Frank Dalton is a Founder and General Partner of Fulcrum Equity Partners, a growth equity fund based in Atlanta, Georgia with over $600 million under management. He is a former General Partner with Cordova Ventures and was the managing director of Cordova Intellimedia Ventures, L.P., a $41 million early-stage/seed fund launched in 2000. He is currently a board member of Full Measure, Ascent360, PhishLabs, Digital Hands, Feathr, LiveSource and MP2020. Frank has over 25 years of experience in private investing; being involved directly and indirectly in over 150 investments.
In connection with his portfolio duties, Mr. Dalton is the former CEO of Market Velocity, Inc., a service provider of promotion driven trade-in programs for the disposition of used IT assets and consumer electronics, sold to Mediagrif (MDF.TO). He is also the former Chairman and CEO of Axonn, LLC, a provider of satellite tracking products and services based in Covington, LA, sold to Globalstar (GSAT). Additionally, he has held management positions as a chief financial officer of Caetec Systems, a venture-backed computer-aided design software company and as director of operations of Microsouth, a national computer distributor of graphics products.
His background also includes investment banking to emerging technology companies specializing in mergers and acquisitions, advisory services and capital raising. Mr. Dalton started his career with Ernst & Ernst in Atlanta in 1978 and has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of South Carolina. He was also an audit partner with BDO’s Atlanta office in charge of its Emerging Business Group, specializing and working with growth companies, both public and private, with heavy emphasis in the technology sector.
Mr. Dalton is a board member of the Southern Capital Forum, and Florida Venture Forum, member of the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, member of the Association of Corporate Growth-Tampa Chapter, a former board member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), and past President of the Southeastern Software Association (SSA).
In addition to his portfolio related board roles, Mr. Dalton was a former director of Xpanxion, LLC; an Atlanta based outsourced technology development company with significant operations in India. Mr. Dalton is also a former board member of publicly traded Tekgraf, Inc. (TKGF) from November 1997 to April 2004, and was an active member of both the compensation and audit committees.
Mr. Dalton has been married for over 37 years, has three children, two beautiful grandchildren named Charlotte and Zoe and loves playing basketball, as well as tennis and fishing.
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