Mr. Shirley is a senior advisor and partner of the firm. Prior to joining Fairview in 1998, he was a principal in several investment advisory firms where he was responsible for the design and placement of private debt and equity securities for small and middle-market companies. He began his investment career at Equitable Capital Management Corporation where he successfully invested across a broad range of private debt and equity securities, specializing in media.
Mr. Shirley serves on the advisory boards of several Fairview partnership funds. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Milestone Growth Fund, a Minneapolis based mezzanine and private equity fund, The Urban League of Greater Hartford, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampton University and a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.BACK TO OUR TEAM