Investment Team

David Dullum

David Dullum

President

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Mr. Dullum joined The Gladstone Companies in February 2008. Mr. Dullum has served as President of Gladstone Investment Corporation since April 2008 and was a Director from June 2005 to August 2015. Mr. Dullum is an Executive Managing Director of our Adviser, Gladstone Management Corporation, and was a Director of Gladstone Commercial from August 2003 to May 2015, and a Director of Gladstone Capital from August 2001 to February 2015. Mr. Dullum has extensive experience in equity investing and middle market buyouts.

Prior to joining Gladstone, from 1995 to 2007, Mr. Dullum was a Partner of New England Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in small and medium-sized business in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. From 1976 to 1990, Mr. Dullum was a Managing General Partner of Frontenac Company, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Mr. Dullum has served as the Chairman of NASBIC (now known as SBIA) and on the Board of Trustees of The Stanford Business School Trust.  Mr. Dullum holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BME from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Rachael Easton

Chief Financial Officer

Rachael Easton

Rachael Easton

Chief Financial Officer

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Ms. Easton joined Gladstone in December 2021 as the Chief Financial Officer of Gladstone Investment Corporation. Prior to joining Gladstone, Ms. Easton worked as the Senior Director, Financial Reporting, at AvalonBay Communities, Inc. in Arlington, VA. Ms. Easton also previously held accounting roles at companies across various industries and was a senior auditor in EY’s financial services assurance practice in New York, New York. Ms. Easton received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics in Accounting from Lehigh University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State.

Kyle Largent

Executive Vice President – Senior Managing Director

Kyle Largent

Kyle Largent

Executive Vice President – Senior Managing Director

Kyle joined Gladstone in November 2006. Prior to joining Gladstone, he was a Vice President for National Capital, an investment bank providing M&A advisory services to small and mid-sized businesses. In 2003, Kyle served as an Associate Analyst in the Research group at Friedman Billings Ramsey. Kyle received an MBA from Georgetown University and a BSBA from the University of Tulsa, and is a CFA charterholder.

Mr. Largent currently serves on the boards of the following portfolio companies: B+T Group, Brunswick Bowling, Old World Christmas, Pioneer Square Brands, Schylling, SOG and Utah Pacific Bridge.

Peter Roushdy

Executive Vice President – Managing Director

Peter Roushdy

Peter Roushdy

Executive Vice President – Managing Director

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Mr. Roushdy joined Gladstone in July 2011. Prior to joining Gladstone, he worked as an Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities where he focused on debt and equity capital markets origination and advisory services to clients in the retail and restaurant sectors. Mr. Roushdy earned a BA in Economics from Davidson College in May 2008.

Mr. Roushdy currently serves on the boards of the following portfolio companies: Bassett Creek Services, Edge Adhesives, Educators Resource, Horizon Facilities Services, J.R. Hobbs, Mason West, Nocturne Luxury Villas and Nth Degree. He is an observer of B+T Group.

Erika Highland

Managing Director

Erika Highland

Erika Highland

Managing Director

Erika Highland joined Gladstone in August 2005. She currently serves as a Managing Director of Gladstone Investment Corporation. Prior to joining Gladstone, she was an Account Executive at Wells Fargo Retail Finance where she was responsible for monitoring and underwriting senior secured loans to national and regional retail chains. Before joining Wells Fargo, she was a financial Analyst in A.G. Edwards’ Investment Banking Division focusing on capital raising and M&A transactions for middle market companies. Ms. Highland holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Boston College.

Ms. Highland currently serves on the boards of the following portfolio companies: Counsel Press, Country Club Enterprises, Ginsey Home Solutions and The Mountain Corporation.

Christopher Lee

Managing Director

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Managing Director

Mr. Lee joined Gladstone as a Principal in January 2008. Prior to joining Gladstone, he was a Vice President with MCG Capital where he was a debt and equity investor in middle-market companies across industry platforms, with a focus on telecommunications and publishing and including origination/underwriting and Board advisory roles. Prior to his work at MCG Capital, Mr. Lee worked as a Consultant with KPMG Consulting (now BearingPoint) from 1993 to 1998 where he performed cost accounting studies for state and local government clients. Mr. Lee earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.

Mr. Lee currently serves on the boards of the following portfolio companies: D.P.M.S., Galaxy Tool Holding, Jackrabbit, SBS Industries, Phoenix Door Systems and PSI Molded Plastics.

David Glazer

Managing Director

David Glazer

David Glazer

Managing Director

Mr. Glazer joined Gladstone in 2014. Prior to joining Gladstone, he worked at U.S. Trust Bank of America and in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he focused on debt and equity capital markets origination and M&A advisory services. He received an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and a BA from Duke University.

Mr. Glazer currently serves on the board or is an observer to the following portfolio companies: ImageWorks, Brunswick Bowling, and Schylling.

Travis Steele

Travis Steele

Principal

Mr. Steele joined Gladstone in March 2019. Prior to joining Gladstone, he acted as Managing Member at Steele Partners, an investment firm he founded focused on value investments within the public equity markets. He also worked as an Associate at Grey Mountain Partners, a private equity firm based in Colorado, and as an Analyst at RBC Capital Markets in New York. Mr. Steele graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with honors in Mathematical Economics.

Mr. Steele currently serves on the board or is an observer to the following portfolio companies: Mason West, Old World Christmas, Pioneer Square Brands, SOG, and Utah Pacific Bridge.

Daniel Crump

Senior Associate

Daniel Crump

Daniel Crump

Senior Associate

Mr. Crump joined Gladstone in January 2020. Prior to joining Gladstone, he worked as a Senior Associate at Mountain Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in the North American energy sector. Prior to his work at Mountain Capital, Mr. Crump was an analyst in the Global Energy Investment Banking group at Scotiabank, where he advised on M&A transactions in the Oil & Gas sector. Mr. Crump graduated with BS degrees in Finance and Economics from the University of Maryland.