LEVEL FIELD CAPITAL
the world has changed
We work, play, communicate, invest, and bank differently. And these changes are fast moving.
Level Field Capital strives to be not only part of, but an agent of this change. With our second Special Purpose Acquisition Company (or “SPAC”), LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LFACU), our goal is to enable and empower high growth companies and disruptors in the areas of Fintech, Consumer & Technology, Real Estate, Energy and Transportation. By simplifying the process for accessing public markets, we believe our operating and investing experience and value-creation strategy will allow visionaries to go public faster, serve broader markets, and accelerate their growth.
We’ve Done this before
“The LFAC II management team and Board of Directors endeavors to apply its breadth and depth of knowledge and diverse networks to identify an ideal target company and facilitate its access to the public market.”
Scott Reed serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer of LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II. Scott is a Co-founder, Partner and Director of BankCap Partners. He serves on the Board of Directors of Landsea Homes Corp. (NASDAQ: LSEA) and Silvergate Capital Corporation (NYSE: SI). From 2002 to 2004, Scott was the Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Strategy and Planning at Carreker, a publicly traded financial technology company. Previously, he was an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group at Bear Stearns, a consultant at Bain & Company, and a derivatives trader at O’Connor / Swiss Bank Corporation. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Vista Bancshares, and Performance Trust with Vista. Previously he served as a member of the board of directors of Xenith Bankshares, InBankshares, Corp. and Uncommon Giving.
“We believe our team’s previous SPAC experience will enable us to carefully orchestrate and accelerate entrepreneurial visionaries’ plans to go public.”
Steve Reed (no relation to Scott Reed, CEO of LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II) serves as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II. Steve is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Stonehollow Capital Partners, a family office which makes equity investments in both public and private companies across industries throughout the United States. Before founding Stonehollow, Steve was a Managing Partner of EF Capital Management, the investment arm of a family office, which largely focused on direct equity and direct debt investments in both public and private companies. Prior to EF Capital Management, Steve was a founding member and Partner of BankCap Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the financial services industry. Steve began his career in 2000 as an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group at Bear Stearns, later joining Houlihan Lokey, where he worked in their Generalist and Restructuring groups.
Alberto Bianchinotti serves as the Chief Financial Officer of LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II. He is the owner of AM Knight Financial Services, a CPA firm he founded in 2013, and has experience working with new businesses in the life sciences, software and real estate industries. Alberto is a Certified Public Accountant and consultant with expertise in the launching of investment advisers and start-ups and has worked in numerous executive and audit management roles in the financial services industry. In addition, he provided finance and operations support for LFAC I since inception and served as its Chief Financial Officer from July 2020 through the completion of its business combination with Landsea (NASDAQ: LSEA) in January 2021.
Board of Directors
Robert Black is a member of LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II’s Board of Directors. Robert is an Executive Advisory Partner of Wind Point Partners and a Senior Advisor to Boston Consulting Group’s Global Consumer Practice. He serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of RTIC Outdoors, LLC, a direct-to-consumer retailer of outdoor gear. He previously served in a number of roles at Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB), including as its Group President, Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to that, Robert served in a number of roles at Sammons Enterprises, including as its President, Chief Operating Officer and as a member of its board of directors. Robert also served in a number of leadership positions at Steelcase, Inc. (NYSE: SCS), including as President of Steelcase International and as a member of the Steelcase, Inc. Executive Committee. Prior to that, he also held senior positions at McKinsey & Company, Baxter International, Inc. and Hard Manufacturing Co., Inc. Robert currently serves on the board of directors of Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC), Pestell Nutrition, a leading distributor of minerals, feed ingredients and nutritional additives, Targeted PetCare Goup, Corsicana Bedding, and DecoPac, Inc. Robert previously served on the boards of directors of a number of public companies, including Annie’s, Inc. (formerly NYSE: BNNY), North American Technologies Group, Inc., Modernform Group Public Company Ltd. and Kimberly-Clark de Mexico.
Jodi Shelton is a member of LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II’s Board of Directors. Jodi is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), an industry organization that strives to prepare the semiconductor industry for paradigm shifts by aligning leadership from more than 250 companies in more than 25 countries. She is also Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shelton Group, an integrated investor relations and public relations agency. Jodi is the former Director of Investment Relations at Cyrix Corporation. She serves as an advisor to Nanotronics Imaging, Inc., an emerging technology company using artificial intelligence and robotics to transform manufacturing, as well as a member of the board of directors of Curic, a technology start-up using Bluetooth technology to revolutionize elder care. Jodi previously served as a member of the board of advisors of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership and as a member of the boards of directors of Silicon Border Holding Company LLC, Yellowstone Club Community Foundation, and Aurora Dallas.
LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II (“LFAC) is a newly incorporated blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities.
Although we may pursue an acquisition opportunity in any business industry, sector, or geographical location, we intend to identify and acquire a business in the financial technology or services, technology, digital asset, or consumer sectors with a disruptive business model that may provide an opportunity for attractive risk-adjusted returns. We believe that our management team’s contacts and transaction sources, as well as its ability to identify and implement value-creation initiatives, will differentiate our acquisition strategy.