Brandon Kanitz

Managing Principal

Mr. Brandon Kanitz founded Thornapple River Capital LLC in October 2015. Thornapple River Capital (TRC) manages 9 private funds investing in industries ranging from community banks, healthcare, technology, real estate, and state-legalized marijuana companies.

Prior to founding TRC, Mr. Kanitz was a Vice President at McDonald Partners where he managed client portfolio’s and also completed multiple investment banking transactions recapitalizing community banks after the great recession.

Mr. Kanitz resides in Caledonia with his wife Emily, son Adrian, and Dexter (yellow lab).

Contact Brandon: brandon@thornapplecap.com

Genesis Guanga, CFA

Managing Principal

Mr. Genesis Guanga, CFA, joined Thornapple River Capital LLC in 2017 as a Managing Principal. From 2012 until 2017, Mr. Guanga held a position with EquityCompass, an asset management subsidiary of Stifel (NYSE: SF). At EquityCompass, he held responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management, management of quantitative models, investment research, and product development.

Prior to his time at EquityCompass, Mr. Guanga worked as a futures trader at a Virginia-based investment management company, where he was responsible for monitoring and managing risk across a number of investment strategies, including equity index futures. Mr. Guanga began his professional career at Ernst & Young LLP and Hilton Worldwide. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Society Seattle.

Contact Genesis: genesis@thornapplecap.com

Senior Advisor

Private Investor. Since retiring from GTCR Golder Rauner in 2011, Mr. Jannotta has been actively investing personal and family capital through Warwick Capital Partners in private businesses and real estate. He currently is a Director of three of those private businesses, including: Alcyone Lifesciences, Arthromeda, and C3 HealthcareRx. He is also a Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation.

Learn more about Edgar D Jannotta Jr here.