Experience and commitment

Our team has diverse experience in business, finance and operations, centered on creating long-term value in our portfolio and partner companies.

Don O’Grady, Chief Financial Officer

Don has broad experience and a successful track record managing growth companies with an emphasis on internal control, management reporting, budgeting and forecasting. Don has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for a number of companies, including Irving Oil and Hinckley Yachts. Don oversees Casco Passage’s portfolio companies, leading financial forecasting, control and reporting for each business. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine where he holds a B.S. in Accounting.

Justin Schair, Managing Partner

Justin is co-founder of the Casco Passage companies and a Partner with Matrix Private Capital Group, a private equity and asset management firm.

A Maine native, his experience spans business, journalism and politics. He has lead reform-centric campaigns and political organizations, including serving as finance director for U.S. Senator Angus King. Prior to his work in investment management, Justin served as the U.S. Press Officer for Concern Worldwide, an international humanitarian relief and development organization with operations throughout the world.  He serves on the boards of the University of New England, the Waynflete School and the Emanuel and Pauline Lerner Foundation.

Justin is a graduate of Hofstra University where he holds a B.A. in journalism and received his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Lori-Ann Touchette, Administrative Manager

Lori-Ann oversees administration of Casco Passage, its portfolio companies and investments. Lori-Ann’s experience centers on administration, human resources as well as real estate management. Lori-Ann is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine.