Greg Levinson - Chairman

GREG LEVINSON

Chairman

Greg Levinson is the Chairman of Genlith Inc. He previously served as the CEO of Schooner Investment Group, a manager of  hedged SEC registered funds. Prior to Schooner, he spent 15 years within the multi-strategy hedge fund and proprietary trading community. He was a Founder of Polaris Advisors, an asset manager specializing in convertible arbitrage, equity, and derivative strategies. Prior to his hedge fund work, Greg was a Managing Director at BNP/Paribas, leading groups in both proprietary trading and client managed assets. He joined BNP after graduating from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania in 1995, with a B.S. in Economics and a concentration in Finance.

John Mitchell - President

JOHN MITCHELL

President

John Mitchell is the President of Genlith Inc. He previously served as President of Lithium for Albemarle Corporation and has global experience in energy materials, water infrastructure, industrial gases and energy. John guided Albemarle’s lithium division to a global market leading position. Prior to Albemarle, John served as Rockwood Ltihium’s North American President, Environmental Management Corporation’s President, and Senior Advisor to Linde’s business in Africa and South America. John holds a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Drexel University.

Tony Fusco - Chief Investment Officer

TONY FUSCO

Chief Investment Officer

Tony is the Chief Investment Officer of Genlith Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in the bank prop trading, hedge fund, and alternative investment community. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Tony has worked with Greg Levinson for nearly 20 years at BNP/Cooper Neff, Polaris Advisors and the Schooner Investment Group serving roles as Portfolio Manager and Head of Trading. He provides a vast body of experience executing and managing financial securities, especially derivatives and complex instruments.

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Ignacio Moreno - Operating Partner (Chile)

IGNACIO MORENO

Operating Partner (Chile)

Mr. Moreno has over 20 years experience working in the public & private sectors of the mining industry. He is considered a respected mining specialist, with an extensive network in the Latin-American region. Between 2014 and 2016, he was appointed Undersecretary of Mining for the Chilean government, where he led the definition of public policies in the lithium sector and other products related to renewables. Previous to that he was the head of the Development division of ENAMI (Empresa Nacional de Minería), a Chilean state run mining company. Mr. Moreno also served several years as General Manager of Minera Cerro Dominador, a private mining company producing copper in the north of Chile. In addition Mr. Moreno worked in banking in the Representative Office of Banque Nationale de Paris in Chile. Mr. Moreno holds a Maitrise de Gestion (Master I in the European Standard) from the University of Montpellier (France) and a Graduate Diploma in Management Sciences from the University of Bradford (UK).

Jaime Solari - Operating Partner (Chile)

JAIME SOLARI

Operating Partner (Chile)

Jaimie Solari is widely recognized both in Chile and internationally as a mining expert, thought leader on environmental issues and strategic resource development.  For the past 25 years, Jaime has served as the Founder and General Manager of Gestion Ambiental S.A., the largest environmental advisory firm in Chile.  His previous work experience includes Environmental Manager for Gasoducto Transandino, Environmental Chief for Ministerio de Mineria of Chile, and adjunct professor at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).  Jaime holds a Ph.D. in Mineral Technology from Imperial College, University of London and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Mining Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy. 

Derek Harrar - Private Equity & Strategic Investments

DEREK HARRAR

Private Equity & Strategic Investments

An executive with a background spanning Wall Street, Silicon Valley and Corporate America, Mr. Harrar brings a unique mix of strategic insight, results-driven operational expertise and corporate transactional experience. Mr. Harrar has been engaged by private equity firms, including Blackstone, TPG, and Silverlake, primarily in technology-related investment strategies. He has been an operating partner at both One Equity Partners in New York and Francisco Partners in San Francisco. Mr. Harrar holds a B.S. with Special Attainments in Commerce from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA.

Frank Herz - Relationship Mgmt. & Business Development

FRANK HERZ

Relationship Mgmt. & Business Development

A financial services veteran, Mr. Herz has 20+ years experience in the investment space. His most recent role was Principal at Fortuna Capital Advisors. Prior to that, he was the Director of Marketing for Radnor Research & Trading Company, an agency-only broker-dealer and NYSE member. He started his career at Credit Suisse First Boston, as a Financial Analyst. Mr. Herz is also a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Morgan Avitabile - Investment Research Associate

MORGAN AVITABILE

Investment Research Associate

Morgan is an Investment Research Associate at Genlith Inc. His responsibilities include performing analysis on investment opportunities as well as due diligence on proposed transactions. Morgan is a CFA and a member of the CFA Institute, serving on the Board of Directors of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. Previously Morgan founded Rittenhouse Research Associates, a qualitative and quantitative investment research firm. Prior to forming Rittenhouse Research Associates, Morgan was a Portfolio Manager for Schooner Investment Group. He began his career at BNP/Cooper Neff where he was a Vice President and Senior Trader managing convertible arbitrage and credit strategy portfolios. Morgan holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeremy McCann - Chief Operating Officer

JEREMY McCANN

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. McCann is the Chief Operating Officer and Corp. Secretary of Genlith Inc. He graduated with a B.S. in Finance from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He is responsible for all operational aspects of the business including implementing and administering the firm’s compliance policies and procedures. Prior positions include Chief Operating Officer of Schooner Investment Group, Director of Operations for cbAlley, Inc (a financial software development company), Operations Manager at multi-strat hedge fund Polaris Advisors LP, and a hedge fund accountant at SEI Investments.

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Paul Weibel, CPA - Director of Operations

PAUL WEIBEL, CPA

Director of Operations

Mr. Weibel works in operations and is responsible for financial administration and accounting related functions. Prior to working at Genlith Partners and Schooner Investment Group Paul was a Senior Associate for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the asset management assurance practice. He is a graduate of Lehigh University where he majored in Finance and Accounting. Additionally, Paul was captain of the Lehigh University men’s wrestling team and is a two-time NCAA Division I Qualifier. Mr. Weibel is a CPA and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Michelie Little - Executive Assistant, Investor Relations

MICHELIE LITTLE

Executive Assistant, Investor Relations

Michelie is the Executive Assistant at Genlith Inc. and responsible for investor relations. She is currently a second-year graduate student at Villanova University pursuing a Master’s in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.  Before pursuing this degree, she graduated from Eastern University with a BA in Mathematics.