Leadership

Joseph J. Duffy

Mr. Duffy serves as the Chairman of the Board of Advisors, ReefPoint Group, LLC. He is an experienced business executive and has been instrumental in providing significant enterprise value and leadership in a number of public, private and international companies. Mr. Duffy has a proven record of providing value and guidance in all sort of business environments by managing change by helping to grow and streamline business operations.

Mr. Duffy is a graduate of LaSalle University with a BS in accounting and has attended the University of Delaware for post graduate studies. Mr. Duffy also attended executive management programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Kent State University.


 

John C. Fernando

Mr. Fernando serves on the Board of Directors and has 20 years of experience in the specialty finance arena as a lender, investment banker, and attorney. Mr. Fernando also serves as a Managing Partner of ViaFinance Group, providing financial consulting services. Prior to his current ventures, Mr. Fernando was the president of Boston Finance Group where he oversaw the origination and underwriting of BFG’s debt portfolio. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Fernando led a team originating and structuring new and complex ABS at Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Fernando was an attorney at Brown and Wood where he provided tax advice on structured finance transactions.

Mr. Fernando holds a B.S. in Physics from Virginia Tech, a J.D. from William and Mary, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. In 2016, Mr. Fernando was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Virginia Tech Foundation for a three-year term and is an active member of the Foundation’s Investment Committee.


 

Jonathan W. Greenert

ADM Greenert serves on the Board of Advisors of ReefPoint Group, LLC and is a former United States Navy Admiral, who served as Chief of Naval Operations from 2011-2015, and retired from the Navy after over 40 years of Naval Service. Subsequent to his retirement, Admiral Greenert was appointed to numerous boards and positions of executive leadership where he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from a distinguished career as a senior military officer and government leader. In addition to his operational responsibilities, ADM Greenert, throughout his career has been a proven and passionate advocate supporting veterans’ healthcare programs.

ADM Greenert graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and completed studies in nuclear power for service as a submarine officer. When selected to flag rank, he served as Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, representative to Micronesia/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Marianas. In 2004, Greenert assumed command of U.S. Seventh Fleet. On September 23, 2011, ADM Greenert became the 30th Chief of Naval Operations.


 

Frank M. Gren

Mr. Gren serves as Chairman, Board of Directors, ReefPoint Group LLC. Over the past twenty years, he has served in key leadership positions for numerous private and public enterprises. Mr. Gren has achieved significant and noteworthy accomplishments in multi-national businesses, investment banking, private equity and asset management. Additionally, he is both a proven and trusted advisor to the highest levels of the federal government and military.

Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Gren served in the US Navy as an aviator, Head of Nominations and Appointments for the Naval Academy, and Congress/Senate Liaison. Mr. Gren is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He served on the board or committees of numerous corporate, professional, and civic organizations ranging from the U.S. Naval Institute to the Harvard Fogg Museum.


 

Robert G. Richer

Mr. Richer serves on the Board of Advisors for ReefPoint Group. Currently, Mr. Richer is the C.E.O. and President of Uptima Group, an executive search company in the Washington D.C. area. Mr. Richer retired in 2005 from the Central Intelligence Agency as the Associate Deputy Director (ADDO). As the ADDO, Mr. Richer was responsible for leading the Clandestine Services’ worldwide collection and operational efforts with specific focus on national security priorities and threats. As chief of the Directorate of Operation’s Human Resources Staff on 9/11, Mr. Richer led the efforts to address subsequent critical work force requirements, entailing unprecedented reorganization, hiring, and assignments.

Throughout his service with the CIA, Mr. Richer developed close and productive relationships with his U.S. military counterparts which were built on his military service. Mr. Richer enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1972. He was commissioned in 1978 from the enlisted ranks and served on active duty until October 1983. He was recalled to active service in 1991 for Operation Desert Storm. Mr. Richer completed his service with the Marine Corps, while in the reserves, in 1997.


 

Jeremy L. Toton

Mr. Toton is the President and a founder of ReefPoint Group. He also serves on the Board of Directors and the Board of Advisors to ReefPoint Group. Mr. Toton has over 15 years of experience in decision analysis, finance, organization design/development, strategic planning, team building, and client relationship management. He is widely recognized by associates for his leadership skills, his ability to facilitate change, talent to clarify a vision and the commitment to the development of his people. Mr. Toton's vision has been key to leading change in the data science space across several industries. As both a patient and benefactor of our nation’s military and veteran health systems, Mr. Toton is passionate about working with all those that are committed to providing our brave men and women in uniform the very best patient experience not only while in service, but also after their transition as a veteran.

Mr. Toton received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy, and earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park.