Mr. Brown brings 30 years of middle market leveraged finance and private equity investment experience and is highly skilled in sourcing, structuring, closing and successfully exiting debt and equity financings for later stage middle market growth, buyouts and recapitalizations within a broad range of industry sectors. Mr. Brown has an extensive network of private equity sponsors, independent sponsors, management teams and deal intermediaries and has built a successful investment track record of realizations throughout various economic cycles.
Prior to the formation of Adjunct, Mr. Brown was the Managing Director and Head of Middle Market Investments for NGP Capital Resources Company (NASDAQ: NGPC), a publicly-traded business development company (BDC) until its sale to an asset management firm in late 2014. Prior to joining NGPC, Mr. Brown was Managing Director for another publicly-traded BDC focused on the middle market. Formerly, Mr. Brown was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Stratford Capital Partners and Stratford Equity Partners, a $150 million mezzanine and senior equity fund structured as two Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) focused on the lower middle market and affiliated with the private equity firm, Hicks Muse Tate & Furst and other large institutional investors.
In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mr. Brown currently serves several charitable organizations. He is President and Founder of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Foundation, currently on the Board and a former member of the Executive Committee of the Dallas County Community College District Foundation and was a Team Lead for a non-profit project for Executives in Action.
Mr. Brown received his undergraduate business degree in Finance from the University of Georgia and his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Brown is married and has two sons.