Stephen Dawahare

Managing Partner

Stephen Dawahare, Managing Partner:  Since his graduation from the University of Kentucky in 1994, Stephen Dawahare has combined his extensive business background with his entrepreneurial spirit to find success in a wide range of business ventures. Stephen began his career as a successful commercial and residential real estate developer.   In 1996, Dawahare recognized that a technology revolution was upon us. He accepted a position with a startup technology firm that was backed by one of the worlds leading gaming companies with a mission to leverage technology to streamline the company’s operations.  The solution was so effective the commercialization of the product quickly became a leader in the business-to-business commerce sector in three short years. After a successful initial public offering, Dawahare left to launch iVisionary in 2000.

William Shively

Managing Partner

William Shively, Managing Partner.  Bill is the Executive Chairman of Tower Hill Insurance based out of Gainesville, FL, and has over 45 years in the insurance industry.  Bill is also CEO and owner of Tower Hill Sports and Lexington Professional Soccer.  Additionally, Bill is the owner of Dixiana Farms, home to broodmares, foals, sale yearlings, and Thoroughbred horse races.  He is involved in the Lexington community, serving on several boards including the Markey Cancer Center.  He is also a Director of Keeneland Racecourse.

Joshua Lewis

Managing Director

Joshua Lewis, Managing Director:  Joshua Lewis is Managing Director of iVisionary Capital Partners and member of the firm’s Managing Partner Committee.  Joshua is responsible for executing the strategy set by the firm’s managing partners. He joined the firm in 2018.  Joshua has over 20 years of business and commercial real estate finance experience.  Prior to joining iVisionary, Joshua was a Vice President with USBank, JPMorgan Chase, and First National Bank Alaska. Joshua was born and raised in Lexington, KY and is a graduate of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.


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