David Simon Managing Director 1858 Capital Partners

Managing Director

M&A Experience

  • Led or co-led more than 100 corporate finance or investment banking transactions including company sales, capital placements and complex debt financin
  • Active in Florida business banking community since starting with Sun Bank (now Truist Bank) in 1979
  • Experienced investment banker since starting career with Allen C. Ewing & Company in 1991
  • Founded and was Managing Partner of Capital Strategies Group, a lower-middle market M & A firm in 1993
  • Owned and was Managing Partner and Supervising Principal of CS Capital Strategies Financial Group, a full-service retail broker-dealer and investment banking firm

Additional Highlights

  • Founding member of the Orlando Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and President of the Chapter 2013
  • Board member and President of the Board of the Edgewood Children’s Ranch (www.edgewoodranch.com), a place that provides at-risk children and their families a safe environment to change behaviors and the course of their lives
  • Co-Founder and President of the Edgewood Ranch Endowment, Inc. an endowment solely focused on the long-term operating needs of the Edgewood Children’s Ranch
  • Part-owner and Manager of two restaurants in Nashville, Tennessee which later sold to Tony Roma’s
  • Graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio