Management

 

Barry M. Davis - Managing General Partner

  • Over 40 years of venture capital management experience
  • Management of successful venture capital firms:
    • Alliance Business Investment Company
    • Davis Venture Partners
  • Partner, Davis Affiliates, LLC
  • Past national board chairman of NASBIC
  • Past director of NVCA (National Venture Capital Association)
  • Recipient of venture capital industry’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”
  • Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Oklahoma Price College
  • Founded the Venture Capital Institute, the formal training program for the venture capital industry
  • Chairman, Oklahoma Innovation Institute
  • BBA, Finance, University of Oklahoma

Philip A. Tuttle - General Partner

  • Over 40 years of venture capital management experience
  • Management of successful venture capital firms:
    • Allied Bancshares Capital Corporation
    • Davis Venture Partners
  • Founder of the Houston Venture Capital Association
  • BS Rice University, MBA Northwestern University
  • Certified Public Accountant

W. Michael Partain - Partner

  • 34 years of financial and business experience
    • Deloitte, Haskins and Sells
    • Price Waterhouse
    • Gerrity Oil and Gas Corp
    • Capital Management Company
  • Financial analysis, accounting systems and controls, acquisitions and MIS
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Oklahoma Christian University
  • Certified Public Accountant

H. Lee Frost - Chief Financial Officer

  • 36 years of financial and business experience
    • Arthur Young & Company (Ernst & Young, L.L.P.)
    • The Williams Companies
    • Mabee Petroleum Corporation
    • Capital Management Company
  • Financial analysis, reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, tax-related transactions, management information systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Certified Public Accountant

Linda S. Brockett - Executive Assistant in Tulsa Office

  • 35 years of business experience
    • Baird, Kurtz and Dobson
    • Bank of America
    • Copeland & Scott, Attorneys at Law
    • Capital Management Company
  • Secondary level business instructor, legal assistant/paralegal in corporate, transportation and real estate law, preliminary Internet research, limited partner liaison
  • BS, Missouri Southern State College

Darla D. Farrell - Executive Assistant in Houston Office

  • 32 years of business experience
    • Energy Coatings Company (ENCOAT)
    • Lovett, Mitchell, Webb, and Garrison
    • Kidder, Peabody, & Co., Inc.
  • Accounting, investment banking, energy and environmental research assistant
  • Control Data Institute