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Watt Stephens

Vice President, Corporate Development

Full Bio

Watt Stephens began his career as a credit analyst with Frost Bank in 2007, in this role he underwrote countless credit requests in various industries including commercial & industrial, energy and real estate. He then moved into a leadership position being tapped to run business development for a newly formed group focused on complex credit relationships. After almost 10 years at Frost Bank, Watt went back to school to earn his MBA and focus on his goal of launching his own business. In 2018, Watt teamed up with Jack Sibley to form OZ Capital LLC, an opportunity zone focused venture capital fund based in Fort Worth. OZ Capital founded and funded Halcyon Thruput in 2019. Watt and Jack stepped in as Co-CEO’s mid-way through 2020 and subsequently sold the business to Generation Hemp at the beginning of 2021. Watt earned his BS ’07 from SMU and MBA ’17 from SMU’s Cox School of Business.

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