Mr. Porter, Managing Director of RCG, is a seasoned financial executive with more than 20 years of experience. He is responsible for providing financial, operational, information technology and business analytics leadership to the Firm's portfolio companies. His responsibilities also extend to acquisition diligence, post-acquisition on-boarding and integration, and portfolio company performance improvement activities. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of an RCG portfolio company, WSS, a specialty retailer of athletic footwear with more than 130 stores throughout the Hispanic communities of California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and Florida. Mr. Porter provided financial and strategic leadership across the WSS organization during a period of unprecedented growth and expansion. Prior to joining WSS, Mr. Porter was a Senior Finance Manager at Guitar Center, the largest global retailer of musical instruments. Previously, he was Director of Financial Planning & Reporting at EZ Lube, a Goldman Sachs portfolio company and the largest chain of quick lube centers in Southern California.
Mr. Porter received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from San Diego State University.