Charleston Capital Management is an alternative asset management company based in Charleston, SC.
Charleston Capital was formed to provide a select group of qualified high net worth individuals, institutional investors, and family offices access to unique investment opportunities through an array of asset classes. Charleston Capital's core principles are reflected in their due diligence, investment selection, diversification within unique asset classes and risk mitigation techniques. Charleston Capital's principals coinvest in every fund offering ensuring that Charleston Capital's interests are always aligned with investors.
Caleb J. Goding, CFP ®
Caleb Goding is a Co-Founder and Manager of the Firm. Mr. Goding has extensive experience in accounting, business operations, asset management, complex financial planning and business consulting. Over the past decade, Mr. Goding has served as CFO and advisor to several privately held companies, high-net worth families, and partnerships where he was responsible for all strategic financial decision making and reporting.
Prior to Charleston Capital, Mr. Goding was a Managing Director for Roadstead Capital Partners where he was part of the investment strategy team and specialized in portfolio management and complex financial planning. Before his time at Roadstead, Mr. Goding was a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC where he led the financial advisors in his peer group at the firm in advisory assets. Prior to his time at Wells Fargo, Mr. Goding’s experience included performing corporate financial statement accounting at Enterprise Holdings, Inc. as well as serving as CFO for Landtech Inc.
Mr. Goding is a graduate of the University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree and double majored in Accounting and Management with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. Mr. Goding is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional or CFP® professional. Additionally, Mr. Goding is a registered investment advisor representative (passed the Series 65 Exam).
McLean A.G. Wilson, M.S.
McLean Wilson is a Co-Founder and Manager of the Firm. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in alternative investments, asset based lending, asset management and capital raising for alternative investments, as well as operational experience with structured transactions, recourse and nonrecourse purchase agreements, back office operations, secured and unsecured transactions, negotiation, management and underwriting processes.
Prior to Charleston Capital, Mr. Wilson was Vice President of SouthStar Capital, an asset based lender primarily focused on factoring, where he assisted in the origination, structuring, closing and funding of over $500 million worth of factored assets. While at SouthStar, he gained experience with structuring collateralized and uncollateralized transactions, purchase and sale agreements, and recourse and non-recourse financing. At SouthStar, Mr. Wilson also structured and funded numerous equipment lease and purchase order financing transactions. Prior to this, Mr. Wilson was an investment advisor with ING Financial Partners and Money Concepts Capital Corporation with a focus on financial planning, portfolio management and investment planning. Prior to be being an investment advisor, Mr. Wilson was a Civil Engineer with Thomas & Hutton Engineering.
Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Clemson University where he earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. Additionally, Mr. Wilson is a registered investment advisor representative (passed the Series 65 Exam).