Francisco Morales

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, 5-11 TACTICAL

Co-founder in 2003 with Dan Costa … specialty apparel maker to military, firefighters, EMTs, police … was unit of larger firm … PE buyer TA Associates paid $240M for 80% of 5.11 in 2007 … Business Journal Innovator of the Year, 2015 … ‘innovation with a purpose’ … Compass Diversified Holdings bought in 2016 for $400M … sales $300M