame for his role as Captain of the National Championship 1985 Harvard Rowing Team, as referenced in Devin Mahony's book, The Challenge. (Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1989. Print.) In January 2009, the Dallas Business Journal awarded Mr. Hollingsworth with the Community Impact Dealmaker of the Year award. He is a 2011 and 2012 Honoree in the Dallas Business Journal "Who's Who in Energy". Mr. Hollingsworth was honored as the 2014 Human Relations Award recipient at the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance's Annual Awards and Scholarship Banquet in February 2014. Past recipients of this award include Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert in 2008, and Omni Hotel & Resort CFO and Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Development, Mike Garcia. A direct descendant of Alexander Hamilton, Mr. Hollingsworth serves on the Alexander Hamilton Friends Association Board of Directors.

 

John McGuire

John McGuire, Managing Director of Operations

Investment Committee

Mr. John McGuire joined Lone Star Investment Advisors in June 2008, as Vice President of Operations. Mr. McGuire has over 25 years experience working for manufacturing and distribution companies, having filled numerous operational positions within Wang Computers, Western Digital, Nacco Material Handling, Radix Telecom, BE Aerospace, Schrader Electronics and K&D Plastics. Mr. McGuire used lean manufacturing techniques extensively throughout his career and his primary role with Lone Star Investment Advisors will be to work with, and assist, portfolio companies in evaluating current business processes and jointly determining opportunities to improve. Mr. McGuire will also assist with due diligence programs. Mr. McGuire holds an MBA from the University Of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland and APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification.

 

Adrian Ocegueda

Adrian Ocegueda, Principal

Adrian Ocegueda returned to Lone Star in 2017, he previously served as Vice President with LSIA from 2008 to 2014. His responsibilities include investment evaluation, due diligence, financial analysis, deal execution, and ongoing implementation of operational and growth strategies for portfolio companies. His prior experience includes serving as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Mayor of El Paso and serving as an Economic Analyst for various government and non-profit entities. Mr. Ocegueda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy from Princeton University, a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance & Financial Consulting from Southern Methodist University, and is a CFA® charterholder.

 

Eric Juers

Eric Juers, Controller & Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Juers joined Lone Star Investment Advisors in 2015. At the portfolio company level his responsibilities include financial monitoring and the in-house compilation of monthly financial reporting. At the Fund level, his responsibilities include financial analysis and reporting, fund accounting, investor relations, banking, treasury and tax functions. Mr. Juers also coordinates yearly fund valuations and audits. In addition to his financial and accounting responsibilities, Mr. Juers' CCO role requires him to monitor internal practices, implement policies and procedures, and manage the creation of yearly compliance manuals. Mr. Juers earned his BBA from Campbell University.

 

Carol Shine

Carol Shine, Office Manager

Ms. Shine joined Lone Star in April 2003 as an Executive Assistant to the Managing Partners. She has 20 yrs. Executive Assistant and Office Management experience.

 

LaQuita Black

LaQuita Black, Administrative Assistant

LaQuita Black joined Lone Star in October 2015. Prior to becoming a full-time employee, Ms. Black assisted the team on a contract basis from March 2015. LaQuita’s prior experience includes 6 years overseas as a Government Contractor for the U.S. Military – as a Billeting and Logistics Coordinator, and 11 years experience with JCPenney Corporate Office as a Production and Support Representative.