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 - Partner

Christopher W. Cola, CPA - Vice President

Dameshia DeFlora - Vice President

Michelle Garrett - Administrative Manager


Operational Resources
Mr. Cola has over fifteen years of experience in accounting and internal
audit, risk management assessment, financial due diligence, and financial
system implementations.  

He was previously a Director at Opportune LLP, a leading international
energy consulting firm, where he focused on providing clients with
comprehensive solutions for operational and financial challenges.  

Mr. Cola also held positions at Sirius Solutions, where he worked with the
management teams of private equity portfolio companies on financial
reporting and process improvement initiatives, and PricewaterhouseCoopers,
El Paso Corporation, and Deloitte and Touche.  

He is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Texas.  

Mr. Cola earned a Masters of Taxation degree and a Bachelors of
Accountancy degree from the University of Mississippi.
-Christopher W. Cola, CPA - Vice President-
Entrepreneurial capital with an ownership mentality
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