The principals of Spell Capital Partners are widely regarded as accomplished, experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds, successful investment track records and solid business networks. Spell professionals have extensive contacts and industry relationships

enabling them to identify promising opportunities. They also have the knowledge and skills to analyze performance, assess the strength of management teams, obtain the necessary financing and consummate transactions.

Darren Brathol
Managing Director

Darren joined the Spell Capital team in May 2016. Prior to joining Spell Capital, he was an investment banking analyst at Lazard Middle Market in Minneapolis, where he was on the financial sponsor team covering the private equity market. Previously, Mr. Brathol was a financial analyst at US Bank where he began his career in the Leadership Development Program covering a wide range of banking products and services while also receiving specialized training from senior leadership. Mr. Brathol holds a MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse where he majored in Finance.