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.
CHRISTEN GURR, ASSOCIATE
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Gurr was at the National Football League in their Media Strategy & Business Development group. Prior to that, Mr. Gurr worked as a generalist equity analyst at Hollow Brook Capital Management. Prior to that, Mr. Gurr was an investment banking analyst in the Media & Telecommunications group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he advised clients on M&A and capital markets related activities.
Mr. Gurr graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with a B.S. in Finance.
MALCOLM KEERS, ASSOCIATE
Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Keers1 was at Kindle Energy, a subsidiary of the Blackstone Group, focusing on M&A and Asset Management within the Power Sector. Prior to that, Mr. Keers worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Natural Resources Group at Deutsche Bank advising clients on M&A and Capital Markets transactions. Mr. Keers graduated from Washington & Lee University with a B.A. in Economics.
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.
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.
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.
JOHN LEWIS, ANALYST
Prior to joining TAP Advisors as a full-time Analyst, Mr. Lewis was a summer finance analyst at Mercury Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm based out of Houston. Prior to that, he worked at Rice University's endowment office, focusing on real estate investments.
Mr. Lewis graduated from Dartmouth College in 2017 with a B.A. in 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.
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.