Our principals


John K. Baldwin
Principal and CEO
In 1995, Mr. Baldwin founded Bridge Capital, LLC, an opportunity fund, financial services company and asset manager that specializes in originating high yield loans, investing in opportunistic assets and providing management services. Mr. Baldwin manages the lending activity of Bridge Capital and is the head of the company investment committee.

Under the visionary leadership of Mr. Baldwin, Bridge Capital has concentrated its growth in Asia and manages affiliated offices in Cambodia, Laos, Macau and Thailand. In addition to making loans, generally in commercial opportunities which are time or value driven, these operations include managing affiliates that are involved in various business opportunities. Mr. Baldwin’s plans for the company include the acquisition and restructuring of at least $250 million in debt and assets in the next year.


Shawn A. Scott
Vice Chairman & Director of Business Development
Mr. Scott has a background in finance, real estate development, construction, and development of gaming opportunities. He is a visionary who sees value where others do not, and understands how to formulate plans that unlock that value. He has been the architect for the revitalization of three horse racing tracks, three casino hotels, and a chain of highway truck stops with gaming machines. Mr. Scott reviews all loan requests pertaining to entertainment or gaming, and guides the Bridge’s investment policies for investing in and lending to emerging market gaming and entertainment opportunities

Mr. Scott has guided Bridge Capital and its affiliates in their investment and lending activities in Cambodia, including the founding of Angkor Capital Bank, a full service commercial bank headquartered in Phnom Penh. He has also been the key planner for Kingdom of Dreams Cambodia, a project within the world-famous Angkor Tourist City Zone, near Siem Reap.