Professionals

Meet Our Team

Albert Melchiorre

Albert D. Melchiorre, President

Al founded MelCap Partners in 2000, and is responsible for managing all aspects of client engagements from proposal through closing, developing business, reviewing offering memorandums and financial models, negotiating purchase agreements, and interacting with buyers and investors. Al resides in Medina, Ohio with his wife and four children.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • BSBA in both Finance and Marketing from The Ohio State University
  • Registered FINRA Representative: Series 7 – General Securities, Series 24 – General Securities Principal, Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent, and Series 79 – Limited Representative-Investment Banking
  • Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor through the Alliance for Merger and Acquisition Advisors

Prior Experience

  • Director of the investment banking group at PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Senior Vice President and Vice President at two regional banking firms
  • Senior Officer in Banc One Capital Corporation and Huntington Bancshares’ investment banking groups

Professional and Community Involvement

Prior or current Board member of the following:

  • Autus Capital
  • Aztec Concrete Accessories
  • Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”) Cleveland Chapter President 1997-1998
  • Entourage Freight Solutions
  • Label Print Technologies
  • Mama Lola’s
  • Ohio Regional Training Center
  • RICO Equipment
  • RS Hanline & Company
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute
  • The Turnaround Management Association (“TMA”)
  • Wrestlers In Business Network

Al is also a member of Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors, American Bankruptcy Institute, ACG, and TMA.

Marc Fleagle

Marc A. Fleagle, Vice President

Marc is responsible for leading transactions, developing offering memorandums, performing financial analysis, preparing financial models and valuations, conducting industry research, and drafting proposals, presentations, and other marketing materials. He resides in Streetsboro, Ohio with his wife and three children.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • MBA in Finance from The University of Akron
  • Bachelor degree in Liberal Arts from Malone University
    Series 79 – Limited Representative-Investment Banking and Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent
  • Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor through the Alliance for Merger and Acquisition Advisors

Prior Experience

  • Associate at New York Community Bancorp

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Involved with various business associations including ACG, TMA, & CFA
  • Board member for the AM&AA (Alliance of Merger’s & Acquisition Advisors)
  • Board member, The Entrepreneurship Institute
  • Founder of an endownment fund at Malone University
  • Facilitates children and youth events at various religious organizations
Robert Pacholewski

Robert T. Pacholewski, Vice President

Bob is responsible for developing and reviewing offering memorandums, financial models, proposals, and presentations as well as conducting management presentations. He resides in Richfield, Ohio with his wife and three children.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • BBA in Accounting from Cleveland State University
  • CPA Certificate from the State of Ohio (inactive)

Prior Experience

  • Founder of KMA Ventures, LLC, an accounting and finance consulting firm for small businesses
  • U.S. Controller for Lafarge Corporation
  • Vice President/Treasurer of The Cleveland Builders Supply Company
Matthew Roberts

Matthew J. Roberts, Vice President

Matt is responsible for leading transactions, developing offering memorandums, financial analysis, and preparing financial modeling, conducting industry research, drafting proposals, and presentations, along with other marketing materials. He resides in North Ridgeville, Ohio with his wife and three children.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • MBA from Cleveland State University
  • BSBA in Accounting from Robert Morris University
  • Registered FINRA Representative: Series 79 — Limited Representative-Investment Banking, and Series 63 — Uniform Securities Agent

Prior Experience

  • Project Manager at China Centric Associates
  • Commercial Credit Analyst at First Federal of Lakewood
  • Accountant at Bowled Solutions, Inc.
  • Staff Accountant at Lytkowski & Co., Ltd.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Board Member, the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”)
  • President, Young Association for Corporate Growth (“YACG”)
  • Board Member, The Entrepreneurship Institute
  • Committee chair, the ACG Cup, an MBA case study competition
  • Oversight of finances for a local church
Matthew Sweet

Matthew M. Sweet, Associate

Matt is responsible for developing offering memorandums, financial analysis, preparing financial modeling, conducting industry research, drafting proposals, and presentations, along with other marketing materials. He resides in Cleveland, Ohio.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • BSBA in Finance from The Ohio State University
  • Series 79 — Limited Representative-Investment Banking and Series 63 — Uniform Securities Agent

Prior Experience

  • Analyst intern at Morgan Stanley
  • Financial modeling student trainer at Adventis CG

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Involved in the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”)
  • Committee Member, Young Association for Corporate Growth (“YACG”)
  • Founder of the Big Data and Analytics Association at The Ohio State University
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
Evan Lyons

Evan J. Lyons, Analyst

Evan is responsible for developing offering memorandums, financial analysis, preparing financial modeling, conducting industry research, and drafting proposals, presentations, and other marketing materials. He resides in Fairview Park, Ohio.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • MBA in Accounting from Baldwin Wallace University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from Baldwin Wallace University
  • Series 79 — Limited Representative-Investment Banking and Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent

Prior Experience

  • Analyst intern with MelCap Partners
  • Audit intern with Maloney + Novotny
  • Corporate real estate and tax intern with KeyBank

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Involved in the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”)
  • Committee member for the ACG Cup, an MBA case study competition
Tracey Rohrbaugh

Tracey M. Rohrbaugh, Administrative Assistant

Tracey is responsible for all day-to-day administrative, clerical, and secretarial functions at MelCap Partners. Tracey has over 35 years of administrative, legal, and clerical experience. She resides in Medina, Ohio with her husband and two daughters.

Prior Experience and Education

  • Worked for several Judges in Ohio and Pennsylvania
  • Legal assistant at a law firm and for a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • Associate’s Degree in Specialized Business from Central Pennsylvania Business School
Karen Pacholewski

Karen R. Pacholewski, Office Manager

Karen is responsible for assisting with administrative operations, human resources, hiring, and training. She’s worked in investment banking since 1980 and has been with MelCap Partners since its inception. She resides in Richfield, Ohio with her husband and three children.

Prior Experience and Education

  • Office manager at a regional boutique investment banking firm
  • Instrumental in the construction and establishing of new office space for executives throughout the years
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications, and minor in Psychology, from Cleveland State University

Our Team of Experienced Industry Professionals is Ready to Help

MelCap Partners, LLC is a highly experienced team of investment bankers who offer a more involved deal process you won’t be able to find at larger firms. With experience in a variety of industries, we’re able to offer expert financial advisory services to businesses within the middle market and partner with them to successfully close a deal.

If you’re looking for a financial partner who will guide you through the process, we’re here to help. Interested in learning more about what we can do for your business? Contact us today.