JD Dell - Director
Mr. Dell has over 20 years experience in private equity, both in raising capital for, and investing in, alternative assets. Mr. Dell joined Big Path Capital as a director in October 2017.
Immediately prior to Big Path, Mr. Dell was a Managing Director with Capview Partners from October 2014 through September 2017 where he was responsible for investor relations wherein he led a team that raised over $110 million of equity capital and secured over $200 million in debt financing in 2 years for net lease real estate investments. Prior to joining Capview, Mr. Dell was Senior Vice President for Corporate Development and General Counsel for Sellars Absorbent Materials, Inc., a leading producer and distributor of abosorbent and wiping products containing recycled fibers from 2010-2014. While with Sellars, Mr. Dell was instrumental in multiple financings for the company, including leading a sale-leaseback financing, which significantly reduced the company's cost of capital and improved its finances. During his tenure with Sellars, Mr. Dell played an integral role on the management team in improving the company's earnings. Prior to Sellars, Mr. Dell served as Senior Managing Director at Trammell Crow Company/CBRE from 2005-2010, where he raised over $250 million from institutional investors. He led investments in opportunistic and value-added real estate. Mr. Dell also was a Senior Executive and Partner at Lone Star Funds/ Hudson Advisors, one of the largest alternative private equity funds in the world from 1998-2004. While at Lone Star Funds, Mr. Dell was an instrumental team member in growing the company to over $12 billion assets under management from $1 billion assets under management when he first started. Mr. Dell was in charge of legal, regulatory and compliance matters for Lone Star Funds.
Mr. Dell has been an active volunteer for the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation, previously serving as Chairman of the Investment Committee and Chairman of the Foundation that oversees Jesuit's endowment through June 2017.
Mr. Dell has been a member of the State Bar of Texas for more than 30 years, and he holds an undergraduate degree, with honors, from Carroll University in Wisconsin and law and masters in accountancy degrees, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
JD Dell is a registered representative of Growth Capital Services, Member FINRA/SIPC