Mr. Byrd founded Gen Cap in 1988 and has been responsible for the firm’s strategic planning and investment policy. Mr. Byrd received a B.A. from the University of Tennessee, a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Napier joined Gen Cap in 1995, after having been an active financial advisor to GCA on all of its investments since 1988. Prior to GCA, Mr. Napier managed the Corporate Finance departments of several large regional banks with the emphasis on middle-market merger and acquisition activities and merchant banking transactions. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Houston.
Mr. Ginsberg joined Gen Cap in 2013. Previously, Mr. Ginsberg was an Associate Director with ORIX Ventures where he focused on originating and executing venture debt and equity investments. Prior to ORIX, Mr. Ginsberg worked in the Leveraged Finance Group at Banc of America Securities, focusing on debt financings for middle-market and large corporate clients in the healthcare, technology, and media sectors. He holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Georgia and an M.B.A. degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Mr. Byrd joined Gen Cap in 2022. Previously, Mr. Byrd founded and served as Managing Director of ByrdView Capital, a Nashville-based buyout firm focused on small-market leveraged acquisitions in North America. He holds a B.A. degree from Emory University, in Atlanta, GA.
Mr. Blackmon serves on the board of directors of Gen Cap portfolio companies and is an advisor on acquisitions and ongoing operations of the portfolio companies. Mr. Blackmon is President of Rogers Manufacturing Company. Previously, Mr. Blackmon was Vice President of National Operations for a management consulting firm. Mr. Blackmon graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina.
Mr. Davis joined Gen Cap in 1985. Prior to that time Mr. Davis worked for Peat Marwick and Baker & Davis, both public accounting firms. He is a certified public accountant and received his B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Mrs. Turner joined Gen Cap in 2016. Previously, Mrs. Turner was an audit manager at HTJ CPAs & Consultants and DGLF CPAs & Business Advisors, both public accounting firms, where she worked on merger and acquisition engagements and portfolio company audits. She is a certified public accountant and received as B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee.