Our Management Team

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Brad Whitman
Founding Partner

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Daniel Maine
CFO

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Moe Tufail
Director of BD 

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Jisa Ben
Finance Analyst 

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Sarah Rasbach
Finance Manager

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Atif Gilani
Founding Partner

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Sanjay Mukherjee
Principal

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Alex Bevis
Senior Associate

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John Martin
Associate

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Liz Gartsman
BD Analyst

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Jesse Serventi
Founding Partner

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Grayson Harcourt
Vice President

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Jane Buckley
Associate

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Lee Minkoff
Principal

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William Landman
Senior Advisor


Brad Whitman

Mr. Whitman is a founding partner of Renovus Capital.  Previously, Mr. Whitman was a Managing Director at Leeds Equity Partners, an education-focused private equity firm.  Prior to Leeds Equity, Mr. Whitman was a Vice President with The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms.  Mr. Whitman began his career as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch in its Mergers & Acquisitions department.

Education:

  • Harvard University – BA, summa cum laude, economics

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • CEA/PCE
  • ClinicalMind
  • Cooperative Strategies
  • Rasmussen
  • Red Nucleus
  • RxStrategies

Interests:

  • Dragging his family to historically significant places all over the world
  • Reading history
  • Building a 1,100 sf model railroad
Atif Gilani

Mr. Gilani is a founding partner of Renovus.  Previously, Mr. Gilani was a Managing Director at Leeds Equity Partners, an education focused private equity firm.  Mr. Gilani began his career with Merrill Lynch in its Mergers & Acquisition Department.

Education:

  • University of Pennsylvania, Jerome Fisher Management & Technology Program – B.S., Economics, and B.A.S., Computer Science Engineering

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • The Ariel Group
  • EDIC College
  • Great Lakes Institute of Technology
  • Insight Technology Solutions
  • KSM Consulting
  • Lockstep Technology Group
  • Panum
  • Red Nucleus
  • Tempus Nova

Interests:

  • Friends and family, including his two young children
  • News and global politics
Jesse Serventi

Mr. Serventi is a founding partner of Renovus Capital. Previously, Mr. Serventi was an investment professional at Leeds Equity Partners, an education focused private equity firm. Mr. Serventi began his career at Citigroup, first in its investment banking division and then its principal investment division, Citi Private Equity.

Education:

  • Bucknell University – BA, summa cum laude, economics

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • CEA/PCE
  • ClinicalMind
  • Cooperative Strategies
  • Hoonuit
  • Linkage
  • Pragmatic Institute
  • The NCHERM Group

Interests:

  • Playing basketball, surfing and telemark skiing
  • Spending time with his wife and three boys
  • Supporting the community through involvement in Liberti Church, Philadelphia School Partnership, The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia, and Summer Search Philadelphia
Daniel Maine

Mr. Maine is Chief Financial Officer of Renovus Capital. Previously, Mr. Maine was a Partnership Accounting Manager with MainLine Investment Partners, a diversified financial services firm. Mr. Maine began his career with KPMG, in its financial services audit practice.

Education & Certifications:

  • Pennsylvania State University – M.S. & B.S., Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania

Interests:

  • Cycling and skiing
  • Nittany Lions
Sanjay Mukherjee

Mr. Mukherjee is a Principal of Renovus Capital. Previously, Mr. Mukherjee was Sr. Director of M&A at Tekni-Plex (a portfolio company of Genstar Capital) where he was responsible for all corporate development and acquisition activities. Prior to Tekni-Plex, Mr. Mukherjee was Director of M&A at Blucora, a publicly traded investment vehicle in the technology space with investments in fintech, consumer and media verticals. Mr. Mukherjee began his career in Corporate Finance at J.P. Morgan Chase in their Consumer and Commercial Banking Group.

Education:

  • University of Delaware – M.B.A.
  • University of Nebraska – M.S.
  • Annamalai University – B.S. Chemical Engineering

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • ClinicalMind
  • Inflow Communications
  • The NCHERM Group

Interests:

  • Playing and following all things tennis
  • Enjoying Philadelphia’s diverse culinary options
Lee Minkoff

Mr. Minkoff is a Principal of Renovus Capital. Previously, Mr. Minkoff was a Vice President at Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm focused on financial services and technology. Prior to Lovell Minnick, Mr. Minkoff was at UBS in the financial institutions investment banking group. Mr. Minkoff began his career at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Education:

  • Pennsylvania State University – B.S., Finance

Interests:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Philadelphia and Penn State sports
  • Golf
Grayson Harcourt

Mr. Harcourt is a Vice President at Renovus.  Previously, Mr. Harcourt was the Chief Operating Officer for Deep in the Heart Art Foundry, a premier fine art foundry serving artists from around the world.  Mr. Harcourt began his career at The Camelot Schools, a leading provider of special education and residential services, where, through a nearly 15-year history, he worked his way up to being Assistant Vice President.

