Frank Iannelli, Senior Partner
Frank Iannelli is a Senior Partner of the The Lucas Group—a spin off from Bain & Company that has completed more than 700 due diligence, growth strategy, and performance improvement assignments. For more than 25 years, Frank has advised and led companies on operational, financial and strategic issues, including raising capital, enterprise sales, and corporate turnarounds.
Frank founded K3 Advisors and has led a wide range of board-level strategic and operational engagements, from strategic adviser to a multi-billion-dollar energy infrastructure fund to financial and operational advisor to aerospace companies, distributors, and a wide range of energy companies such as D&T Trucking and Frontier Oilfield Services. Frank was also a Managing Director with Western Strategic Advisors, a Southwestern regional investment bank.
Frank has held a number of transformational general management roles in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, real estate, and oilfield services. He was the President of Cheldan Homes, a real estate company focused on land development and new home construction. He was the President and Director of Walls Industries, a manufacturer and marketer of branded outdoor apparel, which was owned by Haas Wheat & Partners; he led the sale of the company to Brazos Equity Partners. Frank was also the Vice President of Operations for Pinnacle Brands Inc., which was owned by Acadia Partners.
Frank started his career with Arthur Andersen in the corporate financial consulting services group working in the bankruptcy, corporate finance and litigation services division.
Frank is a CPA and has a BBA and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. He participates in the TCU Energy Institute Mentoring Program and various community programs.