CIC Partners' operating partners are investors in one or more of CIC Partners' funds or portfolio investments and in many cases are active in our review of and oversight of companies. Their skill sets and experience base, as premier CEOs that have led their companies in key business segments, offer operators access to world-class intellectual resources that can be invaluable as they look to grow their businesses.


Bennie Bray
Founder, SPG and CraftMark Bakery
Rod Brenneman
Former President & CEO, Butterball and Seaboard Foods
Randy Cimorelli
CEO Amber Wave, Former CEO, JM Swank, Former CEO, Mac & Massey Holdings
Carey Cooper
Former CEO, Redi-Cut Foods & Danaco Solutions
Ahmad Hamade
CEO, CraftMark Bakery
John Pooley
CEO, L&L Foods
Anil Sastry
CEO, Jogue Inc.
Kirk Smith
Founder & Former CEO, CTI Foods
Paul Zmigrosky
Former SVP, Supply and Logistics for Pepsico's food businesses; Former Chairman, SP Bancorp


John Antioco
Former CEO, Blockbuster, Taco Bell; Former Chairman, Main Street Restaurant Group
H.G. "Carey" Carrington Jr.
Former CFO, California Pizza Kitchen, Raising Cain's, U.S. Restaurant Properties
Ray Hemmig
Former Chairman/CEO, Ace Cash Express; Former Chairman, Buffet Partners
Chuck Rawley
Former Chief Development Officer, Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM)


Kyle Burnett
CEO, Magnolia Petroleum Company; CEO, Burnett Petroleum
Larry Dale
President & CEO, Dale Resources
Casey McManemin
CEO, Dorchester Minerals (NASDAQ: DMLP)
Ron Rinard
Managing Director, Asher Resources
John Stoika
CEO, Castex Energy
Kyle Thompson
Former President, Victoria Oil & Gas


Greg Koonsman
Founder and CEO, VMG Health
Doug Hawthorne
Founding CEO Emeritus, Texas Health Resources
David Ricker
Founder and CEO, BroadJump; Former CEO and Founder, Broadlane
Leonard Riggs
Founder and Former CEO, Emcare, Inc.
Mike Rowe
SVP, Chief Business Development and Strategic Relationships Executive, Kaiser Foundation Health Plans and Hospitals
Barry Schochet
Former Vice Chairman, Tenet Healthcare (NYSE: THC)
Joe Whitters
Former CFO, First Health Group (NASDAQ: FHCC)
Jim Smith
Chairman, Gartner Group (NYSE: IT); Former Chairman, President & CEO, First Health Group (NASDAQ: FHCC)