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Managing Director, 50 South Capital
Bob Morgan is a managing director for 50 South Capital, with management responsibility for the alternative asset investments areas of 50 South Capital. He was previously the director of private equity, a position he held since co-founding the private equity funds group, and an area in which he remains heavily involved.
Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Bob worked as a director at Frye-Louis Capital Advisors, LLC (FLCA), a Chicago-based private equity investment manager, and was responsible for all of the operations of FLCA, including the management of a private equity fund-of-funds. Prior to joining FLCA, he worked for Heller Financial, Inc., a middle-market commercial finance company which was later acquired by General Electric. At Heller, Bob was responsible for its private equity programs. Within Heller, he held several roles, including positions in the corporate finance group, corporate credit and Heller Equity Capital Corporation, Heller's captive private equity fund. He has invested in over 100 private equity funds covering the buyout, venture capital, structured high yield, real estate and international markets. While at Heller, he also oversaw a direct equity co-investment program which totaled approximately 20 investments. Prior to attending business school, he worked for a commercial bank in North Carolina.
Bob is a board member for the Illinois Venture Capital Association and several fund advisory boards. He received his bachelor's degree in economics from Wake Forest University and received an MBA from Emory University.