The Grosvenor Funds
Our Team

Bruce B. Dunnan

Bruce brings a successful career as a portfolio manager and investment advisor to Grosvenor. Prior to co-founding the Grosvenor Funds, Mr. Dunnan was President of Dunnan Securities Advisors, Inc., an investment advisory firm based in Washington, D.C. He began his career at the First National Bank of Atlanta before moving to Washington where he worked ten years at Alex Brown & Sons. Immediately prior to founding Dunnan Securities, he was a Senior Vice President of Investments with Dean Witter Reynolds. Over the past 13 years Bruce and his partners have made over 60 venture capital investments.

 

Bruce is involved in numerous civic activities, including prior service as Chairman of St. Albans School and Board Member for the Episcopal Children's Center and the Columbia Hospital for Women. Currently he is on the Board of the Medical University of South Carolina. Bruce graduated from Washington & Lee University in 1976 and the University of North Carolina School of Business (Chapel Hill) in 1978.

 

Mr. Dunnan sits on the Board of GetWellNetwork.

Douglas M. Dunnan

Doug is a Managing Partner of The Grosvenor Funds, which he co-founded in 1994. Grosvenor is currently investing its fourth fund targeting early-stage, IP protected technologies addressing large market opportunities, with an East Coast geographic focus. Over the past 13 years Doug and his partners have made over 60 venture capital investments.

 

Prior to co-founding Grosvenor, Doug spent 10 years at Salomon Brothers. After six years in corporate finance covering technology and media companies, Doug spent two years on the Chairman's strategic planning staff. Then during his final two years at Salomon, Doug headed the private placement of equity, where he developed a network of participants in the private capital markets and oversaw numerous private equity financings.

 

Doug graduated from Cornell University, Harvard Law School and the University of Chicago Business School. Doug also practiced law with the Kirkland & Ellis venture group in Chicago from 1980 to 1982.

C. Bowdoin Train

Mr. Train is a Managing Partner of The Grosvenor Funds, having joined the firm in December, 1995. Grosvenor is currently investing its fourth fund targeting early-stage, IP protected technologies addressing large market opportunities, with an East Coast geographic focus. Over the past 13 years, Mr. Train and his partners have made over 60 venture capital investments.

 

Prior to joining Grosvenor, Mr. Train spent most of his career advising, financing, managing and funding private companies across several industries, including health care, telecommunications and environmental services. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Mr. Train practiced law with Shaw, Pittman, LLP, in Washington, DC. His practice focused on corporate finance, including venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions. In 1991, Mr. Train joined the administration of President George Bush as a senior official at the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

Among his charitable activities, Mr. Train serves on the boards of The Nature Conservancy (Maryland/DC Chapter), the African Wildlife Foundation, the Ocean Foundation and he previously completed three years of service on the Board of Hospice Care of the District of Columbia.

 

Mr. Train sits on the Boards of SnappCloud., Three Stage Media , iMove, Inc., and Inside Higher Ed.

Oak Strawbridge

Oak Strawbridge, is a Partner of The Grosvenor Funds. Mr. Strawbridge joined The Grosvenor Funds in early 2000 and has lead a number of the firmís investments in telecommunications, software and life sciences. In addition to serving as Grosvenorís board representative at doublePOSITIVE, he assists and monitors existing portfolio companies including Appfluent, Generic Medical Devices, Inside Higher Ed and Omeros. Mr. Strawbridge also oversees finance, accounting and regulatory compliance activities for the firm.

 

Mr. Strawbridge joined The Grosvenor Funds after completing his MBA at Georgetown University. While at Georgetown, he worked in the New Product Development Group at Concert Communications and was a regional champion and a national finalist in the 2000 National Venture Capital Investment Competition. Prior to attending Georgetown, Mr. Strawbridge served as a marketing consultant with IGOR Communications where he lead IGOR's technology marketing consultancy. Mr. Strawbridge began his career at Subsystems Technologies, Inc. as a systems analyst developing logistics software for the Federal Aviation Administration.

 

Mr. Strawbridge graduated from George Washington University in 1994. He serves on the Board Directors and chairs the Investment Committee of the Washington Home and Community Hospices, a DC based charitable organization that provides long term care, rehabilitation services and hospice to residents of the Greater Washington Area.