Partner Profiles

Jeffrey Cooper

Jeff is the founder of Eudora Global and CEO of one of the firm’s portfolio companies, Ocho Global – an international online gaming enterprise. Prior to founding Eudora, Jeff was the founder of Radix Global, an international intellectual property commercialization and consulting firm, and managing partner of SimmonsCooper LLC, which provided diversified litigation in areas such as asbestos, business and commercial, pharmaceutical and intellectual property. Jeff is also a founder of SimmonsCooper Andrew, a law firm that specializes in complex, high value litigation.

Gregory Mefford

Greg leads Eudora Global’s development of non-domestic opportunities. Under Greg’s management, the firm has helped to launch and support business opportunities in emerging markets including cloud data computing, internet data centers, clean-coal technology and homeland security. Prior to this, Greg spent 14 years with Ernest & Julio Gallo Winery, including 10 years in Europe where he was responsible for the Winery’s entry into the French market.

Larry Washow

Larry Washow is an investment partner and member of our Board of Directors. Larry capped a 32-year career at AMCOL International (NYSE-ACO) by serving as the company’s CEO for 10 years (2000-2010). Larry grew the company from $300M to $850M during his tenure as CEO, and AMCOL’s stock rose from $3 to $35 during the same period. Larry has a 30+ year career of proven leadership of diversified global manufacturing and distribution enterprises. He has proven effective in challenging prevailing business strategies, launching change management initiatives and taking decisive actions to accelerate revenue, profit and market share.