Ryan M. Brennan

Managing Director at Advantage Capital Partners

Ryan M. Brennan

Ryan M. Brennan

Managing Director at Advantage Capital Partners

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5

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Former Executive Director at Truman State University Foundation

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President & Trustee at Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation

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Former University President at Truman State University Foundation

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Managing Director at Advantage Capital Partners

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Principal at Advantage Capital Partners

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Principal at Advantage Capital Partners

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Chief Impact Officer at Advantage Capital Partners

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Senior Advisor at Monitor Clipper Funds

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Senior Vice President, Treasury at Advantage Capital Partners

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Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Dish Network LLC

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Ryan M. Brennan
Managing Director at Advantage Capital Partners
Education
BS Political Science

Truman State University is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Missouri, United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. It is located in Kirksville, in the northeastern portion of Missouri. The University is named after President Harry Truman, the only president born in Missouri. Until 1996, the school was known as Northeast Missouri State University, but the Board of Trustees voted to change the school's name to better reflect its statewide mission. In the 2012 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, Truman again placed eighth in the Midwest among regional universities, the highest ranking in this category for a school in Missouri .

M.B.A.

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Vice President, Office of Investment Policy
2017 - Current

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the U.S. government’s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and, in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy. Because OPIC works with the private sector, it helps U.S. businesses gain footholds in emerging markets, catalyzing revenues, jobs and growth opportunities both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing, guarantees, political risk insurance, and support for private equity investment funds.

Managing Director
1999 - Current

Advantage Capital focuses on investments in companies that develop or apply innovative technologies or approaches to products, systems and services. They typically invest in the communications, information technology, life science business services, manufacturing and and energy sectors. The firm may consider opportunities in other areas if their investment criteria are met.Advantage Capital invests in companies at all stages of development: early, expansion and later stage,except seed round financings. The firm looks for companies with a highly qualified and entrepreneurial management team, a proprietary technology or unique product or concept, an ability to achieve significant growth quickly through market penetration or market expansion, the ability to produce an exceptional return on invested capital and prospects for investment liquidity within a determinable period of time. Initial investments typically range from $500,000 to $10 million. Larger investments are usually are staged over time based on pre-set milestones or subsequent financing events. Smaller investments may be made depending on the stage of the investment. They prefer to co-invest with other experienced investment firms. The firm provides both growth equity and mezzanine debt capital to companies through various structures. Their investments are typically structured as preferred equity securities and current or deferred pay debt instruments, which are either convertible or issued with warrants.

Professional
Prior

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP provides legal services. Its services include corporate finance, recovery, insurance, reinsurance, intellectual property, real estate, retail, litigation and dispute resolution, tax, technology, and trusts. The company's clients include Barclays, Capita London Market Services, Close Brothers, Legal and General, The Crown Estate, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and many more. Berwin Leighton Paisner was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London, UK.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current

The mission of the Truman State University Foundation is to advance the university through lasting relationships, strong private gift support and prudent stewardship.

Member, Policy Committee
Current
Vice President, Board of Directors
Prior

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$5,000 +
2010

Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation is a non profit organization that develops the academic, leadership, citizenship, and personal potential of SigEp's undergraduate members. It provides support for scholarships, leadership programming, and competitive undergraduate housing. The company was founded by William L. Phillips in 1943 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

$2,500 +
2008

Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation is a non profit organization that develops the academic, leadership, citizenship, and personal potential of SigEp's undergraduate members. It provides support for scholarships, leadership programming, and competitive undergraduate housing. The company was founded by William L. Phillips in 1943 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

Political Donations
$1,000
2016

Senator at Office of the Senator from Louisiana, John Kennedy

$1,000
2012

Member (Attorney) at Capitol Counsel LLC

$500
2010

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners