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Charles Collie

Managing Director

1460 Main Street, Suite 200 Southlake, TX 76092

Office: +1 (817) 380-3795


As Managing Director, Mr. Collie brings decades of proven deal origination, structuring, financing and closing experience to Prophet Equity.  Having worked with a Founding Principal as a lender in multiple prior transactions, he came to Prophet Equity as a proven member of the core team.  He is also a leader in the
implementation of value creation plan initiatives post close, add-on investments and exit strategies. He serves on the Board of Directors and in the Office of Change Management for Derby Fabricating Solutions, Groff Tractor & Equipment, Interstate Waste Services, Hills Machinery, Cummings Resources, FDF Energy Services, and Hatch Stamping Company.

Mr. Collie has over 25 years of experience as a top financial executive with commercial and asset based lending operations, having been in senior management positions with a number of well known financial institutions.  He has a proven track record of success in managing and building teams that have generated and funded financing opportunities in the middle market space consistently well in excess of budget.  His leadership skills were also utilized when he helped run a family owned business for five years.

As SVP, Southwest Region Manager for PNC Business Credit, Mr. Collie managed a team that grew the region from the fifth largest of seven to the second largest, in terms of new loan commitments and loans outstanding, closing 85 transactions in a five year period.  As Group Vice President of National Bank of Canada, he managed six offices in the Western U.S. overseeing new business and portfolio management.

Mr. Collie brings a wealth of contacts from around the country to Prophet Equity that include financial restructuring groups, workout groups within asset based lending operations, boutique investment banks and direct access to companies that he has helped finance in the past.  He holds a BA from Rhodes College, having graduated Phi Beta Kappa.