Current Companies

Nester Hosiery

Sector: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Mount Airy, NC

Founded in 1993 and based in Mt. Airy, NC, Nester Hosiery is a leading domestic manufacturer of premium performance outdoor wool socks driven by technology and sustainability.  The company produces private label, licensed, and branded socks under its Ballston Spa and Farm to Feet brands.  Farm to Feet ( is an ultra-premium merino wool outdoor sock that uses an all-American recipe: US materials, US manufacturing, and US workers.

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Consolidated Lumber Company

Sector: Specialty Distribution
Headquarters: Stillwater, MN

Consolidated Lumber Company is a leading provider of residential and commercial building and construction materials. The company operates out of 16 locations serving the Wisconsin and Minnesota markets. Consolidated’s broad product mix and service offerings enable it to reach a diverse customer base of professional contractors.


US Medical Innovations

Sector: Healthcare
Headquarters: Takoma Park, MD

US Medical Innovations, LLC (USMI) is a private FDA registered US biomedical device specification manufacturing company.  USMI focuses on developing advanced, innovative and affordable plasma electrosurgical devices.  USMI products are designed for ambulatory and inpatient endoscopy centers as well as for complex surgical operations.



Sector: Consumer Products
Headquarters: Durham, NC

Carpe is a manufacturer of antiperspirant hand and foot lotion. Its products are dermatologist-recommended, 100% non-irritating, and clinically proven to help reduce sweat. It’s the leading over-the-counter (OTC) solution for sweaty hands and feet, which are symptoms of a pervasive, yet not well known, medical condition called hyperhidrosis.

Please contact Richard Griffin at 919.973.5555 or to discuss a new investment or add-on opportunity.