Our Story

Where people start shouldn’t determine where they end up

Rhapsodi is an outsourced Corporate Finance, Accounting & Development Firm, founded in 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Founder & CEO

Matt Duckworth

Matt has acted as CFO and Advisor to some of the southeast US’s top-performing businesses, including the region’s second-largest fitness chain, the region’s fastest-growing weight-loss concepts, and one of the region’s largest funeral home chains. He has steered the closing of over $350 million in real estate & construction projects and has helped secure over $75 million in bank financing for small businesses. In addition, he has led multiple M&A transactions from Letter of Intent through Closing & Integration. Matt is a former Adjunct Professor in Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock and has contributed to two published books, The Minimum Wage Millionaire by Bill Edgar and Bonds: The Unbeaten Path to Secure Investment Growth by Stan & Hildy Richelson (Bloomberg Press). Matt holds a Master of Business Administration, a Certificate in Advanced Value Investing from Columbia University, and has passed FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 securities certifications.

Chief Operating Officer

Leonard Lyon

Lenny has over 20 years as a CEO, COO, and Director of Training in multiple industries. He loves to help companies figure out their strategy, align, and grow. He is a renowned business coach and EOS integrator. Lenny is also a 27-year Navy Veteran that served in Command three times, as well as serving as a Commanding Officer of EOD Mobile Unit Seventeen in 2004-2005, where he certified teams to deploy to Iraq.

Operations Director

JC Lightcap

JC’s years in the Navy, pursuing an MBA, becoming a certified PMP, and ultimately, running his own businesses taught JC valuable lessons in communication, leadership, and operations. He is the COO and founding member of the LLS. His experience includes being former Navy Intel, instructional designer and project manager for military, NATO, intel, banking, healthcare, and communications industries, as well as being a serial traveler with 48 counties under his feet to date.

Chief Financial Officer

Natasha Miller

Natasha measures the health and development of businesses with a holistic approach to finance and accounting. She believes that brilliance in fundamental accounting principles leads to thriving organizations, and she uses her fluency in the language of business to ensure that organizations build strong infrastructure and reporting mechanisms. Her decade of education and experience reinforce her passion for helping businesses find the voice that speaks to their customers and community. Natasha considers a strong financial center to be the mirror of self-reflection that companies need in order to find strategies that will not only bring prosperity, but radiate their core values to their community.

Finance Director

Patrick Thornton

Patrick is a high-energy manufacturing leader with 8 years experience in day-to-day ops, process optimization, process creation, equipment selection, and factory build-out.

In his financial capacity, Patrick specializes in deal – valuation, due diligence, and generating practical steps to raising the value of target companies with a comprehensive strategy to combine improved operations with bottom line improvements.

We understand the importance of approaching each work integrally and believe in the power of simple.

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