Mr. Pettagrue is responsible for the origination,underwriting and management of state targeted funds, SBIC and New Markets TaxCredit transactions. Prior to joining Stonehenge, Mr. Pettagrue worked for HOPEEnterprise Corporation where he managed, structured, and led the businessdevelopment initiatives in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi andTennessee for New Markets Tax Credit financings. Prior to that, Mr. Pettagrue implementeda supplier diversity platform for the Birmingham Business Resource Center thatcreated greater capacity for underserved small business entrepreneurs to buildand sustain competitive business models. Prior to that, Mr. Pettagrue workedfor 18 years in the investment and commercial banking space, providing privateequity and debt capital raising services to privately held, growth mindedbusiness firms for JP Morgan and Regions Bank. Mr. Pettagrue earned his BA inBanking & Finance from Morehouse College and his MA in InternationalEconomics from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.