Mr. Braxton joined Newport Capital Partners in 2019 and is an Associate on the Asset Management team. In this capacity, he works closely with the Firm’s Investments and Portfolio Management teams in conducting investment and market research as well as valuation of assets and investment vehicles. Additionally, he supports the accounting team with fund reporting and budgeting efforts.
Prior to joining NCP, Mr. Braxton was a Commodity Trader with Cargill, Inc., a privately-held conglomerate with business lines in the trading, purchasing, and distribution of grain and other agricultural commodities. During his tenure, he was part of the firm’s Grain & Oilseeds Supply Chain division and conducted wholesale trading of grains, analyzed commodity trends, performed break-even analysis, and managed a soybean processing plant. He also assisted over 600 farm and agriculture-related customers with sales and risk management planning and coordinated operational efficiency initiatives across internal teams.
Mr. Braxton received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Spanish from Bucknell University. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).