Leveraging its permanent capital base, long-term, disciplined approach, and actionable expertise, LVGI partners with leading management teams to build businesses while unlocking significant value for shareholders.
Our proven management team brings actionable expertise developed over four decades of value-creation and driving transformational change.
We maintain a strong internal culture of accountability and governance and deliver the highest level of transparency through quarterly financial reporting across our portfolio.
Devon Diaz, COO
Prior to joining LVGI, Mr. Diaz was the founder of JOOC Funding, a company that helps raise venture capital for early stage startup companies. Mr. Diaz brings over 20 years of business consulting, sales and startup experience to the team as he has successfully raised millions of dollars for his clients and has also successfully franchised 2 companies. Mr. Diaz, graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and holds a degree and professional license in engineering.
Joseph Francella, President & Chairman of the Board
Mr. Francella is a seasoned turnaround specialist. Mr. Francella’s ability to turnaround a company typically takes anywhere from 6 to 24 months depending on the size of the organization and the complexity of the situations that need to be rectified. Mr. Francella has over 30 years of experience building and leading publicly traded companies. During his career, Mr. Francella has; raised millions of dollars for public companies, assisted several companies to become publicly traded, created companies and subsidiary companies to carry out the objective of the parent company's or incorporation visions, managed trading markets, and consulted with many companies to help them increase their values.
Today, LVGI owns and manages 3 diverse subsidiaries. We believe these market leaders will continue producing stable cash flows over the long-term, enabling us to invest in their growth to provide our shareholders with stability and value.