Paul Yovovich   
Paul G. Yovovich

Principal and Co-Founder


Paul Yovovich has more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive, principal investor, and corporate director. He has deep, direct experience in organic growth initiatives, acquisitions, operations, finance, and executive team development. Before forming Lake Capital, Paul was also a founder and director of Lighthouse Global Network with Terry Graunke.

Paul was president of publicly-traded Advance Ross Corporation from 1993 through the company's 1996 sale. Advance Ross was twice named to Fortune's list of 100 fastest growing companies and Forbes'  list of best small companies in America.

From 1982 through 1992, Paul served in a variety of executive positions with Centel Corporation, a national telecommunications services company, including president of Centel's largest operating unit, with more than $900 million in annual revenue and $200 million in operating income. Paul's Centel experience also included oversight of the company's mergers and acquisitions activities, including cable television, wireless communications, network services, and equipment distribution and systems integration companies.

As an executive and as a director of various public and private companies, Paul has worked closely with founders and management teams to develop and execute business plans that create enterprise value. Paul is a director of Lake Capital's investments. He is also a trustee of the University of Chicago.

Paul received both a BA and an MBA from the University of Chicago, and is a certified public accountant.