Guiding Principles

Everything we do is guided by a set of principles that define our character and culture. These enduring qualities are the shared convictions that we bring to our professional and personal conduct – they are a fundamental strength of what we do.


We readily accept accountability for our actions, inactions, and decisions, both individually and as a firm. We also have the fortitude to say "no," even at the eleventh hour. We deliver on our commitments—to our stakeholders, our investors, and one another.


We conduct ourselves with integrity in everything we do. Our reputations, as individuals and as a firm, are paramount. Our word is our bond—we say what we mean and we do what we say we will do.


We constantly strive to be innovative, using creativity to find opportunities overlooked by others. We are also self-starters with a "can-do" approach, working passionately to retain the entrepreneurial spirit that created our firm in the first place.


Teamwork is at the heart of how we operate. We continually look for ways to help one another, no matter the issue or where the opportunity resides. We subscribe to the ethos that we can achieve much more collectively than any of us could individually.


We set high standards—each of us as individuals and the firm as whole—and consistently try to exceed them. We attract self-motivated, highly capable, results-oriented people and invest heavily in their development. We also strive for diversity, recognizing that people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives make us a stronger and more effective organization.