We are in the Success Business.

Capital meets talent. Our investments come with a team of advisors and operators.

We don’t just illuminate the path forward, we help execute in lockstep with the companies we invest with. Our collective experiences and network drive rapid growth.

Managing Partner Cooper Hefner

Prior to Hefner Capital, Cooper oversaw Playboy Enterprises growth strategy holding various c-suite positions leading the global media & entertainment and licensing business to over $3 billion in annual revenue.

Outside of Playboy, Cooper has served as an advisor, investor, and operating partner in the technology, licensing and media/entertainment industries, which include building software/CMS start-up Hop, acquired by PEI in 2017. He has also served in various leadership positions including at Delos Living, a health tech real estate company.

Outside of private sector work Cooper serves as an Airman in the United States Air Force Reserves and is a fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Cooper received his BA from Chapman University.

Partner Chris Ragland

Chris has a deep expertise in leadership and finance. He is adept at navigating complex deals and operations. His areas of focus lie in real estate, private credit, and capital advisory, across several industries including lending, hospitality, aviation, and food & beverage.

Chris plays an active role in several of his operating companies, holding C-suite or advisory positions, while also participating in a number of passive investments. In addition, Chris serves on various non-profit leadership boards across the country including his alma mater, St. Edward’s University.

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