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At 1836, we are connected to Houston’s vibrant network of entrepreneurial support centers.  We actively support several of these organizations and we can help you find the right partners to support your company’s vision and growth.

Military veterans are a unique class of citizens whose experience, tested leadership, varied skill sets, work ethic and character drive high performance in the companies for which they work and own. We help veterans see this reality and provide them with the capital resources to effectively achieve their goals and dreams.


 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

Partner Organizations are groups that support entrepreneurship and with whom we collaborate.   

 
  BUNKER LABS   A national non-profit built by military veteran entrepreneurs to empower other military veterans as leaders in innovation

BUNKER LABS

A national non-profit built by military veteran entrepreneurs to empower other military veterans as leaders in innovation

  COMBINED ARMS CENTERS   Coordinates more than 140 unique resources and scores of non-profit organizations and government agencies to serve veterans and service members in Houston.

COMBINED ARMS CENTERS

Coordinates more than 140 unique resources and scores of non-profit organizations and government agencies to serve veterans and service members in Houston.

  STATION HOUSTON   Where Innovation and Community Connect

STATION HOUSTON

Where Innovation and Community Connect

  HOUSTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER   The Epicenter of Houston's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

HOUSTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER

The Epicenter of Houston's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

 
  LONE STAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION   We strengthen our community by focusing on three pillars: Veterans, Families, and Careers.

LONE STAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION

We strengthen our community by focusing on three pillars: Veterans, Families, and Careers.

  PATRIOT BOOT CAMP   501(c)(3) dedicated to equipping active duty military members, Veterans, and their spouses with tools to become successful technology entrepreneurs

PATRIOT BOOT CAMP

501(c)(3) dedicated to equipping active duty military members, Veterans, and their spouses with tools to become successful technology entrepreneurs

  VETERAN BUSINESS BATTLE   Providing assistance to veterans transitioning from military service to student life

VETERAN BUSINESS BATTLE

Providing assistance to veterans transitioning from military service to student life

  WEST POINT SOCIETY OF HOUSTON   The West Point Society of Greater Houston is one of the largest and most active West Point Alumni Societies in the United States.

WEST POINT SOCIETY OF HOUSTON

The West Point Society of Greater Houston is one of the largest and most active West Point Alumni Societies in the United States.

 
  EO HOUSTON   Global, peer-to-peer network of 12,000+ influential business owners with 167 chapters in 52 countries.

EO HOUSTON

Global, peer-to-peer network of 12,000+ influential business owners with 167 chapters in 52 countries.

  TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER FOR INNOVATION   The TMCx accelerator advances the development of health and medical technology companies by connecting visionary entrepreneurs to the abundant resources of the Texas Medical Center.

TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER FOR INNOVATION

The TMCx accelerator advances the development of health and medical technology companies by connecting visionary entrepreneurs to the abundant resources of the Texas Medical Center.

  VETERATI TRANSITION HOTLINE   Free 1 hour mentorship phone calls that connect service members, veterans, and military spouses with successful industry professionals.

VETERATI TRANSITION HOTLINE

Free 1 hour mentorship phone calls that connect service members, veterans, and military spouses with successful industry professionals.

  BIOTEX HOUSTON   BioTex specializes in the development, launch, and manufacturing of medical and bio-technologies.

BIOTEX HOUSTON

BioTex specializes in the development, launch, and manufacturing of medical and bio-technologies.

 

Interested? Learn how you can become a partner organization.

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1836 PLANK OWNERS 

Plank Owners are individuals who have made a financial commitment to support veteran entrepreneurship through 1836.  Our Plank Owners represent a base of support willing to provide mentorship, guidance, and capital; both investment and philanthropic.

1836 Founder - Anthony DeToto

 
 

Charles Vieau

Chris Schilling

Sean McDevitt

JP Yorro

Andy Ruckman

Morgan Hanlon

Kevin Barber

Matt Mullin

Al Danto

Jody James

Tim Kopra

Matthew Frederick

Rollie McGuinness

Todd Jones

Don Pruitt

Matt Larson

Stoney Barton

JR & Dyan Gibbens

Phil Dismukes

Jeff Reamer

Frank Muller Jr.

Brian Melton

Nathan Yap

Andrea Hodge

Tyson Voelkel

Roger Sofer

Rollie McGinnus

Mike Fransen

Curt Schaefer

Mark Martin

James Watson

Bryan Foster

Frank Verducci

Patrick Connelly

Jack Walker

Allen Sparkman

Vik Bakashi

John Boerstler

Tom Knudson

Jon Newhard

Don Kelly

Tom Perich

Will Mullin

Karl Hopkins

Robert Spignesi

Kevin Doffing

 

 

LEADERSHIP

 
Jeff Reamer

Jeff Reamer

Managing Director

Jeff is the Managing Director of 1836. He has over fifteen years of experience investing in and building businesses in the lower middle market and has led a number of business transformation efforts.  He finds satisfaction in partnering with military veteran entrepreneurs to help build value in dynamic and challenging business environments.  He co-founded 1836 to do just that.

Jeff also founded Post Cove Partners, a consulting firm that works with management teams and investors in the lower middle market.  Post Cove provides a range of services including company assessment, operational improvement, capital strategy development, turn around management, and interim C-level roles.  Previously, Jeff was the Chief Strategy Officer for Evolution Markets, where he was responsible for building and executing a global turn around and growth strategy. Prior to Evolution, Jeff worked as a private equity investor at both MissionPoint Capital Partners and General Electric.  

Jeff served for five years as an officer in the United States Army.  He held various leadership roles in the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment and deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina as a part of a UN peacekeeping force.  He earned a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point, an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a Masters of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

An avid duck hunter and fisherman, he lives in Houston, Texas with his wife, young daughter, and two labs.

 

 

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