On August 24, 2020, Scopes Facility Services, Inc., a trusted floor care & facility services provider across the United States, announced the appointment of Sean Gallagher as co-CEO alongside current CEO, Kevin Williams.
“Scopes is an exciting opportunity,” says Gallagher. “There has been a strong entrepreneurial foundation built over almost 30 years and, alongside the new ownership at Westbridge Capital, I’m excited to expand and grow the company to new heights.”
Gallagher graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management. Prior to his commencement with Scopes, Gallagher was an investment banker, including ten years with Merrill Lynch and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and then joining UBS, where he was a Managing Director, both in New York. He most recently was a Managing Director at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.
Gallagher also has years of experience as the CFO of International Raw Materials LTD in Philadelphia, a multinational company with operations across the globe. As both an investment banker and CFO, he has been involved in over $80 billion of mergers and acquisitions, and over $120 billion in financial transactions overall, for the senior leaders and boards of directors for some of the world’s largest companies.
“Since the acquisition in April, Scopes has been exceeding expectations consistently with our current customers. We are thrilled to have Sean with us to grow our customer base by leaps and bounds. I am also excited to work hand-in-hand with Sean in growing the business,” shares Co-CEO Kevin Williams.
The long-term plan for Scopes is to continue to grow organically and through acquisitions. “We are in the beginning stages of a growth strategy for the business,” says Gallagher. “Kevin and I look forward to taking that strategy to new levels.”
About Scopes Facility Services, Inc.: Scopes Facility Services, Inc. (Scopes) is a premier floor care, landscaping and facility services provider. Scopes operates nationally, providing commercial services to over 7,500 retail locations on behalf of some of the largest retail chains in the United States.
About Westbridge Capital Ltd.
Westbridge is a private equity management company. Westbridge focuses on real estate and private equity investments that by their nature have little correlation to publicly listed securities and may be used to diversify a portfolio and reduce overall portfolio risk and volatility.
About Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust is a Canadian domiciled Mutual Fund Trust managed by Westbridge Capital Ltd. The Fund makes high yield loans to mature operating companies and distributes the associated income stream to investors. The Fund makes monthly distributions to investors and targets annual distribution of income equal to 11% of an investor's contributed capital.
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