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. Quarles joined Gen Cap America as VP of Finance in 2023. Previously to Gen Cap, Mr. Quarles was a Financial Operations Specialist at Equitable Trust, where he assisted clients in tax and accounting matters. Prior to Equitable Trust, Mr. Quarles worked as a Senior Associate at Sitel Operating Co. and as a Senior Tax Accountant at Frazier & Deeter. Wes holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee Haslam College of Business.
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.