Republic Financial Corporation is a Colorado-based venture capital firm investing in multiple industries. Jim Possehl founded the company in July 1971. It focuses on aviation and aerospace, telecommunications, security software, data services, corporate staffing, and construction. The company’s portfolio includes GMT Global, CeDUR, HepQuant, RFC Drilling, and Tinuum. Republic formed its Special Assets group in 1997 which has completed more than 200 transactions with a value exceeding $1.7 billion. As of January 2020, Randy Dietrich is the appointed CEO of the company.