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Ben Rhyne

Vice President

Ben Rhyne is a vice president at Crestview, focusing on investments across a variety of industries. While at Stanford, he was a punter and kicker on the football team that played in the Orange Bowl, Fiesta Bowl and Rose Bowl.

Bio

Ben Rhyne joined Crestview in 2015 as an analyst and rejoined in 2020 after receiving an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. As an analyst and associate, Ben evaluated prospective investments and monitored portfolio companies in a variety of industries. Ben is currently a director at Industrial Media and SyBridge Technologies. He received an M.S. in management science and engineering and a B.S. with distinction in biomechanical engineering from Stanford University. While at Stanford, Ben was a kicker and punter on the varsity football team and was voted the 2013 Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Investments

Congruex Holdings

Media

Current Portfolio

Congruex is a newly-formed company focused on consolidating the highly fragmented broadband network design, engineering, construction and maintenance services sector.

Framestore/Company 3

Media

Current Portfolio

Content services company focused on visual special effects and post-production services.

Industrial Media

Media

Current Portfolio

  • Industrial Media produces and monetizes media content based on a portfolio of brands. The company's assets include an ownership interest in the rights to the IDOLS television franchise, the So You Think You Can Dance franchise, IPC and Sharp Entertainment.

JR Automation

Industrials

Realized

JR provides customers with automated manufacturing solutions that solve key operational and productivity challenges. From front-end concept design to development and after-installation support, JR seamlessly integrates the necessary hardware and software.

NEP Group

Media

Realized

NEP is the largest global outsourced provider of comprehensive live and broadcast production solutions, with leading market positions in the United States, Europe and Australia. It serves the premium sports, entertainment and live event production markets.

SyBridge Technologies

Industrials

Current Portfolio

Established in 2019, SyBridge Technologies builds and integrates tooling and mold companies to create a global technological leader that provides value-added design and production solutions across multiple industry verticals.

Venerable Holdings

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Venerable Holdings is a leading consolidator of closed variable annuity blocks and operates the legacy variable annuity business of Voya Financial, Inc.