Ray Whiteman

Ray Whiteman

Position: Managing Partner
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Whiteman is a Founder and Managing Partner of Stellex Capital Management. Mr. Whiteman is also a member of the Stellex Investment Committee. Prior to establishing Stellex, Mr. Whiteman was a Partner at The Carlyle Group and a Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle Strategic Partners. Prior to joining Carlyle in May 1996, Mr. Whiteman was a Vice President and Group Head in the Leveraged Finance Department of Credit Lyonnais. Mr. Whiteman has also held several positions at both Citicorp and The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.

Mr. Whiteman is currently a director on the board of Cisco Investment Holding LLC, Officine Maccaferi, P3 Services, and Titan Acquisition Holdings L.P. Mr. Whiteman was previously Chairman of the boards of MHI Holdings LLC and Morbark Holdings LLC and was also a director of the boards of Brintons Carpet Limited, Diversified Machine, DPG Aerospace Inc., Metaldyne, LLC, RPK Capital Partners, LLC, Service King, and Stellex Aerostructures, Inc. Mr. Whiteman was also a member of the investment committee of RLJ Equity Partners, an affiliate of The Carlyle Group and Robert L. Johnson. Previously, Mr. Whiteman was also a director of the board of numerous Carlyle portfolio companies such as Breed Technologies, Key Plastics, Norfolk Drydock and Shipping Company, The Aerostructures Corporation, and US Marine Repair.

Mr. Whiteman is currently a director of the board of Tuskegee University. Mr. Whiteman has also been a member of the Executive Committee of the National Symphony Orchestra of The John F. Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art.

Mr. Whiteman received his B.A. in Political Science from Williams College, where he was a Lehman Scholar, and his M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Ray Whiteman

Managing Partner

Mr. Whiteman is a Founder and Managing Partner of Stellex...

Mike Stewart

Michael Stewart

Position: Managing Partner
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Stewart is a Founder and Managing Partner of Stellex Capital Management. Mr. Stewart is also a member of the Stellex Investment Committee. Prior to establishing Stellex, Mr. Stewart was a Partner at The Carlyle Group and a Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle Strategic Partners. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Stewart was one of the original principals of Sunrise Capital Partners, L.P. Prior to Sunrise, Mr. Stewart spent eight years at Houlihan Lokey in the Financial Restructuring Group.

Mr. Stewart is currently a director on the boards of AFG Holdings, Inc., Continental Global Material Handling LLC, Country Fresh, Custom Glass Parent LLC, Custom Made Meals, Dominion Hospitality Topco Limited, Fenix Parent LLC, Go To Logistics, Grammer Investment Holdings LLC and Paragon Metals Holdings LLC. Previously, Mr. Stewart was also a director of the board of Airwalk International LLC, Day Runner Inc., Diversified Machine, Inc., Famous Brands International (Mrs. Fields), Klenk Holz AG, Metaldyne LLC, NEXIQ Technologies, Inc., Permian Tank & Manufacturing, Inc., Riverside Millwork Company, Stellex Aerostructures, Inc., and Sterling LLC.

Mr. Stewart received his B.S. in finance and entrepreneurial studies from the University of Southern California.

Michael Stewart

Managing Partner

Mr. Stewart is a Founder and Managing Partner of Stellex...

Mark Redman

Mark Redman

Position: Managing Partner
Role: Investment Team
Location: London

Mr. Redman is a Managing Partner of Stellex Capital Management with responsibility for Stellex’s European operations. Mr. Redman is also a member of the Stellex Investment Committee. Prior to joining Stellex in 2022, Mr. Redman was Global Head of Private Markets at FTSE-100 company abrdn. Previously, Mr. Redman served for over a decade with Canadian pension plan OMERS, starting up its European private equity operations in London before becoming Global Head of Private Equity where he was responsible for an asset portfolio worth USD 12 billion. Prior to joining OMERS, Mr. Redman served for 13 years with FTSE-100 company 3i, where he was a partner in its buyout business, and he helped to open their Amsterdam office and gained extensive investment experience globally.

Mr. Redman is currently a Trustee of the City of London Sinfonia and previous Chairman of the London Chamber Orchestra.

Mr. Redman is also a member of the investment committee of St Anne’s College, Oxford University, a charitable, sustainable endowment. Currently a non-executive director of SEDCO and WUZO, previously Mr. Redman was also intra alia a non-executive director of the boards of Civica, ERM, Hyva, V.Group and VUE.

Mr. Redman received his M.A. in Modern History from Oxford University. Mr. Redman is also a Chartered Accountant (ACA) having qualified with Grant Thornton in London.

Mark Redman

Managing Partner

Mr. Redman is a Managing Partner of Stellex Capital Management...

Karthik Achar

Karthik Achar

Position: Partner
Role: Investment Team
Location: London

Mr. Achar is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Wayzata in 2008, Mr. Achar was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley where he headed a team focused on direct lending to middle-market companies. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Achar was a senior analyst and credit fund manager with certain investment funds in London and Paris.

Mr. Achar currently serves as a director on the board of Dominion Hospitality Topco Limited, Mecaer Aviation Group, and Officine Maccaferi.

Mr. Achar received his B.A. in economics from Middlebury College and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Karthik Achar

Partner

Mr. Achar is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Amy Alisdairi

Position: Chief Talent Officer
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Ms. Alisdairi is the Chief Talent Officer for Stellex. Prior to joining Stellex in 2021, Ms. Alisdairi was an HR Business Partner at Schroder Investment Management in New York. Previously, Ms. Alisdairi was an HR Generalist at Perella Weinberg Partners. Ms. Alisdairi started her career in HR roles at both WorldQuant and OpHedge Investment Services.

Ms. Alisdairi received her B.A. in Communication from Fairfield University.

Amy Alisdairi

Chief Talent Officer

Ms. Alisdairi is the Chief Talent Officer for Stellex. Prior...

Mark Alter

Mark Alter

Position: Managing Director
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Alter is the head of Secondary Market Sourcing & Execution for Stellex. Prior to joining Stellex in 2014, Mr. Alter was a Partner at The Carlyle Group and a founding member of its Leverage Finance Group, which successfully created and funded one of the first-ever $1 billion Market Value CDOs in 1998. Assets traded in this fund included highyield bonds, leveraged loans, mezzanine debt and private equity.

Prior to Carlyle, Mr. Alter was a founding member, managing director and head of Fixed Income Trading at PPM America, Inc., where he traded or had oversight of trading in investment grade and non-investment grade bonds, mortgage backed securities, U.S. Treasuries and commercial paper. Mr. Alter was also a voting member on various committees, namely – Portfolio Management, Relative Value, and Asset Allocation. Mr. Alter has traded in excess of $20 billion in corporate assets during his career.

Mr. Alter received his B.A. in Economics from Stonehill College and his M.B.A. from Northwestern University.

Mark Alter

Managing Director

Mr. Alter is the head of Secondary Market Sourcing &...

Amanda Bailey

Amanda Appelbaum

Position: CCO & Associate General Counsel
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Amanda Appelbaum is Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel for Stellex. Prior to joining Stellex, Ms. Appelbaum was the Chief Compliance Officer at Jaguar Growth Partners, a private equity firm focused on emerging markets. Previously, Ms. Appelbaum was an Assistant Vice President at Cordium (now acquired by ACA Group), a global compliance consulting firm.

Ms. Appelbaum serves as a member of the diversity committee for Women in Funds.

Ms. Appelbaum received her B.S. from Northern Kentucky University and Juris Doctorate from New England Law, Boston. Ms. Appelbaum is a member in good standing with the Massachusetts State Bar. Ms. Appelbaum is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

Amanda Appelbaum

CCO & Associate General Counsel

Amanda Appelbaum is Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel...

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Andrew Arton

Position: Director
Role: Business Development
Location: Detroit

Mr. Arton is responsible for business development. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Arton was a Senior Vice President, Specialty Lending Group at First Midwest Bank. He also held various positions at Fifth Third Bank, which included Managing Director, Structured Finance Group; Vice President, Special Assets Group; and Vice President of Structured Finance Group. Prior to that, Mr. Arton was associated with GMAC Commercial Finance, LLC, and NBD Bank, N.A.

Mr. Arton received his B.A. in Economics and Russian Literature from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

Andrew Arton

Director

Mr. Arton is responsible for business development. Prior to joining...

Tony Braddock

Tony Braddock

Position: Chief Financial Officer
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Mr. Braddock is the Chief Financial Officer of Stellex Capital Management and its affiliates. Prior to joining Stellex in 2014, Mr. Braddock founded Oculus Resource Group, Inc., a family office advisory firm focused on private investments in natural resources and real estate. Prior to Oculus, Mr. Braddock was a Founder and Managing Partner of Merel Capital Management LP, a principal investing group with offices in the United States and Mexico. Prior to Merel, Mr. Braddock served as a Vice President at Sunrise Capital Partners LP, an Associate in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group and as a Workout Officer with First Union National Bank.

Mr. Braddock serves as a Command Pilot for Patient Airlift Services and Angel Flight NE.

Mr. Braddock received his B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Tony Braddock

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Braddock is the Chief Financial Officer of Stellex Capital...

Warren Chen

Position: Analyst
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Chen is a member of Stellex’s investment team.

Mr. Chen received his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and his MSc. in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics.

Warren Chen

Analyst

Mr. Chen is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Mr....

Michael Cochran

Position: Vice President
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Cochran is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Before joining Stellex, Mr. Cochran was an associate at Greenbriar Equity Group. Before that, he was an analyst at Barclays in the Industrials Group.

Mr. Cochran is currently a director of the board of Armada Inc and Hodess Cleanroom Construction. Mr. Cochran was previously a director of the board of USMP Holdings.

Mr. Cochran received his B.A. in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

Michael Cochran

Vice President

Mr. Cochran is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Before...

Catherine DeMarco

Catherine Demarco

Position: Vice President
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Ms. DeMarco is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Ms. DeMarco was an Associate at TorreyCove Capital Partners.

Ms. DeMarco is currently a director of the board of Continental Global Material Handling LLC, Go To Logistics, and RTC Aerospace LLC.

Ms. DeMarco received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California.

Catherine Demarco

Vice President

Ms. DeMarco is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Colin Derdeyn

Colin Derdeyn

Position: Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Derdeyn is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Derdeyn was an investment banking associate, and previously analyst, at BMO Capital Markets

Mr. Derdeyn received his B.S. in Finance and Management from Boston College, with a minor in History.

Colin Derdeyn

Associate

Mr. Derdeyn is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Enrico Donisi

Enrico Donisi

Position: Senior Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: London

Mr. Donisi is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Based in London, he is responsible for the sourcing, analysis, execution and monitoring of investments across Europe. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Donisi was an associate at PJT Partners in the Strategic Advisory and Restructuring Group. Prior to PJT, he was an analyst at Citigroup in the Financial Institutions Group.

Mr Donisi received his MSc. in finance from Bocconi University, Italy.

Enrico Donisi

Senior Associate

Mr. Donisi is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Based...

Aliza Frazer

Position: Business Coordinator
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Ms. Frazer is the Business Coordinator for Stellex.

Ms. Frazer received her B.S.P.A. in Human Resource Management from Indiana University of Bloomington.

Aliza Frazer

Business Coordinator

Ms. Frazer is the Business Coordinator for Stellex. Ms. Frazer...

Eduard Friedman

Eduard Friedman

Position: Senior Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: London

Mr. Friedman is a member of Stellex’s investment team in Europe. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Friedman was working at PMB Capital as well as Macquarie Capital in the investment and advisory teams.

