Grimley Capital’s team has a combined 75+ years of experience
in real estate and venture capital






Spike serves as Principal of Grimley Capital and has four decades of experience as an early-stage investor and commercial real estate owner and developer of multifamily, retail and office properties, with current and past projects across the U.S. and Canada. In conjunction with his real estate activities, he is committed to mobilizing supporters and activating investors to tackle the climate crisis. Spike founded Earth’s Call Fund in May 2019 and in the same year was honored with the Earth Legacy Leadership Award from the American Renewable Energy Day Summit (AREDay). In 2021 Co-Founded One Earth Philanthropy and served as a member of its Board of Directors until 2023. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Warming Mitigation Project, the Climate Democracy Initiative, PharmaJet, Inc. and Cryptomill Technologies. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Grace Gorilla Rehabilitation and Education Center. He is an avid supporter and funder of Conservation Colorado, the League of Conservation Voters, the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, NextGen America and the Denver Dumb Friends League, among others. He is a graduate of The Episcopal Academy and a member of its Board of Trustees and a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in economics.
SCOTT SHORE – Managing Director

Scott directs and runs the daily activities of Grimley Capital including deal sourcing, due diligence, and asset management of the Grimley portfolios. He is an active angel investor and is responsible for Grimley’s climate tech investment vehicle. Scott has over 25 years of experience in multifamily, retail, and office operations and acquisitions and currently asset manages the portfolio of Grimley’s early-stage investments. He is a Board Observer for Rebound Technologies and Scanalytics, Inc. Scott supports many charitable organizations including Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and holds a BA in Economics from Elon University.

DAN BENA – Advisor

Dan Bena founded his Corporate Purpose and ESG consultancy after a long career with PepsiCo, where he served in leadership roles as Corporate Water Steward, Head of Sustainable Development, Food Safety and Quality specialist, and Head of the company’s first-ever corporate function for Occupational Health and Safety. In addition, he is Senior Consultant for Antea Group USA, and Chair of their Strategic Advisory Board, Honorary Professor for Glasgow Caledonian University, and Board Trustee of its New York College, which houses the Center for Social Impact and Innovation. Bena advocates for the power of the private sector as a force for good in society. He was recently Senior Advisor to Paul Newman’s charity, Safe Water Network, and serves/has served on the Leadership Group of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); Steering Board of World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group; Steering Committee of the United Nations CEO Mandate; the Global Agenda Council on Water Security of the World Economic Forum; US Water Alliance; and Creative Visions Foundation, a non-profit whose signature program, Rock Your World, engages middle and high school students from over 70 countries in the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). He serves on the Board of the United Nations Association Westchester Chapter, and on the Advisory Boards for Conrad Challenge, SuperYou Fundation, Artistic Circles, Environmental Leader publications group, and the journal, Water Security. Bena was selected as a mentor for the ThreeDotDash.org Global Teen Leader program; a judge for the University of Notre Dame Corporate Adaptation Prize; and the Penn State Sustainability Case Challenge. He delivered the keynote address at the Swedish Royal Gala, the Our Food, Our Future Summit, in Dublin, Ireland, provided testimony to the US Senate, spoke at the United Nations UN NGO Conference, “Sustainable Societies; Responsive Citizens,” and keynoted the United Nations Youth Assembly to over 1,000 youth delegates from over 100 countries. He received the Light Up the Night Award for youth advocacy and engagement, was honored to have October 24th proclaimed “Dan Bena Day” in New York State; and was recently named a “Global Goals Local Leader” by the UN Association for his role in the partnerships which have provided over 55 million people with access to safe water.

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