Sam Naficy - President / Chief Executive Officer
For bio please refer to Management Page.
Vik Raina - Managing Director, BV Investment Partners
Mr. Raina is the Managing Partner of BV Investment Partners. He joined the Firm in 1999 as a Director and brings more than 21 years of investment banking, strategic consulting, and principal investment experience to the Firm. He chairs the Firm's Investment, Operating, and Valuation committees. Mr. Raina is focused on the Firm's investment, risk management, and LP relations activities. Previously, he was an Executive Director in the Communications, Media, and Technology Group at Goldman Sachs (Asia), and a Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. Mr. Raina earned his B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University and M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Lou Bertocci - Managing Director, BV Investment Partners
Mr. Bertocci joined the Firm in 1996 as an Associate and brings more than 18 years of banking and principal investing experience to the Firm. Previously, Mr. Bertocci was an Assistant Vice President in Fleet Bank's Specialized Lending Division, where he focused on sports and entertainment financings. Mr. Bertocci earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University.
Marco Ferrari - Principal, BV Investment Partners
Mr. Ferrari joined the Firm in August 2005 and has over 12 years of experience in venture capital and private equity transactions. Previously, Mr. Ferrari held various positions with Siemens Venture Capital. Mr. Ferrari earned his B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
In June of 2000 after a career spanning more than thirty years, Mr. Pazuk retired as Treasurer and Partner of Wellington Management Company, one of America's oldest and largest independent investment management firms with responsibility of over $500 Billion of discretionary client assets. Subsequent to his retirement, Mr. Pazuk has been involved extensively in real estate development and venture capital investments. In addition, Mr. Pazuk serves on the Board of a number of private and publicly held companies. With his remarkable experience and access to the capital markets Mr. Pazuk has been able to assist DTT in raising substantial funds in addition to facilitating the expansion goals of DTT.
Michael Pfeffer - Managing Director, Post Capital Partners
About Post Capital Partners
Post Capital Partners is a private investment firm that invests in small and lower middle-market businesses with solid fundamentals and a history of stable cash flow and/or attractive growth prospects.
The core of the Post Capital investment strategy is partnering with proven and committed operating executives, who may be a strong incumbent team and/or new team drawn from our extensive network. We believe that the primary determinant of the success of an investment is the quality of the operating management.
Post Capital, based in New York City, has a committed capital fund consisting of sophisticated family and institutional investors.
James Goodman - President, Gemini Investors
About Gemini Investors
Gemini Investors ("Gemini") and its predecessor entity have been making investments in middle market companies since 1993. The firm has invested in over 75 middle market companies since its inception. Gemini has raised four equity investment funds in 1995, 1997, 2000, and 2005, and currently has about $350 million of capital under management.
Gemini's investors include leading financial institutions, private individuals and families. The firm's headquarters are in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and it maintains a second office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Gemini was recently named the Small Business Investment Company of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Gemini invests in rapidly growing, established companies. Gemini invests throughout the United States in a wide range of industries. Areas of particular focus at Gemini are consumer services, business services, technology, education, manufacturing and distribution.