The Team

About the Founder:


Bryan Nowak – CEO & Managing Partner

Bryan began his entrepreneurial career as the founder of Antarctica Insurance Agency, Inc. (AIA, Inc.) a financial planning and insurance agency in San Antonio, Texas. Under his guidance, the blooming agency proliferated resulting in business expansion of 7 offices employing 85 employees across the great State of Texas.

Next, as acting President for the IRA Network, LLC, over a 15 year period, Bryan assisted in evaluation, development, marketing and financings of numerous client companies that brought about successful capital restructuring in both the private and public sectors.

As the founding Principal of SouthWind Capital Partners, Bryan continues to bring the vision, hard work, honesty, and integrity needed in order to forge the long term relationships between clients and capital resources, while driving continuous change to reflect market trends and client needs. Bryan is a seasoned boutique investment banker and capital advisor, deeply familiar with the sell- and buy-side of the vibrant Commercial Real Estate markets of Texas.

Bryan is also a popular guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches occasional classes on entrepreneurial and start-up related subjects. When Bryan is not busy assisting SouthWind clientele, he cultivates a deep passion for and knowledge of organic pharma, holistic nutritional research and innovation.