a unique combination of skills across a broad range of industry sectors

Experience  Don has over twenty years experience advising and investing in high growth, private and public businesses. Prior to founding Dragonfly Capital, he worked with Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co., a Charlotte-based merger and acquisition boutique. Prior to Bowles, Don worked in New York City at the investment bank Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette advising both private equity groups and business management teams on various financings and M&A situations.  He also served as a Tax Manager at Arthur Andersen in Atlanta.  Don has been a member of the Rotary Club of Charlotte for over 20 years and served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Corporate Growth - Charlotte for 6 years. He is also a member of the Charleston Deal Alliance.

Education  BA Economics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Master of Accounting, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Master of Business Administration - The Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Personal  Don has one daughter and is a dog lover, currently owning a Golden Retriever. He enjoys golf and spending time at the Carolina coast. Don was an Academic All-ACC linebacker at UNC.  He is also a member of the prestigious U.S. Open crew, which has only inducted 10 members/ragers in history.