team

Core Team

Financial and strategic business management expertise

When you partner with Woodlawn you work with a core team that takes a hands-on approach. We become directly involved with a business to learn its unique methods and processes, and to earn the trust of its people. Our core team's focus is on creating successful strategies for your people.

Greg Bregstone Woodlawn Partner

Greg Bregstone

Partner

Evan Gobdel Woodlawn Partner

Evan Gobdel

Partner

Alan Konieczka Woodlawn Operating Executive

Alan Konieczka

Operating Executive

Greg Bregstone

Partner | greg@woodlawnpartners.com

Greg Bregstone

Greg is a founder of Woodlawn Partners. He is primarily engaged in building the teams at Dynamatic and Gulfex with a focus on accounting, finance, and management information systems.

Prior to forming Woodlawn Partners, Greg co-founded Security National Warranty, an aftermarket automotive warranty company. As Chief Operating Officer, Greg led the company's growth to over $12 million in revenue. Greg previously spent ten years in the private equity and leveraged finance industries with Alpha Capital Partners, Arbor Private Investment Company, and Prudential Capital Group.

Greg holds a B.A. from Emory University and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Evan Gobdel

Partner | evan@woodlawnpartners.com

Evan Gobdel

Evan is a founder of Woodlawn Partners. He is primarily engaged in building the teams at Burrow's Supply and Universal Tank with a focus on organizational development, marketing, and information systems.

Evan began his career in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. As a Vice President of Midwest Mezzanine Funds, he invested in and helped to manage dozens of middle-market companies. He gained previous investment banking and venture capital experience with Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Sandler O'Neill & Partners, and The Roman Arch Funds of Prudential Securities.

Evan holds a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Pomona College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Alan Konieczka

Operating Executive | alan@woodlawnpartners.com

Alan Konieczka

Before joining Woodlawn Partners, Alan was a Vice President of NM Group Global, which specializes in acquiring and growing manufacturing companies in the metal forming industries. He had direct responsibilities for the pressure vessel division and served as a strategic advisor to other operational units. Alan has developed extensive manufacturing expertise through prior positions as the President of DeVlieg-Bullard II, which specialized in machine tool manufacturing, as President of Klemp Corporation, a worldwide metal grating manufacturer, and as the Director of Manufacturing for Dynacircuits, a printed circuit board manufacturer.

Alan holds a B.A. from the University of Illinois.