Board of Directors

The Novo Group Board of Directors

We are thrilled and grateful to have the insights and experience of some of the area’s most committed and innovative business leaders.

Cindy Lu - President, Co-Founder & CEO

Cindy Lu is an innovator in her field and thrives on carving out new “categories” in Professional Services businesses. Cindy has over 21 years of business to business general management, as well as sales and executive search within professional services. She ..

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Mike Harris - Chairman

Mike Harris, 49, is a proven and prolific entrepreneur.  He has been involved in two business success stories where the venture capital firms that funded his companies earned more than $300 million on invested capital of $9 million.  Mike has ..

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Barbara Kennedy - Senior Vice President of Human Resources, United Stationers

Barbara J. Kennedy has served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at United Stationers Inc. since August 2008. Before joining The Novo Group, Barbara held various human resources management positions, the most recent of which was at Swift ..

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Michael Kops - Vice President of Personal Investments, Heartland Advisors, Inc.

Michael, previously the Director of Client Solutions for The Novo Group, is currently the Vice President of Personal Investments at Heartland Advisors, Inc. Michael has spent the bulk of his career helping companies grow their client base and revenue, using ..

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Paul A. Stewart - Co-founder, PS Capital Partners

For over twenty-five years, Paul has developed significant experience in a wide range of private equity investing, from venture capital to leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations.  Paul and his partner, Paul Sweeney, established PS Capital Partners in 2001 to execute an ..

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Paul Sweeny - Co-founder, PS Capital Partners

Over the past twenty years, Paul has developed significant experience in a wide range of private equity investing, from venture capital to leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. Before forming PS Capital, Paul was a founding partner at Horizon Partners, Ltd, a ..

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