Our Team

In our prior investment and executive search experience, we saw the need for value-added services that connect fiduciary roles with extraordinary professionals willing to serve, in a more efficient way.

Max Holmes
Founder and Chairman

Georges Holzberger
Senior Advisor

Chief Investment Officer, Plainfield Asset Management LLC (2005 – 2013)

Head of Distressed Securities Group and Portfolio Manager, D. E. Shaw & Company (2002 – 2005)

Other Prior Experience: RBC Capital Markets, Gleacher NatWest, Salomon Brothers, Drexel Burnham Lambert, Vinson & Elkins

Since 1993, Adjunct Professor at Stern Graduate School of Business at New York University

Has personally served as a Director (or Managing Member or similar position) for 116 entities, including 59 as Chairman

Has personally directed the service of other individuals as Directors for 537 Seats (as Board Directors, Managing Members of LLCs and similar positions)

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Partner, Integral Investment Capital LLC & PolicyFlex LLC (2011 – Present)

Partner and Head of Marketing and Investor Relations, Plainfield Asset Management (2005 – 2009)

Partner – Head of Global Markets, Sextant Search Partners (2003 – 2004)

Prior Experience: TMP Worldwide; Highland Search Group; Russell Reynolds Associates

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Sheila Gallagher
Senior VP Board Development

Sandy Mayerson
Special Counsel

Managing Director, HQ Partners Executive Recruiting (2012 – 2014)

Vice President, J.P. Morgan Private Bank (1993 – 1998)

Assistant Vice President, Citibank Private Bank (1988 – 1993)

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Principal, Law Offices of Sandra Mayerson (2014 – Present)

Partner, Squire Sanders LLP (2009 – 2013)

Partner, Holland & Knight LLP (1999 – 2009)

Prior Experience: McDermott Will & Emery; Kelley Drye & Warren; Kirkland & Ellis

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Kathleen Starrs
Senior VP Research

David Teolis
Senior Advisor

Member of numerous Boards and Committees

Managing Director, Plainfield Asset Management LLC (2008 – 2014)

Senior Credit Analyst, Ellington Management Group L.L.C. & Clinton Group, Inc. (2006 – 2009)

Prior Experience: Ellington Management, Clinton Group, Morgan Joseph, Linx Partners, J.P. Morgan Investment Management and Drexel Burnham Lambert

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Investment Professional, Starwood Capital Group (2014 – Present)

Independent Board Member, Perpetual Recycling Solutions Inc. (2014 – Present)

Portfolio Manager, BNP Paribas Asset Management (2009 – 2013)

Senior Advisor, Klirmark Capital (2008 – 2009)

Partner & Portfolio Manager, Forest Investment Management (2002 – 2007)

Prior Experience: Nomura; Lehman Brothers; Drexel Burnham Lambert; Board Director and Member of Creditor Committees for several prior investments

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