Team

Emil W. Henry, Jr. is the Founder, CEO and a Managing Director at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Emil previously served as Global Head of Lehman Brothers’ infrastructure private equity business. From 1990-2005, he was a Partner and Managing Director with Gleacher Partners, where he served as Chairman of Asset Management and led the firm’s investment activities. In 2005, Emil was appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate, unanimously, as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.  In this role, he served as attaché to the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, oversaw the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection, led the Treasury’s efforts to establish emergency response protocols in the event of a financial crisis and was key advisor to two Treasury secretaries. Emil is recognized as one of the first U.S. senior public officials to outline publicly and prior to the financial crisis how a systemic crisis might unfold, driven by Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s concentrated holdings of sub-prime mortgages. Emil was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Award, the highest honor the Treasury can bestow upon a public official.  Earlier in his career, he was a member of Morgan Stanley’s private equity group. Emil currently serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Forsa Energy, Granite Comfort, Modern Aviation, SmartSky Networks, Strategic Venue Partners, Sunlight Financial, Zenobe Energy, and is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Summit Brazil Renewables. Emil also serves on the board of Colonnade Acquisition Corp, Easterly Government Properties, and StoneCastle Financial. Emil has represented the U.S. Treasury on the boards of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), and the National Gallery of Art and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also an author and has been published in leading periodicals including the Wall St. Journal, the Financial Times, National Review, Politico and the Washington Post. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.

Marc Blair is a Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Partners Infrastructure team since the firm’s inception. Marc was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director in the Lehman Brothers Natural Resources Group and as a credit officer with Christiania Bank. Marc serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Granite Comfort, Strategic Venue Partners, Sunlight Financial, and is a board observer at Summit Brazil Renewables. He holds a BA in International Affairs from Colgate and an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago.

Alessandro Boninsegna is a Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Alessandro was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team, based in London. Prior to that, he was a member of the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group, the firm’s private equity investment team, based in London and New York. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Alessandro was a management consultant at Bain & Company in Milan and a certified public accountant at Haarmann Hemmelrath in Munich. He serves on the boards of American Natural, Crosslake Fibre, Forsa Energy, Stellium Holdings, Sunlight Financial, Tiger Cool Express, Zenobe Energy and is a board observer at Summit Brazil Renewables.  He was previously a board member at Etix Everywhere and a board observer at Hudson Fiber Network. Alessandro holds a degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Bocconi University in Italy and is a native speaker of German and Italian.

Adam Emmert is a Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Adam was previously a member of Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he held positions with Highstar Capital, the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group and the Lehman Brothers' Global Power Group. Adam serves on the boards of Crosslake Fibre, Danskammer, Modern Aviation and Tiger Cool Express and previously served on the board of Hudson Fiber Network. Additionally, he is a board observer at SmartSky Networks and was previously a board observer at Etix Everywhere. Adam holds a BA from Kenyon College, an MA in International Affairs and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Andy Baum is a Principal at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Andy was an Associate at CHS Capital where he focused on private equity investments in the industrial, distribution and consumer sectors. Prior to CHS Capital, he was a member of the Industrials Investment Banking group at Citi. Andy serves on the boards of Crosslake Fibre, Forsa Energy, Modern Aviation, and Strategic Venue Partners. Andy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Alex Black is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as Chairman and CEO of Granite Comfort LP. Previously, Alex was a Partner and Head of Portfolio Management at Alinda Capital Partners. Prior to joining Alinda, Alex was a Senior Director of Kroll Zolfo Cooper working in interim C-level positions and advisory work specializing in implementing strategic and operational turnarounds for energy and manufacturing companies. Alex has over 25 years of operational experience including developing best-in-class ESG programs and has been a noted speaker on ESG issues facing infrastructure companies. Alex is currently a board member at Granite Comfort, Tiger Cool Express and a board observer at American Natural.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Exeter University and he is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Accountant.

Josh Blank is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Josh was an investment banking Analyst at Bank of America in the Technology, Media and Telecom Group. Josh holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Reid Danels is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Reid was an investment banking Analyst at Stifel in the Diversified Industrials Group. Reid holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Brett Diamond is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as Senior Consultant to Extenet Systems, Inc. Brett co-founded and previously served as the CEO of Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure backed metro fiber provider which was sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. Brett is also a co-founder and board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). Previously, Brett served as Managing Director of BCM One where he was responsible for global sales and business development. Brett holds a BA from Georgetown University.

