Steve Ressler

Managing Partner

Steve is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at The Brydon Group, a private equity fund that partners with outstanding entrepreneurs to acquire small businesses.

Previously, Steve was the founder and CEO of GovLoop, connecting over 250,000+ government employees, which he successfully sold in 2009. He was also Chief Marketing Officer of Granicus, one of the fastest-growing software platforms serving government customers under Vista ownership.

He was most recently President of Callyo, a software and solutions provider for law enforcement, which he grew and ultimately led the sale of to Motorola Solutions in 2020. Steve started his career at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he worked for five years in a range of technology and counterterrorism roles. He sits on the Boards of Surecost and Munetrix (software).

Additionally, Steve is an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business where he teaches "Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition."

Steve has a masters from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Sociology from Miami University (Ohio).