Prior to founding Emerald Lake, Mr. Lukas worked in the Private Equity Group at Ares Management for 10 years, where he was a Partner, Investment Committee member, and Co-Head of Industrials leading investments across a broad range of sectors and transaction types. During his time at Ares, Mr. Lukas...Read more
Prior to joining Emerald Lake, Mr. Hammond worked at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) for 15 years, where he was a Managing Director, member of the Total Fund and Equities investing committees, and a senior member of the direct private equity team before becoming Global Group head of...Read more
Prior to joining Emerald Lake, Mr. DeJean was a Vice President at the Audax Group, an established middle market private equity firm focused on the buy-and-build strategy. He was involved in numerous investments across multiple sectors, including industrials, aerospace & defense, transportation & logistics, and healthcare. Prior to Audax,...Read more
Prior to joining Emerald Lake, Mr. Bhat was a member of the investment team at Metalmark Capital, a middle-market private equity firm. He was involved in numerous investments across multiple sectors, including industrials, natural resources, and healthcare. Prior to Metalmark, Mr. Bhat worked at UBS within the Investment Banking...Read more
Prior to joining Emerald Lake, Mr. McPherson was a member of the Corporate Advisory and Mergers & Acquisitions team at Greenhill & Co. Prior to Greenhill, Mr. McPherson worked in the Corporate Development team and as a Software Engineer at Broadcom. Mr. McPherson holds a B.A. in Computer Science...Read more
Prior to joining Emerald Lake, Ms. Gray was a Manager at SS&C Technologies, where she was part of the fund administration team. Prior to that, Ms. Gray held accounting positions at Fortress Investment Group and fund administration positions at JP Morgan. Ms. Gray trained as an auditor in financial...Read more
Note: Mr. Hammond provides services to Emerald Lake through his personal corporate entity.