J.T. Fitzgerald is founder and Managing Member of Argo Management Group and in that capacity, Mr. Fitzgerald has had extensive transactional and operating experience in Argo’s portfolio companies.
Mr. Fitzgerald is currently the President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Kingsway Financial Services (NYSE: KFS). Mr. Fitzgerald is a director of Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: AFH), and Itasca Capital, LTD (TSXV: ICL).
Prior to Argo, Mr. Fitzgerald was co-founder and managing director of Adirondack Capital, LLC, a financial futures and derivatives trading firm. He was formerly a member and Full seat owner on the Chicago Board of Trade.
JT has been invited to speak on multiple occasions at the Kellogg School of Management on the topic of Search Funds and acquiring and operating middle-market businesses. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, Turnaround Management Association, the Association for Corporate Growth, and The National Association of Corporate Directors. In his free time, J.T. enjoys skiing, cycling, competing in triathlons, and fly-fishing.
Mr. Fitzgerald is an MBA graduate of the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University with concentrations in Finance, Accounting, and Management Strategy. He holds a BS, finance, from DePaul University with highest honor, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Sam Duprey is a Principal at Argo Management Group. Sam brings many years of experience across all facets of a transaction and management of a company from sourcing investment opportunities through working collaboratively with management teams and board members post-transaction to build and grow businesses. Prior to joining Argo, Sam worked at Deloitte Consulting helping managment teams achieve their goals, and at Growth Equity Capital Partners in deal sourcing and investment evaluation. Sam was also previously the Controller of a consumer products company.
Mr. Duprey is an MBA Graduate of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and holds a BA from Yale University.