Rick Holton, Chairman

In addition to dedicating his time and efforts to wildlife conservation and community service programs, Rick Holton serves as the chairman of Holton Capital Group (HCG).

Rick has served on the boards of the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation and American Rivers D.C., co-founded and served on the board of Boys Town of Missouri, co-founded Great Rivers Habitat Alliance, founded Deer Creek Watershed Alliance, and served as committee chair for Ladue Creeks.

In December 2013, Rick finalized with Ducks Unlimited the establishment of a perpetual conservation easement at his family farm in Saint Charles 

Rick attended Saint Louis University and served as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He and his family reside in Saint Louis with seasonal residences in Harbor Springs, MI and Palm Beach, FL.


Rick Holton, Jr., Partner

Rick is a founding Partner at Cultivation Capital, an early stage venture capital firm managed by successful entrepreneurs seeking to partner with the next generation of great founders. Cultivation Capital makes investments of up to $1 million to help them continue rapid growth and prepare for institutional financing.

In addition to his role at Cultivation and HCG, Rick serves on the boards of Anchor Packaging, an international food packaging company, the St. Louis Private Fund, Arch Framing & Design, aisle411, WealthAccess, Off Campus Media, Arch Grants, the Olin Alumni Board, Danforth Leadership Council, the Academy of Science, and Great Rivers Habitat Alliance. He is also an active member of the St. Louis chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization.

Rick also co-founded Classic Car Studio an online classic car dealership. Rick has a double major in Engineering and Economics from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.


Rob Holton, Partner

Wife/kids.  Real estate broker with activity in STL, Florida and Colorado, private equity/venture capital activity, commercial pilot.  Live in the Central West End helping STL revitalize itself.