Chief Executive Officer
McLean Wilson serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the inFactor Group of companies, which he co-founded through the acquisition of Charleston Capital. Mr. Wilson is the Chairman of inFactor's investment committee and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Wilson remains a general partner at Charleston Capital, an alternative asset manager focused on structured credit solutions to FinTech enabled lenders.
Prior to launching the Charleston Capital, Mr. Wilson was a principal at SouthStar Capital, an asset based lender primarily focused on factoring, where he assisted in the origination, structuring, closing, and funding of over $500 million worth of factored assets. While at SouthStar, he gained experience with structuring collateralized and uncollateralized transactions, purchase and sale agreements, and recourse and non-recourse financing. At SouthStar, Mr. Wilson also structured and funded numerous equipment lease and purchase order financing transactions. Prior to this, Mr. Wilson was an investment advisor with ING Financial Partners and Money Concepts Capital Corporation with a focus on financial planning, portfolio management and investment planning. Prior to be being an investment advisor, Mr. Wilson was a Civil Engineer with Thomas & Hutton Engineering.
Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Clemson University where he earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. Additionally, Mr. Wilson is a registered investment advisor representative.
Caleb Goding, CFP®
Mr. Caleb Goding is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Charleston Capital and the sole owner of Knot Holdings, LLC. Mr. Goding's experience across accounting, business operations, asset management and complex financial planning has spanned more than a decade. Prior to Charleston Capital, Mr. Goding was a Managing Director at Roadstead Capital Partners where he was a member of the investment strategy team and specialized in portfolio management and wealth planning. Before his time at Roadstead, Mr. Goding was a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, specializing in retail and high net worth financial planning. Mr. Goding has served as the chief financial officer and advisor to several privately held companies, high net worth families, and partnerships where he was responsible for various aspects of strategic financial decision making and reporting.
Mr. Goding holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Accounting and
Management, with an emphasis in entrepreneurship from the University of South Carolina. He
holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. In 2013, Mr. Goding was named one of the Forty
Under 40 by the Charleston Regional Business Journal.
Co-Founder / Head of infactor iq
Mr. Ethan Schwarzbach serves as the Head of inFactorIQ, the servicing, payments processing, and analytics arm of inFactor Corp.
Prior to co-founding inFactor, Ethan was a Manager on the business development team at Orchard, a NYC-based Fintech company dedicated to connecting online lenders and institutional investors through technology. Before his time at Orchard, Ethan served as a senior associate on the US interest rate trading desk at the Royal Bank of Scotland where he specialized in exotic interest rate options, mortgage backed securities, and interest rate derivative trading.
Ethan is a graduate of Duke University where he earned a Bachelor of the Arts in Public Policy Studies.
Dr. Matthew L Dawson, DBA, CPA
Dr. Dawson serves as the Controller for the inFactor group and responsible for the delivery of finance services such as accounting, treasury, reporting, budgeting, and insurance management, in accordance with legislative requirements and organizational policies and strategies.
He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of accounting and finance experience, a member of the Charleston CFO Council, and a member of the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining inFactor, Matt held positions as Controller for the Hamilton Management Services Company, Plant Controller for the Giant Cement Company, Financial Analyst for Lincoln Electric Co, and Assistant Controller for The L.S. Starrett Co. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching graduate accounting and finance courses for Charleston Southern University and Grand Canyon University.
Dr. Dawson’s educational background includes an earned Associate’s Degree in Logistics Management from the Community College of the Air Force, a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the College of Charleston, a MBA emphasizing in Accounting, Finance, and Information Technology from Charleston Southern University, and a Doctoral Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Financial Management from Northcentral University.
Matt Dawson is a long-time resident of Charleston. He grew up in Ohio, but after enlisting in the U.S. Air Force and stationed in Charleston, SC where he served two tours he has resided in Charleston ever since. He is also a member of Old St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC.
