img_1075Dennis Durco is a Founding Member of Rysenia.

Durco has 33 years of practical business experience, beginning at Price Waterhouse in 1982.  Durco received his certification as a public accountant while at Price Waterhouse.  Durco has held the titles of President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer of various entrepreneurial companies throughout his career.

Durco is a native of a factory town in Ohio and is a graduate of Ohio State University, where he earned a B.A. in the honors accounting program.

Larry Schuster is a Director at Rysenia.

Larry Schuster spent 30+ years in commercial banking, primarily with National Bank of Detroit.  Larry was a FDIC bank examiner, and has a MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS from Iowa State University.

img_1069Zacharie Stephen is a Senior Associate with Rysenia.

Zach has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and earned a Juris Doctorate degree with a concentration in taxation from Michigan State University College of Law. Zach is a licensed attorney in the State of Michigan and an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service.



JJD HeadJulian Darden is a Senior Associate with Rysenia.

Darden began his career in the banking industry with National City Bank/First of America where he served as a Community Lending Officer until 1999. Darden is a native of Lansing, Michigan. In 1993, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and earned his Masters degree in 2014. Darden is an active community leader.


Jeff Bacigalupi is a Consultant with Rysenia.

Jeff focuses on sales of privately-held businesses, raising equity growth capital and business valuations. He has nearly 20 years of capital markets experience having worked at some of the top firms on Wall Street as well as the CFO of a publicly-traded company. In these roles he has raised capital for businesses in virtually every stage of their life cycle (start-ups to IPO’s and everything in between) and numerous industries including manufacturing, casinos, industrial products, consumer products, social media, technology, financial services, building materials, real estate and logistics. He earned his MBA from the University of Michigan and his BA from Michigan State University.

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