William Y. Campbell


WILLIAM Y. CAMPBELL – Chairman | email

W. Y. CampbellBill is Chairman, a Founding General Partner, and a member of the firm’s investment committee. He has over twenty five years of experience in executing middle-market transactions, having been involved in a substantial number of acquisitions and divestitures as an investor and advisor. Bill began his career in the commercial banking business, ultimately holding senior executive positions at Michigan National Corporation and Standard Federal Bank. In 1983, Bill joined First Of Michigan where he was Senior Vice President and Co-Managing Director of the firm’s investment banking business.

In 1988, Bill founded W.Y. Campbell & Company, a successful financial advisory firm that was sold to Comerica Bank. Bill holds a B.A. from Albion College and an M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University.

Mark H. Carroll
Managing Partner


MARK H. CARROLL – Managing Partner | email

M. H. CarrollMark Carroll is the Managing Partner and a member of the Investment Committee of Superior. Mark is responsible for the day-to-day investment activities of the firm.

Prior to founding Superior, Mark served as a Director with Questor Management Company, a firm focused on control investments in underperforming middle-market companies. He began his private equity career as an Associate with Code Hennessy & Simmons, a Chicago-based firm focused on investing in middle-market companies with high potential for growth.

Early in his career, Mark gained hands-on operating experience through his position as the Plant Manager of Bronson Precision Products, a manufacturer of precision-machined components for the heavy-duty truck and automotive aftermarket industries.

Mark also has investment banking experience having worked in the Chicago office of BT Alex.Brown and the New York office of PaineWebber.

Mark earned his Bachelors degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a M.B.A from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Masters of Engineering Management from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University where he was an F.C. Austin Scholar.

William F. McKinley
Vice Chairman


WILLIAM F. McKINLEY – Vice Chairman | email

W. F. McKinleyBill is Vice Chairman, a Founding General Partner, and a member of the firm’s investment committee. His experience includes direct client representation and relationship management for transactional business including sell-side and buy-side advisory, capital planning and structuring and direct placement of debt and equity securities. He has significant domestic and international merger and acquisition advisory experience, with a particular emphasis on manufacturing companies.

Bill was a co-founder of W.Y. Campbell & Company, which was sold to Comerica Bank. Prior to that, Bill was a Vice President in the corporate finance department of First of Michigan Corp. Bill holds a B.S. from Babson College and an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Scott A. Reilly
General Partner


SCOTT A. REILLY – General Partner | email

S. A. ReillyScott A. Reilly is a Partner and a member of the Investment Committee of Superior. Scott is the President of Peninsula Capital Partners, a leading private capital firm specializing in middle-market structured equity capital. Scott has specialized in middle-market investing since 1988 and has participated in the formation and development of four investment firms specializing in middle-market private capital. He has been involved in the placement of over $600 million of private capital in over eighty companies and has developed customized software for screening potential investments, reporting partnership results, simulating portfolio returns and monitoring portfolio performance.

Prior to founding the General Partner, Scott has been a General Partner of Huron Capital Partners since 1999 and President of Peninsula Capital Partners since 1995. From March 1994 through September 1995, Scott was one of six founding partners of Seidler Capital (now Northstar Capital), the general partner of three middle-market mezzanine investment limited partnerships based in Minneapolis with capital commitments as of December 31, 2005 totaling over $300 million.

Prior to his tenure with Seidler Capital, Scott spent five years investing middle-market mezzanine capital at Churchill Capital, Inc., the Minneapolis-based general partner of four subordinated debt investment limited partnerships with investment capital, as of December 31, 2005, aggregating $650 million.

Before joining Churchill Capital, Scott was an officer in the Middle-market Leverage Finance Group at Security Pacific National Bank, and prior to that, as Associate in the Corporate Finance Group at Security Pacific Merchant Bank in Los Angeles. He received a B.B.A. from the University of North Dakota, and a M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Scott is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute.