An uncommon advantage.
An uncommon advantage.
Cambia Companies provides leadership in business operations and strategy with specific expertise in managing turnarounds. We own and manage small businesses and offer leadership on a consulting basis to business owners. We partner with accredited investors to produce superior financial returns helping them create financial security and lead better lives.
Our investment model is based on choosing properties and companies that are primed for significant growth. Through capital infusion and the implementation of sound management practices, we help Cambia Company business reach their full potential.
The Cambia Companies leadership team has proven expertise in the business disciplines of leadership, organizational design, finance, property acquisitions, sales planning and marketing. Together, we bring superior business knowledge to the companies we invest in, giving our assets an uncommon competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Additionally, we deploy our management team to customers in advisory, coaching and managing board roles to help businesses grow and improve their performance.
Cambia Companies, LLC is a Delaware limited liability company.
The Cambia Companies leadership team has proven business accomplishments in multiple industries with specific expertise in successfully managing turnarounds.
With a cultivated network of lenders and a powerfully synergized portfolio of business specialties, we access and manage opportunities to maximize return on investment. We build value for growth-minded investors and strategic business partners by leveraging our proven capacities in business and investment leadership.
Mr. Macklin is responsible for organizational leadership and design. He has led seven organizations to best in class in their market, ranging from $5 to $350 million and up to 350 employees. Mr. Macklin is Co-founder and Principal of Autonomy, an executive coaching business focused on small enterprises. Mr. Macklin earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Kansas State, an Executive MBA from Rockhurst University, and has studied Business Philosophy with The Aji Network since 2000. Mr. Macklin has been a speaker at dozens of conferences on the topics of leadership, strategy, and organization. He and his wife Koni have three children and live in Kansas City, Missouri.
Mr. Apter is responsible for business strategy. He has been successfully purchasing and selling hotels and multi-family properties since 1993. He is Co-founder and CEO of Mercury Investment, which is focused on investment syndication of apartment and hotel properties. Prior to leading a real estate investment firm, Mr. Apter was a partner with the Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. law firm. Before joining the law firm, he clerked for the Honorable Gerald Heaney of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is an honors graduate of the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Law School. He and his wife Pascha live in Duluth, Minnesota.
Mr. Riser is responsible for equity finance and acquisitions. He has successfully syndicated investment capital for wind energy and real estate development projects. In sales and service leadership roles for two Fortune 500 companies he has been responsible for more than $1 billion of business. Mr. Riser earned BS and MS degrees in Engineering from Brigham Young University. He and his wife Eva have five children and live in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Ms. Apter is responsible for marketing and sales integration strategies. Apter is founder and CEO of Giant Voices, Inc., a national marketing enterprise consisting of Giant Voices, Giant Academy and Gizmoz Promotional Products. Apter is fiercely passionate about helping business owners reach their financial, operational and marketing ambitions. An entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience, Apter helps leaders scale their enterprises to achieve revenue growth through strategic creative development and execution.
Apter holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from St. Cloud State University and has completed several nationally acclaimed business courses with the Aji Network and the High Performance Academy. Pascha is married to Abbot and together they raise two children in Duluth, MN.
The Cambia Companies investment model is designed to create superior returns for accredited investors.
We invest right alongside you. For your sake and ours, we invest intelligently, with the same knowledge and strategic acumen we’ve deployed in leadership positions in multiple businesses (including several Fortune 500 companies) to produce or manage more than $3 billion in revenue between us.
Our investment decisions center on opportunities we assess have the potential to increase their enterprise value in a short horizon of time. Typical investments include:
The Cambia Company leadership team applies our collective, business expertise to each and every Cambia Company investment.
If you would like to learn more about the Cambia Company, contact Wade Riser at 801-803-1416
Our investment model is designed to create superior returns for accredited investors.