Mr. O’Brien has over 30 years of experience in innovation and strategic management within the manufacturing industry. Mr O’Brien successfully maneuvered O’Brien Corporation into a global leader of process control equipment and piping products. In 2010 he founded OBrien Capital , a direct private equity investment firm. OBrien Capital specializes in lower middle market manufacturing firms in the Midwest. Mr O’Brien maintains board positions for both non-profit and middle market manufacturing companies.