Parris Boyd

Principal, McLarty Capital Partners' Small Business Fund

Finance Panelist

Parris Boyd is a Principal of McLarty Capital Partners’ Small Business Fund. Parris has focused exclusively on advising and providing capital to small businesses for over a decade. Prior to his role at MCP, he advised a variety of small businesses on operational restructuring and

fundraising and served as an investment professional at GarMark Partners. As a member of the investment team at GarMark, Parris sourced, led, and successfully exited several private debt and

equity investments in the business services, education, and consumer products industries. Previously, Parris worked at American Capital, Ltd. in the Leveraged Buyout Group. During his time at American Capital, Parris executed and oversaw a portfolio of control equity investments in a wide variety of lower middle market businesses and industries. Parris began his career in investment banking at Jackson Securities and Wachovia Securities, where he focused on equity research and advising small businesses on mergers and acquisitions and private placements. Parris received his BA from Clark Atlanta University, where he completed a major in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.