DAI Capital Welcomes Casey Verbeck to its Leadership Team

January 22, 2024

New addition significantly strengthens DAI’s impact investing capabilities

DAI today announced that Casey Verbeck has joined its growing DAI Capital business as Managing Director, Impact Investment. Verbeck is a leader in the impact investment space, with more than 20 years of experience and a record of success spanning strategic planning, business development, sales, and marketing.

Verbeck was most recently a Partner and Managing Director of Business Development and Marketing for Veris Wealth Partners, a B Corp-certified impact and wealth management firm. At Veris, he developed and managed growth initiatives that helped the firm surpass $2 billion in assets under management.

Casey and Gavin.jpgCasey, from left, with Wilson, in DAI's Bethesda, Md., office.

“Purposeful investment is fundamental to our business, and Casey has been a leader and innovator in the impact investing space for more than two decades,” said  Gavin E.R. Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of DAI Capital. “Casey’s insights, energy, and networks represent a tremendous addition to our team.”

DAI Capital  offers a multiproduct financial services platform focused on mobilizing and deploying private capital to spur sustainable development in emerging and frontier economies. The DAI Capital platform is based on three pillars: corporate finance, project finance, and asset management.

Verbeck will drive strategy, marketing, and fundraising for DAI Capital’s impact investing businesses, including for its existing impact asset management platform, MicroVest.

“I am thrilled to join the dynamic team at DAI Capital,” said Verbeck. “I see great potential for growth in the impact investing market, both in our existing work at DAI Capital and in new areas such as thematically driven impact funds.”

Based in Colorado, Verbeck is an entrepreneur by instinct and background, having founded and served as CEO for two firms, leading their efforts to scale high-impact programs through alternative financing solutions and strategies. He has launched impact-focused strategies with the recording artist Sarah McLachlan, National Geographic, The Nature Conservancy, Feeding America, and many other partners. Just prior to joining DAI, he completed the design of a private debt strategy for one of the United States’ leading conservation organizations to support indigenous communities. Thematically, his fund strategies have delivered impact in areas such as economic revitalization, land and water conservation, racial and gender equity, and community wealth building.

About DAI

Founded in 1970, DAI is a global development company with 5,000 employees implementing more than 200 projects across 80 countries on 5 continents. Working with national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and investors, and philanthropies, the company takes on fundamental social and economic development problems. DAI Capital is DAI’s investment banking, asset management, and project finance arm, dedicated to mobilizing private capital in emerging and frontier markets. DAI Capital advances DAI’s mission by channeling investment in these markets, which promotes economic growth, creates jobs, and reduces poverty.



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