Mr. McLean Wilson is the Chief Executive Officer, President, Treasurer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of inFactor Corp. Mr. Wilson was most recently the General Partner of Charleston Capital, a Charleston, SC based credit hedge fund since January 2016. Previously, Mr. Wilson served as the Vice President of Southstar Capital where he originated in excess of $500 million of asset backed financing transactions. Mr. Wilson holds a Series 65 license as well as a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Applied Fluid Mechanics, from Clemson University.
Executive VP of manufacturing
Mr. William Hall is the Executive Vice President of Manufacturing for Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling is the second largest bottled water company in the United States with 2,800 employees and 22 production facilities throughout the United States, and a recently opened plant in Mexico. Mr. Hall brings extensive experience in operations, product development and quality management to inFactor having worked in manufacturing management for over two decades. In his role as EVP of Manufacturing since 2004, Mr. Hall has worked to create a competitive, fast paced environment for Niagara’s manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Niagara, he began his career in manufacturing as a plant engineer for Reid Plastics, Inc. and then as a Plant Manager for Consolidated Container Company.
Mr. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma Christian University, and received an MBA from the Presidents & Key Executives program at the Graziadio School of Business & Management at Pepperdine University.
Lawrence "Trey" Jameson, III, Esq.
Mr. Lawrence Grover “Trey” Jameson, III is the Managing Partner of Jameson Law, LLC, a Charleston, SC based boutique law firm focused on intellectual property matters. In his role as Managing Partner, Mr. Jameson advises creative clients all over the United States on issues related to the protection and enforcement of trademark rights. Prior to starting Jameson Law in January 2014, he was an attorney at several prominent law firms in New York City, including Labaton Sucharow LLP from 2012 to 2014, focusing on RMBS (residential mortgage backed securities) litigation in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis as well as on cross-border transactions such as the merger of Canada’s three largest stock exchanges and the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile. Mr. Jameson also serves as an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law, where he lectures on Intellectual Property. In this capacity, Mr. Jameson received the 2017-2017 Adjunct Professor of the Year award. While in law school, Mr. Jameson was a law clerk for the Supreme Court of Uganda. In addition to serving on the board of inFactor Corp, Mr. Jameson serves as a member of the board of directors of Trinity Classical Academy of Summerville and H.F. Help Inc.
Mr. Jameson holds a Bachelor of Science from the College of Charleston with a concentration in International Business. Additionally, he holds a J.D. from the Charleston School of Law and an L.L.M. in Intellectual Property from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York City. Mr. Jameson is a member of the New York & South Carolina bar.
Fred Sutterlin, MBA, JD
Mr. Charles Frederick Sutterlin, also known as Fred, J.D., founded PRG
Investments, LLC in 2004 and serves as its Managing Member, Managing Principal and General Counsel. Mr. Sutterlin is the Founder, General Counsel and Managing Member of Pinnacle Realty Group, LLC, overseeing all aspects its strategic planning, growth, investment advisory and brokerage activities. As the Managing Principal of PRG, he has successfully represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of multi-million dollar investment and commercial real estate assets. He began his real estate career as an attorney practicing with a large regional law firm representing clients in a variety of business, real estate and corporate matters. Prior to PRG, he served as General Counsel and Director of Commercial Real Estate Services at Williamson Commercial Group, Inc. He has been a Director at Farmers Capital Bank Corporation since May 8, 2012. He serves as a Director of Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company, a subsidiary of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation. He serves as a Director of the American Red Cross, Louisville Chapter, as well as the Kentucky Sports Authority Board of Directors. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, a member of the American, Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations, a member of the National and Kentucky Association of Realtors, a founding principal in Pinnacle Capital Partners and an active licensed real estate broker in South Carolina. He was also selected as one of Business First Louisville's Forty under 40 in 2006 and served on Governor Steven L. Beshear’s transition team in 2007.
Mr. Sutterlin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Washington and Lee University and is a Graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law.