35+ years experience
Raben Tire Co, LLC
Lifeway Christian Stores
Le Creuset of America
BSBA, Missouri Southern State College
MBA, University of Connecticut
After more than thirty-five years leading middle-market companies, Mr. Glover joined Areté Capital Partners in April 2020 as a Managing Director to pursue his passion of helping businesses overcome complex challenges to achieve great success. By leveraging battle-tested turnaround and restructuring skills acquired over a long and distinguished career as an operating executive and board member, Mr. Glover’s primary goal is to help distressed companies maximize value for all stakeholders by providing specialized advisory services and executive-level management and Board support to successfully navigate intricate and often precarious situations.
A passionate and high-energy leader, Mr. Glover is known as a visionary and resourceful strategist and has earned a reputation for producing transformational results in all types of business situations, encompassing the full spectrum of the business lifecycle. Thriving in fluid, fast-paced and ever-changing environments, Mr. Glover has proven to be highly resourceful and unflappable in both operating executive and Board roles. His executive leadership experience encompasses both domestic and international operations that cross multiple industries (automotive, aerospace & defense, consumer products, commercial products, durable goods, financial services, food service, hi-tech, industrial products, oil & gas, and media services), span numerous business sectors (manufacturing, construction, government contracting, services, retail and wholesale trade), omnichannel operations (B2B, B2C, E-commerce, etc.), and incorporate all types of complex capital structures (public, private, non-profit, family-office and private-equity backed).
Prior to joining Areté, Mr. Glover served as President & CFO of Raben Tire Company, one of the top 20 commercial tire dealers in America. Recruited by Palladium Equity Partners to grow and professionalize the business, Mr. Glover in partnership with the CEO led the company through a major turnaround and restructuring effort, culminating with the sale of the company to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in December 2019.
Mr. Glover received an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Missouri Southern State College. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).