Team Members

Dave Raffel

David J. Raffel

Managing Director - Minneapolis
  • Co-founder, Brass Ring Capital
  • VP, Agio Capital
  • Associate, Harvest Partners
  • MBA Harvard; BS Wharton
  • Sheboygan, WI native
Steve Peterson

Steven D. Peterson

Managing Director – Milwaukee
  • Co-founder, Brass Ring Capital
  • Past President, ACG Wisconsin
  • VP, Cedar Creek Partners
  • MBA, Kellogg; BS, Carlson
  • Minneapolis, MN native
Will Grindell

William L. Grindell

Vice President - Minneapolis
  • AVP Leveraged Finance, US Bank
  • MBA, St. Thomas; BS, University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Siren, WI native
Steve Laczniak

Stephen J. Laczniak

Principal - Milwaukee
  • Committee Member, Golden Angels Investors
  • CFA charterholder; MBA/JD, Marquette
  • Milwaukee, WI native
Jim Cox

James W. Cox

Special Advisor - Southeast Region
  • EVP - Corp. Dev., Fiserv
  • Managing Partner, Lund Koehler Cox & Arkema
  • BS, Carlson
  • Ada, MN native

Elizabeth B. Richter

Senior Executive Assistant
  • Erik's Bike Shop, Macy's, Eden Prairie Schools
  • BA, University of Minnesota-Morris
  • Minneapolis, MN native