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Our Partners

Daniel Wettreich

Ronald C. Lazof

John P. Lewis

David McCall

Thomas P. Muse


 


Daniel Wettreich 

Managing Partner

dw@churchillnrp.com

Daniel Wettreich

Danny is Managing Partner of Churchill Natural Resource Partners, and has more than 38 years of experience in venture capital, private equity, and management of publicly traded companies. He has been Chairman and CEO of Churchill Venture Capital and its predecessor companies for more than 20 years, where he has been personally involved in each portfolio investment.

He has been a director of public companies listed on NASDAQ, the American Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange, the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange, and the Canadian Vancouver Exchange. These public companies have been in diverse businesses in internet technologies, oil and gas, retailing, telecommunications, media and real estate. He has facilitated 12 private companies to become publicly traded by the reverse merger process.

Since June 2012, Danny has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Winston Resources Inc., a public company listed on the Canadian National Sotck Exchange (CNSX) under symbol WRW.  Winston is a Toronto based mineral company primarily focused upon developing its 100% owned Elmtree Gold Project in New Brunswick, Canada, as well as the acquisition and development of other Canadian natural resource propertiesfrom join ventures. For more information on Winston, please visit www.WinstonResourcesInc.com.    

Originally from London, England where he was a graduate of University of Westminster with a B.A. in Business, he started his career with merchant bankers Hambros Bank and Charterhouse Japhet,and acquired his first business in his early 20's. Danny believes that successful investing in early stage companies requires a value added approach that provides intellectual capital as well as equity capital, and he has applied that philosophy in his equity investments. He is a passionate art collector and is Chairman of European Art Gallery, private dealers in fine paintings. Danny is actively involved in charitable activities and for 5 years was a director of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Since 2006 he has been Chairman of the Dallas/Fort Worth Committee for Heritage, the local affiliate of The Heritage Foundation. For more information on Danny please visit www.dannywettreich.com.

 

 


Ronald C. Lazof

Advisory Partner

 

Ron is a Managing Director and Member of Prism Advisers, a management advisory and consulting organization focusing on emerging growth businesses with up to $250 million in sales. He was previously President and CEO of Behr Process Corporation, manufacturer of "Behr" paints and coatings. During his five year tenure at Behr he provided the leadership to grow sales from $250 million to $1 billion, while increasing profitability in each year, and transformed the company from a privately held family business to a publicly held multi-plant manufacturer and distributor of paints and coatings. 

Prior to that he was for twenty five years, the senior shareholder and founder of Lazof and Coss, attorneys of Newport Beach, California, with a practice limited to taxation and merger and acquisition representation. During the course of his legal practice he participated in over 300 acquisitions ranging in size from $5 million to over $2 billion. He graduated from California State University at Northeridge with B.S, cum laude, and from UCLA with a J.D., magna cum laude. He is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Ron has served as a director of the Y.M.C.A., Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the Laguna Art Museum, the U.C.I.Foundation, the U.C.L.A. Law Alumni Board of Directors, as well as several other boards of for profit and not for profit organizations, including the Lazof Family Foundation, and he is a Member of the Dallas/Fort Worth Committee for Heritage.


 

John P. Lewis  

Advisory Partner

 

 

 

John P. Lewis

 

John is a private equity investor, and was previously the Managing General Partner and Founder of   Lewis Partners, a private equity business. With more than 35 years of experience in merchant banking and principal investing, John has handled more than 150 mergers, acquisitions, financings, and divestitures in sizes ranging from $3 million to over $3 billion.

Prior to founding Lewis Partners, John was a Managing Director of Mason Best Company, a Dallas based merchant bank. He previously spent 20 years with international banks, including Citicorp and Interfirst Bank Dallas. John has experience in a multitude of industries and is a Director of several companies. He is a graduate of the American Graduate School of International Business Management and Texas Tech University.


 

David McCall

Advisory Partner 

 

 

 

David McCall

 

David is Managing Partner of Gay McCall Issaacks Gordon and Roberts, a leading law firm in Collin County, Texas since 1985. He is also a private equity investor specialising in oil & gas and real estate. 

He has served as President of both the Collin County and City of Plano Bar Associations. He is actively involved in Collin and Dallas County civic affairs, and is a former Chairman of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system, former Regent of Baylor University, former Trustee of the Baylor University Medical Center, former Secretary/Treasurer of the Texas High Speed Rail Commission, former President of the Plano Chamber of Commerce, former Director of Plano General Hospital, and former Chairman of the Plano Independant School District Bond Campaign. He received both his BA and JD from Baylor University.



 

Thomas P.Muse


Advisory Partner

 

 

John P. Lewis
Tom is Chairman of Muse, Stancil & Co an international oil and gas consulting firm. He has over 40 years of  experience in developing projects in the petroleum process industry in Texas, Louisiana and the Middle East. He has created and managed companies and joint ventures to develop and operate plants, pipelines, and marketing activities. He has been Chairman and director of several public and private energy companies.

 

Tom began his career with Arkla Gas Company where he was involved in project evaluation and operations management. Subsequently at Placid Oil Company, he was responsible for developing and managing joint ventures and processing projects. In 1968, he became a consultant for Purvin & Gertz, and in 1984 he co-founded Muse, Stancil & Co. He graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a B.S. and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering.