Our managing collective is comprised of former Special Operations members,
Wall Street executives, and top level corporate counsel.
Due to the sensitive nature of our services, select identities cannot be disclosed to the public.
To learn more about Servius Group leadership or our Attachés, please contact us directly.
Co-Founder and Principal
Following graduating from Georgetown University's American Studies Program, N.G. earned an M.A. in Global Security Studies from Johns Hopkins University. His capstone research explored the impact of social media on recruitment performed by radical terrorist groups targeting American citizens, uncovering mission readiness and efficacy of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Special Operational Force (NATO SOF).
During his graduate studies, N.G. worked alongside renowned Middle Eastern scholar, Jim Phillips, at The Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. With Philips, he helped develop critical information packages that would be presented to members of Congress, the Executive Branch, and USSOCOM leadership.
N.G. then worked for Nisos Group, a collection of former DoD umbrella operatives designated to provide bespoke intelligence operations to Fortune 500 companies and high net worth individuals. In addition to assembling targeting packages alongside former Special Operations Officers, driving engagement, he supported capital-raising efforts in Nisos Group’s infancy. Nisos has since become nationally recognized as a premier intelligence service.
Co-Founder and Principal
R.S. graduated from the United States Naval Academy (USNA) with a B.S. in Oceanography. Upon graduating from USNA, he first served as a Surface Warfare Officer completing two counter-narcotic deployments to South America and Southeast Asia and one deployment to support Operation Iraqi Freedom before being selected to attend the Navy SEAL’s training program. As a Navy SEAL, assigned to SEAL Team THREE, he completed two additional combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and two combat deployments in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After nine years of military service, he participated in Goldman Sachs’s Veterans Integration Program (VIP) and moved to Dallas, Texas to work for Goldman Sachs’s Realty Management Division. While at Goldman Sachs, he helped manage the firm’s $740mm residential mortgage portfolio. He also managed the client onboarding process and oversaw client relations for the purchase and securitization of jumbo prime portfolios.
In 2018, he joined Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) as an Associate Vice President and Client Partner to CTS’s largest client, JPMorgan Chase. He managed a $120mm P&L and oversaw 650-associates, responsible for managing the entire technology stack for Consumer and Community Banking. Today, he serves as a Director for an asset management firm. He holds an M.B.A. from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Co-Founder and Head of Operations
V. is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL Master Chief (E-9) with over twenty-five-years of service. During his tenure as a Naval Special Warfare Operator, he deployed eight times to areas such as the Middle East, Europe, and South America with SEAL TEAMs ONE, THREE, FOUR, and TEN. He also served as a BUD/S instructor at NAB Coronado. As a SEAL, he led hundreds of Operators on a vast array of mission sets ranging from forward clandestine operations to the training of thousands of Operators from allied forces. He also worked in a joint special operational capacity as a Senior Enlisted Advisor for JSOC (Joint Special Operations Command).
Upon retiring from formal military service in 2016, V. served as an independent contractor for the US Government; providing personal protection for personnel, equipment, and vested interests in need of elite support and protection.
Areas of expertise include: advanced levels of Special Operator recognition; US Naval Special Warfare Sniper; Master Training Specialist; Jumpmaster; Off-road Driving; Offensive/Defensive Driving; Covert Entry; and Tactical Development Course.
Cyber Operations Lead
E. is a former Navy Cyber Warrant Officer with over 26 years of honorable service. During her tenure as a Cyber Warfare Operator, she deployed multiple times in support of US Special Operations Command conducting Counterterrorism, Counter Nuclear and Hostage Rescue Operations. Additionally, she has supported and deployed to Indo-Pacific, CENTCOM and South America conducting both Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations supporting multiple Joint Task Forces.
She served as the Force Cyber Planner and Government Liaison at Naval Special Warfare Headquarters, managing over 100 Cyber Network Operators and Analysts.
E. has led hundreds of Cyber Experts on a vast array of mission sets ranging from forward clandestine operations to highly specialized technical training across the Cryptologic and Information Warfare domain. She also served as the senior targeting officer at United States Cyber Command following the terrorist attacks of 9-11 focused on counter-terrorism, hostage tracking, and countering adversarial propaganda.
An expert in cyber operations and intelligence across a wide range of areas, E. specializes in SIGNALS intelligence, human intelligence, open source intelligence, network exploitation, defensive cyber operations, offensive cyber operations, cyber planning, RF technology, information technology and expeditionary operations. She is one of less than a handful of women that serve in this capacity, Navy-wide.
E. holds a M.S. in Cybersecurity with a specialized focus in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensics from National University. She is a single mother of four children.
D.G. has spent forty years in the investment management and securities industries. From a starting position in Equity Sales & Trading at Morgan Stanley in 1978, he was part of a Morgan alumni team that founded the Equity Capital Markets group at Lazard in 1981. Subsequently, he was a Managing Director at Laidlaw Adams & Peck, a privately held investment bank founded in 1842. He oversaw the institutional and retail sales and trading operations with multiple offices in the U.S., Brussels, and Paris.
After Laidlaw and its successor firms were sold in 1989, D.G. was one of the Founders and a Managing Director at SGI Asset Management, a global currency, fixed income and hedge fund firm that was purchased by Edmond Safra’s Republic National Bank in 1992. He was the Managing Director in charge of business development and client service for Republic Asset Management, a multi-sector alternative investment division of the Bank. D.G. worked closely with Peter Cohen, the former CEO of Shearson Lehman American Express, who was building investment and trading businesses for the Safra Group.
D.G. left Republic to form Ramius Capital Group, a privately held multi-strategy hedge fund and real estate investment firm in 1994. After Republic, he joined Emerging Markets Partnership in 1996, which became the world’s largest private equity investor in infrastructure projects for developing countries in Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, and Africa. He was a Managing Director in charge of global marketing and client service, as well as being engaged with project analysis.. In 2000, he reunited with Mr. Cohen at Ramius, as the Partner in charge of global business development and client service. The firm grew from $900 million in assets under management in 2000 to over $13 billion at peak. Post-crisis in 2009, Ramius executed a reverse merger with the Cowen Group in order to gain access to permanent capital as a publicly listed company. Since 2018, D.G. has served as a Senior Advisor to Cowen Investment Management.
D.G. holds a B.A. from Georgetown University, a J.D. from Catholic University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
M.G. is a hospitality specialist with over fifteen years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He currently serves as a Principal of a premier hotel investment and management company where, in addition to other roles, he oversees all legal and risk management functions. Most recently, he has partnered with a broad group of leading insurance brokers and carriers to establish the company’s industry-leading risk management program, which focuses on insurance coverage optimization, loss prevention / mitigation strategies, and crisis preparedness initiatives.
Prior to his current role, M.G. was an attorney in Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s Commercial Real Estate Group. He graduated summa cum laude from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, where he attended on a full National Merit Scholarship, and holds a J.D. from the William & Mary School of Law, where he graduated as the valedictorian of his class and served on the Editorial Board of the William and Mary Law Review.
S.W. is a skilled technologist and strategic business leader with over 10 years of experience in building solutions and leading engineering teams across a variety of areas. He spent over 8 years of this time supporting clients in the Defense and Intelligence communities, of which 5+ of those years he was also responsible for leading a subset of business capture within these customer spaces for analytic capabilities ($150M+, with $30M dedicated to analytics). Has spent over 4 years at high growth startups, and has been responsible for starting and eventually hiring teams for a variety of business functions, including marketing, business development, and finance.
Strategic Advisor, Digital Risk
D.C. advises Servius Group on its Digital Risk Management offering, and brings over fifteen years of experience in cybersecurity, digital risk mitigation, and global risk management.
D.C. was previously a Managing Director at leading cybersecurity services firms that solve technical threat and disinformation challenges for Fortune 500 companies and private firms. He also helped individual and family clients manage digital and physical security risks while at a security technology firm. D.C. currently serves as Principal of an advisory firm that helps private sector clients navigate technology and organizational risk. He holds a B.A./M.A. from the University of Oxford.