Mr. Carpenter plays an active role in the Fund management in identifying, qualifying, underwriting, and managing clients for the Fund.
He has been a seasoned CEO, COO, and CFO for different financial institutions ranging in asset size from $5 million to in excess of $5 billion. Mr. Carpenter is proven in his ability to lead an organization in creating and sustaining a high performance corporate culture and providing superior return to shareholders. His experience is enhanced by a finance background, strong analytical skills and excellent people skills.
Mr. Carpenter has completed several acquisitions and dispositions (ranging in size from $750,000 in assets to $300 million in assets), including initial negotiations, public relations, purchase and final implementation. The majority of these acquisitions were in specialty finance, including factoring, asset-based lending, leasing, and franchise lending. Mr. Carpenter was a senior executive at Bay View Capital Corporation, Bay View Commercial Finance Group, and Concord Growth Corporation. He held a variety of positions at Hewlett Packard, IG Ventures Ltd, and CFS Financial Corp. Mr. Carpenter received his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.