Gary has over 35 years working with emerging growth companies and has led more than 125 financings. Gary founded First Capital Ventures (then First Capital Business Development) in 2005 to collaborate with entrepreneurs, investors, private equity groups, venture capital funds and investment banking firms.
Brent has over 20 years of legal, finance and operations leadership experience. He started his law career at the Silicon Valley practice of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison where he worked with venture capital firms and over 30 startups. He then joined Denver-based Brownstein Hyatt & Farber.
Chris Franz has over 20 years of experience in building and scaling high tech, high growth companies. Chris has founded more than 10 startups focusing on emerging technology, data analytics, SaaS software and data center systems. He has built companies with budgets up to $3.5 B.
Scott has over 10 years of CFO leadership experience and, in addition to his responsibilities for First Capital, serves as interim CFO for First Capital clients. He was most recently CFO of Fortress Investment Group-partnered Summit Investment Management and served as an outsourced.
A seasoned financial marketing professional, Justin has led the comprehensive capital markets efforts of 20 public companies. In 2005 he launched and subsequently directed the After Market Support division of Keating Investments, and in 2008 bought out the division and created a dynamic consultancy.
Paul brings decades of senior-level management experience in telecommunications, marketing, sales, technical services, regulatory activities and Internet services. In addition, he has entrepreneurial experience in Internet services, software development and technical telecommunications services.