Mr. Friedman received his M.A. in Accounting and Finance from University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Eduard Friedman

Senior Associate

Mr. Friedman is a member of Stellex’s investment team in...

Shaan Gurnani

Shaan Gurnani

Position: Senior Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Gurnani is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Gurnani was an analyst at Moelis & Company.

Mr. Gurnani received his B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Lehigh University.

Shaan Gurnani

Senior Associate

Mr. Gurnani is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Karim Hooda

Karim Hooda

Position: Analyst
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Hooda is a member of Stellex’s investment team.

Mr. Hooda received his B.B.A in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

Karim Hooda

Analyst

Mr. Hooda is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Mr....

Alex Iafrate

Position: Analyst
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Iafrate is a member of Stellex’s investment team.

Mr. Iafrate received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Alex Iafrate

Analyst

Mr. Iafrate is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Mr....

Reiko Johnson

Position: Analyst
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Ms. Johnson is a member of Stellex’s investment team.

Ms. Johnson received her B.S. in Finance and Sustainable Business from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Reiko Johnson

Analyst

Ms. Johnson is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Ms....

Jackson Kinsley

Jackson Kinsley

Position: Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Kinsley is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Kinsley was an analyst at Petrie Partners.

Mr. Kinsley received his B.B.A in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jackson Kinsley

Associate

Mr. Kinsley is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Shankar Kiru

Shankar Kiru

Position: Managing Director
Role: Investment Team
Location: Detroit

Mr. Kiru is responsible for working with both current portfolio companies on operational matters as well as new acquisition targets. Mr. Kiru joins Stellex from George Industries, an aerospace and defense supplier, where he was CEO. Prior to that, he was President of ATS Automation, a leading supplier of factory automation systems, and a Managing Director at Madison Capital Partners, a Chicago-based investment firm. Mr. Kiru also held the position of CFO at Diversified Machine where he completed eight acquisitions over a six-year horizon, establishing a strong compelling global presence and exceptional shareholder value.

Mr. Kiru received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, an M.S in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Oklahoma State University, an M.S. in Manufacturing from Northwestern University, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University.

Shankar Kiru

Managing Director

Mr. Kiru is responsible for working with both current portfolio...

Irina Krasik

Irina Krasik

Position: Principal
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Ms. Krasik is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex in 2021, Ms. Krasik was a Principal at Bregal Partners where she led investments in the Food & Consumer and Business Services sectors. Before Bregal Partners, Ms. Krasik was a Principal at Wicks Capital Partners and prior to that an Associate at the Carlyle Group.

Ms. Krasik is currently a director of the board of Hodess Cleanroom Construction, P3 Services, and PLH Group. Ms. Krasik previously served on the boards of Bendon, Bisnow, My Mochi, Northstar Travel Group, Sontiq, and Syndigo.

Ms. Krasik graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Finance and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School with High Distinction.

Irina Krasik

Principal

Ms. Krasik is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Toby Kriedler

Toby Kreidler

Position: Director
Role: Business Development
Location: Pittsburgh

Mr. Kreidler heads the Pittsburgh office. Prior to joining Stellex in 2021, Mr. Kreidler was a Principal at Calibre Group LLC, a merchant bank which provides advice and capital to manufacturing companies. Before Calibre, Mr. Kreidler was a Managing Director in the Industrial Investment Banking Group of Seaport Global. Mr. Kreidler also served as a financial advisor and negotiator at the United Steelworkers Union.

Mr. Kreidler received his B.A. in Philosophy and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Toby Kreidler

Director

Mr. Kreidler heads the Pittsburgh office. Prior to joining Stellex...

Trey Lee

Trey Lee

Position: Managing Director
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Lee is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex in 2020, Mr. Lee was a Principal at Eos Partners where he led investments in the Business Services, Food & Consumer, and Transportation & Logistics sectors. Prior to Eos, Mr. Lee was a Vice President at Kamylon Capital.

