Bola Ajere

Michael Webb


Founder & Managing Partner

Michael has demonstrated investment and operational experience in specialty retail, restaurants, hospitality, real estate, insurance, ecommerce, and consumer tech startups. He has been an Operating Partner at several private equity firms and is skilled in strategic planning, special purpose board and executive committees, advisory services, asset management, M&A, and brand development. Michael has served on the board of directors of PFD Capital, Chef'd (acquired by True Food Innovations), P3 Partners, Food 4 Less (acquired by Yuciapa Companies), United Grocers (acquired by Supervalu), Springfield Insurance Company (acquired by AmTrust Financial Services), Rim Hospitality Group (acquired by Interstate Hotels & Resorts) and Grocers Specialty Company. Email:

Investment Partner

Bola is the Managing Partner of AMC Consulting Group, a management consulting firm. AMC specializes in information technology, corporate governance, risk management, and regulatory compliance programs, information security, information technology audit, change management, and management consulting. Bola is a former managing partner of Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles, California, where he was in charge of the Enterprise Risk Management practice and provide assistance on M&A due diligence and leverage transactions, and assisted senior management executives in various change management transition processes. Bola has held senior positions with Ernst & Young, PwC, and IBM.

Dennis Hanley

Investment Partner

Dennis has an extensive leadership and operational experience spanning 48 states and 14 countries with expertise in retail and ecommerce across all phases of retail, softline and hardline businesses. Dennis has opened over 450 store locations and 12 distribution centers for publicly and privately held companies with revenues ranging from $40M to $40B. Dennis' passion and enthusiastic leadership style assists companies with operations management, change management, cost and improvement initiatives, business development, strategic planning and execution, and integrated marketing solutions. Dennis holds a BS in marketing from San Jose State University and Food Executive Program certificates from University of Southern California and Cornell University. Email:

Jimmy Lee

Executive Vice President of Investments

Jimmy leads the effort to source transactions that match Woodside's investment and advisory criteria. Prior to joining Woodside, he was part of the equity research team at Roth Capital, covering clean technology firms in the small to mid-cap space. Jimmy also worked for Green Mesa Capital, a single-family office that focuses on alternative investments globally, J.P. Morgan in its Private Banking unit in Singapore, and at Citigroup in its Wealth Management Operations Group. Jimmy holds an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and is a Level III Candidate in the CFA program. Email: