Jan Zalud

Managing Director

Jan has excelled in a number of sales executive and management positions in a variety of industries within his career. Early on Jan earned top sales executive status selling business HR software and employee benefits to small businesses; transitioning quickly into managing district wide sales.  Jan’s global interests led him to International sales of Enterprise IT solutions and services to multi-billion dollar Global Fortune 500 organizations, where he again became one of the top performers.  Recently, Jan spearheaded expansion into European markets by opening and managing International offices for one of the highest producing technology integrators and solution provider organizations in the IT channel. Originally from the Czech Republic, Jan brings International background and business experience to U.S. Strategic Capital.  As Managing Director, Jan is responsible for new business development, raising capital, and managing relations with our investment clients.

Jan graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Business Management and received his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Southern Polytechnic State University and Georgia State University and holds a FINRA Series 79 license. Throughout his college career Jan was a member of the basketball team and earned a number of All-Conference Academic awards.  Internationally, Jan was a member of the Czech Republic Junior National basketball team as well.  Outside of basketball, Jan enjoys traveling, reading and he is an avid skier.  Jan lives in the Candler Park neighborhood of Atlanta with his wife Jordan.