David L. Magdol has served as President since November 2018 and Chief Investment Officer and Senior Managing Director since 2011. Mr. Magdol is also the chairman of our management team’s investment committee and a member of our management team’s executive committee. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman from 2015 until November 2018. Mr. Magdol has served in other senior executive positions at Main Street since prior to its IPO in 2007. Mr. Magdol has also served as a Senior Managing Director and in other executive positions of several Main Street predecessor funds and entities, which are now subsidiaries of ours, since 2002. Mr. Magdol joined Main Street from the investment banking group at Lazard Freres & Co. Prior to Lazard, he managed a portfolio of private equity investments for the McMullen Group, a private investment firm/family office capitalized by Dr. John J. McMullen, the former owner of the New Jersey Devils and the Houston Astros. Mr. Magdol began his career in the structured finance services group of JP Morgan Chase.
Jason B. Beauvais has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary since 2012. Previously, Mr. Beauvais served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since 2008. From 2006 through 2008, Mr. Beauvais was an attorney with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), an international oil and gas exploration and production company. Prior to joining Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Beauvais practiced corporate and securities law at Baker Botts L.L.P., where he primarily counseled companies in public issuances and private placements of debt and equity and handled a wide range of general corporate and securities matters as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Diego Fernandez has served as a Director since 2018 and has been with Main Street in various roles since 2013. Prior to joining Main Street, Mr. Fernandez worked as an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was involved in the origination, structuring and execution of leveraged loans and high yield bonds for the Natural Resources, Consumer Retail and Media & Telecommunications industries. While at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr. Fernandez spent the majority of his time focusing on acquisitions, corporate financings, and dividend recapitalizations. Mr. Fernandez received a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 2011.
Charles Smiley has served as a Director since 2019 and has been with Main Street in various roles since 2012. Prior to joining Main Street, Mr. Smiley was an Analyst at Crestline Investors, an institutional alternative investment firm specializing in credit and opportunistic investments. While at Crestline, Mr. Smiley served on the investment team where he was responsible for conducting due diligence, market research, and portfolio monitoring. Mr. Smiley received his B.S. degree in Finance from Florida State University. He is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society of Houston.
Joseph R. Crawford has served as a Vice President since 2020 and has been with Main Street in previous roles since 2015. Mr. Crawford graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, with a minor in Economics. As an undergraduate, Mr. Crawford served as a co-manager of a student managed $300,000 portfolio fund that successfully outperformed their benchmark, the S&P 500. Mr. Crawford was a Summer Analyst at Main Street in 2014.
Molly M. White has served as our Business Development Manager since 2018. Prior to joining Main Street, Ms. White worked as an Associate on the Leveraged Finance team at J.P. Morgan, where she was involved in the origination, structuring and execution of high yield bonds and leveraged loans for the Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining and Real Estate industries. Ms. White served as a member of the Leveraged Finance team in both the New York and Houston offices and had previously worked for J.P. Morgan as an Analyst. Ms. White graduated with High Distinction from the University of Virginia with a degree in Italian Studies and was also a member of the Varsity Women’s Rowing Team.
Jon W. Bonem has served as Associate since 2019 and has been with Main Street in various roles since joining in 2016. Mr. Bonem graduated summa cum laude from Baylor University in May 2016 and received his B.B.A. in Finance and Economics, with a minor in Mathematics. As an undergraduate, Mr. Bonem served as an Analyst in the Baylor Angel Network where he analyzed over 75 early-stage deals. Mr. Bonem was a Summer Analyst with Main Street in 2015.
Patrick Morris has served as Associate since 2019 and has been with the firm in various roles since 2016. Mr. Morris received a Master in Professional Accounting degree and a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining Main Street, Mr. Morris, a certified public accountant, worked for Ernst & Young as a Senior in their Assurance and Transaction Advisory Services Groups.
Dylan K. White has served as an associate since 2020 and has been with Main Street in previous roles since 2015 Mr. White received his BBA in Finance from the University of Texas A&M in December of 2013 and was awarded his Master of Science in Finance degree from the University of Texas A&M in August of 2015. Mr. White was a member of the Trading, Risk, and Investments Program at Texas A&M where he participated in 3 professional internship opportunities. As an undergraduate student, Mr. White served as a co-manager of a student managed $300,000 portfolio fund that successfully outperformed their benchmark, the S&P 500. Mr. White was a Spring Analyst at Main Street in 2015.
