Dan West

Dan West

Vice President

Dan joined SCF in 2018 and focuses on assessing new investment opportunities and providing strategic growth assistance to our partners. He serves as a board director of several of our portfolio companies.

Prior to joining SCF, Dan served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, leading the Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel force in support of the NATO Libyan intervention and leading operations as executive officer of an infantry company in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He also completed a legal clerkship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Dan holds degrees with honors in economics, business administration, and law from Harvard University, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Dan serves as Board Chair of Brillante Academy, a Texas public charter school, executive board member of the Sam Houston Area Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America, and advisory board member of WorkTexas, a non-profit workforce development initiative. He is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.