Anthony Carlow, Director
Anthony Carlow commenced his career at BISYS Alternative Investment which was later acquired by Citigroup. Afterwards he joined EIM, a $14B Hedge Fund of Funds. While at EIM, Anthony expanded his skill set and began covering many Hedge Fund clients. In early 2009, Anthony was hired by a large, multinational search firm to help expand their alternative investment practice. He quickly became a significant producer by leveraging many of the Hedge Fund and Private Equity contacts he worked with at EIM. Anthony joined Long Ridge Partners in 2013, he is actively involved in both origination and execution for search mandates at Banks, Hedge Funds, Private Equity firms, BDCs, and boutique M&A advisory firms.
Anthony graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Accounting.
Lenny Fernandes, Senior Associate
Lenny Fernandes is currently a Senior Associate with Long Ridge Partners. His focus is on recruiting investment professionals across all asset classes for Hedge Fund and Private Equity clients. Previously, he spent his career as a relationship manager in the ‘expert network’ space catering to the investment research needs of Hedge Fund clients.
Lenny received his undergraduate degree from Saint Peter’s University.
Allen Fuchs, Managing Director
Allen focuses on managing a top tier client base, ensuring high caliber placement of professionals for the financial services industry. He has close to twenty years of experience supporting a diverse client base including Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Investment Banking, Family Office, Wealth Management and Fund of Fund clients.Allen started his recruiting career in 1996 at Jay Stevens Associates having worked with LRP’s Founding Partner for seven years and was instrumental in helping develop the firm’s Investment Management and Investment Banking practice.
Allen graduated from St. Johns University with degrees in Marketing and Economics.
Jeffrey Gelband, Senior Associate
Jeffrey Gelband joined Long Ridge Partners in March of 2014. Jeffrey brings to the firm a well-rounded knowledgebase and network, developed over the years from his various roles on both the buy-side and the sell-side, spanning from marketing to fixed income and equity sales and trading. Jeffrey most recently worked at Nomura Securities specializing in Securitized Products Whole Loan Trading. Jeffrey’s primary focus spans across the investment management industry, specializing in Research, Portfolio Management, and Fund Distribution roles. Jeffrey also works closely with a select client base as their primary global talent sourcing resource.
Jeffrey graduated from the University of Michigan. He also was Captain of the University’s Boxing Club.
Sara Katz, Managing Director
Sara Katz brings close to 15 years of direct financial services experience to Long Ridge Partners. She began her career on the trading side working at Goldman Sachs and a large multi-strategy hedge fund. She has spent the past 10 years focused on executive search for the buy side at a senior level. Sara has led hedge fund recruiting at a number of global search firms, servicing top-tier clients across a broad range of strategies.
Sara graduated with a BBA from The University of Texas at Austin.
Doug Cohen, Director
Doug is currently a Director with Long Ridge Partners. Since joining the firm in early 2014, he has been focused working with mid to senior level investment professionals including Portfolio Managers, Analysts, and Traders across Equity Long/Short, Credit, and Macro strategies. Prior to Long Ridge, Doug spent close to 5 years on the Business Development team of Diamondback Capital. There he was responsible sourcing Portfolio Managers and Senior Analysts for the fund. Doug began his career on the sell side with Citigroup as a Salesperson on their Institutional Equity Sales Team covering Hedge Fund.
Doug graduated with a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University, he received his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.
Alan Lowe, Director
Alan joined Long Ridge Partners in May of 2007. He got his start in the executive search industry in 2006 after spending time with Oak Hill Advisors, a distressed credit fund. Prior to Oak Hill, Alan built and managed a contracting business focused on home remodeling and historic preservations. At Long Ridge he originates and executes searches focused on Investment Analysts and Marketing/IR professionals within Credit, L/S Equity and Real Estate.
Alan is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo with a BS in Marketing.
Kwame Owusu, Managing Director
Kwame is a Managing Director and has spent the better part of the past 10 years recruiting Senior Investment professionals. He has an International focus and has been one of the leaders in Long Ridge Partners global expansion efforts in the UK and Hong Kong. Kwame’s geographic expertise includes Europe, Asia and the Americas. Functionally, Kwame recruits Portfolio Managers, Traders and Research Analysts across a number of different strategies including Long/Short Equity, Global Macro and Credit. Kwame came to Long Ridge Partners in 2009 bringing with him over 5 year of experience recruiting Investment professionals across the Investment Management industry.
Kwame graduated from William Paterson University.
Chirag Jethanandani, Associate
Chirag is currently an Associate with Long Ridge Partners. He specializes in the sourcing and recruitment of Investment Analysts, Traders, Quantitative Analysts and Risk professionals across Equity Long/Short, Quantitative and Global Macro strategies. Chirag was born and raised in Queens, NY. During the summers, Chirag can be found on the sidelines at the US Open where he moonlights as a Ballperson.
Chirag graduated with a BS in Finance from Fordham University.
Matt Sullivan, Associate
Matt joined Long Ridge Partners as an Associate in 2014. He specializes in sourcing and recruiting Investment Banking and Capital Markets Analysts who are looking to transition to the buy side. Matt grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Soccer, Hockey, Skiing and Reading are a few of his favorite activities.
Matt graduated from The University of Wisconsin, Madison with a BA in Economics.
Thomas Phillips, Associate
Thomas is currently an Associate with Long Ridge Partners. He joined the firm in 2015 and is specializing in their recruitment of mid to senior level Marketing and Investor Relations professionals. Thomas is also involved in the recruitment of Investment Analysts for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and other Alternative Asset Managers. He began his career in the Executive Search industry after working at DeMatteo Monness, a boutique Broker-Dealer. There he obtained both his Series 7 and 63 Licenses and recruited more than 800 Consultants into the firm’s expert network. At DeMatteo, Thomas also led the firm’s Consumer research group and participated in various investor conferences with leading Alternative Investment Managers.
Thomas graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in Political Science and was a member of the Varsity Squash team.