Douglas H. Kelsall

Operating Partner at LLR Partners

Douglas H. Kelsall

Douglas H. Kelsall

Operating Partner at LLR Partners

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eCollege.com+
Evolving Systems, Inc.
TAVA Technologies, Inc.

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1188

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1954

Age

66

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Vice Chairman at The University of Colorado

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Partner at LLR Partners

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Partner at LLR Partners

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Founder at Orbis Education Services LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at University of Colorado Foundation

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Faculty Member at Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

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Senior Operating Advisor at LLR Partners

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Trustee & Vice President-Health Affairs at University of Colorado Foundation

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Founder at D.O.G. Development LLC

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President at Recon Research Corporation

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Douglas H. Kelsall
Operating Partner at LLR Partners
Education
BA

The University of Colorado advances the economy, health and culture of Colorado and beyond, educating more than 435,000 students who have become catalysts in business, arts, health and community growth. CU’s four campuses feature top-tier faculty and hands-on learning opportunities in an environment where students thrive.

MBA

Daniels College of Business, originally called the School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance, is established by the University of Denver, founded in 1864 and the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain region. Daniels is among the first business colleges in the U.S.—a select group that includes Wharton, Chicago, Berkeley, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Pittsburg and Harvard.

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The University of Denver was founded in 1864 — just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded. The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate programs of study and more than 120 graduate and professional programs.

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As the flagship university of the state of Colorado, CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) – and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region – we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies. CU-Boulder has blossomed in size and quality since we opened our doors in 1877 – attracting superb faculty, staff, and students and building strong programs in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, and many other disciplines. Today, with our sights set on becoming the standard for the great comprehensive public research universities of the new century, we strive to serve the people of Colorado and to engage with the world through excellence in our teaching, research, creative work, and service.

Career History
Operating Partner
Current

LLR Partners provides capital to middle-market growth companies with proven business models across a broad range of industries including business services, healthcare services, financial services, information technology and software and education. The firm takes minority or control positions and leads transactions ranging from expansion and growth capital to shareholder recapitalizations and buyouts.LLR Partners seeks to invest $10 million to $100 million of equity per transaction. They look for companies with revenues of $10 million to $150 million. The firm invests in businesses throughout the US, but their primary geographical focus is the Mid-Atlantic and the Eastern regions of the US. The firm invests in companies with strong and durable market positions as demonstrated by: (1) talented and committed leadership teams with demonstrated performance (2) proven, scalable business models with revenue and earnings growth (3) sustainable competitive advantages (4) significant barriers to entry (5) product or service offerings with predictable demand and extended life cycles and (6) meaningful value propositions for customers.LLR Partners generally holds their investments 4 to 7 years. Their funds are raised with 10 to 12 year legal lives so the firm has the ability to hold investments for the long-term.LLR Partners has no preferred exit strategy. They have experience helping the companies in which they invest complete both IPOs and sales/mergers as paths to liquidity.

Senior Consultant
Tenure Unconfirmed

Oak Hill Partners is a private equity firm headquarted in Stamford, Connecticut. Robert M. Bass is the firms lead investor. Oak Hill Capital is one of several Oak Hill partnerships, each of which has an independent management team. These Oak Hill partnerships have invested significant capital across multiple asset classes, including private equity, special situations, high yield and bank debt, venture capital, real estate and a public equity exchange fund.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
2007 - 2011

eCollege.com provides information services to the postsecondary and K-12 education industries. Its eLearning division designs, builds and supports online degree, certificate/diploma and professional development programs. The company was founded in 1996 by Robert N. Helmick and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2008

Smart Move, Inc. is engaged in providing logistics and transportation services. It services include home moving, storage and military moves. The company was founded on August 11, 2004 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

eCollege.com provides information services to the postsecondary and K-12 education industries. Its eLearning division designs, builds and supports online degree, certificate/diploma and professional development programs. The company was founded in 1996 by Robert N. Helmick and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. is a private company headquartered in Lake Mary, FL, that provides educational and learning technology services. Rob Abel is the current CEO of the firm.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Alta Colleges, Inc. operates as a holding company with interest in providing higher educational services. It provides services through its subsidiaries Wesgray Corp and Westwood College of Technology. The firm specializes in career-focused education, meeting workforce needs for in-demand employment fields. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Broomfield, CO.

Political Donations
$2,500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$500
2010

Representative from Colorado's 3rd Congressional District

Investments
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TopSchool, Inc. develops and provides student management software solutions to educational institutions. It offers system modules, student data systems, college portals, student portals, administration reporting suite, and customer support solutions. The company was founded by Matthew T. Schnittmanon and Justin McMorrow on April 23, 2008 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

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