PEOPLE

  • People
  • ALKESH PATEL
  • DARSHAN PATEL
  • DAVID BROWNE
  • EDWARD COSS
  • GAUTAM PATEL
  • GERARD FORSTER
  • GREG CASSERLY
  • GREGORY CAPLAN
  • JAY SANTORO
  • JOSH LANE
  • MITCHELL CAPLAN
  • RISHI N. REDDY
  • TED NARK
  • TUSHAR PATEL

ALKESH PATEL, SVP - REAL ESTATE

FOCUS

Real Estate, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Daystar Hospitality Group, President & Co-Founder
Tarsadia Hotels, Project Manager - Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

EDUCATION

USC Marshall School of Business, MBA
UC Berkeley, B.A. in Legal Studies

DARSHAN PATEL, ANALYST

FOCUS

Life Sciences, Alternative Investments, Business Development

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Kashiv Biosciences, Business Development Intern
Mark IV Capital, Summer Analyst
Opus Bank, Summer Analyst

EDUCATION

Marshall School of Business, University of Southern Califonia, B.S. in Business Administration
University of Southern California, B.A. in Human Biology

DAVID BROWNE, CHIEF  FINANCIAL OFFICER

FOCUS

Financial Planning and Reporting, Accounting, Asset Management, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Sabal Capital Holdings (Stone Point Capital portfolio company), CFO
MMP Holdings (Levine Leichtman Capital Partners portfolio company), CFO
Marwit Investment Management, Partner
Compass Group International, Vice President
Aurora Capital Group, Analyst
Merrill Lynch & Co., Analyst

EDUCATION

Kellogg School of Management, M.B.A.
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S. In Economics

EDWARD COSS, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

FOCUS

Legal and Transaction Advisor

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels, EVP and General Counsel
Private practice, Founder

EDUCATION

Boston University School of Law, LL.M.

GAUTAM PATEL, MANAGING DIRECTOR

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Lazard, Managing Director
J.P. Morgan, Summer Associate
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Analyst

EDUCATION

University of Chicago, M.B.A.
London School of Economics, MSc, Finance and Accounting
Harvey Mudd College, B.S. in Engineering
Claremont McKenna College, B.S. in Management-Engineering

GERARD FORSTER, CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

FOCUS

Technology, Cybersecurity, Data Governance, Hospitality

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Aimbridge Hospitality, SVP, CIO
Evolution Hospitality, Vice President of IT
Towne and Country Mortgage, SVP of IT

EDUCATION

Whittier College, BA

GREG CASSERLY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

FOCUS

Real Estate, Hospitality, Franchising, Strategy, Management, Technology

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels, President
HFS (Blackstone), Executive Vice President
InterPacific (General Atlantic), Vice President

EDUCATION

Cornell University, B.S. in Hotel Administration (with Distinction)

GREGORY CAPLAN, VICE PRESIDENT

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

PJT Partners, Associate—Restructuring & Special Situations
Napier Park Global Capital, Analyst—Financial Partners
Evercore, Analyst—Corporate Advisory

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.
Brown University, B.A. Public Policy

JAY SANTORO, ASSOCIATE

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Jefferies, LLC, Investment Banking Analyst

EDUCATION

Villanova University, B.S. in Mathematics

JOSH LANE, GENERAL COUNSEL

FOCUS

Legal and Transaction Advisor (M&A, Corporate Finance and Securities)

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

K&L Gates LLP, Corporate Partner

EDUCATION

UCLA School of Law, J.D.
University of California, Irvine, B.A. (magna cum laude)

MITCHELL CAPLAN, PRESIDENT

FOCUS

Financial Services, Technology, Real Estate, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Jefferson National Financial, CEO
E-Trade Financial, CEO
Telebanc Financial, CEO

EDUCATION

Emory University, J.D.
Emory University, M.B.A.
Brandeis University, B.A in History

RISHI N. REDDY, HEAD OF VENTURE AND GROWTH EQUITY

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

DigiPath Solutions, CEO and Founder
Harris Williams & Co., Analyst – Technology M&A

EDUCATION

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.
Babson College, B.S. in Finance and International Business (summa cum laude)

TED NARK, SENIOR ADVISER

FOCUS

Platform Builds, Business Services, Distribution, Light Manufacturing

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

KRG Capital
Leonard Green Partners
White Cap Construction Supply
Corporate Express

EDUCATION

Washington State University, BA in Business Administration

TUSHAR PATEL, CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDER

FOCUS

Real Estate, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Financing

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels, Chairman and Founder

EDUCATION

California State University, Fullerton

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