Tyson S. Smith is a founding Partner of Tecum Capital Partners and serves on the firm’s Investment Committee. In this position, Mr. Smith is responsible for leading all aspects of transaction origination, analysis, structuring, underwriting, deal execution, and monitoring of subject private equity and mezzanine debt investments.
Prior to co-founding Tecum Capital Partners, Mr. Smith was a Vice President of its predecessor organization, F.N.B. Capital Corporation, LLC.
Previously, Mr. Smith was an entrepreneur serving as the co-owner and developer of a franchisee territory for a national casual restaurant chain after starting his career as a sell-side equity research analyst for Robert W. Baird, a middle-market investment bank. He currently serves as a director of Powertrack, Red Head Brass, Uncle Charley's Sausage, and White's Equipment. He also serves as the SBIC Chair on the Industry Council of the Small Business Investor Alliance.
Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from The University of Notre Dame where he was a member of the Applied Investment Management program. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a native of Atlanta, GA, and currently resides in Pittsburgh, PA.