D. Grant Carwile

D. Grant Carwile

Mr. Carwile serves as Managing Director for SL Capital Strategies. He has been active in lending, financial advisory, investment banking and capital markets for 31 years, including nearly 20 years at RBC Capital Markets, where he served as Managing Director. During his banking and financial advisory career, Mr. Carwile has provided a variety of financial services including capital formation, capital markets advisory, securities issuance, asset and company valuation, merger and acquisition advisory, asset sale advisory, lending platform design and development, strategic planning, and management consulting.

Mr. Carwile has been a frequent speaker at finance industry associations, and he has written articles for national and international finance publications. He is a graduate (BSBA) with high honors of the University of Arkansas and holds a Juris Doctor degree with high honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the UALR Law Journal.

Mr. Carwile currently serves or has served on the following boards of directors in recent years: FirstString Research (2007 – present); South Carolina Student Loan Corporation (Finance Company, 2014 – 2017); Palmetto Investment Holdings Incorporated (Holding Company, 2015 – 2017); Roper Saint Francis Foundation (Regional Hospital System, 2002 – 2014).