Managing Director at Rand Capital Management
Steve Brannon serves as a Managing Director at Rand Capital Management. He is responsible for the origination, execution, monitoring, and realization of investments. Mr. Brannon has more than 20 years experience in a variety of roles working with middle market companies, including mezzanine and private equity investing, direct operating, investment banking, commercial lending, and business valuation consulting. Prior to joining Callodine Strategic Credit, Mr. Brannon was a Managing Director at BlueArc Mezzanine Partners. From 2006 until joining BlueArc Mezzanine Partners, he was a Partner at Nancy Creek Capital, a mezzanine debt fund focused on the lower middle market. From 2002 to 2006, he was an owner and operator of Action Air, LLC, a privately-held restaurant equipment and services company where revenue more than tripled during his tenure. Prior to Action Air, Mr. Brannon worked in the Investment Banking Group at Raymond James & Associates, where his activities included executing public and private capital raises, mergers and acquisitions transactions, and strategic advisory assignments. Prior to receiving his MBA, Mr. Brannon spent two years in the Business Valuation Group at KPMG Peat Marwick. He also spent over two years in the Commercial Banking Group at NationsBank. Mr. Brannon holds a BBA from the University of Georgia and an MBA with concentrations in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.