Founding PARTNERS

Junior Bridgeman

Junior Bridgeman

Junior Bridgeman is a Founder of the General Partner and a Managing Director of Manna Investment Partners. Junior is also a Founding Partner of Manna Capital Partners. He formerly was the owner and CEO of various companies, operating more than 450 restaurants in 20 states, including 263 Wendy’s and 123 Chili’s restaurants. Junior played professional basketball with the Milwaukee Bucks (1975 to 1983 and 1986 to 1987) and Los Angeles Clippers (1983 to 1986). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Churchill Downs, Meijer, Inc., the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Simmons College, and the West End School. He is a former Director of the James Graham Brown Foundation and served as past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Louisville.

Kevin Attkisson

Kevin Attkisson

Kevin Attkisson is a Founder of the General Partner and a Managing Director of Manna Investment Partners. Kevin is also a Founding Partner of Manna Capital Partners. He formerly was the Managing Partner of Bluegrass Financial Holdings, a capital management firm investing in real estate, privately held companies, and publicly traded stocks. Prior to Bluegrass, Kevin was a Managing Director with C3 Investment Partners, an investment fund dealing primarily in the investment of publicly traded securities. Kevin also spent 10 years as CEO of an alarm technology business headquartered in Chicago, IL. Kevin is a multi-time National Champion road cyclist, having competed against some of the top professional riders in the U.S. He serves on the Board of Directors for Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team, Appalachian Music Project, Leadership Foundations Leadership Council, and Louisville Leadership Foundation.

Jon Robinson

Jon Robinson is a Founder of the General Partner and a Managing Director of Manna Investment Partners. In addition, he is CEO and a Founding Partner of the Subadvisor and Blueprint Fund Management. Jon began his career as a Trader and Market Maker at Bear Stearns before serving as an Equity Research Analyst with Prudential Equity Group. In 2003, he began collaborating with Subadvisor co-founder Brandon Langley. They partnered to create a quantitative alternative investment firm, Robinson-Langley Capital Management, in 2006. Jon serves on the Department of Economics Board of Advisors for the Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Board for Priority One Greensboro, and the Board of the Spartan Leadership Foundation.

Brandon Langley

Brandon Langley

Brandon Langley is a Founder of the General Partner and a Managing Director of Manna Investment Partners. In addition, he is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and a Founding Partner of the Subadvisor and Blueprint Fund Management. He and Subadvisor co-founder Jon Robinson have been collaborating to build systematic trading systems since 2003, believing that data and trend following are the superior inputs for making investment decisions. Prior to founding the Subadvisor in 2013, the pair created Robinson-Langley Capital Management, where they honed their management philosophy in the futures markets during the Financial Crisis. Before teaming with Jon, Brandon was a Credit Risk Manager for Wells Fargo’s automotive lending division.