Tony Scavuzzo, CFA (33), is a Principal at Castle Creek Capital and joined the firm in 2009. Mr. Scavuzzo is responsible for the identification and evaluation of investment opportunities, transaction execution, and portfolio company monitoring. He has led or supported investments in numerous recapitalization, distressed, and growth situations and works with executive management teams on strategic planning, operational improvements, acquisitions, and capital financings. He is currently working with the board of directors of Eastern Virginia Bankshares (NASDAQ: EVBS), MBT Financial (NASDAQ: MBTF), and SouthCrest Financial Group and serves on various board committees regarding governance, compensation, and risk.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Scavuzzo worked in an operating role for the Chief Executive Officer at MB Financial Bank (NASDAQ: MBFI) in Chicago where he was responsible for evaluation of merger and acquisition opportunities and capital investment strategy. He also held positions in various departments including corporate treasury, asset/liability management, wealth management, and credit analysis.
Mr. Scavuzzo was formerly Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors for the CFA Society of San Diego and past Chairman of the Finance Committee for the CFA Society of Chicago.
Mr. Scavuzzo holds a M.B.A. in Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa. He is also a CFA Charterholder.