A family must always consider the next generation.
Successful businesses are built, then rebuilt, and along the way supported and structured. They often look different over time. Yet in every foundation is the core mentality: be a builder. We work with that core.
Your work is our work.
We work hard with our partners, we give a lot of ourselves, and we know you do too. We like to build businesses and teams. We like to create new avenues for growth. But above all else, we like to succeed, and we know you do too.
We focus on growth opportunities.
For some, that’s pace, scalability, and leadership. For others, that’s new markets, new models, and new products. When you want it, we grow it – when you need it, we harvest it.
OUR TEAM. Cohort Effect.The Cohort Effect is the idea that a group of individuals, such as an entire generation, can vary from every other generation because of shared temporal and common life experiences. We are founded on the belief that a cooperation of different cohorts creates a broader and complimentary perspective, producing powerful ideas.
has demonstrated accomplishments in consumer products companies and extensive brand management and marketing experience complimented by leadership roles in sales, strategic planning, and operational management. Jed is a creative problem-solver with a strong record of growing established business, developing new products, building effective partnerships with customers and suppliers, and enhancing teamwork across all disciplines. Jed has over 30 years of experience in brands working for companies like Quaker Oats Co. (PepsiCo), Philip Morris USA (Altria), Kayser-Roth Corp., and Play! (A creative consultancy)EDUCATION
MBA The Darden School, University of Virginia BA Economics, University of VirginiaSERVICE
Chair, The Hosiery Association (2010-2012) Advisor, The Hosiery Association
concentrates on efficient operations, process definition and implementation for a variety of businesses: small and large, service and manufacturing, American and international, start-up and turn-around. Working in international shipping and commodities trading companies, James has experience creating and communicating plans, then delivering results in sales, strategy, and financial management. James develops proactive business cultures and effective teams across departments in growth environments. James has worked for and founded small private companies servicing customers like Home Depot, Klausner Trading, and GE Energy.EDUCATION
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, PQE Candidate BA Psychology, University of VirginiaSERVICE
Volunteer, Junior Achievement