CapStreet Team

Investment Team

George B. Kelly Chairman and CEO
T. Michael Young Managing Partner
M. Neil Kallmeyer Managing Partner
Katherine L. Kohlmeyer Partner and CFO
Paul M. De Lisi, Jr. Partner
Adrian Guerra Principal
Tom Caughlin Principal
Libby Covington Principal
Jared Isham Vice President
Kevin Johnson Vice President
Walker Kahle Senior Associate

Administrative Team

Brooke Meinkowsky Controller
Valerie Mills Executive Assistant
Kathie Saucier Executive Assistant
Kerry Spencer Executive Assistant
D’Anna Mayes Administrative Assistant

Investment Team


George B. Kelly

Chairman

George co-founded CapStreet in 1990 and has led numerous investments in a variety of industries. Prior to founding CapStreet, George was a Senior Vice President with Duncan Cook & Co., a Houston-based private equity firm and Rotan Mosle, a Houston-based investment banking firm. George obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from Union College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Current Board Positions:
Creative Resource Group Holdings
GSM Maritime Holdings
Red Aviation Holdings (Chairman)
T.F. Hudgins Holdings
TSS Investment Holdings (Chairman)
Trinity Steel Holdings
VCS Holdco


T. Michael Young

Managing Partner

Mike has over 30 years of operating experience, including 17 years as CEO of several companies, including Hi Lo Automotive, Transportation Components and Metals Supermarket International. Mike was also a Partner at Arthur Andersen. Mike obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Wichita State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Current Board Positions:
Eads Investment Holdings (Chairman)
Koppers Holdings, (NYSE: KOP)
T.F. Hudgins Holdings (Chairman)
Trinity Steel Holdings (Chairman)


M. Neil Kallmeyer

Managing Partner

Neil has 20 years of private equity and investment banking experience. He joined CapStreet in 2002, and prior to that worked for Wachovia Securities (fka First Union Securities / Bowles Hollowell Conner) in Charlotte, NC and Chemical Securities (now JP Morgan) in New York and Australia. Neil obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from the Johnson School at Cornell University.

Current Board Positions:
Griffin Holdco (Chairman)
GSM Maritime Holdings (Chairman)
Keais Holdings (Chairman)
VCS Holdco (Chairman)


Katherine L. Kohlmeyer

Partner and Chief Financial Officer

Katherine has over 20 years of accounting, finance and human resource experience. Prior to joining CapStreet, she was a Partner with Arthur Andersen where her most recent positions included Global Director of Finance, HR and Administration for the corporate restructuring service business unit; Director of Finance, HR and Administration for the Houston office; and Regional Director of Finance and Administration for Central & Eastern Europe. Katherine works with many of CapStreet’s portfolio companies on executive recruiting and human resource management. Katherine obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Current Board Positions:
Onpoint
Red Aviation Holdings
TSS Investment Holdings


Paul M. De Lisi, Jr.

Partner

Paul joined CapStreet in 2003. Prior to joining CapStreet, Paul was employed by Credit Suisse in New York in the Global Energy Group where he worked with energy clients on various types of M&A and financing transactions. Paul received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Current Board Positions:
Onpoint
Eads Investment Holdings
TSS Investment Holdings


Adrian Guerra

Principal

Adrian joined CapStreet in 2006. Prior to joining CapStreet, Adrian was an Analyst with JP Morgan Chase’s Houston-based Energy Group. Adrian obtained a Bachelor of Economics degree from Rice University.

Current Board Positions:
Griffin Holdco
Red Aviation Holdings
Trinity Steel Intermediate
T.F. Hudgins Holdings


Tom Caughlin

Principal

Tom joined CapStreet in 2011. Prior to joining CapStreet, Tom was a Vice President with Amegy Bank's Corporate Banking and Alternative Investment groups. Tom obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

Current Board Positions:
GSM Maritime Holdings
Keais Holdings
TSS Investment Holdings


Libby Covington

Principal, Business Development & Marketing

Libby joined CapStreet in 2017. Prior to joining CapStreet, Libby was with Simmons & Company in the investment banking area. Also, she was previously with Fulbright & Jaworski and KPMG in the marketing and business development groups. Libby obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Loyola University, New Orleans.

Current Board Positions:
Association for Corporate Growth, Houston


Jared Isham

Vice President

Jared joined CapStreet in 2012. Prior to joining CapStreet, Jared worked in corporate M&A and investment banking at Calpine Corporation and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, respectively. Jared obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Liberty University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.



Kevin Johnson

Vice President

Kevin joined CapStreet in 2014. Prior to joining CapStreet, Kevin was an Associate with Brentwood Associates and an Analyst in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Kevin graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and philosophy. Kevin also obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.



Walker Kahle

Senior Associate

Walker joined CapStreet in 2014. Prior to joining CapStreet, Walker worked in corporate finance and operations for National Oilwell Varco in their Downhole Tool division. Walker obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Administrative Team


Brooke Meinkowsky

Controller

Brooke joined CapStreet as the Controller in August 2010. Prior to joining CapStreet, Brooke held positions at El Paso Corporation and KPMG. Brooke obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. Brooke is licensed as a CPA in the state of Texas.


Valerie Mills

Administrative Assistant

Valerie joined CapStreet in 2002. Prior to joining CapStreet she was a human resources manager for Arthur Andersen’s national corporate finance and corporate restructuring practices. Valerie obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Rice University.


Kathie Saucier

Administrative Assistant

Kathie joined CapStreet in 2001. Prior to joining CapStreet she worked for a family office in Houston and Lufkin Broadcasting Company. Kathie has over 35 years of experience in several administrative and bookkeeping positions.


Kerry Spencer

Administrative Assistant

Kerry joined The CapStreet Group in 2007. She has over fifteen years of experience in several administrative and marketing positions.  Prior to joining CapStreet, Kerry worked as support in Audit and Marketing at PricewaterhouseCoopers.


D’Anna Mayes

Receptionist

D’Anna joined CapStreet in 2013. Prior to CapStreet, she worked at Olson & Olson LLP. D’Anna is currently obtaining her BA in Communication at the University of Houston.