Ben Dinovelli is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Ben was an Analyst at Barclays in the Project Finance Group. Ben holds a BA, magna cum laude, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from Princeton University.

Alex Franciscus joined Tiger infrastructure Partners in 2009 and is the Office Manager for Tiger Infrastructure Partner's New York Office. Prior to joining Tiger, Alex worked at Lehman Brothers as the Executive Assistant to Emil Henry. Alex also served as an Associate in Lehman Brothers Corporate Treasury Group. Alex holds a BS in Communications from Emerson College, and a MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.

Marc Giuffre is a Finance & Compliance Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Marc was an Audit Associate at Grant Thornton in the Financial Services industry. He holds a BS in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, and an MS in Accounting from Binghamton University. Marc is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Thomas Gray is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Danskammer Holdco, LLC.  Prior to joining Danskammer, he previously was a Managing Director and co-head of asset management at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc., a $7.6 billion global infrastructure private equity fund. In this role, Tom was responsible for the asset management of 18 infrastructure and energy investments and served as a director on nine boards. Earlier in his career, Tom worked with members of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team as a member of the Lehman Brothers Infrastructure Private Equity team and as a Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers Global Power and Utilities group. Tom has over 11 years of operational experience and asset management experience and 21 years in financial services.  He holds both an MBA in finance and management and BS in finance and international business, both from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

TJ Hiler is an Accounting Manager at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, TJ was a Senior Accountant at Veritas Capital. Prior to Veritas Capital, he was a Senior Assurance Associate in the Financial Services Office at Ernst & Young. TJ holds a BS in Accountancy, Cum Laude, from Providence College and is a graduate of the Providence College Liberal Arts Honors Program. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Kevin Hillmer is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Kevin was an investment banking Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in the Energy and Power Group. Kevin holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Jason Kaslow is the Senior Vice President of Finance, Senior Controller and the Chief Compliance Officer of Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Jason was the Controller and Director of Investor Relations at Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC). Prior to joining Zelnick Media Capital, Jason was a Senior Accountant at Citi Private Equity Services, CitiGroup’s private equity fund administration division. Jason holds a BS in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Ellison Mellor is the Assistant Office Manager at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as the ESG Coordinator, administering the reporting from portfolio companies to Tiger Infrastructure Partners as part of the firm’s ESG program. Previously, Ellison worked at Maimonides Medical Center as a Surgery Research Coordinator and at Weill Cornell Medicine as a Global Health Program Coordinator. Ellison holds a BA from Fordham University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kapa, and holds a certificate of completion for the PRI’s Academy’s Foundations of Responsible Investment.

Scott McCarron is a Vice President at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Scott was an Associate at Pine Brook Partners where he focused on private equity investments in the energy sector. Prior to Pine Brook, Scott was a member of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.’s energy investment banking team. Scott holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Keith Muller in an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as CEO and as a board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). ITS is a nationally recognized master telecom agency specializing in carrier sourcing and network optimization. Previously, Keith founded Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure Partners backed metro fiber provider which sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. As a board member and COO of HFN, Keith was responsible for company operations including network design, construction and deployment. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to ITS and HFN, he was Managing Director at Metropolitan Fiber Systems (MFS). After MFS was acquired, he founded Blue Chip Consulting, a telecom consulting company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Crosslake Fibre. Keith attended Syracuse University.

Tom Riley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners where he serves on the Board of Strategic Venue Partners. Tom is a seasoned executive, experienced leader and builder of growth businesses. He has led numerous companies as CEO, most recently as Chief Executive and President of Seniorlink, a tech-enabled health services company, which he successfully sold to Thomas H. Lee Partners. In 2017, Tom was appointed to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker's inaugural Council to Address Aging. He holds an MBA from Boston University and BA from Colby College.

Jack Tankersley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as a Managing Director of Meritage Funds, which he co-founded. As a management and strategy expert and Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Implementer, Jack provides dynamic, powerful training to entrepreneurs and leadership teams. His decades of experience as an investor and director of venture and private equity-backed enterprises give him a unique and keen perspective into the world of the entrepreneur. Jack has more than 40 years of experience as a private equity investor, having raised and managed more than $1.0 billion during his career. His career began in 1974 at the Continental Illinois Bank. Prior to founding Meritage, Jack co-founded Centennial Funds in 1981 and served as its CEO and/or CIO until 1997. He serves and has served on numerous boards of directors of portfolio companies. Jack currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and his alma mater, Denison University. He is a past President and Chairman of the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America and is an Emeriti Advisor to the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship. Further, he serves as an advisor to the Colorado Impact Fund, Cheyenne Capital and Unreasonable Capital. Jack received a BA with High Honors from Denison University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Howard Taylor is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Danskammer. Previously, Howard was the CEO of Envia Energy, a landfill gas to liquids company. Prior to Envia, Howard served as Vice President of Asset Management and Development for the Gulf region at NRG where he was responsible for more than 12,000 MW of nuclear, wind, coal and gas-fired generation assets. Prior to NRG, Howard held senior positions with Calpine, LS Power, General Electric and Tessera Solar. Howard serves on the board of Danskammer and Atlas Scholars, a charitable education program in Houston.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University, a JD from the University of Tulsa, an LLM from the University of Houston and an MBA from East Texas State University.

