We take a creative approach to valuing and investing in a wide range of specialty assets.

Javlin’s outside managers are dynamic financial executives, entrepreneurs, and investors who have led organizations through rapid scalability and continuous innovation.

Rob Johnson: Co-Founder
Javlin Capital
Rob co-founded Javlin Capital in 2009 and now serves on its Board. Rob offers more than 20 years of corporate finance, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions experience.

Jim Dugan: Co-Founder, CEO, Managing Partner
OCA Ventures
OCA is a Chicago-based venture capital firm focused on equity investments in companies with dramatic growth potential primarily in technology, highly scalable business services, mobile commerce and financial services. Jim brings more than 17 years of corporate finance, capital markets, and venture capital investment experience.

Matt Maser: Partner
West Partners
West Partners is a Carlsbad, California-based private investment firm with holdings in private companies. Matt brings more than 25 years of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and banking experience. Prior to joining West Partners, Matt was a shareholder at Koley Jessen P.C., LLO in Omaha, Nebraska.

Mike App: Partner
West Partners
West Partners is a Carlsbad, California-based private investment firm with holdings in private companies. Mike brings more than 30 years of investment sourcing and structuring experience. Prior to joining West Partners, Mike was Vice President of Investments at Lozier Corporation in Omaha, Nebraska.

Art McGill: Partner
West Partners
West Partners is a Carlsbad, California-based private investment firm with holdings in private companies. Art brings more than 15 years of banking and management experience. Prior to joining West Partners, Art was a member of the executive management team at Leader Bank, a Boston-area community bank.

Doug Wilwerding: Founder and Managing Principal
The Optimas Group
Optimas is an Omaha-based private investment firm. Doug formerly served for 20 years as chairman, CEO and President of Omnium Worldwide, an accounts receivable management firm.

Tom Scott: Partner
TritonPacific Capital Partners
Triton Pacific is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focusing on established small and mid-size companies with considerable growth prospects. Tom brings more than 10 years of investment origination and execution experience.