John G. Nestor
John G. Nestor has served on our Board of Directors since 2013, and is a member of our Audit Committee. Mr. Nestor is also a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee for NF Investment Corp. Mr. Nestor joined Kirtland Capital Partners in March 1986. He is Chairman and Senior Managing Partner of this private investment firm.
Prior to joining Kirtland Capital Partners, Mr. Nestor worked for 16 years for Continental Illinois Bank. For eight years he focused on lending to small businesses in the Chicago area. In 1977, Mr. Nestor was transferred to Philadelphia where he was involved in commercial lending and in 1979, he moved to Cleveland to manage Continental Illinois Bank’s Cleveland office. Mr. Nestor is Chairman of the Board of Directors of SmartSource Computer and Audio Visual Rentals and he is also a member of the Board of Directors of Form Tech Concrete Forms. Mr. Nestor serves as a trustee of the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation, Vice Chair of the Deaconess Community Foundation and a member of the advisory board of the Beech Brook Leadership Advisory Council. Mr. Nestor is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Foodbank and The Diversity Center.
A native of Cleveland, Mr. Nestor attended St. Ignatius High School. He holds an undergraduate degree in business from Georgetown University, an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and an MA in Urban Studies from Loyola University of Chicago. Mr. Nestor is an experienced leader whose numerous board and advisory positions and experiences in the middle markets provide our Board of Directors valuable insights.