Richard O. “Dick” Harris has 30 years of experience in operations, investment management and investment banking. His management experience includes serving in positions at the CFO, COO, CEO and Board of Directors levels with middle market companies involved in oilfield equipment, manufacturing and distribution, food manufacturing, agri-business and transportation.
Since founding the firm in 2009, Harris has held the belief that significant improvements in operating results can be achieved by providing senior level transactional and operational experience to assist smaller companies scale quickly using private capital. With experience gained over his career at Pioneer Corporation, Dresser Industries, and GE Capital, Harris developed a skill set and a practical understanding of the requirements for successful growth and wealth creation for owners.
Developing relationships with financial institutions and management teams throughout his career has been a constant priority and those relationships are a valuable part of the firm's ability to deliver solid ideas and execution of transactions.
Harris is originally from Wichita Falls, Texas and has lived in Dallas for 30 years. He graduated from Texas Christian University (TCU) and Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management, receiving a Master’s Degree in Finance. He has been married for twenty years and has three children and a step son. He holds the Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 securities licenses and an active Texas Real Estate Brokers license.