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:: Dr. Lawrence W. Greer,
  
Senior Managing Partner

Dr. Lawrence W. Greer founded Greer Capital Advisors in 2002 and directed the raise of the S.C.O.U.T. Healthcare Fund as its General Partner.  For the previous 13 years he served as Vice President of Investments for Dunn Investment Company overseeing a broad range of private equity investments and a marketable securities portfolio.  Prior to entering the investments field, Dr. Greer practiced dentistry in Birmingham for 14 years and served on the faculty of the UAB School of Dentistry where he taught Practice Management and Business.
 
In 2006, Greer Capital was selected to manage the Birmingham Technology Fund- a joint venture between the UAB Health Services Foundation, the University of Alabama System and local corporate entities to promote economic development by investing statewide in promising university-based technologies.  The Fund presently has 11 portfolio companies, 8 of which are affiliated with the UA System.
 
Dr. Greer serves as a board member for many of the Fund's portfolio companies.  He is also a member of the President's Cabinet at the University of Alabama, the A+ Foundation and the Leadership Council at UAB.  Additionally, he has previously served on the Boards of SouthTrust Bank Funds, the UAB Research Foundation, the Biotechnology Association of Alabama, the Birmingham Venture Club and the Innovation Depot.
 
In September 2009, Dr. Greer had the privilege of participating in the "bell ringing" ceremony on Wall Street following an IPO by one of the S.C.O.U.T. Fund's portfolio companies, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals (CPIX).  Dr. Greer was one of the founders of that company in 1999 and recently retired from the Board of Directors where he also served as Chairman of the Audit Committee for nine years.  Cumberland is headquartered in Nashville and is affiliated with Vanderbilt University.
 
Dr. Greer is a graduate of the Indian Springs School.  He received his MBA and DDS from Emory University and BS Tulane University.
 

 
 

 
 

:: Lawrence W. Greer, Jr. 
   Associate, Legal

 
 
Lawrence W. Greer Jr. joined Greer Capital in 2005 as an Associate: Legal and Finance.  In that role, he performs legal due diligence and intellectual property assessment for a variety of potential investments.  He is responsible for creation and review of legal documents as well as creation and monitoring of monthly financial statements for Greer Capital, SCOUT Healthcare Fund, Birmingham Technology Fund, and certain portfolio comopanies.  He also provides SBIR and other Federal grant administration oversight for portfolio companies.  Mr. Greer serves as an interface with the audit and tax partners of the SCOUT and Birmingham Technology Fund's auditors.  He also serves as a board member or visitor on several Birmingham Technology Fund portfolio company boards.  He is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative and serves Greer Capital as Alabama Securities Commission Compliance Officer.  He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2005 and is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association, the Farrah Law Alumni Society Board of Trustees and the Birmingham Venture Club.  Mr. Greer received his BA in Managerial Economics from Hampden-Sydney College (2002), a Juris Doctorate (2005) from the University of Alabama School of Law, and an LLM, Business Transactions (2015) from the University of Alabama School of Law.
 
 
 
*Greer Capital Advisors, LLC is registered as an investment advisor in the State of Alabama.  Advisory services can only be provided in Alabama or as de minimis laws in other states may allow.
 
 





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