Our Story

Accredited Capital and our investors are served best when we enrich the communities we work within. Our Opportunity Zone Fund provides a unique investment vehicle that is coupled with a stable return profile and our ability to use the OZ Rank to reach quantified social, environmental and economic improvements.

Our Stance

Relationships and technology drive our approach to sourcing assets while we focus on communities we believe in. We use an extensive data-driven machine learned sourcing solution in tandem with our lifetime of realtionships. We only work with people who embody our ethos of helping serve the communities we work within. This leads to stronger relationships and better deal sourcing.

Key People

The team has many decades of collective experience specifically in our targeted markets.

Chad White

Managing Partner

Mr. White, joined Accredited Capital, an American private equity, alternative asset, real estate investment fund, founded in 2020 and based in New York City. Mr. White left his career at MD Global Partners to bring his executive investment banking and leadership background along with his extensive finance experience focused on Capital Markets Investment Banking and Fund Advisory to establish ACCEW Group. Mr. White has an emphasis on client relationships and networking within Alternative Investments, Special Situations, and Structured Finance space.

Mr. White offers his 15+ years of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets industry experience as a visionary and leader in the capital markets space. In 2016, Mr. White saw that the JOBs Act would create a revolution in the capital markets and fintech, and crowdfunding space. Mr. White then began to lay the groundwork in transforming the investment bank space through the use of technology, for the next generation of investment banks. Mr. White’s hands-on experience in private equity and investment banking for institutional investors and high net worth individuals, lead him to co-found ACCEW Group. Mr. White supports the Company’s business segments and corporate functions, concentrating on compliant Real Estate Finance and Advisory and Capital Markets Sales & Trading: Origination and Structuring for the Company’s Alternative Investments, Special Situations, and Structured Finance products. Mr. WHite is well versed in corporate deal structuring and capitalization from all ends of the spectrum.

Over the course of his career in investment banking and investment consulting, Mr. White has built a solid network of strategic and capital partners. Mr. White has a wide knowledge of institutional sale, financial structures and products within the private equity and capital markets space. Mr. White obtained an MS in Finance from the College for Financial Planning and a BS in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University. Mr. White also has previously held multiple Financial Securities Licenses (NFA/FINRA).

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John Ellsworth

Managing Partner

Mr. Ellsworth is an experienced senior executive and general counsel with global management experience. Mr. Ellsworth served as General Counsel for a public Fortune 750 international technology solutions provider and a publicly traded retail company. Mr. Ellsworth 20 years of executive experience has given him the ability to interpret complex legal issues and utilize commercial knowledge to develop successful strategies. Mr. Ellsworth is valued for leading and establishing businesses in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, and developing and implementing strategies that have led to profitable revenue growth from both organic plans and over 15 domestic and foreign technology acquisitions.

Mr. Ellsworth provides expertise in global commercial, regulatory, and technological product and services business models to ensure short- and long-term goals. Some of Mr. Ellsworth's particular core competencies include: complex transactions, negotiations, M&A, governance/regulatory affairs, board liaison, international commerce transactions, human resource management, finance, real estate, insurance, SEC compliance, and commercial litigation. Mr. Ellsworth holds a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Minnesota Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in both political science and communication arts/public address from The University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Lane Campbell

Managing Partner & Chief Information Officer

Mr. Campbell is a Managing Partner at Accredited Capital. Starting in 2016, Mr. Campbell began helping a midwest based turnkey real estate company with several technology initiatives. From 2017 till 2019, Mr. Campbell was the co-owner of a midwest based brokerage and property management company. In 2019, Mr. Campbell helped a private equity group identity key real estate assets and establish important relationships while they raised over $8M to deploy. Through these endeavors Mr. Campbell identified a pipeline of investment opportunities with strong fundamentals but outside the reach of many traditional financing structures and investors.

Mr. Campbell is a Founding Member of the Forbes Technology Council, an Advisor to the Lean Startup Company in San Francisco, a Mentor at Founders Institute, a Member of the F.B.I.’s civilian program InfraGard, the first Secretary of the Quantum Computing Working Group for the IEEE, and a Member of the Young Entrepreneurs Council. Prior to founding Accredited Capital, Mr. Campbell founded Syntress, a technology company that was recognized two years in a row by CRN as one of the 250 fastest growing tech companies in the country. Mr. Campbell has served as the CTO for Vue Ventures since 2015. Mr. Campbell Co-Founded a registered investment advisory firm in 2017. During his career, Mr. Campbell has moved between Chicago, San Francisco, and New York City having been engaged on projects with companies including Apple, Google, Motorola, Microsoft, and HP. Between 2011 and 2013, Mr. Campbell served as CTO for a privately held technology company as it grew from $2.5M to $50M in revenue before it was acquired. Mr. Campbell began mining for Bit Coin in 2012 and continues to advise several companies as they integrate blockchain.

Mr. Campbell received his education in quantum computing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology EdX program. Mr. Campbell attended the University of Cincinnati studying Engineering. Mr. Campbell has volunteered for Defy Ventures, serving as a Mentor for an Entrepreneur in Training.

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Advisory Board and Operating Partners

Our Advisors and Operating Partners are aligned with our core team. They enhance our capabilities and provide access to targeted expertise within our markets. We feel strong alignment coupled with equity participation are key tenants to forging lasting strategic partnerships at every level in the investment process.

 

 

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