J. Sulester joined CrowdOut in November 2016 and has spent his entire 20+ year business career in Austin. He began his financial career at Tejas Securities Group running their equity trading desk. From there, J. co-founded the capital markets group at Westlake Securities where he was a Principal and managed all operations for the group. Prior to joining CrowdOut, J. was a Managing Director at Pasadera Capital, focused on originating new opportunities and working with investors. He has participated in many private placements and sell-side assignments in a variety of business sectors. In his career, he has been involved in over $500 million in transactions. J. is also a founding member of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Young Professionals Group, as well as a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.