Dave is the founder of Midwest Mezzanine Funds, a 24 year old lower middle market mezzanine firm. Since its inception in 1992, Midwest has invested in 100 companies. Midwest Mezzanine Fund V has capital commitments of $270 million and operates as an SBIC. Midwest invests second lien, subordinated debt and equity. Our clients are generally equity sponsors (both independent and those with committed capital) management teams and family owned businesses. Dave had prior mezzanine and equity experience with Dresdner Kleinwort Benson (1986-1991) GE Capital (1982-85) and BMO Harris Bank (1979-81).