Strategic Advisor

Jeffrey S. Rawson is President of Merrick Capital Corporation, a Houston-based, private equity investment company. Merrick is focused on investing primarily in the energy industry, railcar transportation equipment, the hospitality industry and de novo banking.  

Jeff also serves as Managing Director of Valencia Group since 1999. He is responsible for lender, investor and joint-venture partner relations including sourcing and structuring debt and equity, securing joint-venture opportunities and managing, in collaboration with the CFO, all legal matters regarding the company. He also oversees operations, finance and administration for the company.

Jeff is involved with and/or supports many groups and charities, including the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, Ronald McDonald House of Houston, The Women’s Home, Executives Association of Houston, Small Steps Nurturing Center, Houston: reVision, Eagle Ranch for Boys and Girls, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, The Rotary Club of Houston.