About Us

At Renova Partners, we renovate the value within by removing barriers to success and uncovering opportunities.

Clients choose Renova for many reasons, including the uniqueness of our inter-connected capital and credit solutions, the seasoned team of experts we bring to each engagement, and the entrepreneurial foundation of our approach.

We have a unique culture that values and nurtures the entrepreneurial spirit of our clients, regardless of their size or corporate structure. Our holistic approach is focused on matching strengths with opportunities; we don’t enter engagements with a bias toward a specific outcome, so we can be objective in identifying and evaluating how to maximize stakeholder value. Our professionals have spent much of their careers on the inside, enabling them to bring real-world savvy and experience to engagements.

Renova Leadership

Tommy Duffy

Tommy Duffy

Renova founder Tommy Duffy is a practice leader for Renova’s restructuring services, having developed and implemented strategies allowing bank clients to restructure and sell over $5 billion of nonperforming assets. Tommy’s experience includes representing banks that are parties to loss share agreements with the FDIC as he assists banks with the management and disposition of loss share assets and loss share compliance requirements.

Prior to founding Renova, Tommy led various aspects of the successful financial and operational restructuring of Allied Holdings, a publicly traded transportation and logistics provider. Tommy previously was a partner at the law firm of Troutman Sanders LLP in the corporate and securities practice group, where he advised clients on capital raises and merger and acquisition activities.

Tommy can reached at 404-528-1818 or via email.


Jack Glass

Jack Glass is a banking industry veteran with 40 years of experience working with community and regional banks. He leverages his inside knowledge and extensive network of financial relationships to help Renova clients succeed.

Jack spent the bulk of his career managing the Financial Institutions Group at SunTrust Bank, Inc., one of the nation’s largest financial services companies with more than 1,000 bank clients and total assets in excess of $174 billion. Jack has served on several industry boards and has been called on frequently to participate in panel discussions relating to key industry trends.

Jack can be reached at 404-528-1817 or via email.


Russ Richards

Russ Richards serves as managing director with Renova’s investment banking practice. His primary focus is to serve Renova’s buy and sell-side M&A advisory clients. Russ’ 15 years of investment banking, venture capital, private equity, and family-office portfolio company experience includes work in the business services, financial services, insurance, technology, mineral exploration, and manufacturing sectors.

Before joining Renova, Russ served as vice president for Quest Capital Corp. (N. America), associate for Afrinvest Limited (Europe & Africa), and analyst for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (N. America). Russ currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Audit Committee for Northern Shield Resources, Inc. (TSXV:NRN).

Russ can be reached at 404-528-1827 or via email.