Our Founders, Partners and Board Members are accomplished industry executives who have managed some of the most respected asset management, wealth management and alternative investment firms in the industry. They have raised tens of billions of dollars for a variety of investment managers and have proven track records of investing in, building, managing, and advising financial services companies.

We are long-term investors and business partners who are passionate about the investment industry. We represent a source of patient, private capital that can enable the long-term growth and success of our affiliate partners.

Douglas C. Grip

Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer

Doug Grip is founder and CEO of Continuum Capital Managers making equity investments in companies capitalizing on disruption in the asset management industry. Continuum provides affiliate partners with strategic resources to accelerate growth, execute sub-acquisitions and facilitate shareholder liquidity. Doug serves or has served on the boards of Osmosis Investment Management, Destra Capital Management, DirectIndex, Athena Capital Advisors and Cadence Capital Management.

Prior to Continuum, Doug was a partner of Goldman Sachs, president of Goldman Sachs Mutual funds, and head of Private Wealth Management International. He was Chairman of Goldman Sachs Bank, A.G. and a member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs International, the European Management Committee, the Asia Management Committee, the Board of Trustee of Goldman Sachs Mutual Funds, and the Investment Management Division Operating Committee.

Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Doug spent 12 years in a variety of capacities at MFS Investment Management including wholesaler, national sales manager, founder and president of MFS Retirement Services and a member of the MFS Advisory Board.

Doug earned a BS in Economics Management with honors from Ithaca College.

Stephen E. Vanourny

Founding Partner, Acquisitions & Affiliate Relations

Steve is a Founding Partner of Continuum Capital Managers, leading investments in new affiliates and working closely with existing affiliates to help them maximize the value of their businesses.

Prior to Continuum, Steve was the Global Head of Strategy for State Street, focusing extensively on acquisitions and growth strategies for its $2.5 trillion asset management business. He also ran a global investment analytics business serving leading asset managers and hedge funds. Steve was previously a Partner with Partners Capital, a $14 billion investment office for sophisticated institutional and high net worth investors, where he led the private equity, distressed, and activist equity teams.

Prior to Partners Capital, Steve was a Partner with McKinsey & Co., and one of the leaders of the North American Asset Management practice. He focused on growth, acquisition, and distribution strategies for many of the world’s leading asset managers.

Steve is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Needham, and is a member of the investment committee for Beth Israel Lahey Health System.

Steve earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an AB with high honors in Economics from Dartmouth College.