Owl Creek Partners is a great resource for entrepreneurs and family businesses. Every owner-operator looking for liquidity or a long term partner should consider working with Owl Creek.   

- John Honney, President
JKH Enterprises

Owl Creek Partners

Mailing address
5900 East Princeton Circle
Cherry Hills Village, CO 80111





Chris Clevenger, Founding Partner
Chris Clevenger, Founding Partner

Prior to founding Owl Creek Partners Chris was involved in principal investing at all levels, with traditional  private equity funds as well as a large, Denver based, Family Office where he analyzed, structured, executed and managed investments and portfolio companies.   Chris is currently serving as the CEO of Owl Creek portfolio company Kifco Inc.  

Chris has served on the Boards of Al-Jon Inc. and Kifco Inc .

Chris has a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame where he played Varsity Football  and an MBA from the Mendoza School of Business at Notre Dame.  

Chris is married to Amy Clevenger and has a daughter and son.


John Clevenger, Founding Partner
John Clevenger, Founding Partner "Obituary"


John Clevenger served as President and CEO of Commerce Bank in Wichita, a position he held since 1999.  Previous to joining Commerce, John was a management consultant with A.T. Kearney and a commercial banker with Commerce Bank of St. Louis.

John earned an AB from Princeton University where he played Varsity Football  and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern.  

John is survived by his wife, Kristen Clevenger, 2 daughters and a son.