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Karl W Rodger

Vice President

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Karl joined Spire Capital in 2015. At Spire, Karl plays an active role in sourcing transactions, executing investments, and working alongside portfolio company investments.

Prior to joining Spire, Karl was a Vice President at Dubin Clark & Company, a private equity group making control investments in middle market companies. During his two years at Dubin Clark, Karl helped acquire four new investment platforms, close and integrate over ten add-on acquisitions, refinance a number of portfolio companies, and successfully divest one portfolio investment. Karl played an active role on the Board of Directors for a number of Dubin Clark portfolio companies.

Prior to Dubin Clark, Karl gained middle market private equity experience with The Riverside Company, where he invested out of their $1.2 billion fund. Prior to Riverside, Karl worked at Harris Williams & Co., where he advised public and private clients on mergers and acquisitions.

Karl received a BA, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, where he majored in Economics and minored in Corporate Strategy. He has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.