Co-Founder and President of JM2 Capital, John has been afforded the opportunity to manage and consult with multi-million dollar companies over his career and is currently a strategic advisor for Weir Pressure Control which is a premier energy services company. The Weir Group is an international engineering solutions company with 14,000 employees located in over 70 countries. Prior to the Weir-Mathena merger (2012), Mr. Mathena provided leadership as the President and CEO of Mathena, Inc since 2005. He was responsible for directing the overall strategy and executing against a succinctly designed operational framework. His keen ability to see a vision and develop a plan for implementation allowed the Company to experience exponential growth over his tenure.
From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Mathena provided leadership to The Williams Companies as the Director of Supply Chain Management. During his time at Williams, he managed over $300 million in annual spend across numerous business units and commodity groups. Prior to Williams, he consulted for Accenture developing an expertise on strategy and process design within several energy, chemical and high-tech businesses across the Fortune 100. As a Senior Manager, Mr. Mathena was afforded the opportunity to consult in North America and across Europe with emphasis on process reengineering within supply chain management and customer order to cash processes. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. John enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and working out. He is very active in his church as a bible study teacher and is a passionate follower of Christ.
Co-Founder and Vice President of JM2 Capital, Elizabeth is a degreed accountant, a CPA and has over 20 years of accounting expertise. She developed her business management and accounting skillset working for Fortune 500 companies in the Energy and High Tech space. Over her tenure, Ms. Mathena developed a broad appreciation for various accounting principles and enabling systems ranging from budgeting, planning, general ledger, tax, account receivable/payable to implementing various enabling technologies to support these functions (SAP, Hyperion, Sage, etc.).
Prior to JM2 Capital, Elizabeth was employed at Mathena, Inc for approximately 10 years and was instrumental in moving the company from manually managed accounting functions to system enabled accounting processes. Her varied accounting background, hard work ethic and ability to apply appropriate technology established the financial foundation that prepared Mathena for exponential growth. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. She enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids, running, working out and being involved in her kid's schools. Elizabeth is active in her local church through ladies bible study and teaches a young married adult Sunday School class. She strives daily to be more like Jesus.