Our Team

We are an experienced team of investing professionals readily available to support you. Leverage the knowledge, insight, and network that we have developed over the last 25 years. We invest alongside our clients, as partner capital represents 8% of AuM.

Partner with our seasoned alternative investments team. Join Us

Steven Brod

Senior Partner, CEO

Steven has over 25 years of alternative investment experience. In 2001, he launched Topaz Fund LP and Topaz Institutional Ltd., two multi-strategy fund of funds. Having a keen understanding of the industry, he then co-founded Crystal Capital Partners, LLC, providing financial advisors with a platform to build customized hedge fund and private equity portfolios for their clients. Steven is primarily responsible for the company’s strategic direction as well as overseeing manager selection and investment support services. He earned his M.B.A. with a specialization in investments from the University of Miami and his B.S. from Bentley College.

George Brod

Founder, Investment Committee Chairman

George has over 35 years of alternative investment experience. In 1994, he launched Emerald International Fund, Ltd., and Sapphire International Fund, Ltd., two multi-strategy fund of funds. He now heads our investment committee and oversees the quantitative research efforts including portfolio modeling and technical analytics. George has a deep knowledge of investments, mathematics, statistics, technology, and model developing. He earned his M.S. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Investor Relations & Marketing

Director of Investors Relations
Alan Strauss
Alan Strauss
Senior VP Sales
Andrew Jensen
Andrew Jensen
Senior VP Sales
Golan Lewkowicz
Golan Lewkowicz
Director of Business Development
Karishma Chopra
Karishma Chopra
Partner, Marketing Director
Natalie Brod
Natalie Brod
Art Director
Julieta Koubek
Julieta Koubek
Digital Marketing Specialist
Michael Richmond
Michael Richmond

Investments

Senior Partner, Chief Executive Officer
Steven Brod
Steven Brod
Founder, Investment Committee Chairman
George Brod
George Brod
Director of Research
Brian Heimowitz
Brian Heimowitz
Research Associate
Omri Saadi
Omri Saadi

Operations

Chief Financial Officer
Michael Hoyer
Michael Hoyer
Chief Compliance Officer
Nicole S. Dandridge
Nicole S. Dandridge
Senior Fund Accountant
Anthony Handy
Anthony Handy
Fund Accountant
Ignacio Almada
Ignacio Almada
Administrative Assistant
Veneisy Andrade
Veneisy Andrade

Technology

Chief Technology Officer
Salomon Gorin
Salomon Gorin
Senior Developer
James Prieto
James Prieto
IT Manager
Darius Petrosius
Darius Petrosius
Web Developer
Nicolae Paraschiv
Nicolae Paraschiv
Front End Web Developer
Vincent Barbosa
Vincent Barbosa