Patrick A. Duncan| Managing Partner
Mr. Duncan co-founded Azalea Capital in 1995. Immediately prior to forming Azalea Capital, he briefly served as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Kent Manufacturing Company. Prior to Kent, Pat's career was in banking with First Union National Bank where he held numerous positions. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and Group Manager of the Corporate Banking Group for South Carolina, which serviced the large corporate market. During his career spanning banking, M&A advisory services and private equity investing, Pat has developed extensive relationships throughout the U.S. and has deep experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt placements, marketing, and strategic planning.
Outside of Azalea, Pat serves on the Senior Advisory Board of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University. He served on the Clemson University Board of Visitors and the Investment Committee of the Clemson University Foundation. He serves on the Board of Triune Mercy Center and is an Endowment Trustee with Buncombe Street United Methodist Church where he and his family are actively involved.
Pat is a South Carolina native and a graduate of Clemson University with both B.A. (1982) and M.A. (1984) degrees in Economics. He also holds diplomas from The National Commercial Lending Graduate School from the University of Oklahoma (1987), as well as The Stonier Graduate School of Banking from the University of Delaware (1990).