Our People

We are owners and operators who have spent our careers exploring the markets we serve and navigating successful exits. Our unparalleled sector expertise is our force multiplier for growth.

Investment Team

  • Joel Griffin
    Founder and President, Riphean Group
  • Brian DeMuth
    Partner, Riphean Investments
  • Kylie Starace
    Chief Administrative Officer, Riphean Group
  • Victor Fuster
    Operating Partner, Riphean Investments
  • Autumn Noltee
    Senior Controller
  • Nadia Chughtai
    Human Resources Manager
  • Brittany Fowler
    Executive Assistant

Advisory Board & Executive Council

  • Brittany Chiang
    Chief Executive Officer, Flatter, Inc.
  • Kevin FitzPatrick
    Co-Founder and Senior Partner, The Capital Group
  • Andrew Forysiak
    Owner, AJF and Associates
  • Dr. Janet Gullickson
    President, Germanna Community College
  • Lloyd Harrison
    Chief Executive Officer and Director, Partners Bancorp
  • Jack Hughes
    Principal Consultant, Altus Associates
  • Douglas Lemott, Jr.
    Vice President, SAP National Security Services
  • Damon Phillips
    Senior Vice President of Business Development and Alliances
  • Curry Roberts
    President, Fredericksburg Regional Alliance
  • Jon Steinbach
    President, Boldend, Inc.

Industry Partners

  • Cyber4+
  • Fredericksburg Regional Military Affairs Council
  • Virginia Partners Bank
  • SAP NS2
  • RIoT
  • Germanna Community College
  • Fredericksburg Regional Alliance
  • Flatter
  • The Capital Group
  • Boldend

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