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As Chairman of the Waterfield Group, J. Randall Waterfield draws on a rich family business history dating back more than 80 years. He also serves as an owner and member of the board of directors of investment banking concern Cappello Waterfield & Co. Together with affiliates Cappello Capital Corp. and the Cappello Group, the firm has completed in excess of $100 billion in mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions. The Waterfield Group, which includes real estate, technology, merchant banking, and asset management entities, began in 1928, when Mr. Waterfield’s grandfather, Richard H. Waterfield, established Waterfield Mortgage Company and Waterfield Insurance Agency in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Cappello Capital Corp. maintains additional offices in Austin, Indianapolis, Newport Beach, Miami, New York City, Mexico City, Beijing, Taipei, and Seoul. Under the direction of J. Randall Waterfield and his colleagues, Cappello Waterfield & Co. offers buy/sell options, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, private placements of debt and equity, and other strategic services for public and private companies. J. Randall Waterfield and his fellow board members also oversee capital introductions for select funds.

The management team at Cappello Waterfield, including J. Randall Waterfield, has built and operated private and public companies, bought and sold businesses, secured loans as principals, restructured companies, and sat on numerous boards for private and public firms and nonprofit organizations. J. Randall Waterfield serves on the boards of several Waterfield companies, as well as Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR), RF Industries (NASDAQ: RFIL) and Culver Summer Schools & Camps. In addition, he participates on the Executive Committee of the Northeast Region of the Young Presidents’ Organization. A graduate of Harvard University, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and membership in Mensa International Limited.

J. Randall Waterfield and the other Cappello Waterfield board members embrace a philosophy that mirrors the Waterfield Group’s approach to business. The company provides customized financing solutions through a discreet, targeted approach without pushing products or services. Each client receives personalized attention from management team members such as J. Randall Waterfield. Clients benefit from the experience, insight, contacts, and breadth of knowledge of the professional staff at Cappello Waterfield.

Work experience

Jan 1999Present


Waterfield Group

J. Randall Waterfield


Sep 1992May 1996

Harvard University