Experienced partners

 Learn about the proven expertise behind Taureau Group's operating partners.

Mike Erwin

Mike Erwin 

Mike boasts a 40-year career in executive management and C-suite experience in a variety of industries. Formerly, he served as CEO and co-owner of Tailored Label Products, Inc., Menomonee Falls, WI. Mike also serves on the board of directors for Sentry Equipment Corp.; M2M Machine Group, a portfolio company of Generation Growth Capital; and Landmark Credit Union. He also served for 8 years on the board of directors and vice chair for ProHealth Care. Additionally, Mike serves on advisory boards for Midland Plastics, Inc., Marsh Electronics, Premier Paperboard Machinery Corp. and Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Mike leverages his experience, adding a deeper level of operating knowledge and proficiency based on his manufacturing and engineering career. This internal capability allows Taureau Group greater insights and executive perspective which clearly differentiates the firm from other investment banking practices.

Learn more about Mike's background and experience here.

Jon Moreau

Jon Moreau 

Jon is a senior financial executive with nearly 30 years of experience advising businesses on strategic and financial business planning. He has worked in various roles for public companies and has been the CFO for both privately held and private equity owned businesses in the heavy manufacturing, light manufacturing, foundry, construction, assembly, food manufacturing and service industries. He currently serves on the board of directors of a private equity owned Wisconsin manufacturer and is an active member of Executive Agenda.

Jon's role within Taureau Group is to leverage his private equity and business experience and in-depth financial knowledge to extend our firm's growth strategies in the North Region and to support our deal team by providing a wealth of strategic financial support for our clients.

Learn more about Jon's background and experience here.

Jerry PinesJerry Pines 

Jerry is a seasoned executive with an extensive career in managing large distribution and manufacturing corporations throughout the United States and Mexico. He has worked in various executive leadership roles for Triumph Industries (a division of Alco Standard and eventually Ikon Office Solutions), Metro Metals, and Millenia Products Group where he also served as Chairman of the Board. While at Metro Metals, an Indiana-based steel processing company, Jerry served as CEO for 16 years and led the purchase and development of one of the largest independent electro galvanizing companies in the nation.

Jerry's role within Taureau Group is to leverage his experience and industry knowledge to provide strategic guidance and expertise based on his manufacturing and metal fabrication career. His deep operating experience and highly differentiated skill set allows Taureau Group to provide unparalleled value for our clients by better positioning these businesses in the market with greater operational analysis and strategic investment considerations.

Learn more about Jerry's background and experience here.