RCG Team

Riata is led by an investment team with over 100 years of combined experience investing in privately-held companies. We partner with entrepreneurs and management teams to accelerate growth and enhance value while preserving culture. Our investment team has been investing in businesses through multiple economic cycles, and we are very aware of the patience, perspective, and creativity needed to be a value-added strategic partner.

Investment Team

Jeff Fronterhouse
Managing Partner
Barron Fletcher
Managing Partner
Blake Battaglia
Managing Partner
Glenn Askew
James Bradford
Partner - Operations Group
Satish Dave
Managing Director - Operations Group
Jeffrey Porter
Managing Director - Operations Group
Marla Cannon
Managing Director - Business Development & Investor Relations
David Parker
Mitchell Wyly
Crane McGuckin
Senior Associate
John Clayton
Emily Hall
Miles Merlin
Liam Mullins

Operating Partners

John Carlyle
Operating Partner - Healthcare Services
Lora DeVuono
Operating Partner - Marketing
Brad Goebel
Operating Partner - Business Services
Alan Shor
Operating Partner - Consumer
Steve White
Operating Partner - Supply Chain & Logistics

Firm Operations

Angela Rothe
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Jessica Garcia
Carlene Smith
Investor Relations Manager
Mindy Cassell
Office Manager & Executive Assistant
Megan Moore
Executive Assistant