Jon GIMBEL

Partner

Jon is a founding Partner at Gallant Capital and is responsible for all aspects of the firm's investment activities. Prior to founding Gallant in 2018, Jon was responsible for leading investments for Gores Small Capitalization Partners and was a member of the Gores Small Capitalization Partners Investment Committee. Prior to joining Gores in 2003, Jon was an Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions and leveraged finance transactions in the Media and Telecommunications group. Jon has served on various Boards of Directors, including Alliance Entertainment, AMI Entertainment, TurbineAero, Peoplenet, Data Blue, Melle Dachbaustoffe and Etrali Trading Solutions. Jon received a B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting with Honors from the University of Texas, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

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Anthony Guagliano

Partner

Anthony is a founding Partner at Gallant Capital and is responsible for all aspects of the firm's investment activities. Prior to founding Gallant in 2018, Anthony was responsible for leading investments at The Gores Group.  Prior to joining Gores in 2011, Anthony was a Managing Director with Moelis & Company where he led M&A execution for transactions across various industries including technology, business services, consumer and retail, media, healthcare and biotechnology. Prior to joining Moelis, Anthony was a Vice President at UBS where he led the execution on a variety of assignments, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt security underwritings, and other advisory assignments. Anthony also previously worked as the Director of Finance at Nomadix, Inc and was an Analyst at DLJ. He has served on various Boards of Directors, including Tweddle Group, ELO Touch Systems, Imagine Communications, Powerwave, Alpheus, Norment, Tiburon and Gates Air.  Anthony received a B.A. in Business Administration with Honours from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

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DESMOND NUGENT

PARTNER, HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Desmond is responsible for performing operational due diligence and overseeing the portfolio companies at Gallant Capital. Prior to Gallant, Desmond was a Managing Director at OpenGate Capital where he led operational due diligence and oversaw operations for the firm’s North American portfolio companies. Prior to OpenGate, he was a Principal with The Gores Group in Los Angeles where he worked alongside Jon and Anthony. At OpenGate and Gores, Desmond held board and operational leadership positions and was responsible for portfolio company financial oversight, partnering with the management teams to drive revenue growth, operational effectiveness, and profit improvement. Desmond earned his MBA from Columbia University, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Accounting from the University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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ChrisTOPHER Suen

Vice President

Chris is responsible for sourcing, structuring, financing and executing investments at Gallant Capital. Prior to joining Gallant, Chris was an investment professional at EQT Partners in New York, focused on evaluating and executing investment opportunities across a range of sectors. Prior to joining EQT Partners, he was an investment professional at The Gores Group in Los Angeles, where he evaluated and executed investment opportunities in the technology, business services, industrials and healthcare sectors. Prior to joining The Gores Group, Chris worked in the investment banking division at J.P. Morgan in Los Angeles.  Chris received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Amish Tolia

Vice President

Amish is responsible for sourcing, structuring, financing and executing investments at Gallant Capital. Prior to joining Gallant, Amish was the Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Peloton Document Solutions, an enterprise software platform for the financial services industry. While at Peloton, he helped grow the business and build the company's client list, which includes some of the world's largest corporations, investment banks and private equity firms. Previously, he was a private equity professional at The Gores Group focused on evaluating and executing investment opportunities across a range of sectors. Prior to joining The Gores Group, Amish worked in the investment banking division at Lehman Brothers where he focused on Mergers & Acquisitions for Industrials and Aerospace & Defense companies. Amish received a Bachelor’s degree in Business-Economics, magna cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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JONATHAN RAMIREZ

ASSOCIATE

Jonathan is an Associate at Gallant Capital Partners and is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities, performing transaction due diligence, and portfolio company monitoring. Prior to joining Gallant, he worked in the investment banking division at Piper Jaffray. Jonathan received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

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JUSTIN SHAND

ASSOCIATE

Justin is an Associate at Gallant Capital Partners and is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities, performing transaction due diligence, and portfolio company monitoring. Prior to joining Gallant, he worked in the investment banking division at Houlihan Lokey. Justin received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

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