The Partnership

Capitol Peak is proud to work closely with our strategic partners as well as leading investors and companies poised to rebuild critical infrastructure and revitalize communities across America:


“Capitol Peak has been a valuable partner in our efforts to develop new ways to work with USDA and other agencies to speed up rural infrastructure development and bring real benefits to America’s rural communities.”

– Bob Engel, Chief Executive Officer

As anchor investor, CoBank has committed $10bn of balance sheet capacity to co-lend alongside the U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund in a manner consistent with CoBank’s lending authorities and underwriting requirements.


Academy Securities

“Academy Securities is pleased to serve as Capitol Peak’s broker-dealer partner. Capitol Peak’s focus on supporting rural America, from where a very high proportion of our military service personnel come, aligns well with our mission of hiring veterans. Capitol Peak’s public-private partnership business model and the work it is undertaking to fund critical energy initiatives and community services on and around military bases, further integrates with our mission. Academy Securities is the nation’s first and only Post-9/11 Disabled Veteran Owned and Operated Broker Dealer.”

– Chance Mims, Chief Executive Officer


Klausner Trading USA

“Capitol Peak brings valuable strategic insights, key relationships, and deep understanding of our industry and rural economic vitality that will help establish Klausner as an important supplier of lumber to a range of industries. Each of our plants will create over 300 direct jobs and over 1,700 indirect to the surrounding region. Klausner is a mission-based organization, focused not only on our bottom-line, but on the positive social impact of environmental sustainability as well as hiring and training workers for long-term, skilled employment. We are very pleased to have partners in Capitol Peak and CoBank as we develop and execute on our growth strategy.”

– Thomas Mende, President, Klausner Trading USA


Rembrandt Foods

“Rembrandt Foods is focused on being the global leader in value-added egg based products, through the relentless pursuit of sustainable production and innovative solutions. As we look to the future, our partnership with Capitol Peak and additional investment will allow Rembrandt Foods to promote and develop local talent and innovation, and match that to our low cost grain, vertical integration and scalable model. Through this optimization of talent, product and processes we are able to create value through global innovation in supply chain, operations, product development and go-to market.”

– David Rettig, President, Rembrandt Foods


Repreve Renewables

“Repreve Renewables offers several benefits to rural America. The first is the ability to grow a sustainable perennial grass crop on marginal land enabling farmers and landowners to produce a profitable product to serve to the grow local industry and jobs and provide a reliable supply, stable pricing and consistently high-quality bedding product. Capitol Peak – along with their partners CoBank and USDA – bring multifaceted value to our firm and more broadly to our customers and the broader communities. Among them are credibility of being leaders in supporting agriculture and more broadly, rural America, validation and financial support of our business model, and shared vision, keen respect for, and focus on building a stronger Rural America.”

– Jeff Wheeler, CEO, Repreve Renewables


Thermal Energy Partners

“TEP’s growth plan and mission is to develop sustainable geothermal energy projects, providing economical renewable base load electricity without the emission of carbon dioxide. Working with Capitol Peak and its investors will enable us to more rapidly expand our transformative business model in supporting renewable energy programs across communities large and small throughout the United States and around the world.”

– Daniel K. Pfeffer, President