Robert Whittel – CFO and General Counsel
Prior to joining Assurance Capital, Robert Whittel was a co-founder, chief financial officer, and general counsel of Organic Holdings, LLC, a diversified consumer products company servicing the nutritional health and wellness space. Organic Holdings was sold to a larger public company in 2015. Mr. Whittel received a master’s in international law and corporate governance from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. Mr. Whittel also holds a J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Florida and a B.S. in Marine Transportation from the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Mr. Whittel began his legal career as a private equity attorney at King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Whittel’s principal roles at Assurance Capital are to develop and negotiate deals with portfolio companies, portfolio management, legal oversight, and assisting portfolio companies to properly structure and plan for successful exits post-investment. Mr. Whittel will sit on the Investment Committee.