Investing in People

We invest in people… people who want to accelerate growth and embrace change. We focus on long-term value, invest on behalf of successful entrepreneurs, operators and investors, and seek management teams that share our values of building long-term and trusted relationships, pursuing personal and professional growth, and setting and achieving bold goals.


- OUR FOCUS -

  • • EBITDA between $1mm - $8mm
  • • EBITDA margins > 10%
  • • Industries: Business Services, Consumer & Light Manufacturing

- OUR APPROACH -

  • • Identify and partner with strong management teams
  • • Apply Inoca’s vast network to introduce potential new clients/customers
  • • Leverage world-class board members to work with and mentor management

Investing as a Team

Our team uniquely combines industry-recognized strategic, operational and financial experience with a track record of value creation - having successfully led the growth of Gallup, Quickbooks, Stanford's Graduate School of Business, National & Alamo Care Rental, etc.


Chris Sheffert
Chris Sheffert
312.857.4271 • Email • Managing Director and
Founder of Inoca
• Svoboda Capital
Partners
• Manchester Companies
• MBA, Stanford GSB
Chris Sheffert
Phil Ramsbottom
Phil Ramsbottom
312.854.0916 • Email • Associate of Inoca
• Market Manager,
Groupon, Inc.
• BA, Beloit College
Phil Ramsbottom
Dan Rudloph
Dan Rudolph
• Operating Advisor of
Inoca
• Operating Partner at
Altamont Capital
• Former COO of
Stanford GSB
• Marketing Director at
Quickbooks
Dan Rudolph
Rod Penner
Rod Penner
• Operating Advisor of
Inoca
• Managing Partner,
Gallup
• Co-founder and
Director, Church
Planting Chicago
Rod Penner
Jeff Parrell
Jeff Parrell
• Operating Advisor of
Inoca
• SVP of Enterprise Rent-
A-Car
• EVP and COO of North
America, Enterprise
Rent-A-Car
• Divisional VP, Hertz
Jeff Parrell

Investing as Partners

Through partnering with management teams that know their business, leveraging our own experiences, and our commitment to employees, we seek to be the preferred partner for business owners who are committed to growth and seeking liquidity.