The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen was founded in 2016 by John Pelletier, Kevin Dahlberg and Kevin Bogenreif to provide a forum for business owners, company executives and professionals to network and socialize within an environment of trust and friendship.
Kevin Dahlberg - Founder
Kevin Dahlberg is a senior executive, investor, and entrepreneur with experience in the finance, software, oil and gas, and real estate sectors. He has served in various leadership roles including: President of RG Insurance Services, Inc., where he pioneered a revolutionary insurance product; Vice President of Hillwood Investments, a Perot Company, where he developed and managed a US$100 million real estate fund in Japan; Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Lending with Archon Financial, a Goldman Sachs Company; and investment and fund management with the Lone Star Opportunity Fund, Key Corp/Key Bank, The FDIC and Fidelity Investments.
Kevin received his B.B.A. from Baylor University, with concentrations in Real Estate, Management and Entrepreneurship and served in the U.S. Naval Reserves for 8 years as an Intelligence Reserve Liaison.
John Pelletier - Founder
As Vice President for ESRP, John works with new clients to understand their needs and wants. ESRP is a national commercial real estate firm providing strategy, services and solutions, including local and multi-national tenant representation, labor analytics, lease/purchase negotiation, sale-leasebacks, construction management and all other corporate office/industrial commercial real estate needs. Current clients range in size and industry, including NTT Data, Ferguson Brasswell &Fraser, JE Dunn, Ankura Consulting and many others.
Born and raised in Dallas, Charles attended Cistercian Preparatory School, Vanderbilt University and University of Texas at Dallas School of Business Management. He has been a principal of The Lipscomb Insurance Group since its inception in 1992. He served as a Producer for the preceding company, Forrest F. Lipscomb & Co., from 1989 to 1992. Charles also served as Jr. High Youth Minister at St. Michael’s and All Angels Church from 1987 to 1989.
Charles is currently Chairman of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and sits on the board of the Dallas Historical Society and the Commemorative Air Force. Charles is currently on the insurance committee at Dallas Country Club. Charles was the past President of the Board of Trustees of Preston Hollow Presbyterian School, and served is a member of the Board of Trustees of Cistercian Preparatory School where he chaired a capital campaign for the school. In 2017, Charles won the outstanding alumnus award for Cistercian Preparatory School. Charles was on the Board of Trustees for the Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas from 2004-2006 and again from 2014-2020.
Doug has over thirty years of corporate planning, financial and venture management experience. Doug is a serial entrepreneur with an early grounding in corporate finance, As an early adopter and subsequently a consultant in the area of corporate and strategic planning, his business experiences combine his analytical abilities with his passion for new ventures. Doug has been involved in the formation of 15 companies, and an advisor to over 30 others. Doug has been a key contributor in a wide variety of early stage ventures. Doug holds a B.S. Degree in Finance and German and an M.B.A. in Finance from San Diego State University.
Drey has been a successful Business Leader for the last 25+ years. He has a passion for seizing an opportunity, creating a vision, recruiting the top team, mitigating risk and barriers for team and building a successful and profitable business around the opportunity! He is the current CEO of Romack Healthcare. Romack Healthcare is a $50 million division of the Romack family of companies. He also runs the Family Investment firm of Proserve Group Limited Partnership. Proserve specializes in venture for the Technology, Healthcare and Commercial Real Estate verticals.
He has achieved success by really understanding his clients needs and helping them with “out of the box” solutions. He has maintained extensive partnerships with many Fortune 100 clients. Many of these partnerships have been in place for 20+ years. He is a 1988 Graduate of Texas A&M University.
Kevin Bogenreif - Founder & Emeritus
Mr. Bogenreif is a Founder and Board Member Emeritus of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen of Texas. He resigned from active duties with LXG following his relocation the Midwest, however provides strategic direction to the Board from time to time.
He is currently a Senior Director with Summit Ag Investors, part of Summit Agricultural Group, and is focused on the firm's private equity investment platform fund investing across the agriculture, food, and renewable energy industries. He is involved across all aspects of the investment cycle including investment execution, capital markets and investor relations. Between his current role and previous roles, he has completed $750M+ in financings investing both debt and equity as a primary deal lead. Prior to Summit, he was an executive within a Texas family office supporting a descendant of H.L. Hunt leading execution of private investments, risk management oversight, and served on the investment committee. Previous to the family office, he was Director of Originations for Neptune Financial, a start-up private credit platform. Before Neptune, he was a VP at Texas Capital where he led deal execution of LBO and growth financings for entrepreneurs and sponsors, and BB&T Bank (now Truist) as a graduate of their Leadership Development Program. He has served on local boards for ACG, First Tee, and other non-profits. Mr. Bogenreif is a graduate of Southern Methodist University's business school with a degree in accounting. He is an aviation enthusiast and holds a private pilot license and instrument rating.