FI  Chaifetz Group

     Office Locations:

NBC Tower
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive,13th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-983-3600



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    Chaifetz Group is a private investment firm that partners with carefully selected entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams to build and grow game-changing businesses. Chaifetz is led by entrepreneur and investor Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, who founded ComPsych Corporation in 1984. As the founder, Chairman and CEO of ComPsych he has grown the company since its inception to be the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs (EAP) and the leading provider of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, work-life, wellness and outsourced HR solutions. Investment strategies include Growth Capital, Transformative Capital, Venture Capital, Real Estate, Fund Investments, and Public Securities. In addition to Chaifetz Group portfolio companies, Dr. Chaifetz currently serves as an advisor to Kennet Partners and Vistria Group. He is on the board of trustees of The Field Museum of Natural History, Saint Louis University, TCS Education System, the Miami University Farmer School of Business, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, and the Brain Research Foundation. In 2007, he was named Saint Louis University's Alumni of the Year and was inducted into the University's Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame. Dr. Chaifetz is also a member of the American Psychological Association, the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives' Club of Chicago. Dr. Chaifetz and his wife Jill are active philanthropists through their Chaifetz Family Foundation. Notable gifts include the Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University, Chaifetz Trading Center at Miami University Farmer School of Business, Richard and Jill Chaifetz Curator of Zoology at The Field Museum, and significant donations to the Make-A-Wish foundation, as well as other charitable organizations.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz Founder and Chairman
    Ross Chaifetz Director of Venture
    Ryan Aprill Vice President


    Portfolio companies include:

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