Experienced, focused, and partnership-minded.
We are Twin Bridge.
Joe Dimberio has been directly involved with middle market lending and private equity for most of his career. He shares responsibility for all aspects of the Firm’s investment activities. Mr. Dimberio serves on the Twin Bridge Investment Committee.
Mr. Dimberio was formerly a Senior Partner of PPM America Capital Partners, where he led investments in both funds and co-investments. Prior to PPM America, he worked for Heller Financial, underwriting debt investments in sponsored leveraged buyouts. Mr. Dimberio started his career with Citicorp Diners Club.
Mr. Dimberio has served on many boards of directors. He is currently on the advisory boards of New Harbor Capital Fund II & III, CIVC Funds V & VI, Juggernaut Capital Partners Fund III, Union Capital Partners Fund II, as well as Carousel Capital Partners Funds III & IV. V & VI. He is also a board member of HFS Chicago Scholars and the Chicago Women’s Care Center. Mr. Dimberio received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and graduated with a BA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.back to team
Erica Fermin oversees administration and operations for Twin Bridge and assists the investment professionals with client relationships, industry research, and marketing solutions.
Before joining Twin Bridge, Ms. Fermin was the Supervisor for Summit House Restaurant in Southern California. Prior to that she held a position in administration with Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes. Ms. Fermin graduated with a BA in Political Science and Criminal Justice from California State University in Fullerton. She is a member of the American Association of Notaries.back to team
Dan Finan focuses on and is responsible for underwriting both fund investments and co-investments, performing portfolio analytics, and maintaining the Firm’s investment tracking software.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Finan held a senior associate role in Deloitte’s audit practice, where he was responsible for overseeing daily audit activity around the financial records of various public and private clients in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and professional sport industries.
Mr. Finan is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). He has earned both a BA and a MA in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.back to team
Brian Gallagher has extensive experience in the middle market buyout industry. He shares responsibility for all aspects of the Firm’s investment activities. Mr. Gallagher serves on the Twin Bridge Investment Committee.
Before co-founding Twin Bridge Capital Partners, Mr. Gallagher was a Principal with UIB Capital, where he was responsible for leading private equity investments in the United States. Mr. Gallagher was also a Partner at PPM America Capital Partners, where he led investments in private equity funds and co-investments. Mr. Gallagher began his career at Arthur Andersen.
Mr. Gallagher is a board member of the Grosvenor Registered Multi-Strategy Fund and a trustee of the Grosvenor Hedge Fund Guided Portfolio Solution Fund. He is also a board member of HFS Chicago Scholars. He is on the advisory board of Main Post Partners Funds I and II as well as Vance Street Capital Fund II. Mr. Gallagher is also on the advisory board of Integrity Risk International and is a member of the Business Advisory Council at the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Gallagher earned his MBA in Finance at Northwestern University and a BA in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Gallagher is a member of the CFA Institute, the AICPA, the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Association for Corporate Growth.back to team
Matt Klinger has spent his entire career focused on leveraged finance and private equity. At Twin Bridge, Mr. Klinger supports all investment underwriting activities.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Klinger was most recently a Senior Vice President with iCapital Network, an investment platform focused on providing high net worth investors and their advisors access to alternative investments. He was a member of the distribution team and was responsible for covering investors in the Midwest. Prior to that, Mr. Klinger was a Principal with Stockwell Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on co-investments, where he had responsibility for originating, underwriting, executing, and managing investments. Mr. Klinger began his career with National City Bank, where he provided senior debt financing for equity sponsor led transactions and middle market companies.
Mr. Klinger has previously served as a Board Observer for a variety of middle-market companies. Mr. Klinger earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and graduated from Miami University (Ohio) with a BS in Business. He is a member of the Chicago Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.back to team
Pat Lanigan has diverse experience in all aspects of financing and managing small to mid-sized businesses. He shares responsibility for all aspects of the Firm’s investment activities. Mr. Lanigan serves on the Twin Bridge Investment Committee.
Mr. Lanigan was formerly a Senior Partner of PPM America Capital Partners, where he led the underwriting for fund investments and equity co-investments. Prior to joining PPM America, Mr. Lanigan held general management positions with Owens Corning and General Binding Corporation. He started his career with Amoco Oil Company.
Mr. Lanigan has served on several boards of directors historically, and currently serves as an advisory board member for Centre Partners Fund V, Lovell Minnick Partners Fund V, and Thoma Bravo Fund IX. He earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.back to team
Dylan Lindquist works on all aspects of the underwriting of both fund investments and co-investments. He also conducts industry research and portfolio analytics.
Dylan interned with Twin Bridge prior to joining the Firm full time. He earned a BSBA in Accounting and Financial Management from Bucknell University.back to team
Principal & Head of Investor Relations
Darren Pearl focuses on building and developing relationships across the investor landscape, including institutions, consultants, registered investment advisors and family offices. Mr. Pearl also has responsibility for setting the overall distribution strategy for investment products and strategies managed by Twin Bridge.
Before joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Pearl was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs. During his time there, Mr. Pearl was responsible for helping manage the Firm’s relationships with a variety of investors. These relationships covered the distribution of a wide range of alternative investment asset classes, including private equity, hedge funds, and private credit. Mr. Pearl began his career at Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Pearl earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Economics, Managerial and Organizational Behavior, and General Management. He graduated with a BA in Finance from the University of Miami.back to team
Partner & Chief Financial Officer
MaryJane Pempek has spent her entire career in the financial services industry, largely in senior financial roles for private equity firms. She is responsible for oversight of the accounting, finance, compliance and tax areas for the Firm.