Steve Winn is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the Chief Development Officer at JERA Americas, Inc. Previously, Steve served as the President and CEO of Nuclear Innovation North America (“NINA”), a joint venture between NRG Energy and Toshiba to develop the 2,700 MW South Texas Project nuclear facility. Prior to assuming this role, Steve served as Regional President of the Texas Region and as Head of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisition for NRG. Prior to joining NRG, he was an investment banker in the Utility and Power Groups at Lehman Brothers and Salomon Brothers. Earlier in his career, Steve was a financial manager for GE Nuclear Energy. Steve holds a BA in Economics from the University of California Berkeley and an MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell.

Emil Henry, Jr.

CEO and Managing Director

Emil W. Henry, Jr. is the Founder, CEO and a Managing Director at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Emil previously served as Global Head of Lehman Brothers’ infrastructure private equity business. From 1990-2005, he was a Partner and Managing Director with Gleacher Partners, where he served as Chairman of Asset Management and led the firm’s investment activities. In 2005, Emil was appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate, unanimously, as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.  In this role, he served as attaché to the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, oversaw the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection, led the Treasury’s efforts to establish emergency response protocols in the event of a financial crisis and was key advisor to two Treasury secretaries. Emil is recognized as one of the first U.S. senior public officials to outline publicly and prior to the financial crisis how a systemic crisis might unfold, driven by Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s concentrated holdings of sub-prime mortgages. Emil was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Award, the highest honor the Treasury can bestow upon a public official.  Earlier in his career, he was a member of Morgan Stanley’s private equity group. Emil currently serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Forsa Energy, Granite Comfort, Modern Aviation, SmartSky Networks, Strategic Venue Partners, Sunlight Financial, Zenobe Energy, and is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Summit Brazil Renewables. Emil also serves on the board of Colonnade Acquisition Corp, Easterly Government Properties, and StoneCastle Financial. Emil has represented the U.S. Treasury on the boards of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), and the National Gallery of Art and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also an author and has been published in leading periodicals including the Wall St. Journal, the Financial Times, National Review, Politico and the Washington Post. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Yale University.

Marc Blair

Managing Director

Marc Blair is a Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Partners Infrastructure team since the firm’s inception. Marc was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director in the Lehman Brothers Natural Resources Group and as a credit officer with Christiania Bank. Marc serves on the boards of American Natural, Danskammer, Granite Comfort, Strategic Venue Partners, Sunlight Financial, and is a board observer at Summit Brazil Renewables. He holds a BA in International Affairs from Colgate and an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago.

Alessandro Boninsegna

Managing Director

Alessandro Boninsegna is a Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Alessandro was previously a member of the Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team, based in London. Prior to that, he was a member of the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group, the firm’s private equity investment team, based in London and New York. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Alessandro was a management consultant at Bain & Company in Milan and a certified public accountant at Haarmann Hemmelrath in Munich. He serves on the boards of American Natural, Crosslake Fibre, Forsa Energy, Stellium Holdings, Sunlight Financial, Tiger Cool Express, Zenobe Energy and is a board observer at Summit Brazil Renewables.  He was previously a board member at Etix Everywhere and a board observer at Hudson Fiber Network. Alessandro holds a degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Bocconi University in Italy and is a native speaker of German and Italian.

