Bradley M. Dorchinecz

Managing Director

Brad Dorchinecz is the Managing Director of the Private Equity Group for 50 South Capital, a group he co-founded. He oversees all aspects of the investment process for primary, secondary and direct co-investments. This includes sourcing and analyzing venture capital, buyout and credit investment opportunities in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is responsible for fundraising, asset allocation and portfolio management activities for the Private Equity Group. He is a member of the 50 South Capital Investment Committee and is a voting member of Northern Trust’s Investment Policy Committee. Additionally, Brad is a member of the 50 South Capital Giving Council as well as the 50 South Capital Diversity Council.

Brad was previously an investment professional at Mercantile Capital Partners, a venture capital and growth equity fund located in Northbrook, Illinois. Prior to Mercantile, he spent five years at Heller Financial, a middle-market commercial finance company which was later acquired by General Electric. At Heller, he was an Assistant Vice President in the Corporate Finance Group, Heller Business Credit, and Heller’s Workout Group. He began his career in Heller’s Finance Management Development Program. He worked with Bob Morgan while at Heller.

Education & Associations

Brad is a member of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and sits on several fund advisory boards. He currently serves on the Governing Board of Girls on the Run-Chicago. Brad graduated with High Honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a degree in finance and received his MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Brad grew up in Taylorville, Illinois and currently resides in LaGrange with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys cycling, poker, golf, barbecue, following University of Illinois basketball, and playing the drums.




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