Board of Directors Profile:
Franklin W. Hobbs
One Equity Partners
Mr. Hobbs is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. He served in roles of increasing responsibility at Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., an investment bank, from 1972 through 2000, finally serving as chairman of UBSWarburg following a series of mergers between Dillon Read and SBC Warburg, and later with Union Bank of Switzerland.
He served as Chief Executive Officer and director for the investment bank Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin from 2002 to January 2003. Mr. Hobbs has been an operating partner with One Equity Partners, a private equity investment firm, since 2004. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Lord, Abbett & Co., and is President of the Board of Trustees at Milton Academy.