Wayne L. Smith, II
Managing Director

Mr. Smith is a Managing director of Eagle Private Capital and is a General Partner of Eagle Fund I, II, III and III-A.

Since the year 2000 Mr. Smith has been at the Eagle Funds and/or Bush O'Donnell & Co. During that period he also served as Chairman of Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of Bush O'Donnell & Co., prior to its divestiture in 2010 and President of Bush O'Donnell Capital Partners, the previous manager of the Eagle Funds.

In the years prior to joining Bush O'Donnell & Co., Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer of Intrav, Inc., a St. Louis based international tour operator and cruise line; President of Windsor Capital, an originator of and investor in management led buyouts and leveraged acquisitions; President of Windsor Real Estate, a real estate management and investment company; President of Bekins Distribution Services, a logistics service provider to the retail, hotel and restaurant industries; Vice president of Citibank, the banking subsidiary of Citicorp, a New York based financial services conglomerate; and Vice President of Mercantile Bank, a St. Louis based bank. Mr. Smith has and continues to serve on a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit boards.

Mr. Smith is a native of St. Louis and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia.