Team

At Excellere Partners, our professionals are immensely grateful for the opportunity to assist our companies and partners.

Our motto, STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE reflects the manifestation of our commitment to a higher standard of service – to our investors, portfolio companies, partners, lenders, intermediaries, and service providers.

Excellere was a very easy choice. They believe in building brands and companies that are focused on setting themselves apart in their market.

Asif Ahmad
CEO

I couldn’t imagine not having Excellere at my side. I rely on their wisdom and their experience.

Chris Moore
Founder

For me, as a founder of the company, when you’re looking to partner with somebody, it’s a relationship that is going to be ongoing, so you need to be comfortable with them, and it needs to be a good fit. We talked to a bunch of different firms, and Excellere certainly stood out.

Dr. Kandula
Founder

It’s the people, and I think that’s what makes it. I can’t think of anyone at Excellere I don’t like working with, and I think that says a lot.

Luis de Luzuriaga
CEO
Mike Bringgold
Vice President
Nick Coleman
Principal
Brad Cornell
Managing Partner
Bailey Cox
Associate
Kristine Ervin
Office Manager
Mike Forsyth
Vice President
Mike Geldart
Partner, Chief Compliance Officer
Colton Gier
Associate
Ryan Glaws
Managing Partner
Joe Gonnella
Associate
Ross Gundry
Principal
Matt Halverson
Principal
Jenna Heinemeyer
Senior Analyst
Matt Hicks
Managing Partner
Tracie Kelly
Director of Marketing
Eric Mattson
Partner
Patrick O’Keefe
Managing Partner
Grant Rahja
Associate
Ryan Revolinski
Senior Associate
Sloan Schneiter
Associate
Justin Unertl
Partner
Jacque Vedra
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Vieth
Principal
Alison Vratil
Director of Compliance