Our Honored Sponsors

Fiduciary Management, Inc.

Fiduciary Management, Inc. (“FMI”), founded in 1980, is an independent money management firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. FMI’s equity investing strategies apply a value discipline, with a focused approach firmly rooted in fundamental research. As of 6/30/2020, FMI managed approximately $15.9 billion in assets for domestic and international institutions, individual investors, and Registered Investment Advisors through separately managed accounts and the FMI Mutual Funds.

Fiduciary Management, Inc. has been a dedicated supporter of the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund since 2015.

Los Angeles Retired Fire and Police Association


We are dedicated to the welfare and assistance of retired Los Angeles City Firefighters, Police Officers, their spouses or surviving spouses, dependent parents and children. LARFPA was first known as the Los Angeles City Pensioners Protective Association and has been protecting retirees since 1928.  The purpose of the organization is to operate a social welfare advocacy organization, on a​ non-profit, non-sectarian, non-political basis for the pensioners of the Los Angeles Fire and Police Departments, their spouses or surviving spouses, widows, widowers, and dependent parents or children.  The Association hosts two large events each year; a barbecue in June and a holiday celebration in December, at a very nominal cost to those attending. The Association has a general membership meeting in June and September. LARFP is a proud supporter of the LAFD Invitational, which helps provide assistance to firefighter families in need.

Phoenix Capital Holdings, LTD.


Acquisitions * Development * Value Added Opportunities

With an established 25-year track record as a private real estate fund manager, Phoenix Capital has successfully invested approximately $1.5B in over 250 transactions, representing $7.5B in total projects.

Phoenix Capital Realty Advisors, LLC is a SEC registered independent private equity investment firm focused on U.S. real estate investments. We invest primarily in multifamily projects with experienced developers and operators that have a proven track record of delivering excellent results. Over its 25-year history, Phoenix Capital’s founders, partners and employees have been the firm’s largest investor, partnering alongside our clients and ensuring a strong alignment of interest.

Phoenix Capital Holdings, LTD. Is honored to support our first responders and the firefighters and families of the LAFD.


Engaged Capital, LLC


Engaged Capital, LLC (“Engaged Capital”) was established in 2012 by a group of professionals with significant experience in activist investing in North America and was seeded by Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P., one of the oldest and largest global alternative investment managers.

Engaged Capital is a limited liability company owned by its principals and formed to create long-term shareholder value by bringing an owner’s perspective to the managements and boards of undervalued public companies. Engaged Capital manages approximately $1B of assets and its efforts and resources are dedicated to a single investment style, “Constructive Activism” with a focus on delivering superior, long-term, risk-adjusted returns for investors. Engaged Capital is based in Newport Beach, California.


Silvercrest Asset Management Group


Silvercrest Asset Management Group is unfettered by affiliations with any bank, broker-dealer or investment bank, Silvercrest is positioned to put our clients’ goals first. It is our goal to provide an unparalleled level of quality advice to every one of our clients. In addition to our modern approach to portfolio construction, we offer a level of personalized service and open communication not found at larger organizations that ensure our clients feel comfortable and secure with choosing Silvercrest.

Attention to detail, transparency and uncompromising quality of service are paramount in how we manage the wealth of our clients.

We listen and help define objectives for the short- and long-term, never employing a cookie-cutter approach, but customizing every portfolio to the specific needs of each client.

MIG Capital


At MIG Capital we pride ourselves on being different and that all starts with our founder and PM Richard Merage, who comes from an operating background. Our Newport Beach, California location and our long-term operational approach to investing provide us with a differentiated perspective and ultimately a differentiated portfolio and track record over the past 13 years.

MIG Capital is a SEC registered institutional investment management firm founded by the Merage family after the sale of their frozen food business, Chef America, inventor of Hot Pockets TM, to Nestle in 2002. Portfolio Manager Richard Merage has been managing proprietary family capital since 2003 and founded today’s MIG Capital Long/Short strategy in 2007. For the past 13+ years,

Mr. Merage has been working with a team of experienced analysts, implementing the Firm’s “operational investing” approach. Through this approach the investment team seeks to leverage the operational, private equity and public equity experience of the team members to build deep understanding of underlying businesses and market mispricings and to uncover attractive investment opportunities.

The firm culture is one based on collaboration, innovation, cohesion, discipline and focus. The sharing of ideas is encouraged, and teamwork is rewarded. We approach every new day with passion and integrity, endeavoring to create a workplace where every member of the team can excel.