Our Advisory Board

Paul Greenwood - Chairman

Paul Greenwood has over 20 years of investment experience, most recently as Director of U.S. Equity for the Russell Investment Group. At Russell he was responsible for the performance and investment content of all of Russell’s U.S. Equity efforts, including more than $30 billion invested in Russell’s multi-manager funds, and all U.S. Equity research performed on behalf of Russell’s global consulting clients, representing $1.6 trillion in total assets. Paul is currently a Managing Director at Northern Lights Ventures, an independent private equity firm providing strategic resources and capital to the money management industry.

Richard Thompson - General Partner

Richard Thompson is a member of Signia Capital Management's advisory board. Richard, a serial entrepreneur, co-founded and served as CEO and/or chairman of four successful technology companies, Flycast Communications, Adify, Playdom, and Funzio. He was also on the founding team of Octel Communications. Currently, Richard is a founding Partner of Signia Venture Partners, an early stage venture fund focused on education technology, online video, mobile gaming, and the wider consumer mobile ecosystem.  Richard holds a BS in psychology from UCSC and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Contact Richard at contact@signiavc.com  

Lawrence Braitman - General Partner

Lawrence Braitman is a founding member and General Partner of Signia Capital Management. Larry is a serial entrepreneur, who co-founded two successful Internet technology companies, Adify and FlyCast Communications. Previously, Lawrence worked as an attorney with the firm Saul Ewing Remick & Saul in Philadelphia, PA. Lawrence holds a B.A. in Psychology from Franklin Marshal College and a J.D. from Georgetown University.

John Scelfo - Board Member

John Scelfo is the Chief Executive Officer of Spur Industries, a manufacturer of specialty metals products serving international industrial companies. Prior to joining Spur Industries, John was a Vice President and Plant Manager with Kaiser Aluminum. John has over 30 years of experience managing industrial companies.