Our Team | Next Horizon

With more than 100 transactions valued in excess of $35 Billion, our leadership team consists of seasoned investors & operators with a successful track record of partnering with management teams.

Investment Team

Job title: CEO, Managing Partner

Mathew Lori


25+ years of private equity and alternative asset investment management experience

Former

  • Managing Director, New Mountain Capital
  • Managing Director, JPMorgan Partners

Sector Expertise

  • Business Services
  • Technology and Information

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Job title: Managing Partner

Nick Cafferillo


25+ years of executive leadership experience

Former

  • Chief Data & Technology Officer, S&P Global
  • Chief Operating Officer, S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Chief Operating & Product Officer, SNL Financial
  • Chief Product Officer, Institutional Shareholder Services

Sector Expertise

  • Technology and Information Services

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Job title: Associate

Ethan Jorasch


Experienced investment professional, responsible for the execution of Next Horizon's investment strategy and partnering with leadership teams to build more valuable businesses.

Former

  • Investment Banking, JMP Securities
  • Investment Banking, Jefferies Group

Sector Expertise

  • Business & Industrial Services
  • Technology & Information Services

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Job title: Director

Eric Li


Experienced investment professional, responsible for the execution of Next Horizon's investment strategy and partnering with leadership teams to build more valuable businesses.

Former

  • Investor, Altamont Capital Partners

Sector Expertise

  • Business & Industrial Services
  • Information & Financial Services

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Job title: Associate

Neil Patel


Experienced investment professional, responsible for the execution of Next Horizon's investment strategy and partnering with leadership teams to build more valuable businesses.

Former

  • Private Equity Investor, Gryphon Investors
  • Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

Sector Expertise

  • Business Services
  • Industrials Services

Operating & Strategy Advisors

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Job title: Executive Partner

John Collington


30+ years in managed services with a focus on outsourcing and offshoring

Current & Former

  • Founder & CEO, LÙTH Associates
  • Chief Operating Officer, Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS)
  • Chief Procurement Officer, UK Government

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Managed Services with a focus on value and productivity
  • Recruitment and Talent Management
  • Technology with a focus on ID verification
  • Procurement & Supply with a focus on value for money

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Job title: Executive Partner

Tom Corbitt


25+ years of leadership development, executive coaching, talent analytics, sales organization optimization and transformation, and enterprise change management.

Current & Former

  • Founder & Managing Principal at Top Line Growth
  • CHRO/CAO at SNL Financial
  • VP of Commercial Integration at S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Director of Human Resources roles at Capital One and Allianz

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Business Services
  • Information Services
  • Financial Services
  • Delivering commercial transformations, including organization design, compensation planning, and implementation of sales modeling across small and large global organizations
  • Orchestrating complex post-merger integrations of org design, comp plans, and implementation management and communications
  • Led executive search placements and leadership development programs for high-growth public and private equity-sponsored companies

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Job title: Executive Partner

John Daileader


25+ years of private equity investment management experience

Current & Former

  • Advisory Board, Seaport Capital
  • Managing Partner, Greenbriar Equity Group LP ($4b AUM)
  • Principal, JP Morgan Partners

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Auto Aftermarket Services
  • Deep experience building, growing, and optimizing auto aftermarket businesses

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Job title: Executive Partner

Marcus Daley


25+ years of executive, technology, and operating leadership experience

Current & Former

  • Chief Technology Officer, S&P Global Ratings
  • Founder, NeuralMetrics
  • Chief Technology Officer, NICE inContact
  • Chief Technology Officer, SNL Financial
  • Chief Technology Officer, Market Force Information
  • Chief Technology Officer, Service Repair Solutions
  • Group Manager, Microsoft

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Business Services
  • Deep experience leading & scaling technology organizations, software engineering & digital operations
  • Industry-recognized technical expert in digital transformations, including agile methodologies, cloud technologies, distributed digital technologies, business intelligence, software & product development, and web services
  • Hands-on experience building and leading global and distributed engineering and operations centers
  • Recognized DeFi industry expert with extensive blockchain and crypto experience, patents, and research

