SAURABH CHOPRA, ASSOCIATE
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Chopra1 was at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation focusing on making early stage investments in the education and livelihood development sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Chopra was an Analyst in the Corporate Finance team at Barclays Capital focusing mainly on M&A and Capital Markets transactions across a number of industries.
Mr. Chopra earned his MBA from Columbia Business School with a concentration in Finance. He is fluent in Hindi.
MAULIK JOSHI, ASSOCIATE
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Joshi1 was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Oppenheimer & Co., where he focused on middle-market M&A transactions in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sectors.
Mr. Joshi graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting.
JUNMHAR SURATOS, ASSOCIATE - LONDON
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Suratos was an analyst at Rothschild focusing on M&A advisory across different industries in Italy (including consumer retail, healthcare, and energy). Prior to that, Mr. Suratos worked as a consultant within the Transaction Services department at PwC performing due diligence activity.
Mr. Suratos graduated from Luiss Guido Carli University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a M.Sc. in Corporate Finance. He is fluent in Italian.
SPENCER CRAWFORD, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Crawford1 was a Senior Analyst in Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Banking Healthcare team where he focused on Fortune 500 M&A financings, capital structure strategies, and general corporate funding. Prior to this role, Mr. Crawford was an Analyst in Citigroup’s Corporate Credit group covering the Consumer, Retail and Healthcare sectors.
Mr. Crawford graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders School of Business with both a B.S. in Finance and Economics with Highest Honors and a concentration in Management Information Systems. He served as President of the professional business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi and as Treasurer of the Flag Football club.
SHANTANU GANGWAR, ANALYST - LONDON
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Gangwar was a Summer Analyst at KCG Holdings (formerly Knight Capital Group), where he worked with the Merger Arbitrage team. Prior to that, he worked with the Private Equity division at Duet Group, an alternative asset management firm, focussing in real estate and hospitality industry.
Mr. Gangwar graduated from Yale University in 2016 with a degree in Economics. He served as president of the Cricket team, on which he played throughout college, and was also part of the Yale Leadership Institute and Student Investment Group. He is fluent in Hindi.
MALEK GEDEON, ANALYST - LONDON
Prior to Joining TAP Advisors as a full-time Analyst, Mr. Gedeon was a Summer Intern at TAP. Prior to that, he worked as a Summer Analyst at MV Credit, a London-based provider of debt financing in leveraged buyouts.
Mr. Gedeon graduated from Imperial College Business School with a M.Sc. in Finance and holds a B.Sc. in Banking & International Finance with High Honours from Cass Business School. He is involved in several volunteering organizations such as the Order of Malta Volunteers. He is also fluent in Arabic and French.
WEN JIANG, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Jiang was a Summer Analyst at Ferghana Partners Group, where he focused on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to that, Mr. Jiang was a Summer Associate at Cross Sector Consulting, where he helped to develop budget plans to finance public projects in healthcare and education.
Mr. Jiang graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics & Economics. He speaks Mandarin Chinese.
MANOLIS KATSOURIS, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors as a full-time Analyst, Mr. Katsouris was a Summer Analyst at Deutsche Bank where he focused on the real estate, lodging and gaming sector. Prior to that, he worked as a Summer Assistant Engineer at SunEdison, a renewable energy development company.
Mr. Katsouris graduated in 2017 from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering and a Concentration in Financial Services. He speaks Greek, French and conversational Spanish.
WYMAN LI, ANALYST
Before working at TAP Advisors, Mr. Li was an analyst at Paradigm Capital, a long-short equity hedge fund, where he focused on small cap US based technology companies. Prior to that, he worked at Glanstone Capital, a growth capital private equity firm, where he analyzed and identified strategic acquisitions in asset-light infrastructure sector.Mr. Li graduated from New York University Stern School of Business in 2017, earning a B.Sc in Finance and Economics.
MAXWELL LUNDMARK, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors as a full-time Analyst, Mr. Lundmark was a Summer Analyst at TAP Advisors in 2015. Prior to working with TAP Advisors, he worked as a summer analyst at SkyBridge Capital, a multi-strategy fund of hedge funds based out of New York City. Mr. Lundmark’s first experience in finance was working with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
Mr. Lundmark graduated in 2016 from the University of Pennsylvania’s Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, earning a B.Sc. in Economics with a Finance Concentration from the Wharton School, a B.A. in International Studies from the college of arts and sciences, and a minor in French. He is fluent in French.
PARTH SHAH, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Shah was a Summer Analyst at UBS, where he focused on the industrial sector. Prior to working at UBS, Mr. Shah worked at Vox Clara, a venture capital fund focused on incubating companies operating in the digital marketing space, and Rabobank, a middle market agriculture focused investment bank.
Mr. Shah graduated in 2016 from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Business with concentrations in Finance and Economics. He served as president of the South Asian club, member of the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi, and the campus ambassador for Bloomberg.
RICK TERRY, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors as a full time-time Analyst, Mr. Terry was a Summer Analyst with TAP Advisors in 2015. Before working at TAP, Mr. Terry worked as a web developer in the non-profit sector at the Parent-Child Home Program and the Volunteer Consulting Group.
Mr. Terry graduated in 2016 from Amherst College with a B.A. in Computer Science. He also speaks Spanish.
PATRICIA M VITAL, EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Prior to joining TAP, Ms. Vital worked at an electrical design and construction firm in New York. Previously, she worked at the University of Southern Nevada library, aiding in its collection expansion as the University grew from a pharmacy program to include nursing and MBA programs. Ms. Vital began her career in the Medical Library at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada and brings with her over 15 years of administrative experience.
Ms. Vital has basic knowledge of Italian and has sung in 17 different languages.