Sandy Geyelin, Lombard International

Lombard International

 

Sandy Geyelin

Sandy Geyelin, CFA

Senior Managing Director 

Sandy Geyelin joined Lombard International in May 2004 and is a Senior Managing Director within the Sales & Marketing function. In his role, he works with internal and external sales partners to execute on business development opportunities. Prior to joining Lombard International, Mr. Geyelin worked for Bank of America Securities on the Equity and Convertible Securities Capital Markets desk. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Virginia. He is currently licensed for life, variable products and holds Series 7, 26 and 63 securities registrations. Mr. Geyelin is a CFA Charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.

 


Ari Glass

Boothbay Fund Management

Ari Glass is the founding partner and managing member of Boothbay Fund Management (Boothbay). Boothbay was founded in 2011 to manage capital both for a wealthy family and Mr. Glass’ proprietary capital. It allocates capital to non- correlated portfolio managers, via managed account.
In July 2013, Glass and Boothbay Management took over investment management of Ignition Opportunity Fund, LP, a joint venture between Boothbay and Freestone Capital Management. This fund is a “First Loss” managed account platform. Glass is primarily responsible for manager sourcing, diligence and selection as well as manager/prime brokerage relationships. Both platforms allocate significantly to the emerging manager space and are often seen as an alternative to seeding opportunities for emerging managers.

Previously, Glass served as president of Paine Heights Management LLC, initially a part of Platinum Management (NY) LLC. While at Paine Heights, he oversaw many of the company’s interests, including the management of a special opportunity hedge fund that invested in the SPAC marketplace and, through a subsidiary, advised on a transaction in the New Jersey Solar Energy sector. From 2007 through 2009, Glass was the president of (“Platinum”), where in addition to overseeing all non-investing activities; he shared responsibilities for asset allocation and risk management, including the selection of portfolio managers for Platinum’s Multi-Manager private investment funds.

Prior to joining Platinum, from 2000-2007, Glass served as the chief operating officer of Intrepid Capital Management, a $2.5 billion hedge fund organization, seeded by Soros Fund Management and spun out of Tiger Management. At Intrepid, he oversaw all non-portfolio related activities. In 2004, Glass launched Intrepid Associates, an affiliated entity that added fund managers to Intrepid’ s platform, including sector funds in the healthcare and global utilities spaces.

From April 1998 until August 2000, he worked as chief financial officer at Vector Capital Management, a statistical arbitrage hedge fund in Norwalk, CT.
Glass graduated from Queens College, with honors, with a BA in accounting and information systems.


Eric Golberg, ELCA Foundation

ELCA Foundation

Eric Golberg

Eric R. Golberg has spent over 28 years at the intersection of global capital markets, alternative investments, and Asia-Pacific Japan.  He has built new businesses, developed expertise in various investment strategies, and provided leadership in his professional and non-profit volunteer roles.  He was most recently Director and Portfolio Manager of the Hedge Fund Team at Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, leading the manager sourcing, due diligence, selection, portfolio construction, and rebuilding the investment and risk management process.  He was a founding member and Portfolio Manager at Minerva Alternative Strategies, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation), leading the CTA/Global Macro manager sourcing, due diligence, selection, and portfolio construction for multi-manager portfolios using managed accounts. Prior to joining Mitsubishi, Eric worked at Chemical/Chase/JP Morgan, where he initially spent two years in the Tokyo FIG, then eight years in New York City covering hedge funds, CTA’s, fund of funds, private credit firms.

Eric holds a BA in English from Luther College, was a Mombusho English Fellow in Japan, and earned an MA from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, specializing in the political economy of Japan and East Asia.  In addition to his leadership roles on the investment committees at Nippon Life Global Investors Americas and Minerva Alternative Strategies, Inc. he currently serves as Chair of the Investment Committee for the ELCA Foundation’s endowment fund, and is past Chair of the Finance Committee for LSSNY.

 

 


Adam Goodfriend, Alberleen Family Office

Alberleen Family Office

Adam Goodfriend is the CIO of Alpha Square Group (ASG). He is also the Founder & CEO of The Alberleen Group.  At both ASG and Alberleen, he is responsible for all major investment banking and direct investment activities and for developing and directing overall investing strategies. Adam has more than 30 years of experience in investment banking, capital markets and asset management experience at JP Morgan Chase, SG Cowen, and Bank of America. In 2003, Mr. Goodfriend co-founded the Airlie Group, a hedge fund managing over $1.2 billion of high-yield bonds and leveraged loan assets.  He subsequently has held senior investment positions in a number of the ultra-high net worth family offices.

Mr. Goodfriend holds a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business


Liran Grinberg, Team8 Capital

Team8 Capital

Liran Grinberg

Liran Grinberg is the Managing Partner of Team8 Capital, the venture capital arm of the Team8 Group, investing in enterprise technology, data, AI and cybersecurity companies. Liran co-founded Team8 in 2014, initially focusing on the design of Team8’s company-building Foundry model. He worked closely with founding teams on the ideation of Team8’s first companies, including Sygnia which was acquired by Temasek for $250M, and Claroty which is backed with $100M in funding, alongside Illusive Networks, Hysolate, Curv and more.

Liran then transitioned to build and lead Team8’s Go-to-Market Group across its marketing, business development and market research functions, alongside the formation of the “Team8 Village,” a tightknit community of hundreds of C-level executives from the world’s leading enterprises. Combined, the two initiatives have become a powerful and differentiated advantage of Team8 in accelerating the success of its portfolio companies.

Prior to co-founding Team8, Liran led the flagship product at fintech unicorn eToro as well as the API and developers platforms for publisher engagement unicorn Conduit. He began his career by serving as a distinguished officer in the cyber and data division of Israel’s elite military and technology intelligence unit 8200. Liran has been selected by Forbes for its ’30 Under 30′ list as well as by The Marker, Israel’s leading financial magazine, for its ‘40 Under 40 Promising Young People’ list. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel-Aviv.