Our Team

leaders in strategic investments

Combining visionary investing with world-class expertise, our team at Blueline Ventures is dedicated to driving success through strategic acquisitions and transformative initiatives. Get to know the individuals who lead our firm.

Joseph Wechsler

Managing Partner

Joe has over 20 years of experience in both large consulting organizations & the entrepreneurial environment, with extensive experience in driving large scale, transformation initiatives and a unique ability to manage & motivate diverse project teams.

He has successfully founded and acquired several businesses throughout his career, has sold or exited a few of them, and has extensive international experience.

Joe earned an MBA from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, and a BA in Economics Management and Spanish from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Bo McMahon

Managing Partner

Bo has 13 years launching and acquiring small businesses with a heavy concentration in the trades. He got his start at a Boston based private equity and debt firm, and later joined a private equity start-up.

Bo has invested in various asset classes of real estate, and small to medium sized businesses including construction GC, roofing, restaurants, metal fabrication, and RE brokerage.

Bo earned his Bachelor’s degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a concentration in banking and finance.

Mike Bernhart

Partner, Portfolio Ops

Mike has over 20 years of diverse experience, including leadership and business transformation, that has led to outstanding results in multiple disciplines.

He has helped clients through a variety of M&A activities, including facilitating generational transfers of ownership, advising clients on sell-side transactions, integrating a merger of equals, and assisting individuals on their entrepreneurial journey through buy-side advisory.

Mike earned an MS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, and a BA in Economics Management from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Professional Advisors & Support

We are proud to be supported by some of the best professionals in the industry. These valued partnerships ensure that our investments are conducted with a blend of expertise, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Our network includes esteemed partners such as Waldron H. Rand & Company P.C., Premier Law Group, Agora, and First Republic, now part of JP Morgan Chase. With their expertise and guidance, we navigate complex financial and legal landscapes, allowing us to focus on our core mission of driving success through strategic investments and transformative initiatives.

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Disclaimer

All offers and sales of any securities will be made only to Accredited Investors, which for natural persons, are investors who meet certain minimum annual income or net worth thresholds or hold certain SEC approved certifications. Any securities that are offered, are offered in reliance on certain exemptions from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (primarily Rule 506(c) of Regulation D and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the Act) and are not required to comply with specific disclosure requirements that apply to registrations under the Act. There are risks associated with investing and securities in general. Investing involves risk of loss including loss of principal. Some high-risk investments which use leverage may accentuate gains and losses. Past investment performance is not a guarantee or predictor of future investment performance. Further, the content on this website is not intended to be investment, legal, or tax advice. Blueline Ventures is not acting as an investment adviser, attorney, or tax professional and nothing on this website should be construed as personalized advice. Prior to making any investment decision, you should consult with your own investment, legal, and tax advisors to evaluate the risks, consequences, and suitability of the investment opportunity. Your specific circumstances may, and likely will, vary.