Investment Team

Chris Daniel

Managing Director


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2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Ste 4194, El Segundo, CA 90245

Mr. Daniel joined The Gladstone Companies in July 2011. He currently serves as a Managing Director in our Los Angeles, CA office focusing on debt and equity investments in privately held companies. Mr. Daniel has extensive experience in sourcing, structuring, negotiating and managing debt and equity transactions in middle market companies. Prior to Gladstone, Mr. Daniel was a Managing Director of Churchill Financial Group, a $1.5 billion commercial finance company providing debt capital to middle market companies. Prior to this, Mr. Daniel was a Managing Director of Praesidian Capital, managing private funds focused on mezzanine investing and was a Principal of Windjammer Capital Investors, a $2 billion private fund manager focused on mezzanine and equity investing. Earlier in his career Mr. Daniel worked in the leveraged buyout finance group of Citicorp Securities and was a consultant for Kenneth Leventhal and Company (now Ernst & Young).  Mr. Daniel received a BA in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and obtained an MBA in Finance from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Mr. Daniel currently serves on the board of Jackrabbit and is an observer of Mitchell.