ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michael Corbin, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has joined the Board of Advisors of DC Capital Partners LLC (DC Capital), a private investment firm with portfolio investments that operate globally with particular emphasis on important Middle East markets.
Ambassador Corbin served with the State Department since 1985 with a broad range of assignments including postings in Cairo, Caracas, Damascus, and Baghdad. He most recently served as U.S. Ambassador to the UAE.
Tom Campbell, founder and president of DC Capital Partners said, “Ambassador Corbin is one of our country’s most effective diplomats in the Arab World. His tremendous knowledge of the region is invaluable, and we are both honored and fortunate to have him on our team. Michael’s reputation and accomplishments in the Middle East, including most recently as our Ambassador to the UAE, who is our largest trading partner and one of our closest allies in the region, are well known. He will be a tremendous resource to us and to our existing and future portfolio companies, particularly Michael Baker International, as we build out our presence in the region.”
Ambassador Corbin joins other notable members of DC Capital’s Board of Advisors including The Honorable Rich Armitage, General Tony Zinni, General Mike Hayden, Admiral Jim Stavridis, Ambassador Henry Crumpton and Dr. Donald Kerr.
Ambassador Corbin said, “I am pleased to be joining DC Capital Partners. It is a firm with a tremendous track record of success for acquiring and building companies complemented by a distinguished group of individuals with the highest level of integrity. Tom Campbell and his partners are firmly committed to the region on numerous levels. They understand both the importance of the markets and our relationships as well. I look forward to being a part of their efforts.”
General Tony Zinni, a member of the Board of Advisors and a director for Michael Baker International, said, “Michael is a great addition to the team. He will be based in the UAE and support us regionally, including our Michael Baker office in Abu Dhabi. He has earned tremendous respect through his work in the region over the years. Michael has a deep understanding of business and its importance for both the UAE and the region. We look forward to working with him.”
About DC Capital Partners, LLC
DC Capital Partners, LLC is a private investment firm headquartered in Alexandria, VA focused on making control investments in middle market companies that provide differentiated and innovative services and solutions to the United States government. DC Capital’s investment strategy emphasizes sectors that it believes offer the most compelling growth opportunities including, but not limited to, Infrastructure and Development, Intelligence, Security, Information Technology, and Operations and Maintenance. Learn more at www.dccapitalpartners.com.