DuSable Management Team
Frank White, Jr.
Founder & CEO
Mr. White is the Founder and CEO of DuSable Capital Management and oversees all investments, investor relations, and operations at DuSable. Prior to founding DuSable, Mr. White founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Advanced Concepts, Inc. Under his leadership, the technology company evolved into a leading supplier of engineering and information technology support services to the Federal Government, primarily the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
ACI ranked amongst the Mid-Atlantic’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Businesses for eight-consecutive years. With approximately 400 employees, ACI was ultimately acquired and is now part of BAE Systems, a multi billion dollar international defense company. Mr. White has previously been recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Mr. White was the National Vice-Chair of President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign and served as a Co-Chair for President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration Committee as well.
Mr. White earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University.
Mr. White also completed the Executive Education Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Guthrie is DuSable’s COO, CFO and CCO. He also is managing the development and financing of the Nigeria solar project. Prior to joining DuSable in 2013, Mr. Guthrie gained extensive executive experience in both finance and operations with companies ranging from the startup stage to US$200 million in revenues.
Mr. Guthrie’s experience also includes stints as a COO of a private equity/wealth management company and the CFO of a private company that took on private equity investment funding, as well as acting as an investment representative on behalf of limited partners in private equity funds. In addition, he has international financial management experiences in manufacturing and distribution and has managed multiple corporate transactions from both the buy and sell sides.
He started his career with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Guthrie’s educational background includes earning both a BA in 1979 and MBA in 1984 from Loyola University (Baltimore). Mr. Guthrie is a Certified Public Accountant.
Senior Vice President
Emmanuel Guyot is a Senior Vice President at DuSable Capital, where he is responsible for managing existing renewable energy investments and sourcing new investment opportunities. Prior to joining DuSable, Mr. Guyot worked at Conergy where he was responsible for solar project development and finance in the Asian Pacific, Middle East, and North and South America.
Mr. Guyot started his career at Electricité de France (EDF) and then worked for the leading French engineering company, B.C.E.O.M., on global energy and environmental policy reform as Director of the Energy Department. Following this experience, Mr. Guyot joined Theolia and Ecolutions to develop wind, biomass and solar plants in North Africa, India and China.
Mr. Guyot holds a Master’s Degree in Project Engineering and Finance (M2) from Paris Dauphine University and an executive MBA from INSEAD and Tsinghua University, Beijing. Mr. Guyot is based in Singapore.