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 and fundraising 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, CIVC Funds IV & V, Juggernaut Capital Partners Fund III, Jefferies Capital Partners Fund V, Union Capital Partners Fund II, as well as Carousel Capital Partners Funds III & IV & V. He is also a board member of HFS Chicago Scholars. Mr. Dimberio received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and graduated with a BA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Brian Gallagher has extensive experience in the middle-market buyout industry. He shares responsibility for all aspects of the Firm’s investment and fundraising 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.
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 and fundraising 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 a director of Pace Industries and is an advisory board member for Centre 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.
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 and fundraising 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.
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.
Matt Klinger has spent his entire career focused on leveraged finance, private equity co-investments, and private equity fundraising. At Twin Bridge, Mr. Klinger supports all investment underwriting and fundraising 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.
Zach Schneider has spent his career working in leveraged finance, private equity, and operations. At Twin Bridge, Mr. Schneider supports all investment underwriting and fundraising 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.
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.
Megan Condon is responsible for underwriting and supporting the evaluation and execution of fund investments and co-investments. She also conducts industry research and performs portfolio analytics at Twin Bridge.
Prior to joining Twin Bridge, Ms. Condon worked as a credit research associate at Logan Circle Partners, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group. At Logan Circle, she specialized in corporate bond analysis of the oil and gas industry and was responsible for security selection for both the high yield and investment grade portfolios.
Ms. Condon has a BA in Economics and International Business from Villanova University. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Dan Finan has spent his career in accounting and finance roles. At Twin Bridge, he works on investments and supports the accounting, finance and tax areas of the Firm.
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.
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.
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.
David Royal is the chief investment officer at Thrivent Financial. He oversees all investments at Thrivent, including mutual funds, variable products and the general account. His responsibilities include president of Thrivent Asset Management, and president and trustee/director of the Thrivent Mutual Funds and the Thrivent Series Funds.
Prior to being appointed chief investment officer, Mr. Royal served as president of Thrivent Mutual Funds and Thrivent Series Funds. He previously served as deputy general counsel of Thrivent Financial and chief legal officer of Thrivent’s mutual funds. Before joining Thrivent in 2006, Mr. Royal was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, an international law firm based in Chicago, where he practiced in the investment management and private equity groups. Since 2008, Mr. Royal has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he teaches investment management law.
Mr. Royal received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College and his juris doctorate from Yale Law School. Mr. Royal served for nine years on the board of the Fairview Foundation, based in Minnesota, where he served as Vice Chair. He also serves as a director of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund in Minneapolis.
Russell Swansen is a trustee of the Thrivent Mutual Funds and the Thrivent Series Funds. He also serves on the board of Twin Bridge Capital Partners, and Invenshure, a technology incubator and investment company. He previously served as senior vice president and chief investment officer at Thrivent Financial and as president of Thrivent Asset Management from 2003 to 2017. During his tenure at Thrivent, Mr. Swansen oversaw all investments including mutual funds, variable products and the general account.
Before joining Thrivent, Mr. Swansen was a managing director at Colonnade Advisors, a Chicago investment bank. Prior to Colonnade, he was president of PPM America, the U.S. registered investment advisory company established in 1990 as a subsidiary of London-based Prudential Portfolio Managers. From 1993 to 1998, he was also chairman of Prudential Portfolio Managers in Canada. From 1983 to 1990, Mr. Swansen was a portfolio manager and later executive vice president of Washington Square Capital Management, the investment management subsidiary of ReliaStar Financial Corporation, now a part of Voya Financial (previously ING). Prior to that, he served as an investment officer with U.S. Bancorp.
Mr. Swansen graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, in St. Peter, Minnesota, with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota Graduate School of Business. Mr. Swansen is on the nonprofit board of Intellectual Takeout and is a member of the investment committee for the Gustavus Adolphus College Endowment. He is a former board member and Chairman of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.