The Musser Group Team
Warren V. "Pete" Musser
Legendary investor and veteran of the technology and financial industries, Pete Musser has been a leading figure in the business world as both an entrepreneur and a chief executive for more than 60 years.
Pete is perhaps best known for founding Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. As the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1953 until 2001, Pete helped to create the publicly traded private equity company model and popularized the rights-offering shareholder dividend process. Pete is credited with being the founding investor behind Comcast; QVC; Novell; and Cambridge Technology Partners.
Today, Pete continues to serve as Chairman Emeritus of Safeguard, and is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Musser Group, a financial consulting company.
Pete is a strong supporter of and contributor to the community at-large through the Musser Foundation. He is a member of a variety of civic, educational, and charitable boards of directors, and serves as Chairman Emeritus of Economics PA
Pete earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Lehigh University.
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Thomas C. Lynch
Mr. Lynch, a retired naval officer, has served as Senior Vice President of The Staubach Company, a real estate advisory firm, and is now Chairman of New Day USA. Mr. Lynch previously held a number of executive positions at Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., including Senior Vice President. Prior to his entering into joining the business arena, Mr. Lynch had a decorated 31-year naval career, retiring with the rank of Rear Admiral. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Lynch's positions included Chief, Navy Legislative Affairs; Commander of the Eisenhower Battle Group during Operation Desert Shield; Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy from 1991 to 1994 and Director of the Navy Staff at the Pentagon from 1994 to 1995. Mr. Lynch was also the captain of the 1963 Navy Cotton Bowl team with Roger Staubach, its Heisman winning Quarterback.
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Michael M. Carter
Michael M. Carter is the CEO and President of BizEquity, the first patented and leading online big data business valuation and performance service. BizEquity was created to democratize and provide better access to business financial knowledge for the Global 200 million SMEs. Michael was formerly Managing Director of The Musser Group, a private equity company where he worked with entrepreneurs to help finance, structure and grow companies along with legendary venture capitalist Warren V. "Pete" Musser the founder investor behind Comcast; QVC; and Novell. In his career so far, Michael has assisted in helping to create more than $400 million dollars in shareholder value. Michael has founded three technology companies and served as an executive officer (CMO) of a billion dollar publicly traded technology services firm. He began his career in Management Consulting at Cambridge Technology Partners where he helped leading Global 2000 organizations embrace technology to enhance business outcomes. Michael was recently named one of top 100 leaders in FinTech and Bizequity was recently named one of the top 360 companies in the United States by Entrepreneur Magazine and Media. Michael received a B.S. and M.S degree from St. Joseph’s University. Michael is also the founder of non-profit called "Founders For Francis," and a board member of Elevator Pitch.
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