Daniel Prawda is a Founding Partner of GEF Capital Partners and co-head of the U.S. investment practice. He is based in Washington, D.C. where he focuses on lower middle-market growth equity opportunities in North America.

Mr. Prawda joined Global Environment Fund as a Managing Director in 2016 before founding GEF Capital Partners. While at Global Environment Fund, Mr. Prawda led an investment in Gro-Well Brands.

Prior to joining Global Environment Fund, Mr. Prawda served as an investment professional with ACON Investments, where he spent 14 years sourcing and executing private equity investments in the United States and Latin America. Transactions included Fairway Outdoor and Magic Media in the US media/advertising space, SAE Towers and idX Corporation in the global manufacturing space, ProEnergy Services and APR Energy in the global power services sector and Grupo Sala, one of the leading waste management companies in Colombia. Prior to joining ACON Investments, Mr. Prawda worked with the Latin America Corporate Finance Group at JP Morgan Chase, where he was responsible for various corporate debt offerings in Mexico and Brazil.

Mr. Prawda currently serves on the board of directors of Gro-Well Brands, Inc., Lifecycle Renewables Inc and EnviroMix, Inc. He previously served on the board of directors of Bluesource and Insite.

Mr. Prawda received a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University.