Jim Upchurch

October 18, 2017

Jim co-founded Caltius Capital Management in 1997.  As President and CEO, Jim is involved in all aspects of fund management, fundraising and deal origination for Caltius Equity Partners and Caltius Structured Capital.  His wide-ranging experience spans private debt and equity investing, sales and trading of public debt securities, portfolio management and accounting. Prior to founding […]

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Gavin Bates

September 21, 2017

Gavin actively originates, structures and negotiates new investment opportunities and maintains client relationships.  He is a key contributor to the firm’s growth initiatives, including fundraising, marketing and business development.  Gavin joined Caltius Structured Capital in 2008. Previously, Gavin was a Director at CapitalSource, responsible for sourcing and underwriting cash flow-based senior and subordinated debt transactions […]

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Alisa Frederick

September 20, 2017

Alisa joined Caltius Structured Capital in 2000 when the firm was investing its second fund.  She leverages decades of portfolio management and underwriting experience across a broad range of industry sectors to originate junior capital investment opportunities, manage portfolio companies and fundraise. Additionally, Alisa is the firm’s compliance officer. Previously, Alisa was a Senior Vice […]

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Greg Howorth

September 19, 2017

Greg joined Caltius Structured Capital at its inception in 1997, bringing deep investment underwriting and portfolio management expertise.  He manages all aspects of the business, including deal origination, underwriting, negotiations, portfolio management, fundraising and strategic planning. Previously, Greg was a Senior Credit Officer at FINOVA Capital responsible for pre-screening prospective transactions for FINOVA’s Corporate Finance […]

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Michael Kane

September 18, 2017

Michael co-founded Caltius Structured Capital in 1997 to provide junior capital to the underserved lower middle market.  He is instrumental to the fund’s success, from fundraising to deal origination, portfolio management and strategic planning. Previously, Michael managed Building and Construction Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity fund focused on the building and construction industries, as […]

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Rick Shuart

June 1, 2017

Rick evaluates investment opportunities, structures transactions and advises portfolio company management teams.  His well-rounded experience spans junior capital investing, private equity and investment banking.  Rick joined Caltius Structured Capital in 2004 after earning his M.B.A.  Prior to attending business school, he was an Associate at Caltius Equity Partners from 1999 to 2002. Previously, Rick was […]

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Don Jamieson

April 1, 2017

Don pre-screens and underwrites transactions, performs research and analysis and conducts portfolio monitoring and review.  He joined Caltius in 2000 after beginning his career as an investment banker in New York. Previously, Don was a Financial Analyst in the Acquisition Finance Group at Salomon Smith Barney, where he supported deal teams in underwriting leveraged loans […]

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Kate Jenks

April 1, 2017

Kate screens prospective investment opportunities, assists with due diligence for new transactions and monitors portfolio companies in close coordination with senior team members.  She joined Caltius Structured Capital in 2019 from PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP where she was a senior associate in the Deals Advisory group.  At PwC, Kate advised a wide range of clients on strategic […]

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