3 Ways David Walker Green Beret is Shaping GrowthLine Capital’s Success

David Walker

February 22, 2021

3 Ways David Walker Green Beret is Shaping GrowthLine Capital’s Success

How David Walker Green Beret Achieves Success with the GrowthLine Capital Hedge Fund

Discipline, Leadership, and Focus are important traits for the senior management at any hedge fund.  It is what allows the fund to achieve success and distinguish itself from its peers. GrowthLine Capital is a veteran-owned hedge fund that invests in companies that will become multiples of their current size over the next three to five years.  Former Green Beret, David Walker is the Chief Operating Officer for the hedge fund, based out of Stamford, CT.

David Walker Green Beret attributes a number of reasons for why the GrowthLine Capital has been so successful in such a short period of time.

The first is discipline.  At Growthline, David Walker and his business partner, Mark Shattan are very disciplined in their approach to not only picking investments but also how they operate and grow their firm.  Their disciplined background stems from both David Walker and Mark Shattan having served in the U.S. Army and both were also classmates at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  

Another way that David Walker has made an impact is by being able to lead under pressure. As someone who served as a former US Army Special Forces Commander, he has had experience in high-stress situations. David Walker Green Beret has been able to translate the stress of a military scenario to the stress of managing a fast-growing hedge fund.

Lastly, focus is a key ingredient in shaping Growthline’s success.  Being able to prioritize what needs to be done and getting it done is vital to the firm’s progress.  Whether it be focusing on risk management or compliance, targeting a specific task and seeing it through to fruition has been paramount to the firm’s rapid growth.  

With those specialties in mind, David Walker Green Beret has shaped GrowthLine Capital by ensuring that it has a competitive and sustainable advantage.  In this way, it has allowed the firm to perform extremely well even under adverse market conditions.  

David Walker is committed to ensuring that Growthline Capital’s success is sustainable now and for the foreseeable future.  

About David Walker Green Beret

David Walker is a former Green Beret of the U.S. Army. Most of his career was spent as an officer in Special Operations and light infantry. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management as well as a BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Upon leaving the Army, he has worked in financial, compliance, and risk management aspects of multi-billion-dollar hedge funds.  Growthline Capital is a 100% Veteran-Owned firm.