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RF Investment Partners Expands Origination Reach and Opens Texas Office
Jan 22, 2021

January 22, 2021

RF Investment Partners, LLC (“RF”) is excited to announce that John Romney has joined RF as the Director of Originations. In conjunction, RF is opening its third office location in Southlake, TX (DFW area).

John is responsible for coordinating and leading the originations efforts for RF. In addition, he will assist in evaluating new investment opportunities; leading due diligence and negotiating and structuring new investments. John has worked in the financial industry since 1981 and has 21 years of principal investment experience.

Prior to RF, John spent 16 years with Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on control and structured equity investments in middle-market companies. At LLCP, he served as a Managing Director with responsibilities for origination of new investment opportunities, as well as helping to establish new territories and offices in Chicago, New York, London, and Charlotte. Before joining LLCP, John held positions in investment banking with HFBE (now Stout) and Ernst & Young Corporate Finance; subordinated debt and equity co-investing with Signal Capital and First Texas Merchant Banking Group; and commercial lending at MBank (now JP Morgan Chase).

John earned a BS in Business Management from Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management, and an MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business.

Peter Rothschild, Managing Partner of RF, said: "We are excited to have John join our team. His experience in deal originations and his extensive network of deal sources will be additive to the efforts of our outstanding investment professionals. Our expanding team affirms our continued dedication to helping provide flexible debt and structured equity solutions to growth-oriented companies. We are also excited about our additional presence in the Texas market and the further reach that will afford us.”

John’s contact information and the Southlake office location:

John P. Romney
Director of Originations
RF Investment Partners, LLC
550 Reserve Street, Suite 190
Southlake, TX 76092
Office – (817) 662-2234
Cell – (817) 247-8141
Email – jromney@rf-partners.com
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