Team

Marquette Capital Partners comprises a team of experienced professionals with solid capabilities in originating, underwriting, and structuring complex securities.

Led by Thomas Jenkins, this cohesive team has worked together successfully for over two decades.

Tom Jenkins President and CEO

Tom Jenkins

Tom is a seasoned financial services executive with over 30 years of experience with four leading Midwestern financial services organizations. In addition to founding Marquette Capital Partners, Mr. Jenkins served as Chief Lending Officer at the $6 billion Marquette banking organization from 1990 until its divestiture in 2002. Mr. Jenkins' lending and investment experience spans hundreds of companies across a wide variety of industries. He is a graduate of Lawrence University. He earned a BBA in finance at the University of Wisconsin and earned his MBA at DePaul University.

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Greg Dames Senior Managing Director

Greg Dames

The focus of Greg’s 30-year career has been on structuring senior debt and mezzanine investments to middle market companies. Prior to joining Marquette Capital Partners, Mr. Dames was the head of commercial lending at Marquette Capital Bank, a highly successful start-up business bank. He is a graduate of Rice University and earned his MA in international relations at Yale University.

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David Shapiro Managing Director

David Shapiro

David has over 20 years of leveraged finance and private capital experience. Prior to joining Marquette Capital Partners, Mr. Shapiro was a Vice President in the leveraged finance group at U.S. Bank, Minneapolis where he originated, negotiated, and managed a portfolio of leveraged loans. . He is a graduate of Syracuse University and earned his MBA at the University of St. Thomas.

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Maggie Yanez Senior Vice President - Portfolio Manager

Maggie Yanez

Maggie has over 35 years of commercial finance experience in the middle market. Prior to joining Marquette Capital Partners, Ms. Yanez was a senior commercial lender at Marquette Capital Bank. She is a graduate of Iowa State University.

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Looe Baker Vice President

Looe Baker

Looe has 12 years of finance and private capital investing experience. Prior to joining Marquette Capital Partners, Mr. Baker had commercial real estate acquisition and development responsibilities at LaSalle Investment Management in Chicago and WelshInvest in Minneapolis. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

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