Doug Vaughn, CFA
Managing Partner

Doug leads SharpVue’s private credit and equity investment fund. Prior to joining SharpVue, he served as Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Investment Group, and Management and Investment Committee member at Triangle Capital Corp., a publicly traded business development company with over $1.2 billion of assets under management. While at Triangle Capital, Doug led the origination, structuring, and execution of lower middle market debt and equity securities in financial sponsor backed and independently operated businesses.

Prior to joining Triangle Capital, Doug was President and a Director of VIETRI, Inc., the largest U.S. importer, distributor, and marketer of handmade Italian ceramic and home décor items. Prior thereto, he advised business owners, managers, and private equity funds on strategic initiatives, including acquisitions and corporate finance, as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Doug began his career at Sara Lee Corporation, specifically Sara Lee Personal Products Europe, where he was an original member of the team that established and managed the company’s first division in Eastern Europe.

Education: UNC-Chapel Hill, MBA; University of Virginia, BA

Email: doug.vaughn@sharpvuecap.com