Alexander Schoenbaum co-founded CrowdOut Capital after more than 12 years of direct lending, private equity, and investment banking experience. He has provided financial and strategic advisory services to many growing middle market companies across a range of industries including: consumer, retail, telecom, media, manufacturing, technology, financial services, oil & gas, and industrials. Collectively, Alex has completed more than $3 billion of transactions, including both debt and equity placements.
Previously, Alex founded Swift Estate Capital, a specialty finance firm focused on lending to high net worth individuals. He also worked at Blue Sage Capital, a middle market private equity and debt firm, focused on finding investment opportunities, performing due diligence, structuring and executing transactions, and supporting Company management to grow their businesses. He began his career at Piper Jaffray in San Francisco, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and capital raises in the consumer space, including restaurants, retail, food, and consumer products. Alex received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Finance, International Business, and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. Currently, he serves on the board of the Capital of Texas Media Foundation.