Committee Composition

  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation
Joseph B. Alala, III Chairman of the Board      
Joseph Alala President & Chief Executive Officer

Joseph B. Alala, III has been the chief executive officer, president and chairman of the Board of Directors of Capitala Finance since February 2013 and serves as the managing partner and chief investment officer of Capitala Investment Advisors. Since 1998, Mr. Alala has been the founder, president and chief executive officer of Capitala Investment Advisors and its legacy funds.

In 2000, Mr. Alala was the youngest founding general partner to receive a SBIC debenture license in the 50-year history of the SBIC program. Mr. Alala serves on the Board of Governors of the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA, formerly the National Association of SBICs, or NASBIC). Mr. Alala also serves on the boards of directors of various portfolio companies of Capitala Investment Advisors, and has previously served on the boards of directors of non-profit organizations and private bank holding companies. He also serves on Princeton University’s Track & Field’s Trustee Board.

Mr. Alala received his A.B. in economics, with a concentration in finance and a minor in politics, from Princeton University and a J.D. and M.B.A. from Wake Forest University. Mr. Alala’s intimate knowledge of the business and operations of Capitala Investment Advisors, extensive familiarity with the financial industry and the investment management process in particular, and experience as a director of other organizations not only gives the board of directors valuable insight but also positions him well to serve as the chairman of our Board of Directors.


Larry W. Carroll Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Committee Chair for Compensation Committee
H. Paul Chapman Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
R. Charles Moyer Member of Audit Committee Committee Chair for Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
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