Ganggas H.W. Harjianto has served as a Senior Analyst since 2019. Prior to joining Main Street, Mr. Harjianto worked as an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he was involved in the origination, structuring and execution of leveraged loans and high yield bonds for the Consumer & Retail, Industrials and Business Services industries. While at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Mr. Harjianto spent his time focusing on acquisitions, corporate financings and dividend recapitalizations. Mr. Harjianto received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Delaware.
Deric E. Jech has served as a Senior Analyst since 2018 and has been with Main Street since June of 2016. Mr. Jech graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M’s Mays Business School, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. As an undergraduate, Mr. Jech served on Texas A&M’s Maroon Fund – a $300,000 student driven, angel investment fund. Mr. Jech was a Summer Analyst with the Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ Private Equity group in 2015.
Kurt Maurice has served as Senior Analyst since 2019 and has been with the firm in various roles since 2017. Mr. Maurice graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University receiving his Master of Science in Finance and a B.B.A. in Accounting. Before joining Main Street, Mr. Maurice, a certified public accountant, worked for Ernst & Young in their Assurance and Transaction Advisory Services Groups.
Mary Kathryn Nommensen has served as a Senior Analyst since 2018 and has been with Main Street since June of 2016. Ms. Nommensen graduated from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with high honors in May 2016, receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting Minor. As an undergraduate, Ms. Nommensen was a College Scholar and participated in two professional internships.
Kevin Dooley has served as an Analyst since July 2018. Mr. Dooley graduated from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University in May 2018, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics. As an undergraduate, Mr. Dooley participated in two professional internships as an analyst at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in the summer of 2017 and at Main Street Capital in the winter of 2017.
Phil Murphy has served as an Analyst since 2018. Mr. Murphy graduated magna cum laude with his Masters in Professional Accounting and a B.B.A. in Accounting along with a minor in Finance from the University of Mississippi ‘OleMiss’ in Oxford, MS. Before joining Main Street, Mr. Murphy, a certified public accountant, worked for Ernst & Young as a Senior in their Assurance group focusing primarily on the oil & gas sector.
David Blair has served as our Executive in Residence since 2014. David had a 25 year career with Arthur Andersen, where he was a partner from 1987-2002, working in the Denver, Houston, Dallas and San Francisco Bay area offices, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions and other transactional-related matters, both domestic and international. From 2004 through 2013, David was a Managing Director with Andersen Tax (formerly WTAS LLC) in San Francisco, with a principal focus on general transactional-related matters and structuring-related matters for emerging technology companies and their owners, both U.S. and foreign.
Scott A. Grass has served as a Vice President since 2018 and has been with the firm in various roles since 2010. Mr. Grass received his B.B.A. in Finance with a concentration in Global Energy Management from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in May 2010. During his time at the university, Mr. Grass collected several accolades and led various organizations and committees, most notably serving as the Vice President of the Terry Scholars organization.
John Watson has served as an Associate since 2019 and has been with the firm since 2017. Prior to joining Main Street, John worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Stephens, Inc. in Dallas, a middle-market investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions, underwritings of public debt and equity securities, and private placements of debt and equity. While at Stephens, Mr. Watson worked in the energy, industrials, media, and transportation sectors and participated in transaction types such as mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and private placements. Mr. Watson graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. in Corporate Finance.
Katherine S. Silva, a certified public accountant, has served as Vice President since 2015, with responsibility for managing Small Business Administration matters and several administrative functions, and Assistant Treasurer since 2010, with responsibility for managing day-to-day treasury activities. She also serves as special assistant to Mr. Foster. Ms. Silva has worked at Main Street since 2005 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia.
Charles P. Rosenstein, a C.P.A., has served as our Controller since 2010 and has been at the firm in various roles since 2008. Previously, Mr. Rosenstein was a Financial Analyst with Mariner Energy, Inc. where he was involved with all aspects of SEC reporting and management analysis. Prior to Mariner Energy, Mr. Rosenstein served as a senior SEC Auditor for the accounting firm Malone & Bailey, P.C. In this position, he was responsible for planning, supervising and completing audits for SEC clients and training and supervising entry level staff. While at Malone & Bailey, Mr. Rosenstein worked extensively with clients in the oil and gas industry.
Brandy Ehrig has served as Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis since joining Main Street in May 2018. Ms. Ehrig most recently served as Director, Global Operations Finance at Rowan Companies, from May 2017 until March 2018, and in a variety of Operations Finance, Accounting & Internal Reporting management roles within Rowan since starting there in 2010. Prior to joining Rowan, she worked in various Internal Audit & Financial Reporting positions, primarily in the offshore drilling industry. Ms. Ehrig began her career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen, LLP. She received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a certified internal auditor.