Adam Emmert

Managing Director

Adam Emmert is a Managing Director and has been a member of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team since the firm’s inception. Adam was previously a member of Lehman Brothers' infrastructure private equity team. Prior to that, he held positions with Highstar Capital, the Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group and the Lehman Brothers' Global Power Group. Adam serves on the boards of Crosslake Fibre, Danskammer, Modern Aviation and Tiger Cool Express and previously served on the board of Hudson Fiber Network. Additionally, he is a board observer at SmartSky Networks and was previously a board observer at Etix Everywhere. Adam holds a BA from Kenyon College, an MA in International Affairs and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Andrew Baum

Principal

Andy Baum is a Principal at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Andy was an Associate at CHS Capital where he focused on private equity investments in the industrial, distribution and consumer sectors. Prior to CHS Capital, he was a member of the Industrials Investment Banking group at Citi. Andy serves on the boards of Crosslake Fibre, Forsa Energy, Modern Aviation, and Strategic Venue Partners. Andy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Alex Black

Operating Partner

Alex Black is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as Chairman and CEO of Granite Comfort LP. Previously, Alex was a Partner and Head of Portfolio Management at Alinda Capital Partners. Prior to joining Alinda, Alex was a Senior Director of Kroll Zolfo Cooper working in interim C-level positions and advisory work specializing in implementing strategic and operational turnarounds for energy and manufacturing companies. Alex has over 25 years of operational experience including developing best-in-class ESG programs and has been a noted speaker on ESG issues facing infrastructure companies. Alex is currently a board member at Granite Comfort, Tiger Cool Express and a board observer at American Natural.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Exeter University and he is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Accountant.

Joshua Blank

Associate

Josh Blank is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Josh was an investment banking Analyst at Bank of America in the Technology, Media and Telecom Group. Josh holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Reid Danels

Associate

Reid Danels is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Reid was an investment banking Analyst at Stifel in the Diversified Industrials Group. Reid holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Brett Diamond

Operating Partner

Brett Diamond is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as Senior Consultant to Extenet Systems, Inc. Brett co-founded and previously served as the CEO of Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure backed metro fiber provider which was sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. Brett is also a co-founder and board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). Previously, Brett served as Managing Director of BCM One where he was responsible for global sales and business development. Brett holds a BA from Georgetown University.

Benjamin Dinovelli

Senior Associate

Ben Dinovelli is a Senior Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Ben was an Analyst at Barclays in the Project Finance Group. Ben holds a BA, magna cum laude, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from Princeton University.

Alexandra Franciscus

Office Manager

Alex Franciscus joined Tiger infrastructure Partners in 2009 and is the Office Manager for Tiger Infrastructure Partner's New York Office. Prior to joining Tiger, Alex worked at Lehman Brothers as the Executive Assistant to Emil Henry. Alex also served as an Associate in Lehman Brothers Corporate Treasury Group. Alex holds a BS in Communications from Emerson College, and a MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.

Marc Giuffre

Associate, Finance & Compliance

Marc Giuffre is a Finance & Compliance Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Marc was an Audit Associate at Grant Thornton in the Financial Services industry. He holds a BS in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, and an MS in Accounting from Binghamton University. Marc is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Thomas Gray

Operating Partner

Thomas Gray is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Danskammer Holdco, LLC.  Prior to joining Danskammer, he previously was a Managing Director and co-head of asset management at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc., a $7.6 billion global infrastructure private equity fund. In this role, Tom was responsible for the asset management of 18 infrastructure and energy investments and served as a director on nine boards. Earlier in his career, Tom worked with members of the Tiger Infrastructure Partners team as a member of the Lehman Brothers Infrastructure Private Equity team and as a Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers Global Power and Utilities group. Tom has over 11 years of operational experience and asset management experience and 21 years in financial services.  He holds both an MBA in finance and management and BS in finance and international business, both from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Thomas (TJ) Hiler

Accounting Manager

TJ Hiler is an Accounting Manager at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, TJ was a Senior Accountant at Veritas Capital. Prior to Veritas Capital, he was a Senior Assurance Associate in the Financial Services Office at Ernst & Young. TJ holds a BS in Accountancy, Cum Laude, from Providence College and is a graduate of the Providence College Liberal Arts Honors Program. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Kevin Hillmer

Associate

Kevin Hillmer is an Associate at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Kevin was an investment banking Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in the Energy and Power Group. Kevin holds a BS, summa cum laude, in Finance from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Jason Kaslow

Senior Vice President of Finance, Senior Controller & Chief Compliance Officer

Jason Kaslow is the Senior Vice President of Finance, Senior Controller and the Chief Compliance Officer of Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Jason was the Controller and Director of Investor Relations at Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC). Prior to joining Zelnick Media Capital, Jason was a Senior Accountant at Citi Private Equity Services, CitiGroup’s private equity fund administration division. Jason holds a BS in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Ellison Mellor

ESG Coordinator and Assistant Office Manager

Ellison Mellor is the Assistant Office Manager at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as the ESG Coordinator, administering the reporting from portfolio companies to Tiger Infrastructure Partners as part of the firm’s ESG program. Previously, Ellison worked at Maimonides Medical Center as a Surgery Research Coordinator and at Weill Cornell Medicine as a Global Health Program Coordinator. Ellison holds a BA from Fordham University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kapa, and holds a certificate of completion for the PRI’s Academy’s Foundations of Responsible Investment.

Scott McCarron

Vice President

Scott McCarron is a Vice President at Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Previously, Scott was an Associate at Pine Brook Partners where he focused on private equity investments in the energy sector. Prior to Pine Brook, Scott was a member of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.’s energy investment banking team. Scott holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Keith Muller

Operating Partner

Keith Muller in an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as CEO and as a board member of Interactive Telecom Solutions (ITS). ITS is a nationally recognized master telecom agency specializing in carrier sourcing and network optimization. Previously, Keith founded Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a Tiger Infrastructure Partners backed metro fiber provider which sold to Extenet Systems in 2018. As a board member and COO of HFN, Keith was responsible for company operations including network design, construction and deployment. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to ITS and HFN, he was Managing Director at Metropolitan Fiber Systems (MFS). After MFS was acquired, he founded Blue Chip Consulting, a telecom consulting company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Crosslake Fibre. Keith attended Syracuse University.

Tom Riley

Operating Partner

Tom Riley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners where he serves on the Board of Strategic Venue Partners. Tom is a seasoned executive, experienced leader and builder of growth businesses. He has led numerous companies as CEO, most recently as Chief Executive and President of Seniorlink, a tech-enabled health services company, which he successfully sold to Thomas H. Lee Partners. In 2017, Tom was appointed to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker's inaugural Council to Address Aging. He holds an MBA from Boston University and BA from Colby College.

Jack Tankersley

Operating Partner

Jack Tankersley is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and serves as a Managing Director of Meritage Funds, which he co-founded. As a management and strategy expert and Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Implementer, Jack provides dynamic, powerful training to entrepreneurs and leadership teams. His decades of experience as an investor and director of venture and private equity-backed enterprises give him a unique and keen perspective into the world of the entrepreneur. Jack has more than 40 years of experience as a private equity investor, having raised and managed more than $1.0 billion during his career. His career began in 1974 at the Continental Illinois Bank. Prior to founding Meritage, Jack co-founded Centennial Funds in 1981 and served as its CEO and/or CIO until 1997. He serves and has served on numerous boards of directors of portfolio companies. Jack currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and his alma mater, Denison University. He is a past President and Chairman of the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America and is an Emeriti Advisor to the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship. Further, he serves as an advisor to the Colorado Impact Fund, Cheyenne Capital and Unreasonable Capital. Jack received a BA with High Honors from Denison University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Howard Taylor

Operating Partner

Howard Taylor is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Danskammer. Previously, Howard was the CEO of Envia Energy, a landfill gas to liquids company. Prior to Envia, Howard served as Vice President of Asset Management and Development for the Gulf region at NRG where he was responsible for more than 12,000 MW of nuclear, wind, coal and gas-fired generation assets. Prior to NRG, Howard held senior positions with Calpine, LS Power, General Electric and Tessera Solar. Howard serves on the board of Danskammer and Atlas Scholars, a charitable education program in Houston.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University, a JD from the University of Tulsa, an LLM from the University of Houston and an MBA from East Texas State University.

Steve Winn

Operating Partner

Steve Winn is an Operating Partner at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and currently serves as the Chief Development Officer at JERA Americas, Inc. Previously, Steve served as the President and CEO of Nuclear Innovation North America (“NINA”), a joint venture between NRG Energy and Toshiba to develop the 2,700 MW South Texas Project nuclear facility. Prior to assuming this role, Steve served as Regional President of the Texas Region and as Head of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisition for NRG. Prior to joining NRG, he was an investment banker in the Utility and Power Groups at Lehman Brothers and Salomon Brothers. Earlier in his career, Steve was a financial manager for GE Nuclear Energy. Steve holds a BA in Economics from the University of California Berkeley and an MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell.

