Board of Directors


James M. Bannantine Chairman of the Board Managing Partner, Atlantic Capital Group (ACG)

James M. Bannantine joined Atlantic Capital Group as a Partner in 2005 and serves as Managing Partner of ACG's private equity activities. His responsibilities include origination, investment due diligence, negotiation of transactions, investment pricing and structuring and fund raising. Between 2001 and 2005 Mr. Bannantine founded Acumen Capital, LLC, co-founded Plainview Capital, LLC, a deep value equity fund ($55 million under management) and Acumen Development, LLC, a $20 million real estate development company... Read More


Kevin Crowley Managing Director, Connecticut Innovations

Kevin manages the $46 million Connecticut BioScience Facilities Fund, which invests in the build-out of wet laboratory space. He has led CI’s investments in Affinimark Technologies, Cara Therapeutics, Discover Video, HistoRx (sold to Genoptix), Intelligent Clearing Network (ICN), Oil Purification Systems, Oxford Performance Materials, Precipio Diagnostics and Solais Lighting (sold to PowerSecure), and was on the board of Standing Stone, Inc. when it was sold to Alere, Inc. in May 2011... Read More


Gary Kowalski Chief Operation Officer Menlo Worldwide, Inc.

Gary D. Kowalski is senior vice president and chief operating officer of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, a $1.6 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services. Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), a $5.5 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Con-way delivers industry-leading services through its primary operating companies of Con-way Freight, Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-way Truckload. These operating units provide high-performance, day-definite less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload... Read More.


Jeff Perelman Chief Operating Officer Sterling Limited Partners

Jeff Perelman has been with Sterling since 1996. Since then, he has been involved in all the firm's real estate transactions, playing a key role in identifying, acquiring, and financing over 3.5 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail properties and undeveloped land. Perelman also has been responsible for the oversight of portfolio properties, as well as their repositioning, development, and disposition -- working with leasing and listing brokers and third-party property managers to establish and implement key operating practices and procedures. Prior to joining Sterling, Perelman owned and managed a commodities... Read More


Aamir Mumtaz - CEO OPS

Aamir Mumtaz is an Operations and IT Executive and an Entrepreneur with over 25 years of professional experience in Management, Business and Consulting. Aamir began his career with Electronic Data Systems and later worked for British Telecom, CGU/Aviva Plc and then Lloyds of London. He has held a range of Technology, Management, and then Executive positions. Having also formed three start-up companies during the last fifteen years, he is well versed in the process of founding and growing businesses.... Read More