Controller

Don Schade

Don Schade is the Controller for Trinity Capital and is responsible for the firm’s financial controls and financial reporting.

Schade has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting with companies large and small, most recently as a consultant for small businesses.  Prior to his work as a consultant, he was CFO of a receivables servicing company in Scottsdale where he implemented financial controls and a reporting structure that reduced costs and increased revenue to bring the company to profitability.

He started his career in the airline industry and managed the financial reporting, budgets and capital expenditures for various operating divisions of a major airline.

He has a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.

Don Schade is the Controller for Trinity Capital and is responsible for the firm’s financial controls and financial reporting.

Schade has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting with companies large and small, most recently as a consultant for small businesses.  Prior to his work as a consultant, he was CFO of a receivables servicing company in Scottsdale where he implemented financial controls and a reporting structure that reduced costs and increased revenue to bring the company to profitability.

He started his career in the airline industry and managed the financial reporting, budgets and capital expenditures for various operating divisions of a major airline.

He has a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.

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Don Schade is the Controller for Trinity Capital and is responsible for the firm’s financial controls and financial reporting.

Schade has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting with companies large and small, most recently as a consultant for small businesses.  Prior to his work as a consultant, he was CFO of a receivables servicing company in Scottsdale where he implemented financial controls and a reporting structure that reduced costs and increased revenue to bring the company to profitability.

He started his career in the airline industry and managed the financial reporting, budgets and capital expenditures for various operating divisions of a major airline.

He has a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Brown’s 30 years of experience in venture equity and venture debt is apparent in his ability to adeptly manage sales and strategic business operations working with early-stage companies.

He served as general partner at Point Financial Capital Partners, a venture leasing fund and held a prior role as the president and CFO of InvestLinc Financial Services, an early-stage private equity fund and consulting firm. He has also worked as a partner at Cornerstone Equity Partners, a private equity fund.

Background
Brown has a B.S. in business administration and marketing from McNeese State University and is a current Small Business Investor Alliance – Western Regional Committee member.

Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana left a lasting impression on Brown. He is an avid LSU fan and loves a good bowl of spicy gumbo on a cold day.