Alan Hall - managing director
A co-founder and managing director, Alan E. Hall brings deep understanding and expertise around channel sales, marketing strategy and sales execution to the Mercato Partners portfolio. Alan currently serves on the board of directors of MediConnect Global and serves as board advisor to Control4 and Fusion-io.
Prior to founding Mercato Partners, Alan E. Hall was founder and CEO of MarketStar Corporation, an outsourced global marketing and sales organization which helps thirty of the world’s largest high technology companies generate billions of dollars in revenue from the small to medium business space. After selling MarketStar to Omnicom (NYSE:OMC) in 1998, Alan assisted Omnicom management in acquiring channel sales businesses nationwide. Alan is the founder Grow Utah, a non profit organization which fosters entrepreneurial development and co-founder of Junto Partners, an education initiative to help mentor aspiring entrepreneurs. He is a founding board member of the World Trade Center Utah. Alan has been honored as the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the 2009 Mountainwest Capital Network Entrepreneur of the Year. Alan received a B.S. from Weber State University and an MBA from Brigham Young University's Marriot School of Management.