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Job title: Executive Partner

Todd Davis


25+ years of data and technology and operations leadership

Current & Former

  • Founder & CEO, Acorn Consulting
  • Chief Operating Officer, Advisor, Qenta Inc.
  • Chief Technology Officer, Riverfront Investment Group
  • Chief Operating and Technology Officer, DTI Division S&P Global
  • Head of Technology, SNL Financial

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Extensive experience leading & scaling technology organizations, software engineering & digital operations
  • Industry-recognized technical expert in digital transformations and software engineering, including agile methodologies, cloud technologies, business intelligence, software & platform development, and web services
  • Hands-on experience building and leading global and distributed engineering and operations centers

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Job title: Executive Partner

Amanda Duckworth


30+ years in marketing and communications with expertise in reputation and crisis management

Former

  • Chief Marketing Officer, Kleiner Perkins
  • Partner, Brunswick Group

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Reputation management through litigation, transactions, leadership changes, market challenges, and full-fledged crises
  • Brand positioning, narrative development, and messaging frameworks

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Job title: Executive Partner

John G Freeland


40+ years of executive leadership, business transformation, and growth experience

Current & Former

  • CEO, Information Resources, Inc. (IRI Worldwide)
  • President, Worldwide Operations Salesforce.com
  • Managing Partner, Accenture
  • Founder & CEO, JF Fitness North America
  • Director, WNS (Holdings) Limited

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • CRM & Marketing Services
  • Insurance
  • Executive experience leading major business transformations
  • Deep experience building, growing, and optimizing product and service verticals

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Job title: Executive Partner

Nate Haskins


20+ years of executive and operating leadership experience

Current & Former

  • CEO, GovSpend
  • Chief Data Officer, S&P Global
  • Managing Director, Chief Data Officer SNL Financial

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Business Services
  • Deep experience leading & scaling digital operations transformation.
  • Industry-recognized data expert in business process automation, robotic process automation, data governance, architecture, and concordance
  • Hands-on experience building and leading distributed operations and contact centers

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Job title: Executive Partner

Paul Henderson


20+ years of executive and global operations & editorial management & transformation

Current & Former

  • Executive Vice President, Green Street Advisors
  • Chief Data Officer, S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Managing Director, Executive Editor, SNL Financial

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Publishing & Editorial Services
  • Deep experience leading & scaling digital operations transformation
  • Industry-recognized data expert in editorial processes, business process automation, robotic process automation, data governance, architecture, and concordance
  • Hands-on experience building and leading distributed operations and contact centers

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Job title: Executive Partner

Adrienne Howard


15+ years of business transformation and growth experience

Current & Former

  • Chief Impact & Program Management Officer and Chief Strategy Officer, WorldStrides
  • Managing Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology & Information Services
  • Educational Travel & Experiential Learning Services
  • Strategic & Tactical Business Planning, Acquisition & Integration Management, Product Planning & Go-to-Market Strategy, Launch Management, Project Management, Leadership Development, Organizational Development
  • Recognized expert in strategic & tactical business planning
  • Deep experience leading program management, product management, and go-to-market organizations

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Job title: Executive Partner

Jeff Leichner


20+ years of technology & project management leadership and transformation

Current & Former

  • Vice President, IT, S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Director, Software Development, SNL Financial
  • Director, Project Management Office, SNL Financial

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Deep experience leading & scaling technology organizations, software engineering & digital operations
  • Industry-recognized technical expert in digital transformations, including agile methodologies, cloud technologies, distributed digital technologies, business intelligence, software & product development, and web services
  • Hands-on experience building and leading global and distributed engineering and operations centers

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Job title: Executive Partner

Nathan Lucht


20+years of executive leadership, strategy development, and business operations experience

Current & Former

  • CEO, InStep Health
  • EVP, Corporate Strategy and M&A, IRI Worldwide
  • Principal, Boston Consulting Group

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Media for Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail
  • Data Monetization & Data Contracting
  • Global M&A and Post-merger Integration
  • Building and Leading Business Strategy & Transformation Teams