Mr. Lee is currently a director of the board of Country Fresh, Custom Made Meals, Go To Logistics, and Weber Logistics. Mr. Lee was previously a director of the boards of BeavEx Inc., Country Fresh Inc., Legacy Supply Chain Services Inc., RCG Global Services Inc., and South Mill Mushrooms Holding Corp.

Mr. Lee received his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia.

Trey Lee

Managing Director

Mr. Lee is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Yoni Lipski

Yoni Lipski

Position: Senior Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Lipski is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Lipski was an associate at Mountaingate Capital. Prior to Mountaingate, Mr. Lipski was an analyst at Houlihan Lokey in the Financial Restructuring Group.

Mr. Lipski received his B.B.A in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

Yoni Lipski

Senior Associate

Mr. Lipski is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Michael Livano

Michael Livanos

Position: Managing Director
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Livanos is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex in 2014, Mr. Livanos was a Vice President at Barclays in the Restructuring and Finance Group. Prior to Barclays, Mr. Livanos was an Associate at Houlihan Lokey in the Financial Restructuring Group. Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Livanos worked at Citigroup’s Corporate Headquarters and at Citigroup International within the finance and corporate development functions.

Mr. Livanos is currently a director of the boards of Continental Global Material Handling LLC, Custom Glass Parent, LLC, Dominion Hospitality Topco Limited, and Fenix Parent, LLC.

Mr. Livanos received his B.S. in Computer Science and Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Mr. Livanos is a member of the alumni advisory board of Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science and remains active with Columbia Business School’s Private Equity Program.

Michael Livanos

Managing Director

Mr. Livanos is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Michael Ma

Position: Vice President
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Ma is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Before joining Stellex, Mr. Ma was a senior associate at Paine Schwartz Partners and at Bregal Partners. Before that, he was an analyst at J.P. Morgan in the M&A group.

Mr. Ma received his B.S. in Finance from Miami University.

Michael Ma

Vice President

Mr. Ma is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Before...

George Mao

George Mao

Position: Senior Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Mao is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Mao was an analyst at Citigroup in the Industrials group.

Mr. Mao received his B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Northwestern University.

George Mao

Senior Associate

Mr. Mao is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Paul Mazurek

Paul Mazurek

Position: Vice President
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Mazurek is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Before joining Stellex, Mr. Mazurek was an associate at Insight Equity, and also worked within one of Insight Equity’s portfolio companies as a financial analyst. Prior to Insight, he was an analyst at J.P. Morgan in the Diversified Industries Investment Banking Group.

Mr. Mazurek is currently a director of the board of Country Fresh, Custom Made Meals, and P3 Services.

Mr. Mazurek received his B.S. in Finance from Fordham University.

Paul Mazurek

Vice President

Mr. Mazurek is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Before...

Courtney Mehrotra

Courtney Mehrotra

Position: Head of Investor Relations
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Ms. Mehrotra is the Head of Investor Relations for Stellex. Prior to joining Stellex in 2020, Ms. Mehrotra was a client portfolio manager at Credit Suisse Asset Management. Ms. Mehrotra was also previously a member of the Client and Partner Group at KKR and the Private Funds Group at Brookfield Asset Management. Ms. Mehrotra started her career in Equity Capital Markets at Wells Fargo Securities.

Ms. Mehrotra is currently a director of the board of Global Kids.

Ms. Mehrotra received her B.A. in Economics from New York University.

Courtney Mehrotra

Head of Investor Relations

Ms. Mehrotra is the Head of Investor Relations for Stellex....

Melvin Menye

Melvin Menye

Position: Assistant Controller
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Mr. Menye is a member of Stellex’s Finance & Accounting team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Menye was a Senior Private Equity Fund Accountant at SS&C Technologies Inc.

Mr. Menye received his B.S. in Accounting from The State University of New York at Albany, M.S. in Accounting from Hunter College, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Melvin Menye

Assistant Controller

Mr. Menye is a member of Stellex’s Finance & Accounting...

