William W. Vogelgesang is a co-founder of EPOCH Pi, an investment banking company serving purpose-based or impact companies—businesses that exist to provide financial as well as a social returns while endeavoring to creating value for all stakeholders. He has experience in a broad array of businesses as well as all areas of capital formation and realization. Bill serves on a number of corporate and non-profit boards, and previously worked for 14 years at Candlewood Partners, a middle market investment bank, and South Franklin Street Partners, its private equity affiliate, where he was a cofounder. He spent seven years as a Managing Director and Principal of Brown, Gibbons, Lang & Company. He served as Chairman of BGL’s Management Committee and was active in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and restructurings. Prior to that, Bill spent three years as a Principal and the Chief Financial Officer of a hazardous waste recovery and recycling company. Bill is Chairman of Conscious Capitalism of Northeastern Ohio.