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Dale LeFebvre is the Founder and Chairman of 220.127.116.11, a private investment company for strategic investment management, restructuring, and financial engineering to create value from underutilized assets. Mr. LeFebvre architected and implemented a proprietary Transformational Investing™ methodology, which combines elements of research, venture capital, and buyouts. Since the nascence of 18.104.22.168, Mr. LeFebvre has raised more than $1 billion in institutional capital for businesses specializing in transportation, infrastructure, energy, financial services, and technology. The current portfolio generates more than $350 million with operations in over a dozen states and territories and employs more than 1,100 personnel. As a controlling shareholder, Mr. LeFebvre serves as Executive Chairman in each portfolio company, providing strategic direction, management oversight, operational guidance, and financial structuring expertise.
An accomplished industrialist, technologist, inventor, philanthropist, and scholar, Mr. LeFebvre gained strategic management experience working at several Wall Street merger and acquisition firms. At McKinsey & Company, the global management consulting firm, Mr. LeFebvre was the first MIT graduate to be hired as an analyst. After his time at McKinsey and on Wall Street, Mr. LeFebvre became the Managing Partner for a private equity firm, and subsequently became the Founder and Managing Partner for AIC Caribbean Fund, leading the fundraising efforts for the $230 million fund, at the time the largest Caribbean-focused private equity firm. An avid inventor, Mr. LeFebvre personally holds over 25 international and domestic patents, the last of which was allowed this year.
Mr. LeFebvre’s self-made success fuels his passion to better his community by investing in people, education, and ideas. A resident of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Mr. LeFebvre’s one million dollar donation to the University of the Virgin Islands has helped fund scholarships and support academic programs, including the establishment of the LeFebvre Endowed Student Fellowship Award and the OSON VI, LLC Endowed Fund for Recruitment and Retention. Mr. LeFebvre is also a Founding Milestone Donor of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Philanthropically committed, Mr. LeFebvre currently serves or has served on several Boards, including the National Smithsonian Board, American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Abraham Lincoln National Council of Ford's Theater Society, the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center, The John F. Kennedy Center International Committee, Oxfam America, Pen/Faulkner Foundation, Phillips Museum, the University of the Virgin Islands Foundation, and the National Urban League.
Mr. LeFebvre is the recipient of numerous prestigious honors and awards, including a National Bell Labs Fellowship, a Harvard Law School Traphagen Fellowship, and an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellowship. Mr. LeFebvre is an active member of Sigma Pi Phi, the Young Presidents Organization International (YPO), The Metropolitan Club, The Economic Club, and The Congressional Club.
A passionate foodie, Mr. LeFebvre has had the privilege of cooking for President Barack Obama, as well as various restaurateurs, oenophiles, and celebrities. After graduating from Central High School in Beaumont, Texas, Mr. LeFebvre received a SB in Electrical Engineering from MIT, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a JD from Harvard Law School.