Mr. Hauser is based in Los Angeles and Cincinnati. He focuses his efforts on market leadership, strategy development, capital formation, structuring of new investment opportunities, communication with investors, and adding strategic value to the portfolio of funds and companies.
Mr. Hauser is also Chairman of the Board for Hauser Private Equity's (HPE) predecessor â€“ Hauser Capital Markets (HCM), where he oversees the direct investment strategy of the Hauser Capital Partners (HCP) funds managed by HCM on structured-control buyouts, minority equity, mezzanine debt or vertical (side-by-side) investing with portfolio funds. Mr. Hauser has 25 years of private equity investing and merchant banking experience.
Mr. Hauser serves on the Board of Directors of Adspace Networks, the Cincinnati Sports Mall, The O'Gara Group, River Cities Capital Fund and Southeast Land Company. Mr. Hauser also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Hauser Insurance Group (HIG), an insurance consulting and brokerage company focused on risk management.
Mr. Hauser has 25 years of operating experience and has been the Chairman of The Hauser Group for the last 20 years. He has built that business from a local insurance agency to a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm through Hauser Corporate Solutions and Hauser Insurance Group.
Early in his career, Mr. Hauser was Vice President of Reynolds Dewitt Securities. There he was instrumental in providing expansion stage capital, management expertise and operational assistance to approximately 15 companies. These financings resulted in public offerings of Mid American Waste Systems, Future Healthcare, Future Now and Health Images.
Mr. Hauser received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Finance from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.