Liz joined AEA in 2020 as a member of the investor relations and fundraising team. She is involved in all aspects of investor fundraising, communications, relations and business development.
Before joining AEA, Liz was the head of investor relations and business development for Churchill Asset Management and previously held a similar role at Kohlberg & Company. Earlier in her career, Liz worked in middle market investment banking at SPP Capital Partners. She began her career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Timothy joined AEA in 2019 as a member of the private debt team.
Prior to AEA, Timothy was a director at Abacus Finance Group, providing credit solutions to private equity sponsored lower middle market companies. Previously, he was a vice president in the leveraged finance group at US Bancorp. Earlier in his career, Timothy held similar positions at CIT Asset Management, American Capital and J.P. Morgan.
Prior to joining AEA, Brian was with Bank of Montreal in Chicago, originating, executing and monitoring middle market senior debt and mezzanine sponsor-backed transactions. Prior to Bank of Montreal, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a member of the financial due diligence team within the deals advisory practice.
Rachel joined AEA in 2012 as a member of the Small Business Fund team. She rejoined AEA in 2016 after business school. Rachel serves on the board of Barnet Products Corporation and SGLT Holdings.
Prior to joining AEA, Rachel was a strategy consultant with L.E.K. Consulting in Boston and London.
Jeff joined AEA in 2013 as a member of the mezzanine team.
Prior to joining AEA, Jeff worked in the investment banking group at Sandler O’Neil and Partners, focusing on recapitalization and restructuring advisory. Prior to Sandler O’Neil, Jeff was at Gleacher and Company in the restructuring and reorganization group.
Cindy joined AEA in 2013 as part of AEA’s investor relations and fundraising team. She is involved in all aspects of investor fundraising, communications, and relations across the firm’s strategies. She is instrumental in the fundraising process for all AEA funds as well as helping to maintain current investor relationships.
Before joining AEA, Cindy was an analyst at Barclays Capital in the mergers and acquisitions group.
Felix joined AEA in 2013 and focuses on investments in Europe. He currently sits on the boards of Polygon and Verdesian Life Sciences.
Prior to joining AEA, Felix worked in the investment banking group at Morgan Stanley in Sydney, focusing on mergers & acquisitions and financings for utilities and industrial companies.
Anneka joined AEA in 2010 and focuses on AEA’s investments in the Value-Added Industrials and Services sectors. She currently serves on the board of SitelogIQ.
Prior to joining AEA, Anneka was an analyst at The Blackstone Group in the restructuring and reorganization group and prior to Blackstone, an analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the leveraged finance group.
Ben joined AEA in 2011 as a member of the Small Business Fund team. Ben serves on the board of CLS Management Services, Connexus Resource Group and IGL Holdings. He also served on the board of former AEA portfolio company Entregado Group.
Prior to joining AEA, Ben worked in the investment banking group at Macquarie Capital in New York, focusing on mergers & acquisitions and financings within the industrials group.
Sandra joined AEA in 2013 as Vice President of human resources. In 2020, Sandra was promoted to Principal.
Before joining AEA, Sandra spent ten years at Montgomery & Co., LLC, a boutique investment bank, where she most recently served as head of administration and Chief Compliance Officer. While at Montgomery, she managed a team responsible for human resources, compliance, information technology, and administrative support. Prior to Montgomery, Sandra led the human resources and administrative functions for two venture-backed startups and spent four years in global recruiting operations at Monitor Group.