David FinleyManaging Partner Phone: 617.695.0201 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Finley is a Managing Partner in Sverica’s Boston office, having joined the firm in October 2006. Mr. Finley sits on the Board of Center Rock, Gener8, IVS, Med First, Resonetics, US Liner and WHUSA. Mr. Finley is a former Director of Dexmet which was sold to PPG (NYSE: PPG), RestorixHealth which was sold to Leonard Green & Partners, the Bartech Group which was sold to Impellam Group PLC (LON: IPEL) and MC Sign which was sold to Caltius Equity Partners.
Prior to joining Sverica, Mr. Finley served as a senior manager at The Parthenon Group, a strategy consulting firm, where he provided advisory services to private equity, mid-market and Fortune 1000 clients. Prior to joining Parthenon, Mr. Finley worked for Bain & Company as a consultant. Between Bain and Parthenon, he conducted a business turnaround as President of a manufacturing company in the custom wood products industry.
Mr. Finley graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy with a BS in Mechanical Engineering after which he served as a pilot and squadron maintenance division officer in the Navy. Mr. Finley transitioned from the Navy by attending the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College where he earned his MBA with distinction and was an Amos Tuck Scholar.
Jordan RichardsManaging Partner Phone: 415.249.0126 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Richards is a Managing Partner in Sverica’s San Francisco office. He joined Sverica in early 2009 and sits on the board of 7Summits, iWave Information Systems, Gryphon Networks, Quest Education and Stream Companies. Mr. Richards is a former Director of the Bartech Group which was sold to Impellam Group PLC (LON: IPEL).
Mr. Richards has nearly two decades of private equity, public equity and investment banking experience at JP Morgan Partners, Citadel Investment Group, Pequot Capital Management and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Over the course of his career, Mr. Richards has invested in many different businesses and industries including business services, software, general industrial and manufacturing, technology media and telecom, retail and alternative energy. At Sverica, Mr. Richards is focused on business and technology services.
A native of the northeast, Mr. Richards earned his BA in Government from Dartmouth College and his MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Frank YoungManaging Partner Phone: 415.249.4903 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Young is a Managing Partner in Sverica’s San Francisco office. He officially joined Sverica in January 2007, but had worked closely with the team since 2003 as the CEO of PsPrint, LLC, a prior Sverica portfolio company.
Under Mr. Young’s leadership PsPrint’s revenues quadrupled and cash flows more than tripled. PsPrint was sold in 2011 to Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX). Mr. Young actively serves on the board of Gorilla Logic and Synoptek . Mr. Young is a former Director of Optiv (FKA Accuvant), which was sold to KKR (NYSE: KKR), Pivot Data Centres, which was sold to Rogers Communications (TSE: RCI) and Syscon Justice Systems, sold to Constellation Software (TSX:CSU).
Prior to partnering with Sverica on PsPrint, Mr. Young worked in San Francisco with another middle market private equity firm called Alpine Investors and in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Robertson Stephens.
Mr. Young relocated to the Bay Area in 2000 after spending most of his life in the southeast. Born and raised in Alabama, Mr. Young received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA from Wake Forest University. Mr. Young has also received the designation Chartered Financial Analyst from the Association of Investment Management and Research / CFA Institute.
Ryan HarstadPartner Phone: 415.249.0127 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Harstad is a Partner in Sverica’s San Francisco office, which he joined in 2011. He currently serves on the boards of 7Summits, iWave Information Systems, Gryphon Networks, Stream Companies and Synoptek and previously served on the boards of Pivot Data Centres (sold to Rogers Communications (TSE: RCI)) and Sheet Music Plus (sold to Hal Leonard). He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investments, transaction execution, and portfolio company operations.
Mr. Harstad previously worked with Friedman Fleischer & Lowe (“FFL”), a private equity firm based in San Francisco. At FFL, he evaluated opportunities and executed transactions across a variety of industries including healthcare services and consumer products. Prior to that, he was an Analyst with the Industrials Group in Lehman Brothers’ Investment Banking division in New York.
Mr. Harstad graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University and earned an MBA with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Gregg OsenkowskiPartner Phone: 617.695.0275 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Osenkowski is a Partner in the Boston office. He joined Sverica in 2006 and focuses on Sverica’s healthcare investments. Mr. Osenkowski is a member of the Board of Directors of IVS, Gener8, Med First Intermediate & Family Care, Women’s Health USA and a Board Observer of Resonetics, each Sverica portfolio companies. He was previously a Board member of Inpatient Medical Services and a Board Observer of RestorixHealth.
He was previously with Greenwich Strategy a boutique strategy consulting firm in Providence, RI. At Greenwich Strategy, Mr. Osenkowski conducted due diligence for private equity transactions and consulted to firms in various industries including: business services, manufacturing and technology.
Mr. Osenkowski is a summa cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, where he earned a dual degree in finance and economics. He also holds a graduate degree in economics from New York University.
