Three and a half years ago, we brought Sean Lippel onto our team as a Summer Associate.
After a year of working for us part-time while finishing up his MBA, we convinced Sean that private, illiquid markets were going to be much more interesting than going to work for a hedge fund. Our case was strong, or at least Sean was compelled by our offer which included staking him into the World Series of Poker that summer as part of his offer.
Either way, Sean would be the first hire in the ‘next’ phase of our growth.
Sean had a cocktail of experiences that peaked our…