Welcome to Percipio Partners

You and Us

We are entrepreneurs that strive to be best-in-class partners. Our focus is identifying opportunities and relationships across asset classes, ranging from agricultural land to venture capital, where our involvement helps to make the sum of the venture greater than its parts. Our team invests in and supports the prudent management of long-term assets.

Scope & Strengths

Legacy Capital

Percipio Partners invests in established businesses seeking strategic capital to expand on their success. We bring experience in manufacturing, industrial processes, business services, and hospitality.

Consulting Services

Percipio Partners provides consulting services in the areas of Human Resources, Staffing, Finance, and Real Estate.

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Partner Support

Our service platform is purpose-built to assist our operating partners. Whether we are providing capital, staffing, expertise, or scale, our team is dedicated to helping build lasting businesses.

Real Estate

Our real estate platform owns and manages agricultural, multifamily, and commercial properties. We are seeking the opportunity to acquire, build, and partner on projects in the Midwest.

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Our Team

James H. Rich

Founder & Principal

Shepherd. Mentor. Catalyst. Those three words mean a great deal to Jim. As CEO and investment committee chairman for Percipio, the investment holding company he founded, Jim’s focus is twofold — to shepherd the capital entrusted to him by his investors and to mentor his loyal team of professionals as they seek to spur business growth.

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William S. Ellis

Founder & Principal

Consult. Conserve. Create. Those three words mean a great deal to Bill. As a co-founder and investment committee vice chairman for Percipio, Bill is passionate about problem-solving, particularly around process controls.

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Bret E. Cain

President and Principal

Great tech + even better people = business success. Bret knows this formula is true because he has spent a lifetime proving it. Before becoming Percipio’s President and Principal, Bret built several successful businesses, including a litigation discovery company that grew to over 100 employees with $9 million in annual revenue and a client roster of large, prominent law firms.

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Doug Anderson

VP of Operations, COO of HD Omaha

Relationships. Respect. Results. After a 15-year career in banking, Doug learned that success in business, regardless of industry, was based on relationships: relationships with clients and vendors built on trust, and relationships with colleagues based on respect.

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Kristin Olson

Consulting Manager, Human Resources

Care. Communicate. Connect. These three “C’s” sum up Kristin Olson’s workplace values.

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Jim Roy

CEO, Percipio Workforce Solutions

Passionate. Caring. Motivated. Jim takes those three words seriously when working with his clients and his peers. He is passionate about making his clients better, using his background and experience.

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Gabe Gulick

CEO, Percipio Workforce Solutions, Temporary Employment Services

Relationships. Achieve. Educate. With over 20 years of experience in management and leadership, the last 11+ in staffing and employment, Gabe brings robust experience to the team.

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Nick Burianek, CPA

Vice President, Percipio Business Advisors

Plan. Execute. Evaluate. As Vice President, Financial Consulting at Percipio Partners, Nick works alongside business owners and their employees to maximize financial department efficiency and improve the overall performance of the company.

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Justin Niederklein, CPA

Vice President, Percipio Business Advisors

Prepare. Perform. Produce. As Vice President at Percipio Business Advisors, Justin’s practice focus includes working with owners of privately held business from their preparation of potential mergers and acquisitions through the post-closing true ups.

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Seth Barkley

Consulting Manager, Percipio Business Advisors

Analyze. Adapt. Achieve. As a Consulting Manager at Percipio Business Advisors, Seth specializes in working with businesses to leverage their financial assets in order to maximize business growth.

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Ben Green

Consulting Manager, Percipio Business Advisors

Observe. Action. Educate. As a Consulting Manager at Percipio Business Advisors, Ben observes and recommends business activities that allow his clients to implement updated strategies that both improve efficiency and use financial assets to fuel business growth.

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Matt Siedhoff

Matt Siedhoff, CPA

Consulting Manager, Percipio Business Advisors

Innovate. Collaborate. Motivate. As a Consulting Manager at Percipio Business Advisors, Matt works with his clients to improve and maintain effective financial processes and helps them to improve performance, plan for the future, and achieve their goals.

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Susan Parkinson

Consulting Associate, Percipio Business Advisors

Learn. Organize. Build. As a Consulting Associate in Percipio’s Finance Practice, Susan assists business owners and their staff with a wide variety of unique needs.

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Michele Frost

Bookkeeper, Percipio Business Advisors

Organize. Listen. Observe.

As an Office Administration and Bookkeeping professional of over 20 years, Michele has a background in a variety of industries, including hospitality, non-profit, commercial real estate, and retail.

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Angel Grove

Director of Property Management, HD Omaha

Quality. Service. Knowledge. As the Director of Property Management for the real estate division, HD-Omaha, Angel knows that a high level of customer service is the key to success.

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Jim Goulding

Director of Real Estate Financials, HD Omaha

Adapt. Collaborate. Grow. As the Director of Finance for HD-Omaha, Jim understands that growth and success come from being able to adapt to ever-changing market conditions and effectively collaborate with different personalities.

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Darion Shropshire

Director of Construction & Property Maintenance, HD Omaha

Accuracy. Efficiency. Reliability. Maintenance is not just the turn of a screwdriver, and Darion understands that. He consistently demands high quality workmanship from his team in a timely manner.

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Krystal Callaway-Neppl

Marketing Project Manager

Creative. Supportive. Strategic. Krystal is the Marketing Project Manager for Percipio Partners, LLC. She has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of marketing.

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Megan Heimes

Marketing Project Manager

Connect. Activate. Determined. As Marketing Project Manager, Megan uses her strong management, strategy, and creative skills to create meaningful marketing campaigns to engage audiences and propel businesses forward.

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Our Values


Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. We pride ourselves on honesty, trust, and doing the right thing for our customers, our team and our company.


We devote ourselves wholly and earnestly to our customers. We’ll go above and beyond to get the job done.


In our industry, one must readily adjust for different conditions. We’re always looking for the best possible path and can quickly pivot based on new conditions.


We always provide service to our clients and co-workers in a professional and respectful manner. No exceptions.


Positivity is a staple in our company culture. This goes for our entire team, and we know this attitude produces excellence.


We always operate with a “can-do” attitude. We’ll always accept personal accountability towards our goals and will overdeliver in the pursuit of success.

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