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Our Team

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Managing Partner
John Hunt

John Hunt

Managing Partner

John Hunt joined Abry in 2004. John is the portfolio manager of Abry’s senior equity funds with responsibility for sourcing and leading transactions in Abry’s targeted sectors. Areas of focus have included entertainment, information services, software and telecommunications. Prior to joining Abry, John was a General Partner at Boston Ventures Management, a media and communications-focused private equity fund. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Partner
Anders Bjork

Anders Bjork

Partner

Anders Bjork joined Abry in 2017. Anders is responsible for sourcing and leading transactions for Abry’s senior equity and heritage funds. His areas of focus include business and information services, telecommunications, marketing and advertising technology, and software. Prior to joining Abry, he worked for investment firms Fir Tree Partners, Guggenheim Partners and VSS. Previously, he led corporate development at information services company IHS Markit. He also represented the Swedish National team and played professionally in the American Hockey League. Anders holds a B.S., with honors, from the University of Denver, an M.S.F. from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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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
Nicolas Massard

Nicolas Massard

Partner

Nicolas Massard joined Abry in 2010. Nicolas is focused on Abry’s senior equity funds. He has originated, supervised and sold numerous investments in Abry’s targeted sectors. Areas of focus include communications, data centers, software and information services. Prior to joining Abry, Nicolas worked for the investment firms Spectrum Equity Investors and Continuum Group as well as in the investment banking divisions of Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers in London. Nicolas is a graduate of HEC Paris.

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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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Partner
Tyler Wick

Tyler Wick

Partner

Tyler joined Abry in 2011. Tyler is focused on Abry’s senior equity funds. He has originated, supervised and sold numerous investments in Abry’s targeted sectors. Areas of focus include software, information services, business services and healthcare IT. Prior to joining Abry, Tyler held senior positions at Ticonderoga Capital where he invested in growth-equity and mezzanine investments in software, healthcare, business and information services companies.  Prior to Ticonderoga, he served in the investment banking division of Advest.  Tyler is a graduate of Amherst College.

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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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