Laurence S. Levy
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Laurence S. Levy has been Chairman of our Board of Directors and our Chief Executive Officer since our inception.
Mr. Levy founded the predecessor to Hyde Park Holdings, LLC in July 1986 and has since served as its Chairman.
Hyde Park Holdings, LLC is an investor in middle market businesses. Mr. Levy serves as an officer or director of
many companies in which Hyde Park Holdings, LLC or its affiliates invests. Presently, these companies include:
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics LLC, a national logistics services
company, of which Mr. Levy is a director; Derby Industries LLC,
a sub-assembly business to the appliance, food and
transportation industries, of which Mr. Levy is Chairman;
Regency Affiliates, Inc., a company traded on the Pink Sheets,
of which Mr. Levy is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and
President; and Warehouse Associates L.P., a provider of
warehouse and logistics services, of which Mr. Levy is Chairman.
Mr. Levy is also Chairman of the Board of Essex Rental Corp., an
OTC bulletin board company and one of North America's largest
providers of lattice-boom crawler crane and attachment rental
In addition, from March 1997 to January 2001, Mr. Levy served as
Chairman of Detroit and Canada Tunnel Corporation, a company
which operates the toll tunnel between Detroit, Michigan and
Windsor, Ontario, and from August 1993 until May 1999, Mr. Levy
served as Chief Executive Officer of High Voltage Engineering
Corporation, a diversified industrial and manufacturing company.
Mr. Levy received a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor
of Accountancy degree from the University of Witwatersrand in
Johannesburg, South Africa. He is qualified as a Chartered
Accountant (South Africa). Mr. Levy received a Master of
Business Administration degree from Harvard University and
graduated as a Baker Scholar.