As the Denver Business Journal recently reported, Troy Guard, chef and owner of TAG Restaurant Group, will close the signature Larimer Square TAG restaurant in May 2021. This change reflects the continued development of TAG Restaurant Group’s larger strategy, focused on expanding their portfolio of restaurants across Colorado and beyond.
“We are excited to see Troy take this step. As an early investor in his vision and TAG Restaurant Group, it is encouraging to see the continued evolution of his business,” said Scott Reiman, CEO and chairman of Hexagon Investments.
TAG Restaurant Group brought in $49 million over the last two years operates four Los Chingones Mexican restaurants, two Bubus Asian restaurants, and two Guard and Grace steakhouses, each with another location on the way.
Learn more about TAG Restaurant Group and additional Hexagon investments.
Scott Reiman is one of Colorado’s foremost business leaders. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hexagon, a Denver-based private investment firm and Hexagon’s non-profit Reiman Foundation.
At Hexagon, Reiman directs a diverse asset portfolio, specializing in energy and minerals, private equity funds, direct investments and real estate.
Under Reiman’s leadership, Hexagon has established a significant portfolio of energy exploration and production investments, as well as strong industry partnerships. While minerals, oil and gas are a primary focus, Hexagon also invests significantly in renewable energy and other natural resources.
Reiman has served on the Board of Managers for FourPoint Energy since 2015.
FourPoint Energy is a private exploration and production company founded by the leadership team of Cordillera Energy Partners following the sale to Apache Corporation in 2012. Read more about FourPoint Energy and its President and CEO George Solich in January’s issue of NAPE Magazine.
The Reiman School of Finance at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business is helping finance professionals keep their finger on the pulse.
Throughout the year, the School offers forums and workshops on new business models and trends and professional development for finance and strategy managers.
On May 3, the Spring Finance Forum Breakfast will discuss FinTech, a new financial industry that applies technology to improve financial activities. FinTech firm representatives will share their insights on how FinTech will potentially change current and future business models. Learn more about the forum here.
On May 8-10, Executive Education at the Daniels College of Business is hosting a Strategic Finance workshop on integrating financial analysis with the strategy and management of organizations. Reiman School of Finance Professors Ron Rizzuto and Randy Lewis, along with Executive Education, developed the curriculum. Find out more about Executive Education and how it is empowering leaders in business.
Scott Reiman is an alumnus and longtime member of the University of Denver community and the namesake of the Reiman School of Finance.
As CEO and founder of Hexagon, a Denver-based private investment company, he has a long and established history of business leadership in Colorado and fosters developing current and future business leaders.
Scott Reiman and his firm Hexagon supports organizations that foster local business and emerging business leaders throughout Colorado. The Colorado Impact Fund (CIF) does just that, and more.
The CIF is a Denver-based equity fund that supports Colorado companies that generate a positive impact – both on their communities and in consistent investment returns.
The Fund invests in areas of community health, education and workforce development, natural resource conservation and economic development. It supports female and minority entrepreneurs and core industries in Colorado that hold exemplary best practices.
Funded by Colorado investors, exclusively for Colorado companies, this private equity fund provides entrepreneurs with cost-efficient capital and a network of strategic business advisors.
Since its inception in 2014, the fund has invested in 10 companies to develop and expand throughout Colorado. Together, these companies employ 648 individuals and have created 161 new jobs. Their business leadership is diverse with 50% having female founders and 20% having minority founders. These companies are also located in emerging communities where 70% are headquartered in low to middle income areas.
From empowering teachers, administrators and school-community stakeholders to boost educational outcomes with Schoolrunner, to improving cost efficiency and patient satisfaction with the healthcare system through Cirrus MD, every organization in the CIF portfolio is able to leverage the capital provided by the Fund to ultimately give back and make an impact on their community and beyond.
The other companies invested by CIF:
- Kapteyn-Murnane (KM) Labs
- Keystone Tower Systems
- Maria Empanada
- SecureSet Academy
Mawukle Yebuah is an entrepreneur and he credits the support from the Denver Scholarship Foundation, with his success.
At the age of only 23, Yebuah is not only working towards finishing his master’s degree at the University of Denver, where he also went to undergrad, but he has also started a small business. And as one of the co-founders of Flare & Square, a company that designs and manufactures high-end men’s accessories, pocket square and bowties, Yebuah is marking his mark.
Mawukle and his family emigrated from Ghana when he was 6 years old. The family became U.S. citizens in 2010.
A graduate from South High School, Mawukle spent a majority of his senior year at the school’s Future Center where advisors walked him through the application and scholarship process. He says with the Foundation’s support, along with additional scholarships, provided enough financial aid that actually made DU, the most affordable.
Since its inception in 2006, the Denver Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $33 million in scholarships to 56,000 students. As a founding board member, Scott Reiman supports its mission to make sure all students succeed and graduate.