Charlie Bacon

Assistant Vice President 

Mr. Bacon joined SouthStar Capital in 2024 as an Assistant Vice President. He is responsible for the Charleston, SC, and surrounding markets where his role is to originate and structure commercial lending opportunities for lower middle-market businesses. He brings an investment banking background and a depth of experience in originating and executing financial transactions to SouthStar and its clients.

Before joining SouthStar, Mr. Bacon was an investment banker with Sequence Financial where he led the company’s capital-raising services to alternative investment fund sponsors, as well as providing M&A advisory services to lower middle-market companies. Most recently, he was an investment banker with Align Business Advisory and dedicated his efforts to the successful execution of M&A transactions.

Mr. Bacon graduated from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in business with a major in finance and later obtained his MBA from the College of Charleston. He currently resides in Charleston, SC, with his golden retriever, Cooper.

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