Eric Nowlin '82

bruce fisherEric Nowlin is the president and principal founder of Private Equity Advisors, a consulting firm based in Corona Del Mar, California. Nowlin invests and provides advisory services for private equity clients making investments into distribution businesses and serves as chairman and outside board director on multiple boards.

Before starting Private Equity Advisors, Nowlin had a 32-year corporate career which included leading over 10,000 team members for global industrial distributor, WW Grainger. Nowlin served as president of Grainger Canada and Vice President of Grainger’s U.S. branch operations, e-commerce and inventory management teams. Previously, he was a senior executive for the Maytag Corporation as Divisional Vice President of Sales and Vice President overseeing large corporate accounts. 

Nowlin graduated cum laude from BGSU with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Updated: 01/30/2023 05:02PM