Carl H. Westcott

Carl H. Westcott is Chairman of Westcott LLC and General Partner of Commodore Partners, Ltd., a real estate holding and development company.

In 1986, Mr. Westcott founded Westcott Communications. The company delivered education, training and information to various markets via interactive classrooms, private satellite television, and videotape. The company was sold in 1996 to KIII.

He founded First Extended Service Corporation in 1978, a processing firm for auto dealerships. FESC merged with AON Insurance Company in 2002.

He was a majority shareholder in Digital Witness which was formed in 2001 to develop and market video software solutions. The company was acquired by Westec Interactive Security, Inc. in November 2007.

He devotes much of his time to the Westcott Foundation. In 2003 Mr. Westcott received the Horatio Alger Award and was inducted as a Lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.

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Westcott LLC was formed in 1996 to act as an entrepreneurial private equity platform for new ventures. With deep roots in the automotive, satellite communications, insurance, internet and real estate businesses, Westcott LLC is well positioned to exploit emerging opportunities.


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