Meet Our Team

DRIVING GROWTH THROUGH COLLABORATION AND TRUST

We believe that the foundation for exceptional growth in any company starts with its team. We bring complementary strategic, operational, and financial resources to our portfolio companies.

Doyl Burkett

MANAGING PARTNER

Doyl Burkett

MANAGING PARTNER

Phone: 310.689.5191

Email: doyl@integritygp.com


Doyl Burkett is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Integrity Growth Partners.

Prior to founding Integrity in 2018, Doyl was a partner, co-portfolio manager, and investment committee member of Kayne Partners Fund, the growth equity strategy within Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. At Kayne Partners, Doyl helped with fundraising and led or managed investments within the healthcare, supply chain, media & telecom, business services, and consumer verticals. During Doyl’s tenure at Kayne he was a board member at Conservice, ColdLight Solutions, Rage Frameworks, Drivewyze, FaceFirst, Search Optics and Parktoria Technologies and served as a board observer at MaintenanceNet and 3Cinteractive. Before joining Kayne in 2010, Doyl was a senior investment professional at Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based middle market private equity firm that made control investments. Prior to joining Aurora in 2000, Doyl worked with both the private equity and mergers and acquisitions advisory groups of The Beacon Group.

Doyl graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University and obtained his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. In 2013, Doyl was named a top 40 Under 40 Dealmaker by M&A Advisors, and the following year the Los Angeles Business Journal named him one of the Most Influential Private Equity Investors in L.A. County. Doyl serves as Treasurer on the Calvary Christian School Board and has served as Chair of the Deacon Board of Calvary Church of Pacific Palisades. In addition to his volunteer activities, Doyl enjoys hiking, LA Kings hockey, and spending time with his wife, Allison, and their three children, Hunter, Xavier and Holland.

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Elizabeth (Scottie) Wardell

MANAGING PARTNER

Elizabeth (Scottie) Wardell

MANAGING PARTNER

Phone: 310.689.5192

Email: scottie@integritygp.com


Scottie Wardell is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Integrity Growth Partners.

Prior to founding Integrity in 2018, Scottie’s experience included both private equity and debt investing, as well as operating roles at two growth-stage tech-enabled companies. Scottie’s operating experience comprised general management, big data analytics and visualization, corporate strategy and innovation, marketing, operations, finance, and HR. Scottie served as the Head of West Coast for Sakara Life (niche wellness products and meal delivery e-commerce) and as an Executive Director focused on strategy and analytics at Beachbody (digital fitness and nutrition consumer products).

Before taking on these operating roles, Scottie worked on investments across several industries and in a variety of transaction types at both Kayne Partners Fund (growth equity strategy) and Kayne Anderson’s structured credit fund. During Scottie’s six-year tenure at Kayne, she was a board member at Source Intelligence and participated in board meetings as an observer for TicketManager / InviteManager, Zafin, Parfums de Coeur, Petroplex, Dixie Electric, Strike, and NCS Energy. Prior to joining Kayne in 2010, Scottie was at Fortress Investment Group, focusing on business and investor strategy, as well as new business development. Prior to Fortress, Scottie was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers in the Leveraged Finance group.

Scottie graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Cornell University. In 2014, Scottie was named to GrowthCap’s Top 40 Under 40 growth capital investors. From 2015-2017, Scottie served as a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship and private equity at Cornell University’s SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. Scottie serves on the Cornell University Council and works actively in dog rescue with Wags & Walks. In addition to her volunteer activities, Scottie enjoys exploring the latest health and wellness trends (Certified Holistic Health Coach and Yoga Guide) and spending time with her husband, Cooper, and their dog, Jackson.

Ryan Anderson

PRINCIPAL

Ryan Anderson

PRINCIPAL

Phone: 310.689.5193

Email: ryan@integritygp.com


Ryan Anderson is a Principal of Integrity Growth Partners. He is primarily responsible for identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, monitoring portfolio companies, and deal execution.

Prior to joining Integrity in 2018, Ryan was a Vice President at Kayne Partners Fund (growth equity strategy), where he worked on deal sourcing, execution, and portfolio company management. During Ryan’s tenure at Kayne, he participated in board meetings as an observer for Circle Cardiovascular, rfxcel, and Zafin. Before joining Kayne Partners Fund in 2016, Ryan was a Vice President at Battery Ventures, a venture capital and private equity firm in Boston. Prior to that, he was a Senior Associate at Volition Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm focused on high potential, founder-owned companies. During Ryan’s tenure at Volition, he participated in board meetings as an observer for Chewy. At Kayne, Battery, and Volition, Ryan focused on investments in the enterprise software and internet spaces. Ryan began his career as an investment banking analyst at BMO Capital Markets and Cowen and Company where he worked on transactions in the technology industry.

Ryan earned a B.A. in Economics-Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross. Outside of the office, Ryan takes advantage of the near-perfect Southern California weather by being outdoors as much as possible. As a born and raised Bostonian, he also enjoys all things Boston sports.

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Jake Crismon

VICE PRESIDENT

Jake Crismon

VICE PRESIDENT

Phone: 310.689.5194

Email: jake@integritygp.com


Jake Crismon is a Vice President of Integrity Growth Partners. He is primarily responsible for identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, monitoring portfolio companies, and deal execution.

Prior to joining Integrity in 2018, Jake was a Senior Associate at Kayne Partners Fund (growth equity strategy), where he worked on deal sourcing, execution, and portfolio company monitoring support. During Jake’s tenure at Kayne, he participated in board meetings as an observer for Azalea Health and Proficio. Before joining Kayne Partners Fund in 2015, Jake was a senior manager of business development at a leading electronic health record (EHR) system based in San Francisco.

Jake graduated with a B.S. in Political Science and Economics from Santa Clara University. Outside of the office, Jake enjoys spending time with his wife, Shally and playing golf. Also, as a native of Southern California, Jake is a loyal Los Angeles Lakers fan.

Kasey Grabe

VICE PRESIDENT

Kasey Grabe

VICE PRESIDENT

Phone: 310.689.5195

Email: kasey@integritygp.com


Kasey Grabe is a Vice President of Integrity Growth Partners. He is primarily responsible for identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, monitoring portfolio companies, and deal execution.

Prior to joining Integrity in 2018, Kasey was a Senior Associate at Kayne Partners Fund (growth equity strategy), where he worked on deal sourcing, execution, and portfolio company monitoring support. During Kasey’s tenure at Kayne, he participated in board meetings as an observer for Drivewyze. Prior to joining Kayne Partners Fund in 2015, Kasey was an investment banking analyst with Deutsche Bank’s Global Consumer and Business Services Group in New York.

Kasey earned a B.S. in management (concentration in finance) and a minor in philosophy from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. Kasey serves on the board of Evolve Creative Alliance, a public charity that runs summer camps and after school programs for the holistic wellbeing of children. Having grown up in New Jersey, Kasey is a loyal fan of the NY Yankees, NY Jets, and NJ Devils. He also enjoys exploring LA’s diverse live music scene.

Grant Shaffer

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Grant Shaffer

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Phone: 310.689.5196

Email: grant@integritygp.com


Grant Shaffer is a Senior Associate of Integrity Growth Partners. He is primarily responsible for identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, monitoring portfolio companies, and deal execution.

Prior to joining Integrity in 2019, Grant was an Associate at Kayne Partners (growth equity strategy), where he worked on deal sourcing, execution, and portfolio company monitoring support. During Grant’s tenure at Kayne, he participated in board meetings as an observer for Search Optics and CellTrust Corporation. Prior to joining Kayne in 2016, Grant was an investment associate with Lead Edge Capital, a venture capital firm in New York.

Grant earned a B.A. in technology and innovation (concentration in business operations) and a minor in economic history from the University of Pennsylvania. Outside of the office, Grant enjoys the outdoors, trying new foods and travel. As a Philadelphia native, Grant lives and breathes all things Philadelphia, especially its sports teams.

Integrity Team Core Competencies

In hiring and developing our team, we focus on core competencies that we believe are essential for both individual and firm success and well-being.

INTEGRITY

GRIT

HUMILITY AND GRATITUDE

BIAS TO ACTION / TAKES INITIATIVE

CRITICAL THINKING AND DISCERNMENT

CURIOSITY

AGILITY AND OPTIMISM

TEAM PLAYER / COLLABORATIVE

ZEST

SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE / SELF AWARENESS

Meaningful Partnerships, Meaningful Results

VIEW OUR CORE VALUES