Name:                  Charles Harris

Title:                     Partner

Background:

Charles Harris started his career in commercial banking in Cleveland, OH, with Key Bank. He continued his career in the financial space as a public finance investment banker at Fifth Third Securities in Columbus.

In 2005, Mr. Harris co-founded Lind Dyson & Company, a provider of real estate marketing services for multi-family developers, new home builders, and real estate agents. He then founded Oakley Hunter & Company, an independent business development office serving private equity firms and family offices firms across the country. After a decade at Oakley, in 2021, Mr. Harris joined ScaleCo as Partner. He leads ScaleCo’s business development efforts through deal origination, network expansion, and deal execution.

Mr. Anderson and Mr. Harris met over 20 years ago, as they both considered co-investing in a Fried Sauerkraut Ball business in Cleveland. After ultimately deciding not to invest, they stayed in close contact over the years.

Mr. Harris holds a BS in Finance from Tuskegee University  and an MBA in Finance from Case Western Reserve University.

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