Jack Calderon

by / Wednesday, 14 August 2013 / Published in North America

Jack Calderon

Managing Director
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  • Joined Lincoln International LLC in 2001
  • Previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EFTC (publicly traded)
  • Former member IPC Board of Directors, currently serving on IPC Executive Forum and Government Relation Committees
  • J.D. from American University
  • B.A. in Economics from Case Western Reserve University

Detailed Biography

Role at Lincoln International:

Jack leads Lincoln International's global Electronics and Solar Energy Groups which include Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS), Controls, Interconnects, Power Electronics, and Solar Energy. He has extensive operating and transaction experience in the electronics industry having served as a CEO of a public company. Jack leads deal teams, manages key client relationships, and markets the firm's services.

Advisory Experience:

Jack has extensive experience in advising companies on merger and acquisitions, restructuring, fairness opinions, and other strategic matters. In addition to completing multiple transactions for public company, private equity, and private owner clients, he also has experience in cross- border advisory work encompassing both Europe and Asia. Jack has led numerous sell-side and buy-side transactions. His advisory work is exclusively focused on the electronics and solar energy industries.

Industry Experience:

Jack is an expert in the electronics industry. He spent 20 years in various operating management positions in the industry, beginning with Honeywell and culminating as CEO of publicly traded EFTC (now part of Benchmark Electronics). Jack is a frequent speaker at industry events and oversees Lincoln’s publications in the EMS and Solar Energy industries. Jack is a former member of IPC’s Board of Directors, currently serving on IPC Executive Forum and Government Relation Committees. Jack is also active in the IPC’s initiative in solar energy. Jack’s merger and acquisition practice focuses on interconnects (circuit boards, flex circuits, and connectors), EMS (electronic manufacturing services and repair/warranty services), control electronics (sensors, actuators, motion control, and embedded computing), power electronics (supplies, conditioners, inverters, batteries), and solar energy (wafers, photovoltaic cells, module assembly and system installers).

Past Affiliations:

Prior to joining Lincoln International, Jack served as Chairman and CEO of EFTC, a publicly traded electronics manufacturing service provider (now part of Benchmark Electronics). EFTC specialized in manufacturing complex, high reliability electronics primarily for the commercial aerospace industry. Jack began his career in Honeywell's Aerospace and Defense Group in 1979. In his 20 year operating career, he held a variety of positions with several companies including Program Manager; Vice President of Marketing and Contracts; Vice President of Corporate Development; Vice President and General Manager of Latin American Operations and CEO.

Academic Credentials:

Jack earned a Juris Doctor degree from The American University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University.