Our Team

Quaye Quartey
Founder and Principal

Today, Quaye manages Safiyah Partners and in the future he will join and lead the acquired company's daily operations. 

Prior to founding Safiyah Partners, Quaye served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years supporting a spectrum of global military operations. Most recently, Quaye served in consecutive diplomatic posts in Paris, France and Yaoundé, Cameroon. In France, Quaye advanced cyber and defense-related initiatives as the first U.S. military cyber liaison officer. In Cameroon, Quaye led a diverse team on the front lines to counter violent extremist organizations while building African capacity to secure its borders. 

Quaye holds a M.S. in Management from Stanford's Graduate School of Business, a M.S. in Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a B.S. in Political Science from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was a varsity athlete on Navy's football and track and field teams. He grew up in Concord, CA, and now lives in San Diego with his wife and two kids.

Limited Partners
Anacapa Partners, based in San Mateo, CA, aspires to “pay it forward,” and is steadfastly committed to helping young entrepreneurs realize their dreams of acquiring and operating a company. Anacapa Partners looks forward to partnering with promising young entrepreneurs and building great companies together in the coming years.
Situated in San Mateo, CA, Anacapa Partners aspires to “pay  it forward.” Steadfastly committed to helping young entrepreneurs realize their dreams of 
acquiring, operating, and building great companies.
Situated in Bellevue, WA, Trilogy Partners has grown and exited numerous businesses as operators and started Trilogy to help others do it too. Unlike other funds, the money Trilogy invest is their own, which gives them a little more freedom to be selective and passionate. 
Anacapa Partners, based in San Mateo, CA, aspires to “pay it forward,” and is steadfastly committed to helping young entrepreneurs realize their dreams of acquiring and operating a company. Anacapa Partners looks forward to partnering with promising young entrepreneurs and building great companies together in the coming years.
David
Dodson
For 25 years, David has formed several businesses. A graduate of Stanford GSB, David is an active investor. He has invested in over 40 search funds, and he has been a director and investor in 21 middle-market companies. 
Anacapa Partners, based in San Mateo, CA, aspires to “pay it forward,” and is steadfastly committed to helping young entrepreneurs realize their dreams of acquiring and operating a company. Anacapa Partners looks forward to partnering with promising young entrepreneurs and building great companies together in the coming years.
Susan 
Pohlmeyer
Susan is a principal at Futaleufu Partners where she works closely with search fund entrepreneurs during the diligence and acquisition phases. Susan holds an MBA from Stanford GSB and a BA from Dartmouth College.

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