Samuel Loughlin is a founding partner of Paceline Equity Partners and serves as a member of the Investment Committee and the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to forming Paceline, Mr. Loughlin served as President of the North America Region at Lone Star Funds and was responsible for the management and oversight of all originations initiatives in North America. Prior to joining Lone Star Funds in 2011, Mr. Loughlin was employed at Hudson Americas, LLC; an affiliate of Lone Star, and was focused on directing the management of the corporate assets located in North America. Prior to joining Hudson Americas, Mr. Loughlin was a Partner of CCG Venture Partners, a private equity firm with real estate, operating company and securities holdings, where he was responsible for legal oversight, deal structuring, asset evaluation, acquisitions and sales. Prior to CCG Venture Partners, Mr. Loughlin served as an attorney at the law firm of Vinson & Elkins, LLP, where he was a member of the Business and Corporate Securities group, with experience in venture capital and mezzanine financing transactions, private and public securities offerings, and mergers and acquisitions, management buyouts and debt financing transactions. Mr. Loughlin is a board member of the Southwestern Medical Foundation and serves on the board’s public affairs committee. Mr. Loughlin is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Baylor University and earned his J.D. with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law.