TEAM

SHAWN RIDLEY

Shawn is Principal Partner of Ridley Capital Group, CEO of RCG Capital Management, Managing Partner of RCG Partners, Managing Partner of Stables Funds Partners, and Managing Partner of Stables Funds Management Company. Prior to Ridley Capital, Shawn founded Atlas Brown, an investment management company and family office focused on public and private investment opportunities, with $1.2 billion in assets under management at the time of his departure. While at Atlas Brown, Shawn served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, and funded many private entities which resulted in transactions with highly regarded institutional investors including Thompson Financial, Revolution, Goldman Sachs, Comcast and J.P. Morgan. Prior to Atlas Brown, Shawn served as Director of Equity Investments, Chief Strategist and Lead Portfolio Manager for Hilliard Lyons Asset Management Group. Shawn led the firm’s equity products to top decile ratings (Zypher Analytics) and five-star ratings (Morningstar) while leading Hiliard’s institutional equity effort. Prior to Hilliard Lyons, Shawn served as portfolio manager for Eagle Investment Advisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Boston. Shawn started his investment career with Scudder, Stevens & Clark after his graduation from the University of Denver.

BRUCE WIDENER

Bruce is currently president of RCG Commerce, a company dedicated to building revenue and value for client companies of the Ridley Capital Group. Bruce has over 28 years of senior management experience in business and corporate development. His career began in product development and marketing for Charter Network and LiTel/LCI International working on new products and mergers & acquisitions, which ultimately lead to various startup companies. Bruce was one of the founding executives of UniDial/Lightyear Network Solutions, a private company that grew from start-up to over $220,000,000 in sales within six years. Bruce founded and served as CEO of Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, Inc., a publicly traded global IT services company formed in 2007 after a successful acquisition and reverse merger of a public company and simultaneous acquisition of four regional technology companies. Bruce has been involved in several startup companies prior to joining RCG as president of RCG Commerce in 2016.

DENNIS JACOBS

Dennis is a thirty year veteran of J P Morgan and a Partner of RCG Stables Funds Group. Dennis’ career at JPMorgan spanned assignments in Credit, Asset‐Based Lending, Loan and Portfolio Review, Bank Acquisition Due Diligence, Middle‐Market Lending, and managing on-balance sheet real estate lending and workouts. Dennis also serves as Principal of Barrington Realty Advisors. Barrington focuses on providing real estate advisory services that include buy‐side advisory, real estate investment strategies, project recapitalizations, residential real estate investments, real estate portfolio reviews and real estate asset disposition strategies. Maintaining an extensive network across the real estate industry, his clients include real estate investment funds, high net worth individuals, real estate owners and developers and banks. Dennis analyzes bank credit portfolios and designs asset disposition strategies and work-out consultation for Ridley Capital Group. He is an expert at combining in‐depth knowledge of real estate practices and legal requirements with analytical expertise, strategic negotiation, and skillful relationship building to optimize real estate portfolios and identify alternate resolution strategies where necessary. Dennis holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Finance from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

NICHOLAS E. FISCHER

Nick joined Ridley Capital Group as Associate to the Managing Partner in July 2014 after graduating from the University of Miami. As a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar and National Merit Scholar, he earned the University of Miami’s prestigious Foote Fellowship; in addition he studied abroad at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Queen Mary College in London, England. Nick has enjoyed a broad range of employment experience prior to joining RCG, including internships at Hilliard Lyons, General Electric, Mountjoy Chilton Medley, Catalyst Learning, and the Forecastle Festival, as well as working the factory line at Dant Clayton.

MICHAEL BOONE

Michael is a Partner of RCG Partners and owns and operates Michael Boone & Associates, an entrepreneurial firm comprised of several different business services companies. With nearly 40 years of leadership, management and company ownership in the staffing industry, Michael is recognized as the nation’s #1 trainer in the temporary staffing industry; and, his clients have included leading national and international corporations. Over the years, Michael has developed 12 separate multi- million dollar staffing companies, selling 10 of them to national and regional firms. Other companies under his leadership have focused on technology, software sales, bank processing, event coordination and disaster relief services. Additionally, he has owned and operated several Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Bellarmine University and has been active with various regional nonprofit organizations, including Dreams with Wings, Kandy For Kids and Down Syndrome of Louisville.

DR. ALFRED BENNETT JENSON

Doctor Jenson, known to his friends as “Ben,” is a Partner and Advisor to RCG Partners.

DR. ROBERT TED STEINBOCK

Ted is a Partner and Advisory Board Member of RCG Partners I, LLC. Ted is President of X-Ray Associates, one of the largest diagnostic radiology practices in Kentucky. Ted has received appointments of three different Clinical Fellows in Medicine from Harvard Medical School and six varied Professorships from University of New Mexico, University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. Ted has served on dozens of Boards, received numerous honors and awards, and has published dozen of books, abstracts and reviews. Ted is an expert and collector of rare books. Ted graduated Magna cum laude from Harvard University and Harvard Medical School.