Stan Parker, Founding Partner

Stan Parker is a Founding Partner of Gamut and is responsible for deal origination, transaction execution, portfolio management and overall management of the firm's operations. Prior to forming Gamut in 2015, Mr. Parker worked with Apollo Global Management for 14 years, most recently as a Senior Partner. During his time with Apollo, Mr. Parker served as a member of the Global Private Equity Investment Committee, Sector Lead of Transportation/Distribution, Sector Lead of Cable/Telecom/Technology and as a member of the firm’s Global Valuation Committee. Prior to Apollo, he worked at Salomon Smith Barney in its Financial Entrepreneurs Group. Mr. Parker currently serves on the boards of directors of JPW Industries and IAC Group. Previously, he served as a director on the boards of companies including AMC Entertainment, United Agri Products, Affinion Group, Momentive Performance Materials, CEVA Logistics, Charter Communications and Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings. Mr. Parker graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a BS in Economics.


Jordan Zaken, Founding Partner

Jordan Zaken is a Founding Partner of Gamut and is responsible for deal origination, transaction execution, portfolio management and overall management of the firm's operations. Prior to forming Gamut in 2015, Mr. Zaken worked with Apollo Global Management for 15 years, most recently as a Senior Partner. During his time with Apollo, Mr. Zaken served as a member of the Global Private Equity Investment Committee, Sector Co-Lead of Chemicals, Sector Lead of Power/Coal, Sector Lead of Agriculture and as a member of the firm’s Global Valuation Committee. Prior to Apollo, he worked at Goldman Sachs in its Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Zaken has served as a director on the boards of companies including JPW Industries, Momentive Performance Materials, Hexion Specialty Chemicals and Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings. Mr. Zaken graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a BS in Economics.


Michael KregerPartner

Michael Kreger is a Partner of Gamut, responsible for all aspects of leading an investment, and serves as Sector Lead of Automotive, Mining, Paper/Packaging, Business Services and TMT. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Kreger was a Senior Vice President at Oaktree Capital Management, where he focused on distressed debt investments. Previously, Mr. Kreger was a Director at Madison Dearborn Partners, where he focused on private equity investments. Earlier in his career, he worked at UBS in its Investment Banking Division. Mr. Kreger currently serves on the boards of directors of PaperWorks Industries and IAC Group. Previously, he served as a director on the boards of companies including Aleris International, Bway Corp, Chassix Holdings, Multi Packaging Solutions, Schrader International and Tribune Media. Mr. Kreger graduated from Amherst College with a BA in Economics and Political Science and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.


Evan LePatnerPartner

Evan LePatner is a Partner of Gamut, responsible for all aspects of leading an investment, and serves as Sector Lead of Consumer/Retail, Industrials, Metals, Chemicals and Building Products. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. LePatner was a Principal at KPS Capital Partners, where he was responsible for identifying, executing and managing control private equity investments across a range of industries. Previously, he was an Associate at Kohlberg & Company. Mr. LePatner began his career as an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Citigroup. Mr. LePatner graduated from Yale University with a BA with Distinction in Political Science.


Shane TiemannPartner

Shane Tiemann is a Partner of Gamut, responsible for all aspects of leading an investment, and serves as Sector Lead of Distribution, Transportation/Logistics, Infrastructure, Energy/Services and Healthcare. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Tiemann was a Principal at Veritas Capital, where he was responsible for identifying, executing and managing control private equity investments across a range of industries. Previously, he was a Vice President at Kelso & Company. Earlier in his career, he worked at Bear Stearns in its Merchant Banking Division. Mr. Tiemann currently serves on the board of directors of JPW Industries. Previously, he served as a director on the boards of companies including 4Refuel, APTIM, DSW Holdings, Hunt Marcellus, Nivel Parts and Manufacturing, SolAero and Verscend. Mr. Tiemann graduated with a BS in Accounting and also earned his MBA from Indiana University.


Allyson AlimanskyPartner, Head of Marketing and Investor Relations

Allyson Alimansky is a Partner and Head of Marketing and Investor Relations of Gamut. Prior to joining Gamut, Ms. Alimansky was a Director on the Credit Suisse Private Fund Group and Capital Services teams. Previously, Ms. Alimansky was the Director of Business Development at D.B. Zwirn & Co. Earlier in her career, she was responsible for marketing and investor relations at Capital Z Investment Partners, GSC Partners and Northbridge Capital. Ms. Alimansky graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in Politics and earned her MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.


Noah LeichtlingPartner, General Counsel

Noah Leichtling is a Partner, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Gamut. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Leichtling was a Partner and Head of the New York Corporate Group at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where his principal areas of practice were general corporate law, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Leichtling graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in Journalism and earned his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.


Athos ZakouPartner, Chief Financial Officer

Athos Zakou is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Gamut. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Zakou was a Controller of the private equity group and management company at Tiger Global Management. Previously, Mr. Zakou was the Chief Financial Officer at Taliesin Capital Management. Earlier in his career, he was an audit manager in the private equity and hedge fund group at Goldstein Golub Kessler, LLP. Mr. Zakou graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Accounting and also earned his MBA from St. John’s University. Mr. Zakou is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.


Brent KirshnerPrincipal

Brent Kirshner is a Principal of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Kirshner was an Associate on the private equity team at Ares Management. Previously, he was an Analyst at The Blackstone Group in its credit investment platform GSO Capital Partners. Mr. Kirshner graduated with honors from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with a BBA in Finance.


Sam PowellPrincipal

Sam Powell is a Principal of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Powell was a Principal at Silver Lake Partners, where he focused on private equity investments. Previously, he was an Associate at Lightyear Capital. Earlier in his career, he worked at Deutsche Bank in its Investment Banking Division. Mr. Powell graduated from Princeton University with a BSE in Operations Research and Financial Engineering.


James ShanahanPrincipal

James Shanahan is a Principal of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Shanahan was a Senior Associate at KPS Capital Partners, where he focused on private equity investments. Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank in its Investment Banking Division. Mr. Shanahan graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University with a BS in Business Administration and Accounting.


Ryan BradyAssociate

Ryan Brady is an Associate of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, he was an Analyst at Credit Suisse Securities in its Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking Division. Mr. Brady graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a BSBA in Finance and International Business.


Austin GengosAssociate

Austin Gengos is an Associate of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Gengos was an Analyst at Lazard Frères & Co. in its Consumer and Retail Group. Previously, he was an Analyst at FirstKey Holdings. Mr. Gengos graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in Economics.


Michael HaniganAssociate

Michael Hanigan is an Associate of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, he was an Analyst at Moelis & Company in its Investment Banking Division. Mr. Hanigan graduated from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Business Honors and Finance.


Ashwin SubramanianAssociate

Ashwin Subramanian is an Associate of Gamut and is responsible for all aspects of investment execution. Prior to joining Gamut, Mr. Subramanian was an Associate on the private equity team at Pamplona Capital Management. Previously, he was an Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its Investment Banking Division. Mr. Subramanian graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a BA in Business Economics and Political Science.