Dennis Scurletis ’79
Managing Member, Scurly Dog Capital, LLC
Dennis Scurletis has spent the last 30 plus years working in investment banking and investment management since graduate school.
Since 2007, Dennis has been primarily focused on investing in community banks and on managing portfolios of municipal bonds as managing member of ScurlyDog Capital, LLC, and SD Capital Partners, LLC.
Prior to this, Dennis worked at Goldman Sachs helping to build their mortgage business from 1985 to 1995, where he was one of the top sales people maintaining consultative relationships with some of Goldman’s largest clients. Dennis joined Morgan Stanley in 1995, became a managing director in 1996, and held several senior positions at the firm from 1998 to 2007, including head of securitized products capital markets, head of interest rate products and derivatives sales, and global head of equity and fixed income listed derivatives.
Dennis received a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1985, where he was awarded the Beta Gamma Sigma award for having the highest academic average in his graduating class. Dennis did his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1979. Additionally, he was employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1979 to 1984.
Dennis currently serves on the board of directors of National Capital Bank, “Washington’s Oldest Bank,” and on the alumni board of the New York Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at RPI.
Fun Facts: John Neff (legendary investor of Vanguard/Windsor Fund) once said that he looked to hire people that had been either caddies, or paperboys, or pin-setters. Dennis has still yet to meet anyone else that had done all three.