David McLeese

David McLeese

Managing Partner

David McLeese is the managing partner and founder of First Capital Partners and is responsible for investment origination and execution as well as working with portfolio companies after closing.  Prior to First Capital Partners, David was a partner at Odin Capital Group, an Omaha-based venture capital firm.  Previously, he was in leveraged finance in Chicago as a managing director at Bank of America and a vice president at Citicorp, where he financed mergers and acquisitions for private equity firms and corporations.  He began his career as a credit analyst at the National Bank of Commerce in Lincoln, NE.  David currently serves on the boards of directors of several of FCP's portfolio companies, including Calcium Products, Dental Milling Solutions, Kiefer Aquatics and BTM Company.  David graduated with a BS in business administration from Nebraska Wesleyan University and an MBA in finance and economics from the University of Chicago.