Director of Development
Mr. Rippee’s primary responsibilities include raising capital from individuals and institutions and assisting in the evaluation of potential portfolio companies. Mr. Rippee joined Mr. Nutter to establish Morgan Keegan Mezzanine Fund, L.P. (Fund I) and served in various roles with both Morgan Keegan and Regions over the next nine years. Mr. Rippee also held many leadership roles in the commercial banking and lending space, including positions with Sovran Bank, Bank of America and First Tennessee. Mr. Rippee holds a BBA from Delta State University.