Thomas K. Hoops, CFA

President & Chief Operating Officer

Tom Hoops is the president and chief operating officer at New Republic Partners. He leads the firm’s innovative investment platform, bringing insights and experience from a 35-year career in global asset management and fresh perspectives on the new dynamics of financial markets. 

Tom is one of the chief architects of the firm’s vision for providing clients with next-level access to investment and credit solutions usually reserved for large institutional investors. 


Ralph N. Strayhorn

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Ralph Strayhorn is the chief executive officer and chairman of the board at New Republic Partners. He leads the firm’s growth strategies in markets throughout the United States, with a focus on Southeastern states.

Ralph brings insights and experience from a longstanding career in financial services. His expertise in lending, compliance and operations guides the firm’s philosophies and practices in delivering top-tier service to clients.