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Joe Alala Chairman and CEO at Capitala Group


Mr. Alala founded the original Legacy Fund of Capitala Group, (the “CapitalSouth Partners Fund”), in 1998. In 2000, Mr. Alala was the youngest founding general partner to receive an SBIC debenture license in the 50-year history of the SBIC program. He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capitala Finance Corp. since it’s 2013 initial public offering. He has guided the growth of Capitala into a national investment firm with approximately $1.3 billion invested to date. Mr. Alala also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of the management company and has over 20 years of experience in the mezzanine lending, leveraged finance, distressed debt and private equity businesses.

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