Dan Jessee has over 15 years of private equity investment and fund management experience, most of which is directly related to the types of investments that the Fund proposes to make. Mr. Jessee was a Principal with Stonehenge Partners. Stonehenge currently manages $475 million in committed private mezzanine and equity capital. Formerly, Mr. Jessee was the Vice Chairman of Banc One Capital Markets. Mr. Jessee has invested as a principal and as a portfolio manager in a variety of financial institutions and specialty finance companies over the past 15 years. These companies have focused on a broad range of asset classes including residential mortgages, auto loans, commercial real estate mortgages, and other consumer loans.
Prior to his tenure at Banc One, he held senior level investment banking positions at Meuse, Rinker, Chapman, Endres & Brooks and Rotan Mosle, Inc. He began his investment banking career in 1978 with E.F. Hutton and Co., Inc., after spending time with Price Waterhouse & Co. Mr. Jessee holds a B.A. degree from Tulane University, an MPA (Health Care Administration) from the City University of New York and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.