Senior Team and Advisors

Kyle Fox

Founding Partner

Kyle has worked in capital markets for over 19 years. Most recently, she served as the Global Head of Capital Markets at HIG Capital. She founded the team and led over 60 debt financing transactions globally across their investment strategies including credit, real estate and LBO. She has experience in sourcing and financing deal acquisitions and exits across the corporate, and real estate sector. She has worked with private and public companies performing several roles including M&A advisor, investor, lender and borrower. Prior to joining HIG Capital, she held roles at companies such as Lloyds Banking Group, Deutsche Bank, and Duff & Phelps.

With her wide network she manages and cultivates capital market relationships across a broad array of institutions. She has worked with leading Private Equity Funds and has helped launched strong emerging funds. She has lived and worked in Asia, UK and the US. As of late, she has dedicated herself to becoming an expert in new technologies that can help increase revenue and engagement opportunities.
Kyle holds a BA in Political Science and an MBA in finance from Fordham University.

Dave Mirynech

Business Development

Founder and CEO of FanClub, a sports investment and community building platform. He has worked in private equity and sports analytics for teams in the OHL & NHL. Dave was the first employee at MLG Blockchain Capital, a firm that has advised on over £16B in digital asset offerings, and later spent time in venture capital where he led over £16 MM of early-stage crypto/fintech investments.

Dave sits on the advisory board of the Scotia Bank digital-banking lab and collaborates with the Blockchain Research Institute, understanding the intersection between Blockchain & Capital markets. A personable and passionate leader, as well as a critical and strategic thinker with interests in all things business, Sports, Web 3.0, technology, and capital markets, he specifically focuses on sports financing through private equity and equity crowdfunding.

His specialties include – Crypto | NFTs & DAOs | Venture Capital | Digital Securities | Raising Capital | Private Equity | Sports | Alternative Financing.
Dave attended Ivey Business School.

Satish Kutty


Satish Kutty is backed by 30 years of experience. He spent his early years in research, focusing on Analog Signal Processing and Advanced Microprocessors, at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He continued the pursuit of advanced technology as a scientist with an Electronics Fellowship. He held senior engineering and technical account management roles, as an early member of Server, a chipset startup, which was successfully acquired by Broadcom. His contributions spanned from working on emerging technologies and customer facing roles in multiple divisions at Broadcom. He held a senior management role at Supermicro, aligning emerging technologies and working closely with the CEO and SVP of Technology. His contributions spanned across technical, marketing and business enablement roles for strategic accounts. Prior to Supermicro, he was the marketing and strategy consultant to CMO at Applied Materials. Prior to Applied Materials, he was Vice President of Product and Strategy at Redpine Signals, responsible for strategy, partnerships, channel and customers, to drive revenue growth. It was successfully acquired by Silicon Labs.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from UVCE Bangalore and completed with Honors, an Advanced Microprocessors program from Indian Institute of Science.

Will Ruan

Vice President

Will is an experienced finance professional with 8+ years of investment banking, Fortune 100, private equity, and venture capital experience. He started his career in M&A at Barclays in New York as an investment banking analyst. He then worked as a finance manager at Kraft Heinz working under the CFO and as a private equity senior associate at Lake Pacific Partners in Chicago. His most recent role is a director of finance and M&A at Enfusion, a publicly traded software company.
Will graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in economics from Wesleyan University.

Dexter Santos


Dexter C. Santos has 30 years of experience in entertainment and professional sports marketing, creating revenue channels, and bringing a transformational approach to sports management. He has held executive level positions in Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the Florida Lottery. Currently, Santos is engaged in strategic consulting and serves as the Vice President of Player Services for the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA). During his 16 years at the NFLPA, Santos managed contracted services for current and former players, generating over £164MM+ annually with the organization’s for-profit subsidiary, NFL Players, Inc. (NFLPI). In that role, he brokered partnerships between players, NFL sponsors, licensees, and prospective clients, and coordinated interactions with over 800 player agents and 200 marketing representatives.

Recently, Santos assisted in integrating NFLPI’s group licensing model with One Team, a marketing collaboration between the NFL, WNBA, MLB, and U.S. Women’s Soccer to maximize off-field opportunities for athletes
Santos is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in psychology.

Jennifer Cuccaro


Jennifer Cuccaro is COO and Head of Asset Management at Reformation Group, an Advisory and co-investment firm. With over 20 years of experience in financial services originating and overseeing investment portfolios and operating platforms in excess of $100BN for insurance and global alternative investment firms. Substantial experience identifying and executing private capital investments and establishing and launching new businesses and products. A regulatory expert and experienced board member, with an extensive network including corporates, financial institutions such as banks, insurers, asset managers, and governmental entities. Expert in structured credit and insurance protection solutions across a wide range of complex financial, products and exposures including, FinTech, Energy, ESG, Infrastructure, Project Finance, Utilities, Transportation, and Government.
Jennifer holds a BS from Carnegie Mellon and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Lane McDonald


Lane is an execution-focused executive with over 20 years of experience devising and delivering measurable EBITDA impact and building strong, agile, delivery-focused teams from an executive, PE operating partner, board, or consulting role. She is the co-founder and managing partner of ESG Portfolio Partners, a boutique PE advisory firm specializing in EBITDA growth for PE-backed companies. Prior to ESG, Lane was the Chief of Business Operations for Ropes & Gray, a $2BN global professional services firm, and was the founding North American member of the Industry Value Creation team, serving as the Global Head of Financials & Business Services for Partners Group, a $120BN AUM private equity firm, where she was a voting member of the private equity, private debt, and global investment committees. She also held strategic operating roles at Delta Air Lines, American Express, JetBlue Airlines and Bain & Company.
Lane holds a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

David Castain


David Castain and Associates (DCA) transforms the world’s greatest and most promising brands into even greater and more promising brands. David has personally flown more than 14 times around the globe to 45 countries to thoroughly examine and reconstruct international techniques used in demographic marketing segmentation. DCA is known for their unorthodox and highly customized recommendations in achieving client objectives. With an ever-changing economy, we need ever changing and developing ideas. A traditional way of doing business falls short of the rapidly changing pace of social development. DCA is able to monitor these social changes, research the trends, and create a product that meets both the social and business expectations.
David graduated from Howard University

Eugene Caraus


Eugene has worked in private debt markets and corporate finance for over 17 years. Most recently, he was a director at HIG Capital and executed over $30BN bespoke credit facilities including fund capital call lines, realty credit ABL repos, and TRS facilities with both U.S. and European banks. He helped grow the credit platform from $3.5BN to $17BN+, from 5 to 30+ funds by building out systems, teams, and developing banking relationships. Provided deal side and fund IRR models to forecast ABL SPV ramp-ups, liquidations, refinancing walls, and recapitalization amendments. Prior to HIG he was a VP at Cerberus Capital.
Eugene holds a BS In Finance from the Eastern Illinois University.

Andrew Berman


Andrew Berman is a seasoned credit investor focused on asset backed finance. Managed investment teams at top tier firms including Fortress Investment Group, since its inception in 1998. In 2002, Andrew became a Senior Partner at Fortress Credit as Head of the Structured Products Group. Previously, he worked for a founder of Fortress as a member of an investment team at BlackRock Asset Investors and UBS.
Andrew began his career at Lehman Brothers and PaineWebber trading mortgage derivatives.