The Coltala Team



The Coltala Group

Over A Century of Experience

The Coltala Group brings a broad and deep bench of professional experience to all of our businesses. They include backgrounds with such well-known companies as Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, The Boston Consulting Group, AlixPartners, Progress Equity Partners and the United States Navy. Similarly, the team’s educational background (MIT Sloan School of Management, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, Tulane University, The University of Texas and Texas Christian University) brings an exceptional pool of talent to our companies.






 The Executive Team







Ralph Manning

(Chief Executive Officer)

Edward Crawford


Chris Goodwin

(Chief Operating Officer)

Christine Spadafor

(Managing Director and Co-head of the CES Office)







Melanie Barton

Executive Vice President Investments

Robin Warncke

Robin Warncke

Executive Assistant

Meredith Bajorek

Vice President and Controller







 Board Partners and Board Advisor





Darrell Bevelhymer

Board Partner

D. Scott Luttrell

Board Partner

Charles L. (Chuck) Jarvie

Board Advisor