Bill is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Bill is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Laverack Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Previously, Bill was a Managing Partner of J.H. Whitney & Co., a Managing Director of Gleacher & Co., a Principal and original member of the private equity group at Morgan Stanley & Co., and an officer at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. Bill has served on the boards of directors of numerous private and public companies, and he served as a trustee of several schools including St. Paul’s School, Choate Rosemary Hall, and New Canaan Country School. Bill is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is one of the three Founding Partners and Chairman of Trilantic Europe. Vittorio spent 21 years at Lehman Brothers in Europe where he was Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and occupied various positions over the years as head of Investment Banking Italy (Milan, 1989-98), Head of Mergers and Acquisitions EMEA (London, 1998-2006), Head of Private Equity EMEA (London, 2006-2008) and then Trilantic Europe. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Vittorio was a Managing Director of Banque Paribas heading Italian Investment and Merchant Banking (Milan, 1986-89) and a Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Trust corporate finance (New York, 1982-86). For over 35 years Vittorio has worked in private equity investing and advisory in the key European geographies. His focus has been telecommunications and media, consumer goods and leisure. He is currently a member of the board of LeYa, ICS Maugeri, Marex Spectron, Elisabetta Franchi, Gamenet, Mediobanca S.p.A and Marchesi Frescobaldi. Vittorio holds an MA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA Honours in Economics and Mathematics from Sussex University.

Bruce Rastetter is Senior Advisor at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is the founder of FS, a Brazilian biofuels and energy platform that owns the largest corn-based ethanol production platform in South America. Bruce currently serves as the CEO of Summit Group, an umbrella organization encompassing various agricultural interests, including grain and meat production, renewable energy, and international development ventures. Over the years, Bruce has led various agribusiness companies, including serving as founder and CEO of Heartland Pork Enterprises, a leading U.S. pork producer, and as co-founder and CEO of Hawkeye Energy Holdings, one of the largest pure-play ethanol producers in the United States. Bruce is an active philanthropist and has served as an advisor and member of several boards, including the American Agriculture and Energy Council, AltEnergy LLC, Cultivation Corridor, Iowa Premium Beef, GMT Corporation Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Rural American Fund. He previously served as president of the Iowa Board of Regents, working on initiatives across the Regents system. Bruce holds a BA in Political Science from University of Iowa.

William Laverack, Jr.

Senior Advisor

Bill is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Bill is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Laverack Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Previously, Bill was a Managing Partner of J.H. Whitney & Co., a Managing Director of Gleacher & Co., a Principal and original member of the private equity group at Morgan Stanley & Co., and an officer at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. Bill has served on the boards of directors of numerous private and public companies, and he served as a trustee of several schools including St. Paul’s School, Choate Rosemary Hall, and New Canaan Country School. Bill is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano

Senior Advisor

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano is a Senior Advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is one of the three Founding Partners and Chairman of Trilantic Europe. Vittorio spent 21 years at Lehman Brothers in Europe where he was Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and occupied various positions over the years as head of Investment Banking Italy (Milan, 1989-98), Head of Mergers and Acquisitions EMEA (London, 1998-2006), Head of Private Equity EMEA (London, 2006-2008) and then Trilantic Europe. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Vittorio was a Managing Director of Banque Paribas heading Italian Investment and Merchant Banking (Milan, 1986-89) and a Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Trust corporate finance (New York, 1982-86). For over 35 years Vittorio has worked in private equity investing and advisory in the key European geographies. His focus has been telecommunications and media, consumer goods and leisure. He is currently a member of the board of LeYa, ICS Maugeri, Marex Spectron, Elisabetta Franchi, Gamenet, Mediobanca S.p.A and Marchesi Frescobaldi. Vittorio holds an MA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA Honours in Economics and Mathematics from Sussex University.

Bruce Rastetter

Senior Advisor

Bruce Rastetter is Senior Advisor at Tiger Infrastructure Partners and is the founder of FS, a Brazilian biofuels and energy platform that owns the largest corn-based ethanol production platform in South America. Bruce currently serves as the CEO of Summit Group, an umbrella organization encompassing various agricultural interests, including grain and meat production, renewable energy, and international development ventures. Over the years, Bruce has led various agribusiness companies, including serving as founder and CEO of Heartland Pork Enterprises, a leading U.S. pork producer, and as co-founder and CEO of Hawkeye Energy Holdings, one of the largest pure-play ethanol producers in the United States. Bruce is an active philanthropist and has served as an advisor and member of several boards, including the American Agriculture and Energy Council, AltEnergy LLC, Cultivation Corridor, Iowa Premium Beef, GMT Corporation Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Rural American Fund. He previously served as president of the Iowa Board of Regents, working on initiatives across the Regents system. Bruce holds a BA in Political Science from University of Iowa.