Our Team
Our Focus
Our team consists of investment and operating professionals that have worked together for over a decade.

We have extensive expertise in working with System Companies and consider ourselves ideal partners for
System Companies and their blue-chip counterparts because of our proven expertise, active investment
approach and permanent ownership mentality.

Steven Johnson, CFA - Managing Partner

Adrayll Askew, CFA - Principal

Christopher W. Cola, CPA - Vice President

Dameshia DeFlora - Vice President

Michelle Garrett - Administrative Manager


Operational Resources
Mr. Askew has over twenty years of experience in finance, investment
banking and investment management.  

He was previously Group Lead and Senior Vice President of Credit
Products at BBVA Compass where he led a team responsible for complex
financing transactions for large and mid-sized businesses across multiple

He also previously held senior positions at Hartford Investment
Management and JP Morgan Chase. In these roles, he specialized in the
E&P, general industrial, chemicals, refining and oilfield service industries.

Mr. Askew earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance
from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Economics and Management from Rice University.
--Adrayll Askew, CFA - Partner--
Entrepreneurial capital | Ownership mentality
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