Leadership

2017-2018 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: Carolyn Galiette, Ironwood Capital
*Chair-Elect: Curtis Hartman, Main Street Capital Corporation
*Vice-Chair: Faraz Abbasi, Centerfield Capital Partners
*Treasurer: Michael Painter, Plexus Capital
*Secretary: Peter Huff, Blue Sage Capital
*President: Brett Palmer, Small Business Investor Alliance
*Immediate Past Chair: Jeri Harman, Avante Mezzanine Partners
REGIONAL PRESIDENTS
Northeast: Justin Kaplan, Balance Point Capital Partners
Midwest: Andy Shackelford, LaSalle Capital
Southern: Caroline Ducas, Resolute Capital Partners
Western: Gavin Bates, Calitus Capital Management
COUNCIL CHAIRS
BDC: Ian Simmonds, TPG Specialty Lending
Limited Partner: Christian Albert, Bowside Capital
Middle Market: Doug England, The Riverside Company
SBIC: Justin Kaplan, Balance Point Capital Partners
AT-LARGE BOARD MEMBERS
Marilyn Adler, Medley Capital
Scott Chappell, Barings
*Tom Danis, RCP Advisors
Rodger Davis, Northcreek Mezzanine
Ben Geis, Eagle Private Capital
Michael Gerber, FS Investments
*Sean Greene, Siguler Guff & Company
Dave Helgerson, Hamilton Lane
*Gayle Hughes, Merion Investment Partners
Steven Pickhardt, Garmark Partners
Chris Sears, Sun Trust Community Capital
Jesse Serventi, Renovus Capital Partners
Brad Triebsch, CVF Capital Partners
Tim Welles, Pine Street Capital Partners

*Denotes SBIA Executive Committee Member

2017-2018 SBIA Regional Committee Officers

NORTHEAST

Justin Kaplan, Vice President Balance Point Capital Partners

Stacey Wittelsberger, Secretary Patriot Capital, L.P.

Jamie Donelan, Treasurer Seacoast Capital

MIDWEST

Andy Shackelford, President LaSalle Capital Partners

Tyson Smith, Vice President Tecum Capital

Scott Theuerkauf, Secretary MB Financial Bank

Stacy Harmsen, Treasurer Spell Capital Partners

SOUTHERN

Caroline Ducas, President Resolute Capital Partners

Les Alexander, Vice President Jefferson Capital Partners

Charles Cox, Secretary LongueVue Capital

Kevin Benoit, Treasurer Dos Rios Partners

WESTERN

Gavin Bates, President Caltius Capital Management

Gus Spanos, Vice President Spanos Barber Jesse & Co

Eric Sloane, Secretary Southfield Mezzanine Capital