Adam Kaplan is the Chief Operating Officer of DaGrosa Capital Partners LLC. Mr. Kaplan is responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, transaction structuring and execution, portfolio company management, and implementation of DCP’s investment thesis. He also assists in the firm’s capital raise efforts and is responsible for the administration of DCP’s operations including fund administration, accounting, finance, human resources, legal, compliance and insurance.
Mr. Kaplan brings over 30 years of corporate finance experience covering public accounting, investment banking, commercial banking and private equity. Prior to joining DCP, Mr. Kaplan served as Chief Financial Officer for Ship Supply, a private equity-owned maritime services company. Previously, Mr. Kaplan spent nearly 10 years as the Chief Portfolio Officer of Banyan Investments, a middle market private equity and mezzanine fund, where he was actively involved in the origination, negotiation, analysis, and closing of approximately 30 transactions across multiple industries.
Prior to his role at Banyan, Mr. Kaplan served as Senior Vice President at Bank of America and Vice President at Applica Consumer Products, a publicly traded company that designs, markets, and distributes kitchen appliances under the brand names Black and Decker, George Foreman and others. He joined Applica from NationsBank where he spent eight years as a Vice President in the Investment Banking division.
Mr. Kaplan began his career in 1989 as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche and earned his Certified Public Accounting license in 1991.
Mr. Kaplan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from University of Florida as well as a Master of Science degree in Accounting from University of North Florida.