Daniel Landis – Managing Director at Antares Capital
Daniel Landis is an experienced managing director with Antares Capital. He oversees the structuring, underwriting, legal documentation, closing and ongoing portfolio management of credit facilities provided to private equity-owned businesses.
Wakeboarding is his favorite water sport and he and his wife love spending time wakeboarding together as well as camping and spoiling their two pups.
Early Life and Education
Retired professor, he is active in intercultural training and research. His contributions include theory development, measuring equality of opportunity climate, evaluating social programs and contributing to intercultural psychology theory development.
Both he and his wife are actively involved in their community, volunteering their services as eye examiners to assist those in need of eye exams or glasses. Furthermore, they enjoy spending as much time outdoors as possible on Beaver Lake waterskiing and wakeboarding.
Landis is a member of SVOSH, an organization providing free eye exams and glasses to children throughout Central and South America. He’s an avid supporter of Chicago White Sox baseball team; together with his wife he has two children and seventeen grandchildren.
Armstrong World Industries employee who enjoyed learning as much as possible about everything they could. Re-building things was something he enjoyed doing, as was camping and listening to country music. Family was very important and two dogs made his life complete.
As managing director at Antares Capital, he oversees the structuring, underwriting, legal documentation and ongoing portfolio management of credit facilities provided to private equity-owned businesses. With more than three decades of real estate market experience.
Kris is survived by Terry; sons Kris Kostohris and Aaron Mayhew; grandson Tylor; brother Charles Rogers (wife Theresa); as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Donations may be made in his memory to St Mark Lutheran Church at 118 Old York-Hampton Road Yorktown NY for an organ fund donation in his name.
Achievement and Honors
At William and Mary, Landis earned the prestigious “cum laude” distinction after successfully completing its rigorous honors program – consisting of special projects and seminars as well as writing an honors senior thesis. Additionally, he joined Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Delta Kappa honor fraternities.
Landis kept his hip injury quiet until stage 16 when it was revealed: osteonecrosis, caused by reduced blood supply to the ball of the hip and constricted blood vessels which have resulted in scar tissue formation due to injury, was diagnosed.
He has left an imprint in intercultural research through his scholarship on cross-cultural training and assessment, equal opportunity climate studies, individual differences in social relations, research methodology and editing three editions of the Handbook of Intercultural Training.
After graduating high school in Enterprise, Alabama he enrolled at William and Mary to earn both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, being honored to join both Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Delta Kappa honor fraternities during this time.
Dan enjoyed many hobbies that provided balance in his life, including camping, fishing and music (particularly country). Additionally, he worked at Armstrong World Industries as a mechanic for 47 years where he continuously sought ways to hone his abilities.
His survivors include his wife, Gayle; son Daniel Landes II and Amber Landes; two brothers Warren and Dwight; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Kidney Fund instead of flowers.
Daniel Landis is a managing director at Antares Capital and oversees the structuring, underwriting, legal documentation, closing, and ongoing portfolio management of credit facilities provided to private equity-owned businesses. Prior to that he worked in commercial banking at LaSalle Bank.
He co-wrote and directed The Blues Brothers, starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, which at its release was one of the costliest films ever made (although Steven Spielberg’s contemporary 1941 cost more).
Landis’ 1981 comedy horror An American Werewolf in London was an enormous success and inspired studios to incorporate comedic elements into horror films. A former board member of the American Film Institute, Landis lives with his wife on Beaver Lake in northwest Arkansas where they enjoy waterskiing and wakeboarding together.