"Keep Ithaka always in your mind.

Arriving there is what you are destined for.

But do not hurry the journey at all.

Better if it lasts for years,

So you are old by the time you reach the island,

Wealthy with all you have gained on the way."

- Ithaka, C.P. Cavafy

About Us

The Ithaka Group, LLC (Ithaka) is an SEC-registered investment advisory firm established in 2008 focusing exclusively on one product: a concentrated, long-only equity portfolio comprising up to 35 high-quality growth companies. Ithaka performs proprietary bottom-up research on each company owned or under consideration. 

Our Team

Bill Johnson, Scott O'Gorman, Andy Colyer and Dan White comprise a four-person investment team with over 65 years of combined investment experience.

Investment Strategy

Ithaka is focused on investing in high-quality growth companies at valuations it can justify. Ithaka's investment strategy is to seek long-term capital appreciation by investing in a mix of large- and mid-capitalization stocks believed to have substantial growth potential. Ithaka selects companies that it believes possess characteristics that foster the creation of long-term value, such as proven management, a durable franchise and business model, and sustainable competitive advantages.

Contact Us


3 Bethesda Metro Center

Suite 810

Bethesda, MD 20814

tel: (240) 395-5000

fax: (240) 396-5610


Scott O'Gorman, Jr., CFA

Portfolio manager, President

tel: (240) 395-5000 x700

email: sogorman@ithakagroup.com


Chris White

Cedar Partners, ltd.

tel: (440) 792-4696

email: cwhite@cedarpartners.com