Hamilton Lane has made several appointments, including the promotion of nine individuals to managing director. They are Adam Shane, head of fund formation counsel; Chenkay Li, direct equity investments; Emily Nomeir, direct credit investments; Kristin Jumper, head of transaction legal, Matt Barbato, head of operational due diligence; Michael Woollatt, head of Canada; Ryan Cooney, secondary investments; Sarah Mehra, head of primary transactions counsel; and Stephanie Davis, private wealth solutions.
Hamilton Lane Announces Senior Promotions and New Appointments Amid Continued Impressive Firm Growth
CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn. , April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Leading private markets investment management firm Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) today announced several senior promotions, spanning the areas of Investments, Client Solutions, Legal and Operations. In addition, the firm has recently made a handful of strategic hires across its Investment and Client Solutions teams.
Hamilton Lane recognized the promotion of the following nine individuals to Managing Director – a group which notably included five women. Today, women comprise 36% of the firm’s senior leadership.
Adam Shane, Head of Fund Formation Counsel
Chenkay Li, Direct Equity Investments
Emily Nomeir, Direct Credit Investments
Kristin Jumper, Head of Transaction Legal
Matt Barbato, Head of Operational Due Diligence
Michael Woollatt, Head of Canada
Ryan Cooney, Secondary Investments
Sarah Mehra, Head of Primary Transactions Counsel
Stephanie Davis, Private Wealth Solutions
The firm also promoted the following individuals to Principal:
Antony Anastasiadis, Secondary Investments
Brian Reilly, Taft-Hartley Services
Bryan Jenkins, Private Market Analytics
Dan Connaughton, Head of Asia Compliance
Denise Dunbar, Director of Accounting
Dominic Mammarella, Direct Equity Investments
Donald Duncan, Head of Broker Dealer and AML Compliance
Drew Carl, Director of External Reporting
Gina Ro, Head of Evergreen Operations
Jennifer Maier, Head of Client Services
Joseph Fritz, Director of Tax
Jungchul Shin, Client Solutions – Korea
Kate McGann, Marketing & Communications
Nina Kraus, Fund Investments
Salvador Almeida, Client Solutions – Latin America
Santiago Rivera, Director of Valuation
Vivienne Watganai, Fund Investments
William Lo, Secondary Investments
Mario Giannini, CEO, commented: “As a firm, we continue to have a meaningful track record of success – fundraising accomplishments, new client growth, expansion into new geographies and investment strategies, and an award-winning culture. What we know for sure is that these collective accomplishments are the result of the hard work and dedication of our people. I am incredibly proud of our team and offer our new class of Managing Directors and Principals a heartfelt congratulations.”
In addition to the promotions, the firm recently welcomed Christian D’Amico as Principal, Client Solutions based in the firm’s Frankfurt office, Elizabeth Bell as Principal on the Real Assets Investment team, and Steve Binder as Head of Taft Hartley Services.
D’Amico will focus on business development and client relations across Germany. He joins the firm from BNY Mellon Investment Management, where he was director of institutional and wholesale sales, and brings nearly 20 years of experience.
Bell, based in the firm’s Conshohocken, PA headquarters, joins Hamilton Lane from the real estate private equity team at Jaguar Growth Partners, where in 2019 she was named to WSJ Pro Private Equity’s “Women to Watch in Private Equity” list. She will focus on real estate funds, co-investments, direct investments, and secondaries.
Binder joins the firm as Managing Director and Head of Taft-Hartley Services, also based in Conshohocken. Prior to Hamilton Lane he was with Chartwell Investment Partners, and brings over 20 years of experience in the Taft-Hartley market.
These promotions and appointments take place as Hamilton Lane continues to strategically grow and diversify its global platform and asset footprint. Today, Hamilton Lane offers a suite of diversified products and solutions, serving more than 800 clients across institutional and private wealth channels around the world.
About Hamilton Lane
Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is a leading private markets investment management firm providing innovative solutions to institutional and private wealth investors around the world. Dedicated exclusively to private markets investing for 30 years, the firm currently employs more than 520 professionals operating in offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Hamilton Lane has $851 billion in assets under management and supervision, composed of over $98 billion in discretionary assets and nearly $753 billion in advisory assets, as of December 31, 2021. Hamilton Lane specializes in building flexible investment programs that provide clients access to the full spectrum of private markets strategies, sectors and geographies. For more information, please visit www.hamiltonlane.com or follow Hamilton Lane on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hamilton-lane/.