Our Team

The Stoic Holdings team is led by Ryan Berk and Michael Dworkis who draw on their diverse experiences in corporate management, public and private equity investing, and investment banking to add value to their portfolio companies and investing partners.


Ryan Berk

Ryan Berk is a Partner at Stoic Holdings. Prior to co-founding Stoic, Ryan was an Investment Professional at East Rock Capital, an investment management firm that manages capital on behalf of several high net worth families. He previously worked at TowerBrook Capital Partners, an $8 billion assets-under-management private equity firm focused on making control investments in North America and Europe, and Evercore Partners, an investment bank where he focused on financial restructuring.  Ryan graduated from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas.




michael dworkis

Michael Dworkis is a Partner at Stoic Holdings. Prior to co-founding Stoic Holdings, Michael was a Senior Analyst at Scopia Capital, a $6 billion investment fund, where he was responsible for investments in the energy and basic materials sectors. He previously worked at CSL Capital Management, and earned his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he concentrated in finance and operations & information management. Michael has a lifelong passion for martial arts and enjoys exploring the great outdoors in Colorado.