Breakout Capital promotes McLean Wilson to CEO and president
Wilson previously was chief credit officer and was the company’s first lender in 2016.
McLean-based financial services company Breakout Capital LLC has promoted McLean Wilson from chief credit officer to chief executive officer and president, the company announced Jan. 14.
Wilson joined Breakout — which provides capital loans and underwriting to small businesses —in 2016 as the company’s first lender. In his new role, he will continue to oversee the company’s credit operations and lead product innovation.
He has been working in the financial services industry for more than 10 years at companies such as Raleigh, North Carolina-based Blanton Financial Group Inc.; Mount Pleasant, South Carolina-based SouthStar Capital LLC; Overland Park, Kansas-based Strategic Capital; and Charleston, South Carolina-based companies inFactor and Charleston Capital Management LLC. He was co-founder at both Charleston companies.
“Looking forward, Breakout is well-positioned to exponentially grow our month-over-month origination through our current lending facilities and forward flow agreements while incorporating new avenues of revenue and expanding our strategic relationships,” Wilson said in a statement.
Wilson earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Clemson University in civil engineering.
Breakout was founded in 2015 and was acquired in July 2019 by Sherman Oaks, California-based fund management company SecurCapital, which offers supply chain financial and technical services.