Education:

  • St. Edward’s University, The Bill Munday School of Business – BBA, summa cum laude, Finance

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • The Ariel Group
  • EDIC College
  • Great Lakes Institute of Technology
  • Insight Technology Solutions
  • KSM Consulting
  • Lockstep Technology Group
  • Panum
  • Red Nucleus
  • Thought Logic

Interests:

  • Traveling the world and all-things cars
  • Guiding young leaders of the world through an educational journey with the Arbitrary Hill Foundation
Alex Bevis

Mr. Bevis is a Senior Associate of Renovus. Mr. Bevis started his career at PwC where he spent three years in the Transaction Services consulting practice.

Education & Certifications:

  • Pennsylvania State University – M.S., Accounting & B.S., Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • CEA
  • Cooperative Strategies
  • Futura Mobility
  • Inflow Communications
  • Pragmatic Institute
  • RxStrategies

Interests:

  • Woodworking and DIY projects
  • News/ Reading
  • Hiking and traveling abroad
Moe Tufail

Mr. Tufail is the Director of Business Development at Renovus.  Previously, Moe was at UBS Financial Services’ private bank.  Mr. Tufail began his career with Merrill Lynch.

Education:

  • University of Warwick, – M.Eng. Electronics Engineering & Business Management
  • University of Warwick, – B.Eng. Electronics Engineering

Interests:

  • Basketball, squash and spending time with his nephews and niece
  • A member and supporter of The History Project – A non-profit organization which provides schools in the subcontinent with history content.
Jane Buckley

Ms. Buckley is an Associate of Renovus. Prior to joining Renovus, Ms. Buckley was an investment banking analyst at Perella Weinberg Partners in the Industrials group.

Education:

  • Pennsylvania State University – B.S., Finance

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • Insight Technology Solutions
  • KSM Consulting
  • Lockstep Technology Group
  • Panum
  • Thought Logic

Interests:

  • Running and hiking
  • Exploring new places
  • Reading
John Martin

Mr. Martin is an Associate of Renovus. Previously, Mr. Martin was an investment banking analyst at Marks Baughan. Mr. Martin began his career at Jefferies in the Technology Investment Banking group.

Education:

  • Pennsylvania State University – B.S., Finance & B.S., Economics

Active Portfolio Companies:

  • LeapPoint, LLC

Interests:

  • Philadelphia sports
  • Penn State football
  • Chess
Sarah Rasbach

Ms. Rasbach is the Finance Manager of Renovus.  She started her career as an Assurance Associate at CliftonLarsonAllen, with her main concentration in not-for-profit healthcare entities. Prior to this, she graduated from WCU with degrees in Accounting, Finance, & Marketing.

Education:

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Interests:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • All things Chester County
Liz Gartsman

Ms. Gartsman is the Business Development Analyst of Renovus. She began her career as an Investment Analyst at Vanguard. Prior to this, she graduated Virginia Tech with a degree in Finance.

Education:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: B.S., Finance

Interests:

  • Tennis
  • Cooking
  • Travelling to new places around the world
Jisa Ben

Ms. Ben is a Finance Analyst of Renovus. Prior to joining Renovus, Ms. Ben was an operations supervisor at SEI, a fund administrator for Private Equity and Hedge fund clients. Her focus there was on client service, investor onboarding, investor reporting, and participating in the audit process.

Education:

  • Immaculata University B.S.

Interests:

  • Camping, hiking, and running
  • CFA curriculum
  • MMA
William Landman

Mr. Landman is a Senior Advisor of Renovus.  Mr. Landman is also a co-founding and controlling member of MainLine Investment Partners, LLC, a multi-strategy firm where he directs all investment, management and strategic initiatives of the organization.  Mr. Landman has also been a principal and Senior Managing Director of CMS Companies since 1987, and during this period has been responsible for the investment strategy of over $2 billion in private equity and real estate capital.

Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh – B.A. and J.D.