Before joining Twin Bridge, Ms. Pempek was the Controller of HFR Asset Management, a large hedge fund of funds. Prior to that, she held senior financial positions with PPM America and Code Hennessy & Simmons. She began her career at Crowe LLP. Ms. Pempek earned a BA in Accounting from St. Mary’s College. She is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the AICPA.back to team
F. Matthew Petronzio
Matt Petronzio has extensive experience in the middle market buyout industry, with particular emphasis on the small market buyout space. He shares responsibility for all aspects of the Firm’s investment activities. Mr. Petronzio serves on the Twin Bridge Investment Committee.
Before joining Twin Bridge Capital Partners, Mr. Petronzio was a Partner with Five Points Capital, where he led the Five Points Small Buyout Strategies platform. In particular, he was responsible for the sourcing and execution of small market private equity investments and associated co-investments. Additionally, he played a key role in capital raising and other investor relations functions for the firm. Prior to joining Five Points, Mr. Petronzio was a senior member of SunTrust Equity Partners, where he led investments in private equity funds as well as direct mezzanine and equity co-investments. Mr. Petronzio began his career at First Union National Bank.
Mr. Petronzio earned his MBA with concentrations in Finance and Accounting at Vanderbilt University and a BA in Economics from Bucknell University. He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.back to team
Daniel Quintana focuses on all aspects of underwriting of both fund investments and co-investments. His responsibilities also include ongoing manager research, database maintenance as well as portfolio analytics and reporting.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Quintana worked as a senior analyst in strategy consulting for Aon Risk Solutions. While at Aon, he was responsible for advising global insurance companies on internal strategic initiatives across a variety of insurance products and geographic markets. Mr. Quintana focused on clients in the healthcare, technology, life sciences and real estate industries.
Mr. Quintana is currently a mentor and young professional board member for HFS Chicago Scholars. He earned his BS in Economics with a focus in Mathematics from the University of Illinois, where he was a varsity football player.back to team
Zach Schneider has spent his career working in leveraged finance, private equity, and operations. At Twin Bridge, Mr. Schneider supports all investment underwriting activities.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Schneider most recently worked for Antares Capital, a leading middle market private credit investment firm. While at Antares, Mr. Schneider spent his time focused on distressed credit and minority equity positions, in addition to a rotation with the Firm’s investment committee overseeing the investment underwriting and approval process. Prior to Antares, Mr. Schneider was an investment professional with Twin Bridge Capital Partners, where he focused on all facets of the fund investment and co-investment process, including company research, manager diligence and portfolio analytics. Prior to that, Mr. Schneider was in business school where he spent time working with the University of Notre Dame’s Investment Office. Mr. Schneider began his career working as a project engineer for Gaylor, Inc.
Mr. Schneider serves on the board of Cruisin’ for a Cause, a charitable organization benefiting Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth. Mr. Schneider earned an MBA from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and a BS in Building Construction Management Technology from Purdue University.back to team
Senior Accounting Associate
Julie Shevlin began her career in public accounting, with a specific focus on the investment management industry. At Twin Bridge, she supports the CFO and Controller with the accounting, finance, tax and compliance areas of the Firm.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Ms. Shevlin held a senior audit assistant role in Deloitte’s audit practice, where she was responsible for a breadth of audit activity around the financial records of various mutual fund, hedge fund, trust fund and private equity clients.
Ms. Shevlin is a Certified Public Accountant. She earned both a BBA in Accounting and a MBA in Professional Accountancy from St. Bonaventure University.back to team
Principal & Controller
Rebecca Tomaszewski has spent the majority of her business career in the financial services industry. She has mainly worked in finance and accounting roles for investment management firms. At Twin Bridge, she is responsible for the accounting, finance and tax areas of the Firm.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Ms. Tomaszewski worked at Invesco LTD, a mutual fund company, as a corporate accountant. Before Invesco, Rebecca was in the Fund Finance group at Lone Pine Capital, a private investment management company that manages several hedge funds. Ms. Tomaszewski began her career in Deloitte’s audit practice and held senior associate roles in both Chicago and New York. Ms. Tomaszewski earned both a BA and a MS in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. She also earned a BS in Nursing from Emory University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Registered Nurse.back to team
Nick Williams focuses on and is responsible for underwriting both funds and co-investments, performing portfolio analytics, and maintaining the Firm’s investment tracking software.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Williams worked as an analyst in Hamilton Lane’s private markets research group, where he was responsible for providing quantitative analysis to inform asset allocation, investment assessment, and portfolio forecasting.
Mr. Williams has a BS in Computer Science from Rhodes College.back to team
Brad Wrege is responsible for underwriting and supporting the evaluation and execution of fund investments and co-investments. He also conducts industry research and performs portfolio analytics at Twin Bridge.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Mr. Wrege was a Senior Associate with Five Points Capital, where he co-led the Five Points Small Buyout Strategies platform. Specifically, he was responsible for the sourcing and execution of small market private equity investments and associated co-investments. Prior to joining Five Points, Mr. Wrege was an Analyst with TrueBridge Capital Partners and focused on investments in venture capital funds and venture-backed companies. Mr. Wrege began his career at Atlas Diligence, where he was responsible for conducting research and due diligence on private capital fund opportunities.
Mr. Wrege has a BA in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also completed a minor in Spanish for the Business Professions.back to team