Brian Miller

Founding Partner

Brian has management responsibility for portfolio companies and is involved in all aspects of deal origination and capital formation.

Prior to founding ACP in 2005, Brian was CFO of a middle market value added distribution and merchandising company, and helped guide the private equity sponsored company through a period of over 100% compounded annual growth in revenue and EBITDA over a five year span, several recapitalizations in support of growth, and an exponential cash-on-cash exit through a sale and recapitalization of the company in 2004.

Brian is an active board member of all ACP portfolio companies and a graduate of East Carolina University and the Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate School of Business.


319 Clematis Street, Suite 211
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561.835.4041

Rupert de Vink


Rupert de Vink joined ACP in 2012 and is responsible for sourcing, analyzing, and overseeing investments across the portfolio.

Prior to joining ACP, Rupert worked for Blackstone Healthcare Partners, a health care investment arm of Blackstone Group. Prior to this, Rupert worked for Vernon Capital Partners, a family office where he oversaw the management of all its assets, including private equity and alternative investments. Rupert spent three years in the M&A group at Credit Suisse First Boston (DLJ) and three years in the health care investment banking group at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.

Rupert is a graduate of Bucknell University and the Kellogg School of Management.


319 Clematis Street, Suite 211
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 434.295.0332

Pat Conner


Pat has broad portfolio management responsibilities and is also involved in aspects of due diligence and capital formation.

Prior to joining ACP in 2013, Pat spent 15 years in public accounting with Marcum LLP, focusing on audit services for manufacturing and distribution clients of the firm, as well as, assurance services in the context of mergers and acquisitions and related complex accounting projects.

Pat is a CPA and earned Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Economics, followed by a Master of Accounting, from Florida State University.


319 Clematis Street, Suite 211
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561.835.0495

Advisory Board

Paul DeBruce

Paul is Chairman of DeBruce Companies, a single family office managing a diverse portfolio of private equity and other asset class investments across a broad range of industries, including biotech, energy, manufacturing, technology and real estate. The portfolio is designed to support the long term objectives of the DeBruce Foundation, where Paul serves as Chairman. Founded in 1989, the Foundation focuses on initiatives to expand opportunities for individuals and serves as a catalyst for innovative projects to solve problems faced by the Kansas City community and our country.

Paul is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. He also remains active in other charitable and philanthropic initiatives, with a particular focus on education and the arts.

DeBruce Grain, Inc. was founded by Paul in 1978 and he served as its Chairman and CEO for over 30 years. DeBruce Grain and its affiliated companies became an industry-leading, multinational agricultural and grain-trading, storage and processing firm with over $6 billion in annual revenues and 75 locations in North and Central America. The company was sold to Gavilon in late 2010.

Paul is a former Director and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (one of twelve Federal Reserve Banks in the United States). He has served on various trade and industry boards and committees, including National Grain and Feed Association, Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway (BNSF) Customer Advisory Board, Kansas City Board of Trade, and Terminal Grain Elevator Merchants Association.

Lodewijk de Vink

Lodewijk de Vink has spent his whole career in the health care sector, retiring in June 2000 as Chairman, President, and CEO of Warner-Lambert Company. He joined Warner-Lambert as President of International Operations in 1988, was elected President in 1991 and then Chairman and CEO in May 1999. Prior to that, Lodewijk was with Schering-Plough for twenty years, rising to President of Schering International. He served as a Board member of PhRMA and its chairman in 1995, and as a member of the Council of the IFPMA and chairman in 1998/99.

Lodewijk was a member of Sotheby’s Advisory Board and Board of Directors of Alcon, Roche, Verizon, Royal Ahold and Flamel Technologies. Lodewijk is a member of Rothschild’s Advisory Council and Board of Directors of New York Philharmonic.