Leadership

2019-2020 SBIA Board of Governors

The SBIA governance structure consists of a Board of Governors that is made up of its Board Officers, Regional Presidents, At-Large Board Members, and designated Committee Chairs.

SMALL BUSINESS INVESTOR ALLIANCE OFFICERS
*Chair: Faraz Abbasi, Centerfield Capital Partners
*Chair-Elect: Michael Painter, Plexus Capital
*Vice-Chair: Peter Huff, Blue Sage Capital
*Treasurer: Gayle Hughes, Merion Investment Partners
*Secretary: Caroline Ducas, Resolute Capital Partners
*President: Brett Palmer, Small Business Investor Alliance
*Immediate Past Chair: Curtis Hartman, Main Street Capital Corporation
REGIONAL PRESIDENTS
Southern: Charles Cox, LongueVue Capital
Western: Eric Sloane, Southfield Mezzanine
Midwest: Scott Theuerkauf, Fifth Third Bank
Northeast: Stacey Wittelsberger, Patriot Capital
COUNCIL CHAIRS
*BDC: Michael Gerber, FS Investments
Limited Partner: Alex Abell, RCP Advisors
Middle Market: Doug England, The Riverside Company
SBIC: Brad Triebsch, CVF Capital Partners
AT-LARGE BOARD MEMBERS
Joe Alala, Capitala Group
Les Alexander, Jefferson Capital Partners
Melanie Brensinger, Anagenesis Capital
*Rodger Davis, Northcreek Mezzanine
Ben Geis, Eagle Private Capital
Liz Greenwood, BlackRock TCP Capital Corp.
Matt Harbaugh, Mountain State Capital
Steve Heinen, First Capital Partners
Carl Kopfinger, TD Bank
Andrew Panzo, NewSpring Capital
Steven Pickhardt, GarMark Partners
Kevin Prunty, RGA Private Debt & Equity
Tim Rafalovich, Wells Fargo
Mark Raterman, LNC Partners
*Chris Sears, SunTrust

*Denotes SBIA Executive Committee Member

2019-2020 SBIA Regional Committee Officers

NORTHEAST

Stacey Wittelsberger, President Patriot Capital, L.P.

Jamie Donelan, Vice President Seacoast Capital

Devon Burger, Secretary Brookside Mezzanine Partners

Andrew Panzo, Treasurer NewSpring Capital

MIDWEST

Scott Theuerkauf, President MB Financial Bank

Stacy Harmsen, Vice President Spell Capital Partners

SOUTHERN

Charles Cox, President LongueVue Capital

Kevin Benoit, Vice President Dos Rios Partners

Heather Hubbard, Secretary Valesco Industries

WESTERN

Eric Sloane, President Southfield Mezzanine Capital