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Grantchester Growth Announces New Advisory Board Member

Jim Ruggiero Joins Grantchester Growth’s Advisory Board

 SAN DIEGO, Calif—November 7, 2023— Grantchester Growth an investment platform and financial services company specializing in launching diverse emerging fund managers in specialty funds, announced that James J. Ruggiero, Jr. Esq. has joined Grantchester Growth’s Advisory Board.

“Grantchester Growth proudly welcomes James J. Ruggiero, Jr. Esq. as a Senior Advisor to our Advisory Board. Grantchester is paving the way as a private equity impact firm, and his addition reinforces our commitment to fostering diversity and excellence, while providing products and services to increase alumni engagement for university partners,” commented Liz Griggs, CEO and Founder of Grantchester Growth.

Grantchester Growth welcomes Jim Ruggiero to the Advisory Board, joining with over three decades of legal expertise in the Philadelphia region. Jim established the Ruggiero Law Offices back in 1990, with the practice specializing in providing tailored counsel across various domains, including Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Elder Law, Business Law, and Real Estate. Beyond his dedication to assisting families in crafting a lasting legacy, he offers valuable insights to business owners and corporate entities concerning growth strategies and the critical role of estate planning. Jim’s exceptional proficiency has earned him recurrent recognition as a Top Attorney in Trusts and Estates & Elder Law by Main Line Today Magazine, and he has consistently received the Five Star Wealth Manager, Best in Client Satisfaction Award for five consecutive years. His extensive engagement includes participation in various bar associations and estate planning councils. Presently, Jim serves as a Board Member with the Ardent Community Trust of PA. Notably, Jim has previously served as an advisor to the Immaculata University Business Department.

Jim noted about the recent appointment, “I look forward to contributing my business acumen in supporting Grantchester Growth with identifying and growing promising, cutting-edge businesses in the energy, electrification, and healthcare industries.”

About Grantchester Growth

Grantchester Growth LLC, a subsidiary of Grantchester Group, is an investment platform and financial services company specializing in university and university endowments, to help its investors build a scalable way to launch market-leading women, minorities, and emerging managers in private equity. More information can be found at


About Grantchester Group

Grantchester Group is a global private equity firm investing in the development and execution of transformational industry strategies of such sectors as energy, electrification, healthcare, and financial services. Grantchester’s core thesis is that a myriad of opportunities, and alignment with our partners’ significant operating experience, present the best opportunities for outsized growth and returns. For more information, visit




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