Our Team

  • Bryan Ballowe

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner

    Bryan Ballowe is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TradeCap Partners. Prior to founding TradeCap Partners, Bryan was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of King Trade Capital where he worked for 20 years. At King Trade Capital, Bryan oversaw underwriting and portfolio management, and was also a principal and member of its investment committee. Prior to joining King Trade Capital, Bryan worked at Bank of America for 2 years as a global financial analyst underwriting senior debt and high yield bonds for various companies in the media and telecom industry.

    Bryan holds a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.S. in Economics from Southern Methodist University as well as an MBA from Southern Methodist University in Corporate Finance. Bryan was also a varsity letter winner and member of Southern Methodist University’s men’s 1993 Southwest Conference championship basketball team.

  • Clinton Stanton

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner

    Clinton Stanton is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TradeCap Partners. Prior to founding TradeCap Partners, Clinton was Vice President, principal and investment committee member of King Trade Capital where he originated and structured trade finance facilities and managed client relationships.

    Prior to King Trade Capital, Clinton spent 4 years with Citibank where he served as Vice President primarily focused on providing senior debt financing and financial service offerings to middle market and international businesses. Clinton is a Texas A&M University graduate with a B.S. in Agribusiness.

  • Jay Burchfield

    Vice President - Operations & Portfolio Management

    Jay Burchfield is Vice President of Operations and Portfolio Management of TradeCap Partners. Prior to joining TradeCap, Jay served as Vice President – Credit Officer with Citibank’s Commercial Lending Group for 5 years, managing portfolio risk and the credit needs of clients in New York and California. Prior to Citibank, Jay was Vice President and investment committee member at King Trade Capital for 11 years where he originated and structured trade finance facilities and managed client relationships. Jay has over 20 years’ experience in commercial finance with Citibank, King Trade Capital, GE Capital, Bank One, and Textron Financial Corporation. Jay is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. in Finance & Accounting and holds an MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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