Michael Appling, Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer of TNT Crane & Rigging Inc., a privately held full service crane and rigging operator. From July 2002 through August 2007, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of XServ, Inc., a large private equity funded, international industrial services and rental company. Mr. Appling also held the position of CEO and President for United Scaffolding, Inc., an XServ, Inc. operating subsidiary. In February 2007, XServ, Inc. was sold to The Brock Group, a private industrial services company headquartered in Texas. From March 2000 to June 2002, Mr. Appling served as the Chief Financial Officer of CheMatch.com, an online commodities trading forum. ChemConnect, Inc., a venture backed independent trading exchange, acquired CheMatch.com in January 2002. From June 1999 to March 2000, Mr. Appling was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Eco Corporation, a publicly traded, international fabrication, construction and maintenance provider to the energy, pulp and paper and power industries. Mr. Appling worked for ITEQ, Inc., a publicly traded, international fabrication and services company, from September 1997 to May 1999, first as a Director of Corporate Development and then as Vice President, Finance and Accounting. From July 1991 to September 1997, Mr. Appling worked at Arthur Andersen, where he practiced as a certified public accountant.
Valerie L. Banner has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Exterran Corporation (NYSE: EXTN), a global systems and process company offering solutions in the oil, gas, water and power markets, since November 2018, and as its Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from November 2015 through October 2018. Prior to the spin‑off of Exterran Corporation from Archrock, Inc., formerly known as Exterran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AROC, formerly EXH), in November 2015, Ms. Banner served as Associate General Counsel of Exterran Holdings from 2008 to 2015 and as special counsel from 2007 to 2008. Prior to the merger of Hanover Compressor Company and Universal Compression Holdings, Inc. in August 2007 to form Exterran Holdings, she served Universal as special counsel from 2000 to 2007, and served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1998 through 2000. Ms. Banner held various roles prior to 1998, including Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Team, Inc. (NYSE: TISI), having begun her career as an associate with Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. Ms. Banner also serves as an officer and director of certain Exterran Corporation domestic and international subsidiaries
Joseph E. Canon, since 1982, has been the Executive Vice President and Executive Director, and a member of the Board of Directors, of Kickapoo Springs Foundation and The Legett Foundation, two private family foundations, as well as the General Manager of a family office, all located in Abilene, Texas. He has also been involved during this time as an executive officer and director of several private companies and partnerships with emphasis on energy, financial and other alternative investments. From 1982 to December 2018, Mr. Canon served as the Executive Vice President and Executive Director, and a member of the Board of Directors, of Dodge Jones Foundation, a private charitable foundation located in Abilene, Texas. From 1974 to 1982, he served as Executive Vice President and Trust Officer of First National Bank of Abilene. Mr. Canon served until April 2014 on the Board of Directors of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIN), a bank and financial holding company headquartered in Abilene, Texas. Mr. Canon also served until April 2014 on the Board of Directors for several bank and trust/asset management subsidiaries of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. and currently serves on the Investment Committee of First Financial Trust and Asset Management Company, a $5.6 billion trust services company affiliated with FFIN. He has also served as an executive officer and member of the Board of Directors of various other organizations including the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau, Abilene Chamber of Commerce, Conference of Southwest Foundations, City of Abilene Tax Increment District, West Central Texas Municipal Water District and the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation.
Stephen B. Solcher has served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer of BMC Software, Inc., a privately held company that is a global leader in software solutions, since 2005. Previously, Mr. Solcher served as BMC’s Treasurer and Vice President of Finance. He joined BMC in 1991 as Assistant Treasurer and became Treasurer the following year. During Mr. Solcher’s tenure, BMC grew from nearly $130 million in annual revenue to $2.2 billion in annual revenue in 2013, its last year operating as a public company. In addition to leading many M&A transactions as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Solcher was instrumental in BMC’s transition from being a publicly traded company to becoming a privately held company in 2013. Prior to joining BMC, he was employed by Arthur Andersen as a certified public accountant. Mr. Solcher also serves on the development board of the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University and has served on the board of numerous nonprofit organizations. He was recognized by Institutional Investor magazine as part of the “All American Executive Team” in 2010 and 2012 and by Houston Business Journal as 2012 Best CFO—Large Public Company.