Meet Our Team
Wesley Grace is Managing Partner at SEACAP Financial, LLC. Mr. Grace has more than 25 years of experience serving businesses and financial institutions on capital raising, merger & acquisition, and valuation assignments. He has acted as financial advisor in merger & acquisition transactions with aggregate value over $1.4 billion and with capital placements with aggregate value over $4.7 billion. Mr. Grace received his M.B.A. in Finance from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University; and he received his B.B.A. in Finance from the Ole Miss.
Mackie H. Gober
Mackie Gober, a founding principal of SEACAP Financial with more than 30 years experience in retail and commercial banking. He has been a financial consultant to dozens of family-owned businesses in a variety of industries. Prior to founding SEACAP, Mackie was President of the National Bank of Commerce in Memphis, TN. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College and Graduate Degree of Banking from Stonier / Rutgers University.
Robert S. King, CVA
Bob King, a founding principal of SEACAP Financial, brings over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions to create value for his clients. Bob leads SEACAP’s process-oriented approach to match buyers and sellers of privately-owned businesses. An entrepreneur at heart, Bob has a passion for buying, selling, building and staffing client’s companies. After beginning his career as an engineer with Westinghouse, Bob was President of Senior Achievement, Inc, Marketing Techniques, Inc., and Acquisition Management Services, Inc. Bob received a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
J. Waldrup Brown
Waldrup Brown, a founding principal of SEACAP Financial, leads the management advisory practice of the firm. Waldrup leverages his wealth of contacts and experiences to assist clients with financial re-structuring and strategic guidance. After beginning his financial services career with Union Planters National Bank, Waldrup spent more than 20 years in all aspects of banking from retail to commercial lending, including his role as President of First Citizens Bank in Hohenwald, TN. He served as Financial Services Coordinator for Sedgwick James and was Director of Loan Administration for Nafco Holding Company. Prior to the formation of SEACAP, he was Senior Manager of Debt Placement and Advisory Services for Brookfield & Company. Waldrup received his Bachelor of Science from the University of the South.
Matt Johnson, CPA / ABV
Matt Johnson is Managing Director at SEACAP Financial. Matt came to SEACAP after serving as Chief Financial Officer for a regional healthcare firm. Prior to his CFO role, Matt worked in banking, performing transaction analysis on acquisition prospects, and working with clients to help them achieve their strategic objectives. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Christian Brothers University and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Tennessee and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA.