Origination & Business Development / CFO of Smocked Auctions
Ross Mulford serves in Origination & Business Development at the firm and as CFO of Smocked Auctions, a Dallas based e-commerce retailer.
In his current role, Ross’ responsibilities include transaction origination, analysis and the negotiating and structuring of investment opportunities across all Petrus investment platforms.
He previously served in associate roles within the firm’s private markets investment strategies and for Petrus Aviation, an institutional lessor of commercial and cargo aircraft. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a Teach for America corps member in the Greater 5th Ward area of Houston, TX.
Ross holds an MBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and a BA from Vanderbilt University.
He is active civically in the Dallas community, serving on the board of trustees of St. Philip’s School and Community Center, as an Advisory Director for Salvation Army Echelon and as a past member of the board of directors of the Episcopal School of Dallas Alumni Association. He is also active in professional organizations supporting North Texas Food Bank, The Dallas Museum of Art and Texas Parks & Wildlife.
In his spare time, Ross likes to spend time with his wife and two children.