Ryan McCarthy    Founder and Senior Portfolio Manager
Ryan McCarthy is Founder and Senior Portfolio Manager of Highview Capital, where he oversees all facets of the Firm’s investment activities. He has spent the last 20 years helping middle-market companies navigate various forms of growth, transition or inflection, including as an owner, investor, operator and management consultant.

Prior to founding Highview, Ryan spent nine years helping build Aurora Resurgence, Aurora Capital Group’s value-oriented private equity fund, as a Founding Member, Partner and Member of the Investment Committee. At Resurgence, Ryan executed buy-out, corporate carve-out and turnaround transactions in the U.S. and Europe across a variety of industries, including consumer, industrials, business services, transportation and logistics. He previously served on the Boards of SIRVA, ALLTUB, International Cookware (Pyrex), Lexington Precision and Tops Parking.

Ryan previously spent more than eight years with Alvarez & Marsal. Ryan was the first analyst ever hired at A&M in 1999, when the company was in its infancy, and eventually rose to the rank of Senior Director. During his time at A&M, Ryan specialized in providing interim management to companies undergoing a change or crisis, including providing quick assessments, recommending and implementing action plans, recruiting and building management teams and providing a stable vision in uncertain times. As part of his advisory role at A&M, he served as a management consultant and as interim COO, CFO and Treasurer to over 10 companies.

Ryan holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University.

Ryan lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife, two daughters and a Portuguese water dog (Hershey). He grew up in Tulsa (Oklahoma), and has lived in London, Houston and New York City. Ryan enjoys going to the beach, skiing, golfing, yoga and traveling to new countries (he has been to over 45 and counting). His favorite holiday is April Fool’s day.