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Beau Blair

COO & EVP

Beau Blair is the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of McLarty Diversified Holdings (MDH). Beau brings decades of experience on both the buy-side and sell-side with a successful track record of entrepreneurial endeavors including the real estate platform CapRocq, the small business fund McLarty Capital Partners, a programmatic real estate joint venture with W.P. Carey (NYSE: WPC), Paqui Tortilla Chips, Roaring Brands, and ExpressRx.

 

Beau is a founding General Partner of McLarty Capital Partners’ Small Business Fund 1 and served on the investment committee.  He was a Co-Founder and Director of GDV Imports Mexico S.A.P.I de C.V.  Beau is also a Co-Founder of CapRocq.

Previously, Beau served as Executive Director of Global Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan in New York where he spent eight years on M&A transactions, debt and equity financings. He began his professional career as an investment banker at Stephens Inc.

 

He is currently the Chairman of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Board of Advisors, and serves as a Director on the University of Arkansas Foundation Board and Executive Committee.

 

Beau earned a B.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an M.B.A. from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas.