With 30 years of investment and operations experience focusing on media, technology and healthcare, Rafael was a Founding Partner at Falcon Investment Advisors, EVP at SunAmerica Investments, Franklin Templeton, CFO and head of business development at BIG3 Basketball and related entertainment properties, SVP of Finance at MindMaze Holding SA and is currently Executive Chairman of Rain Technology.
He started his career at Franklin Templeton Group of Funds after receiving a BA with honors in Economics from Haverford College. Rafael has sat on the Board of Directors of dozens of companies including Legendary Pictures, ARCA, Saveology, TCC Wireless, and Village Roadshow.
Tom Radford is a Principal at Onex Falcon, a subsidiary of Onex Corporation, a global investment firm focused in private equity, credit, and wealth management. Mr. Radford has sat on the board of numerous companies, and currently serves as Onex Falcon’s director on the boards of Frontsteps, Prosites, and Marquis Software. Prior to joining Onex Falcon, Mr. Radford was an analyst at Pegasus Capital Advisors, a New York-based private equity fund manager. He holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in International Studies and German Studies from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Brett Pertuz is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS, Mr. Pertuz was CEO of Saber Oil and Gas, a Permian Basin-focused upstream oil and gas company, and worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company and a Managing Director at Altpoint Capital Partners as well as Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. He holds a BS from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
John S. Schnabel
John S. Schnabel, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Onex Falcon, a subsidiary of Onex Corporation, joined Onex Falcon at its inception. Mr. Schnabel was previously a Partner at Canterbury Capital Partners LLC. Prior affiliations include Generation Partners and General Motors Investment Management Corporation. Mr. Schnabel has served on the Board of Directors of numerous companies, including current portfolio companies Encore Repair Services, Laney Directional Drilling and Rapid Advance. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Adelphi University, an M.B.A. with emphasis in Operations Research from Hofstra University and an advanced studies certificate from New York University’s Stern School of Business Administration.
Mr. Keswani is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners and Head of North American Specialty Lending. Prior to joining HPS in 2010, Mr. Keswani spent a majority of his career at BlackRock, where he was a part of the initial team that established, structured and capitalized BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: BKCC), a publicly traded private investment vehicle. Mr. Keswani is a CFA charterholder and holds a BSE from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
(Advisor to the Board)
Dr. Shin-Tson Wu is the Pegasus Professor of Optics & Photonics at CREOL, the University of Central Florida, as well as the SID Honors and Awards Committee Chair. He is a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (2012) and one of the first six inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (2014). Over the years, he has also co-authored 7 books, over 630 journal papers, and obtained 191 patents — including 93 US patents. He holds a PhD in Laser Physics from University of Southern California (Los Angeles) and BS in Physics from National Taiwan University (Taipei).