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About CNL

"Build capacity, protect the downside
and opportunity will come."

James M. Seneff, Jr.
Executive Chairman

Paul W. Drury

Senior Managing Director, Strategic Capital
CNL Financial Group

Paul W. Drury


  • Senior Managing Director, Strategic Capital, CNL Financial Group


Paul Drury serves as senior managing director of CNL Financial Group and CNL Strategic Capital. He joined the CNL Strategic Capital team responsible for the day-to-day operations.

Prior to joining CNL, Mr. Drury served as senior managing director at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Strategic Capital, the sub-manager for CNL Strategic Capital. During his 16 years at LLCP, he helped to originate multiple new platform investments, including several of CNL Strategic Capital’s investments. He has previously served in numerous roles at CIT Group, Inc., Bank of America, and InterFirst Bank.


Master of Business Administration, with Honors, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
B.B.A, Finance and Accounting, Texas Tech University