Jeff joined Gryphon in 2022 as a Managing Director to lead and scale Gryphon’s Fundraising and Investors Relations capabilities. He brings more than 25 years of experience in fundraising, marketing, client service, and management. Throughout his time in fundraising and investor relations, he has established new business initiatives throughout the capital formation cycle, developing and managing strategic relationships and separate accounts.
Barry joined Gryphon in 2022 as a Managing Director in Gryphon’s Human Capital Group and focuses on Human Resource (HR) activities. In his role he works with senior executives and working teams within the Software and Business Services Groups to lead, manage, and facilitate human capital, organizational, and human resource effectiveness initiatives. Barry also works with the Gryphon Human Capital Team to more broadly develop human resources processes for our portfolio HR leaders. Barry’s specialty skills include organizational and HR assessment, employee engagement, performance management, total rewards, employee relations, HR Operations, and mergers & acquisitions.
Jill focuses on Human Resources (HR) activities within Gryphon’s Human Capital Group. In her role, she partners with Gryphon Operating Partners and CEOs and CHROs within Gryphon’s Consumer Products and Services Group and Heritage Fund portfolios to build strong HR capabilities.
Greg joined Gryphon in 2022 as a Managing Director in Gryphon’s Operations Resources Group, where he partners with Gryphon portfolio companies to implement best practices across project, process, and change management. Greg has significant experience managing complex projects in the areas of technology and finance and building and leading project management offices (“PMOs”).
Sharon joined Gryphon in 2021 as a Managing Director, bringing more than 20 years of experience leading and empowering talent globally. She is focused on internal human capital matters within Gryphon, including managing the firm’s internal talent development and talent management strategies. In her role she oversees benefits, employee experience, performance management, training, and leadership development. She also supports the talent acquisition and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for the firm.
Blake joined Gryphon in 2021 as a Managing Director in Gryphon’s Operations Resources Group, where he partners with Gryphon’s portfolio companies to implement best practices in finance, tax, accounting, information technology, and regulatory compliance, with a focus on scalability, efficiency, and control. He brings over 20 years of experience as a CFO with leading global companies owned by private equity firms. Blake has significant experience in sell side transactions, debt financing, value creation, and information technology system implementations.
Rich focuses on Human Resources (HR) activities within Gryphon’s Human Capital Group. In his role he works with senior executives and working teams within the Industrial Growth and Business Services Groups to lead, manage, and facilitate human capital, organizational development, leadership, and team effectiveness initiatives. Rich also works with the Gryphon Human Capital Team to more broadly develop human resources and organization development processes.
Matt joined Gryphon in 2020 and serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of the Finance Group. Matt oversees Gryphon’s finance, accounting, tax and administrative activities.
Michael joined Gryphon in 2020 as General Counsel. In his role, his responsibilities include transaction structuring and execution, risk analysis and management, and corporate governance. Michael brings over 25 years of experience with leading global companies across investment banking, law, and privately held investment companies. Michael serves on the Board of ALJ Regional Holdings (NASDAQ: ALJJ), an owner and operator of customer service-based businesses.
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Jef is a Managing Director within Gryphon’s Heritage Fund team. In his role, he supports the underwriting and diligence of new Gryphon Heritage Fund investments, and partners with the management teams at Gryphon’s Heritage Fund portfolio companies across the investment lifecycle on value creation programs and strategy development. During his first tenure at Gryphon, from 2002-2014, Jef assisted with the execution and performance improvement of investments including Bright Now! Dental, Eight O’Clock Coffee, Flagstone Foods, Intelligrated, K&N Engineering, MSD Ignition, SynteractHCR, Trinity Consultants, and Trusthouse Services.