Commerce Street offers investments in Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) funds to institutional investors, including banks, family offices, and high net worth individuals through limited partnerships with select fund management teams. Administered by the Small Business Administration, the SBIC program provides mezzanine debt and equity to lower middle market companies and has a history of job creation since its inception in 1958. SBIC funds are bank qualified, CRA eligible investments. These funds can also be beneficial for limited partner investors interested in future direct investments with a fund’s portfolio companies.
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Mike Point is a Managing Director focused on community development advisory for Commerce Street Capital, LLC. Mike works closely with Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) funds to raise capital throughout the United States. Investments in SBIC funds allow for entities such as financial institutions and family offices to receive potential above-market investment returns, comply with community development regulatory requirements, and further cultivate small business development opportunities with small to lower middle market companies receiving debt or equity capital through the fund.
Prior to joining Commerce Street, Mr. Point spent the past 27 years serving the needs of financial and commercial client relationships in conjunction with industry-leading organizations such as Clark Consulting, MoneyGram International, and AT&T Capital Corporation. His background includes experience in providing innovative financial solutions for bank holding companies, community banks, and lower middle market companies seeking strategic debt or equity partner relationships. He has been a guest speaker for associations including Texas Bankers Association, Louisiana Bankers Association, Arkansas Bankers Association, and Bank Director.
Mr. Point is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BA degree in Economics. Mike is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7 and 66 examinations.
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Amy S. Jenkins is a Vice President for the Business Development team. She is involved in providing solutions-based products to prospective investors. She also assists in investor relations for the Firm.
Prior to joining Commerce Street in 2012, Ms. Jenkins worked for Highland Capital Management, L.L.C. as a member of the Sales and Investor Relations team. Ms. Jenkins planned several large events, including two headlined by former Presidents.
Ms. Jenkins received a BBA from Southern Methodist University in 2006.
Ms. Jenkins is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7 and 66 examinations.
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