Michael DoughertyVice President Phone: 415.249.4908 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Dougherty is a Vice President in the San Francisco office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, transaction execution, and portfolio company support. Mr. Dougherty sits on the Board of Gorilla Logic.
Prior to joining Sverica, he was an analyst in Deutsche Bank’s Financial Institutions Group in New York City. While at Deutsche Bank, he was responsible for buy and sell-side M&A advisory assignments, as well as capital raising transactions in both the debt and equity markets, focusing mainly on the Financial Technology sector.
Mr. Dougherty earned his undergraduate degree in Economics at Brown University.
Greg HylantVice President Phone: 617.695.0010 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Hylant is a Vice President in the Boston office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, industry research, and portfolio company operations.
Prior to joining Sverica, he was a Senior Associate consultant in the New York office of L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm. While at L.E.K., he performed due diligence for private equity clients and worked on strategy projects across a variety of industries including healthcare services, medical devices, and education.
Mr. Hylant earned his undergraduate degree in public policy from Duke University, and a Master’s in Management Studies from the Fuqua School of Business. He currently resides in Boston.
Cooper CroweAssociate Phone: 617.545.4091 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Crowe is an Associate in the Boston office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions and supporting portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Sverica, he was an Associate with NewSpring Holdings, the buyout team at Philadelphia-based private equity firm NewSpring Capital. At NewSpring, he evaluated acquisition opportunities and executed transactions in the lower middle market. Prior to that, he was a Quantitative Research Analyst at Hamilton Lane, where he worked with large data sets to assist both clients and the investment teams.
Mr. Crowe earned his undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics from Villanova University.
Richard GuAssociate Phone: 415.249.4902 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Gu is an Associate in the San Francisco office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions, and supporting portfolio companies.
Mr. Gu previously worked at Rockbridge Growth Equity, where he evaluated opportunities and executed transactions across a variety of industries including digital media, technology and business services. Prior to that, he was an Analyst with the TMT Group at Houlihan Lokey.
Mr. Gu earned his undergraduate degree from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Raymond HeimannAssociate Phone: 617.236.5775 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Heimann is an Associate in the Boston office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions and supporting portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Sverica, he was a Senior Associate in the New York office of Booz & Company (now Strategy&). At Booz he advised clients on growth strategy, M&A transactions and operational transformation across industries including healthcare, industrials and consumer products.
Mr. Heimann earned his undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from Columbia University.
Arnav SharmaAssociate Phone: 415.249.4907 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Sharma is an Associate in the San Francisco office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions, and supporting portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Sverica, he was an Associate in the Chicago office of L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm. While at L.E.K., he completed several growth strategy and private equity due diligence projects across a variety of industries including industrials, consumer retail, and healthcare.
Mr. Sharma earned undergraduate degrees in Economics and Public Policy from The University of Chicago.
Connor SpearsAssociate Phone: 415.249.0125 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Spears is an Associate in the San Francisco office. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions, and supporting portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Sverica, he was an Analyst in J.P. Morgan’s Los Angeles office. While at J.P. Morgan, he focused on the origination, structuring and execution of pro rata, leveraged loan, and high yield bond transactions in the bank and institutional debt markets.
Mr. Spears graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
George AggourasChief Financial and Compliance Officer Phone: 617.695.0274 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Aggouras joined Sverica in 2017 and works in the firm’s Boston office as Chief Financial Officer. In that capacity he oversees all finance and administration functions for the firm.
Prior to joining Sverica, Mr. Aggouras ran a consulting practice for over 13 years where he served as Chief Financial Officer to various private equity and venture capital firms. In that role, he lent his practical experience to issues involving valuation, accounting, allocations, fund administration, financial planning, and compliance. Previously, Mr. Aggouras was a manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked predominantly with investment management clients.
Mr. Aggouras is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Babson College with a BA in accounting.
Melanie FioreOperations Manager Phone: 617.695.0221 Email: email@example.com
Melanie Fiore is the Operations Manager for Sverica and is located in the Boston office. She distributes all limited partner communication and administers human resources aspects for Sverica.
Ms. Fiore’s background is in trade show and conference operations, which she ran for two major events for Sverica’s first portfolio company, Gainshare Media. The Super Floral Show, a trade show with over 300 floral exhibitors and the Administrative Professionals Conerence, attended by approximately 2,000 administrative and executive assistants, were the premier events in their industries.
A long-time New England resident, Ms.Fiore earned an undergraduate degree in hotel, restaurant and travel administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and two sons.
Nathalie AllenExecutive Assistant Phone: 415.249.4906 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Allen is the executive assistant and office manager for the San Francisco office. She controls executive scheduling and provides direct support to the executive team, as well as general office support to ensure day-today operations run smoothly.
Previously she was at Credit Suisse in San Francisco, CA. At Credit Suisse, Mrs. Allen provided support to M&A executives. Prior to that, she was with Paul A. Violich, Inc., providing executive and general office support.