John Hale

John Hale

Operating Partner

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John Hale

John joined NEP in 1998 bringing more than 20 years of CEO experience at a variety of companies. In addition, his experience includes international business, M&A, company operations, and financing. John previously served as chairman at CVI Melles Griot, and he currently serves as chairman at Minnesota Rubber & Plastics. Throughout his career prior to NEP, John held a variety of executive leadership roles at Honeywell, Datapoint, Inforex, Intelogic Trace, Fibronics, and Telex.

Notable past investments for John include CVI Melles Griot and PeopleNet.


B.S., University of Minnesota
M.B.A., Babson College

Board membership

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics