“Everything is achievable –
Enriched services, a strong financial balance sheet & for the first time…
Affiliations without concession –Through partnerships, opportunities, scale and creativity.”
– Ryan Smith, Board President & Founder, Inperium, Inc.

Vision & Values


Inperium, a network governance organization, creates business constellations through affiliation, while honoring its supported organizations’ autonomy, missions & services respecting their unique histories, identities & cultures. Inperium offers access to strategic network partnerships and its governance platform to enhance sustainability & quality.

Our Mission

Empowering organizational advancement through affiliations without concessions.

Our Vision

To be recognized as the most influential constellation of companies supporting people and communities of social inclusion.

Our Core Values

  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Transparency
  • Diversity
  • Innovation

Our Key Priorities

  • Enhance and Protect Access to Growth Capital
  • Maintain sufficient Deal Flow to Facilitate Growth Initiatives
  • Provide Effective Board Governance to Protect and Ensure the Missions of All Affiliates

Commitment To Diversity

Inperium, Inc. and its affiliated companies believe that diversity, inclusion, respect and fair treatment help us harness our different strengths and experiences for the benefit of the people we serve. Inperium’s leadership actively ensures that the way we conduct business is aligned with our diversity objectives.

Inperium is committed to achieving and promoting cultural, gender and racial diversity, as well as diversity which results from life experience. Because of this commitment, we actively recruit minority and women professionals and staff members as well as people who have had diverse educational and occupational experiences and who bring unique skills, interests,and ideas to our culture.

Our commitment to maintaining a diverse workforce extends to the retention, development and advancement of employees of all levels. We offer many employees the opportunity to work from home and to work part-time or flex-time. Inperium uses the same criteria to evaluate both full-time and part-time employees.

Recruiting, Retention, Development and Advancement

Inperium recruits employees of all levels without regard to age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. When we recruit employees we make a deliberate and concerted effort to include an extensive and diverse group of candidates.

We want all employees to succeed. Our retention efforts include providing employees with qualified mentors to provide support and guidance on a confidential basis. We sponsor ongoing training and education designed to promote job success and personal growth and enrichment.We support and encourage many of our employees to participate in industry conferences and other educational seminars. We encourage our employees to actively participate in a diverse array of associations, including those related to race, gender, culture, and sexual orientation.

Diversity and inclusion are important to Inperium and its affiliates. We welcome the contributions of men and women of all ages, races, religions, sexual orientations, and disabilities,and those with diverse experiences, educations and perspectives that help us provide the highest level of service.

Our Board Members

Ryan Smith - Elected Director, President, Executive Committee
Dr. Vincent J. LaSorsa - Elected Director
Michael Herr - Elected Director, Ex-Officio/Non-Voting
Dave Greif - Elected Director, Executive Committee
Cynthia Pachuta - Elected Director/Executive Committee
Timothy Profit - Elected Director
Gary Twardowski - Elected Director/Executive Committee
Jennifer Gassen - Board Secretary, Non-Voting
Leslie Smith - Assistant to the Secretary, Non-Officer/Non-Voting
Dr. Lisa McCauley - Affiliate Director
John Loyack - Elected Director
Dr. Christopher Valente - Elected Director
Jon Swatsburg - Elected Director
Tiffany Newhouse - Elected Director
George Contos - Elected Director/Executive Committee
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