Watermill Group promotes three to executive roles
Watermill Principal Julia Karol has been appointed as Watermill's President and COO.
Prior to joining Watermill, Ms. Karol worked at Jumpstart.
She received her M.A. in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership from Stanford University, completed the Summer Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and earned a B.A. from Tufts University.
Ms. Karol is a member of Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and is part of the 2017 class of Harvard Business School’s Owners, Presidents and Managers Program.
Principal Michael Fuller is now CFO.
Mr. Fuller has over 20 years of experience in operations, financial and turnaround management.
He brings a diverse background spanning an array of responsibilities and industries including manufacturing, financial services, commercial and residential construction, metal products, consumer products, distribution, printing, media and technology.
Prior to joining Watermill, Mr. Fuller served as Director at Phoenix Management Services and as President and CEO of York Manufacturing.
He is a graduate of Bentley College with a B.S. in Finance.
After two years serving as the firm’s Director of Transactions, Matthias Bergin assumes the role of Watermill Principal.
Prior to joining Watermill, Mr. Bergin worked as an Associate in the Private Fund Advisory Group at Lazard Frères and Co. in New York.
Prior to Lazard, he was a Senior Associate at Newbury Partners, a private equity firm specializing in the secondary market.
Mr. Bergin received his B.S. in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University and is fluent in French and Spanish.