Joe Posillico

Joe Posillico

Position: Controller
Role: Business Operations
Location: New York

Mr. Posillico is a member of Stellex’s Finance & Accounting team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Posillico was a Controller at York Capital Management, a global institutional investment management firm. Prior to York Capital Management, he was a controller at TQA Investors, LLC, a hedge fund focusing on convertible arbitrage strategies.

Mr. Posillico received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Hofstra University.

Joe Posillico

Controller

Mr. Posillico is a member of Stellex’s Finance & Accounting...

Greg Schwartz

Position: Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Schwartz is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Schwartz was an analyst at PJ Solomon.

Mr. Schwartz received his B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

Greg Schwartz

Associate

Mr. Schwartz is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Kian Starsberg

Kian Starsberg

Position: Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: London

Mr. Starsberg is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Starsberg was an associate, and previously analyst, at Bank of America in the EMEA Industrials group.

Mr. Starsberg received his Master in Management from ESCP Business School.

Kian Starsberg

Associate

Mr. Starsberg is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Anton Smaliak

Anton Smaliak

Position: Senior Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Smaliak is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Smaliak was an analyst at UBS in the Global Industrials Group.

Mr. Smaliak received his B.S.F.S. in Global Business with a specialization in Eurasian, Russian and East European studies from Georgetown University.

Anton Smaliak

Senior Associate

Mr. Smaliak is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Rubi Tran

Position: Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Tran is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Tran was with Houlihan Lokey in the Financial Restructuring Group.

Mr. Tran received his B.S. in Economics and Mathematics and B.A. in East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Southern California.

Rubi Tran

Associate

Mr. Tran is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

Justin Wang

Position: Associate
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Wang is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex, Mr. Wang was an analyst at Barclays in the Financial Sponsors and Technology groups.

Mr. Wang received his B.A. in Statistics from Northwestern University.

Justin Wang

Associate

Mr. Wang is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...

David Waxman

David Waxman

Position: Managing Director
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Mr. Waxman is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Mr. Waxman is also a member of the Stellex Investment Committee. Prior to joining Stellex in 2014, Mr. Waxman was a Principal at Quadrant Management and Stone Tower Capital’s private equity arm. Prior to Quadrant and Stone Tower, Mr. Waxman was a Vice President of The Carlyle Group. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Waxman worked in the mergers, acquisitions and restructuring division of Morgan Stanley and was a Founding Member of the Grow Network, which was acquired by McGraw Hill.

Mr. Waxman is currently a director of the board of Armada Inc., Mecaer, Paragon Metals Holdings LLC, RTC Aerospace LLC, and Titan Acquisition Holdings L.P. Mr. Waxman was previously a director of the board of AHM International LLC, Amquip Crane Rental LLC, Ford Models, Inc., the Grow Network, MHI Holdings LLC, Morbark Holdings LLC, USMP Holdings, and VHSC Cement LLC. He also was a director of the board of Rwanda Works, a non-profit dedicated to prosperity creation in Rwanda through health initiatives and economic development.

Mr. Waxman received his B.A. in history from Yale College.

David Waxman

Managing Director

Mr. Waxman is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Mr....

Olivia Zhao

Olivia Zhao

Position: Principal
Role: Investment Team
Location: New York

Ms. Zhao is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior to joining Stellex in 2020, Ms. Zhao was a Vice President at Centre Lane Partners, where she was responsible for evaluating and executing investments across various sectors including business services, consumer products, industrials, and technology. She was also on the board of directors at certain portfolio companies and focused on partnering with management teams to execute on strategic and operational initiatives. Prior to Centre Lane, Ms. Zhao worked as an analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Deutsche Bank Securities.

Ms. Zhao is currently a director of the board of Weber Logistics.

Ms. Zhao received her B.S. in finance and economics from The New York University Stern School of Business.

Olivia Zhao

Principal

Ms. Zhao is a member of Stellex’s investment team. Prior...