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Our Team

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Partner
Rob MacInnis

Rob MacInnis

Partner

Rob MacInnis joined Abry in 1998. He is responsible for working with portfolio companies to improve operations and support management teams. He has worked with numerous Abry portfolio companies in healthcare IT, insurance services, business services and education. Prior to joining Abry, Rob was associated with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a senior manager in the Merger and Acquisition Group. Rob received an MBA summa cum laude from Boston University and is a summa cum laude graduate of Merrimack College.

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Partner
Brian St. Jean

Brian St. Jean

Partner

Brian St. Jean joined Abry in 2005. He has originated, supervised and sold numerous companies in Abry’s targeted areas. Areas of focus have included data centers, cybersecurity, business services and human capital management. Prior to joining Abry, Brian was a manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s mergers and acquisitions group focusing on the entertainment, media and communications industries. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with high distinction.

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Partner
Christopher (Kip) Turco

Christopher (Kip) Turco

Partner

Christopher “Kip” Turco joined Abry in 2013. He is responsible for working with portfolio companies to improve operations and support management teams. Prior to joining Abry, Kip was a senior executive at Windstream Communications where he oversaw the company’s data center, managed hosting and cloud computing division. Previously, Kip was the Chief Operating Officer for Hosted Solutions and the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Motricity.  Kip is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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Principal
Austin Heiman

Austin Heiman

Principal

Austin Heiman joined Abry in 2012. He is responsible for performing the diligence work on new investments, working with portfolio companies and supporting sale transactions. Prior to joining Abry, Austin was a member of the Consumer Group at Barclays. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University.

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Senior Operations Executive
Chris Nicolini

Chris Nicolini

Senior Operations Executive

Chris Nicolini joined Abry in 2016. He is responsible for working with portfolio companies to improve operations and support management teams. Prior to joining Abry, Chris ran Global IT Infrastructure Operations for General Electric. Previously, Chris was Senior Vice President of Cloud Computing Operations at Windstream Hosted Solutions and Senior Director of Operations at SunGard Availability Services.  Chris received his MBA from Emory University and is a graduate of The United States Military Academy at West Point.

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Principal
Chris Ritchie

Chris Ritchie

Principal

Chris Ritchie joined Abry in 2014. He has evaluated, overseen, financed and sold numerous companies in Abry’s targeted sectors. Chris’ areas of focus have included business services, insurance services and software. Prior to joining Abry, Chris was a member of the Financial Institutions Group of Houlihan Lokey. Chris is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Principal
Greg Sheldon

Greg Sheldon

Principal

Greg Sheldon joined Abry in 2016. He is responsible for performing the diligence work on new investments, working with portfolio companies and supporting sale transactions. Prior to joining Abry, Greg was a member of the investment team at HGGC. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst at Barclays and an investment analyst at Prudential Capital. Greg graduated from Boston College in 2010.

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Principal
Medhini Srinivasan

Medhini Srinivasan

Principal

Medhini Srinivasan joined Abry in 2016. She has evaluated, supervised, financed, and sold numerous companies in Abry’s targeted sectors. Medhini’s areas of focus include software, information services, business services, communications and media & entertainment. Prior to joining Abry, Medhini was a member of the investment team at Moelis Capital Partners. Previously, she was an Associate at The Edgewater Funds and an investment banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan. Medhini holds an M.B.A. with Honors from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.B.A. with High Distinction from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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Vice President
Garrett Blank

Garrett Blank

Vice President

Garrett Blank joined Abry in 2013. He is responsible for performing the diligence work on new investments, working with portfolio companies and supporting sale transactions. Prior to joining Abry, Garrett was a member of the Technology Group at Deutsche Bank. He graduated from Wesleyan University.

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Vice President
Bobby Chen

Bobby Chen

Vice President

Bobby Chen joined Abry in 2016. He is responsible for analyzing new investments, working with portfolio companies and supporting sale transactions. Prior to joining Abry, he was a member of the investment banking group at Peter J. Solomon Company specializing in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring practices. Bobby holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard College.

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