Kacy Rozelle is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of St. Cloud Capital, LLC (“St. Cloud”), a Los Angeles-based private equity manager focused on providing growth capital to the lower-middle market (St. Cloud has made 48 portfolio investments in companies across a wide range of industries in every layer of the capital structure, including senior secured debt, subordinated debt, and preferred and common stock). Mr. Rozelle has been involved with most every aspect of St. Cloud’s day-to-day operating activities and portfolio management functions since the firm was founded over eleven years ago.
Mr. Rozelle is a member of the Investment Committee of St. Cloud and is responsible for sourcing, execution and portfolio monitoring functions. Mr. Rozelle’s middle and lower-middle market corporate finance and investment banking experience also includes an additional ten years at Jefferies & Company, Inc. (a diversified investment bank with over 900 employees in 16 offices worldwide engaged in equity, convertible debt, and taxable fixed income securities underwriting, trading, and corporate finance, focused on small to middle market privately held companies), where he served as a member of the firm’s Taxable Fixed Income Executive Committee, and where he participated in the structuring and placement of more than $40 billion of securities, including more than $10 billion of public and private equity.
Mr. Rozelle began his career at Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin, a Los Angeles-based investment bank, where he assisted on a wide range of services for middle market companies including mergers and acquisitions, financial opinions and valuation and advisory assignments.
Mr. Rozelle currently serves on the Board of Directors of: San Francisco AutoReturn LLC; Prestige Industries LLC; and Johnson Products Company, Inc. Mr. Rozelle previously served on the Board of Directors of: SAFE Security, Inc.; National Holdings (OTC: NHLD.OB); Frontline Sales, Inc.; and Earl Scheib, Inc.; among others.
Mr. Rozelle is also an active member of the Santa Monica Bay Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and recently served on the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Recreation and Parks, Palisades Park Advisory Board. Mr. Rozelle earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS in Finance from Virginia Tech. He resides in Pacific Palisades, CA with his wife and three children.