Paul Zepf has more than 25 years of private equity investment experience. He started his career in the Merchant Banking Department at Morgan Stanley and later became a managing director of Lazard, Lazard Alternative Investments and Golub Capital. While Paul has completed successful investments across the private equity spectrum, he has specialized in negotiated investments in public and private companies in which the injection of new capital into the partner company allows that company and its management team to take advantage of compelling opportunities or address significant challenges.
William T Kerr William Kerr has more than 30 years of senior management, CEO and board experience. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Arbitron, Inc., he substantially increased shareholder value while leading the company through a successful transition to digital products and services. As Chairman and CEO of Meredith Corporation, he significantly increased shareholder value by expanding the share and profitability of traditional media properties while building a digital media base.
Andrew Cook has more than 30 years of financial and operational experience. As the founding CFO of three startup reinsurance entities in Bermuda he was responsible for all capital markets activities, investor relations and M&A. He has a proven track record of bringing private companies to the public markets having led successful IPO’s at LaSalle Re and Axis Capital. He was also instrumental in the structuring of the merger of HarborPoint into Alterra Capital. At Alterra he was responsible for implementing corporate synergies as well as the financial, regulatory and the capital structure integrations.
Gary DiCamillo has over 29 years of senior management and CEO experience restructuring underperforming businesses. He developed “cut and build” strategies to position companies for sale (Polaroid and Radia International – outsourcing) or to substantially increase shareholder value (Culligan and Black & Decker).
Pano Anthos brings over 25 years of technology CEO and founder experience building new businesses in B2B and B2C markets across Web, social, mobile and gaming platforms. Over the last 25 years, Pano has consulted with over 200 of the Fortune 500, partnered with leading technology and media companies such as Oracle and Conde Nast and provided gaming apps to over 3 million Facebook users.
Jeffrey Weiss has been an investment banker and corporate executive at public and private companies for more than 30 years. For 24 years, through 2014, he was the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DFC Global, an international financial services company with over $1.3 billion in revenues. Under Jeff’s leadership, DFC became the largest global provider of retail and internet financial services to the under-banked market.
David Chamberlain has over 30 years of general management experience and as CEO has led three successful NYSE consumer companies – Stride Rite, Genesco and Shaklee. At each company he substantially increased shareholder value by rapidly changing failed cultures. He has sold underperforming assets and repositioned and rebuilt numerous brands.
Neal Goldman has over 20 years of senior management experience leading and implementing strategic transactions with significant experience in high tech and consumer goods. Neal has advised boards and owners on major financial and commercial restructurings. He played a leadership role in the sale of 3Com to HP and of Skype to Microsoft.