Personnel

  • Aaron Rasmussen Brings Valuable Investing Experience to McGowan Capital Group

    Aaron Rasmussen learned how to manage risk under fire – on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). His early lessons in this raw form of capitalism came before computer systems replaced most of the shouting, gesturing traders who worked on the floor of the Exchange. After 12 years trading and investing in natural gas and crude oil, this Certified Alternative Investment Analyst joined McGowan Capital Group.







  • From Music Man to Financial Expert – Gene McGowan

    Have you ever wondered about Gene McGowan’s history? Most of you probably don’t know that this Sioux Falls businessman is a U.S. Navy retiree and a musician whose prior career was playing the piano in bars while he was a single father of 6 children. You can learn more about him in the January issue of Prairie Business Magazine.

    Written by Rob Swenson, the article begins with:

    “Kurt Loudenback credits Gene McGowan for saving his company and helping turn it into a successful business. Loudenback is the president and CEO of Grand Prairie Foods, a food production and distribution company in Sioux Falls, S.D., that did more than $22 million in business in 2014.







  • Gene McGowan Receives Honorary Degree from SDSU

    For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of getting to know Gene McGowan, Sr., he has a very interesting and diverse life history. He has excelled in the finance and business world, and has learned much from his life experiences. It is hard to believe that this man, a Navy retiree, a man whose sole occupation for a number of years was playing the piano in entertainment establishments and a current finance wizard,







  • Dennis Neeser joins McGowan Capital Group

    McGowan Capital Group, a private equity firm headquartered in Sioux Falls, announced that Dennis Neeser has joined the firm and will lead the lending efforts in the Credit Services Division.

    Mr. Neeser will be a valued addition to the office and will be working closely with the Credit Services Division. He brings over 25 years of lending experience to the firm.