Managing Partner, President
Managing Partner, CIO
Managing Partner, President
About Jason Gilbert
Jason has been managing money for high net worth individuals since 2006. He held investment and advisory roles at both General Atlantic LLC (GA), a leading global private equity firm providing capital for growth companies driven by information technology or intellectual property, as well as Berkery, Noyes & Co. (BNC), an independent Wall Street investment bank serving the broadly defined knowledge and information marketplace. At GA, Jason was responsible for deal prospecting, transaction structuring, as well as value added portfolio work. At BNC he specialized in serving large and mid-sized information providers in the U.S. and international markets with strategic mergers & acquisitions, corporate and asset divestitures, strategic research, and valuations. Prior to Wall Street, he led the due diligence efforts for numerous financial buyers within KPMGs Transaction Services practice, and provided estate planning tax consulting services at the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll, PC in Washington, DC. Jason is a CPA who holds the PFS designation for his expertise in Personal Finance, a CFF for his accreditation in Financial Forensics, and a charter in global management accounting (CGMA). He holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Accounting and Finance from the George Washington University School of Business.
Jason lives with his wife, Julianna, sons, Logan and Henry, and daughter, Sophie in Great Neck, New York. Jason enjoys scuba diving, cooking for his family, and, of course, investing in great businesses.
Managing Partner, CIO
About Elliot Turner
Prior to joining RGA, Elliot was a Principal and Managing Director at AustinWeston Asset Management LLC, a value-driven investment management firm, where he specialized in discovering and analyzing long-term investment opportunities and strategic portfolio management. His professional asset management career began as a Proprietary Equities Trader at Chimera Securities, LLC, where he developed his own unique trading strategy, integrating both fundamental and technical analysis. Mr. Turner then joined T3 Capital Management, LLC to continue his trading career on T3’s Equities Desk and to develop the T3Live Blog. From T3, Elliot joined the Wall St. Cheat Sheet, a financial media website specializing in news and analysis on events in the investment and entrepreneurship space. As Managing Editor at the Wall St. Cheat Sheet, he authored numerous columns on investment ideas and philosophies, macroeconomic policies, and trends in technology and innovation. His works and opinions have been published on Yahoo! Finance, TheStreet.com, Marketwatch, Business Insider, and Seeking Alpha. While still at the Wall St. Cheat Sheet, Elliot rejoined Chimera Securities, LLC to manage the firm’s first long/short investment portfolio. Elliot holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation as well as a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University where he double majored in Political Science and Philosophy.
Elliot lives with his wife Emily and daughters Samantha and Jillian in Stamford, Connecticut. He likes skiing, hiking and finding cheap stocks, all off the beaten path.
About Ari Lazar
Ari comes to us from Lincoln International in Chicago where he worked as an Analyst in the firm’s Valuation and Opinions Group. In his previous role, Ari provided valuation coverage for the investment bank’s clients across a variety of industries and in doing so, developed a robust set of industry knowledge and equity analysis skills. Ari has a deep rooted intellectual curiosity and a passion for investing. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Ari lives is Stamford, Connecticut. He is a competitive gymnast and can be found at the Chelsea Piers working out on the Pommel Horse.
About Marie-Elena Lombardo
Marie-Elena was born and raised in New York, and has lived there her whole life. At the age of 14, she started working in a bakery and after graduating Bishop Kearney High School, she took a summer job as a server. After college, she received a job offer as a sales assistant on Wall Street, and this is where her career began. At the age of 21, she became a licensed Sales Assistant, with her 7 and 63. When the market took a turn, she took an executive assistant position at Bed Bath and Beyond Corporate, and was with the company for almost 15 years. Moving on from there, she was the executive and personal assistant to the CEO and Board of Directors, of a well-known vitamin manufacturer, while working part-time for the CEO and COO of a corporate communications firm. Marie-Elena is a flexible and proactive administrative professional with over 24 years of progressive experience. A tactful problem solver, who has exceptional written and verbal communication skills with a positive demeanor. Recognized for working well under extreme pressure and taking initiative as necessary.
In her down time, Marie-Elena loves heading up to her family house in PA with her 12 year old daughter. She also loves to read, bake and shop!
About Krystle Ellis
Krystle has worked in the accounting industry for over 8 years. She loves cloud-based accounting because of the technology that can be implemented into day-to-day tasks/workflows, and she thrives when creating scalable, tech-forward, financial solutions. She lives in Florida with her husband and three young daughters. When Krystle's not working, she enjoy's spending time with her family and friends by visiting a local beach or a good local restaurant.