About Us

Highground is a merchant bank and private equity sponsor making and facilitating equity and debt investments in companies, a strategic advisor to the companies, and an owner and operator of portfolio companies.

Our Story

Co-Founders Rob Vollero and Gentry Beach are longtime business partners who began their careers together as investment bankers, and in 2009 founded Vollero Beach Capital Partners as a global hedge fund based in New York and Dallas focused on equity investments across a number of industries. They subsequently formed Highground Holdings with the goal of offering unique capital solutions to a wide range of clients, investors, and company partners. Todd Rader joined the team in 2021, bringing with him a host of operational experience and contacts to expand the footprint, reach, and capabilities of Highground.