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Job title: Executive Partner

Bill Sander


25+ years of executive and operating leadership experience

Current & Former

  • VP - Analytica Products & International Experience, CoStar Group
  • President & Chief Operating Officer, Reis
  • Executive Vice President, Primark

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Commercial Real Estate Data Services
  • Executive strategic planning and revenue & profit growth
  • Deep experience in scaling and transforming high-performance organizations
  • Industry-recognized business development, product management, and operations expert 

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Job title: Executive Partner

Andrea Stranglen


20+ years of human capital management and talent development

Current & Former

  • Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Blackstone
  • Vice President, Human Resources, S&P Global 
  • Director, Human Resources, McGraw Hill

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Technology and Information Services
  • Human Capital Management Practices & Models
  • Talent Development & Strategy
  • Deep experience leading & scaling global teams

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Job title: Executive Partner

Kelvin Thompson


30+ years of executive human capital and leadership consulting experience

Current & Former

  • Founder, MontaRosa
  • Senior Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
  • President of US Operations & Chairman of Global New Media, Entertainment & Technology, Norman Broadbent International

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Executive Search, Leadership Consulting Services
  • Business Services
  • Extensive global experience helping organizations improve their teams, drive innovation and transform their culture and businesses
  • Industry-recognized leadership consultant and speaker, providing global expertise on human capital, global growth and innovation, and the hiring of new thinkers

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Job title: Executive Partner

Richard Timmins


30+ years in senior financial leadership driving shareholder value through business transformation and growth

Current & Former

  • Non-Executive Director, LÙTH Associates
  • Chair, Future Talent Learning
  • Non-Executive Director, Acuity Knowledge Partners
  • Chief Financial Officer, Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS)
  • Chief Financial Officer, Reconomy
  • Chief Financial Officer, Watson Wyatt (now Willis Towers Watson)
  • Chief Financial Officer, Thomas Cook Financial Services

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Professional Services
  • Business Process & Knowledge Process Outsourcing Models
  • Human Capital Management
  • Expertise in preparing for and delivering M&A - Executive & Non-executive Board positions for businesses sold for a combined value of over $3.5bn

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Job title: Executive Partner

Robert I. Tomei


30+years of experience as an innovative business leader, building consumer insights, shopper and digital media activations solutions, and high-performing teams

Former

  • Divisional President, Consumer and Shopper Marketing, IRI
  • President, Consumer, and Shopper Solutions, Nielsen
  • Director, Marketing and Promotional Services, Altria
  • Director, Marketing Services, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Consumer Insights, Shopper, and Digital Media Activation Programs
  • Big Data, Advanced Analytical Solutions
  • Consumer Packaged Goods Industry
  • Recruiting & Mentoring Team of Domain Experts
  • Industry Thought Leadership, Featured Speaker & Guest Lecturer

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Job title: Executive Partner

Connor Turk


9 years of investment banking and strategic advisory experience

Current & Former

  • Founder, Turk Consulting
  • Vice President, William Blair & Company

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Human Capital Management
  • Talent Acquisition and Management
  • IT and Outsourced Services
  • Professional Consulting
  • Pre-transaction Preparation and Strategic Advisory
  • Deep experience advising found-ownerd and private equity-backed companies through value creation initiatives and M&A transactions, supporting 40+ clients for a combined value of $17B+

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Job title: Executive Partner

Pascal Volle


35 years of leadership and advisory in media, advertising, and technology

Current & Former

  • Advisor, Comcast, Hearst, and Disney
  • Co-Founder, Informed Sources, Acuity KKC, Icone
  • Partner, Rockdale Partners
  • Partner, Mercer

Sector Expertise & Experience

  • Media, Cable, and Technology
  • Advertising & Marketing Services
  • Delivering profit growth through business model definition, sales optimization, product innovation, and acquisitions

Operating & Strategic Advisors are not employees of Next Horizon but are independent contractors who provide strategic advice to Next Horizon and our portfolio companies.