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Silver Lake -Team

Team:
Silver Lake Investment Professionals

Thomas Conneely
Thomas Conneely
Vice President of Operations of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman
Thomas Conneely joined Silver Lake in 2012 and is the Vice President of Operations at Silver Lake Waterman. He is an industry veteran with over 20 years of fund operations experience. Mr. Conneely is well versed in all operational elements of the private technology debt business.  Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Conneely spent over 16 years at Lighthouse Capital Partners with responsibility for contract management, process infrastructure, compliance, and risk management for over $1.6 billion in invested capital.  Prior to Lighthouse, Mr. Conneely held operational and management roles at GE Capital, Ally capital, and Unicom Computer.  Mr. Conneely received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Brian Crews
Brian Crews
Managing Director of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman

Brian Crews joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Managing Director at Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. Crews has substantial experience structuring and underwriting technology debt investments. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Crews was a Principal at Lighthouse Capital Partners, where he worked directly on more than $300 million of new investments. Mr. Crews holds a B.S. from Washington & Lee University.

Katrina Jaber
Katrina Jaber
Associate of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman

Katrina Jaber joined Silver Lake in 2015 and is an Associate at Silver Lake Waterman. Previously, she worked in the Financial Advisory group at Deloitte, where she provided consulting and valuation services related to mergers and acquisitions, reporting, and strategic planning. Ms. Jaber graduated cum laude from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Finance and Economics and is a CFA charterholder.

Brian Mitchell
Brian Mitchell
Associate of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman

Brian Mitchell joined Silver Lake in 2016 and is an Associate at Silver Lake Waterman. Previously, he worked in Deloitte's Financial Advisory Services group where he provided consulting and valuation services for clients in the technology and telecommunication industries. Mr. Mitchell graduated with high distinction from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Economics.

Michael Noryko
Michael Noryko
Principal of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman

Mike Noryko joined Silver Lake in 2016 and is a Principal at Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. Noryko has more than a decade of experience working with technology companies. Previously, he was an investment analyst at Citadel Global Equities and Andor Capital Management and began his career as an investment banker with Robertson Stephens. Mr. Noryko graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Shawn O'Neill
Shawn O'Neill
Managing Director and Group Head of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman

Shawn O’Neill joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Managing Director and Group Head of Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. O’Neill has been a strategic advisor to leading technology companies and has extensive technology merger, acquisition, and financing experience from 15 years in the industry as a technology investment banker and operating executive. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. O’Neill founded Bandon Partners, a boutique investment bank and was the CFO of two venture-backed companies. Mr. O’Neill was previously an investment banker with Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. Mr. O’Neill holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas, where he graduated with honors. 

Rick Stubblefield
Rick Stubblefield
Managing Director of Waterman
Silicon Valley
Waterman

Rick Stubblefield joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Managing Director focused on activities of Silver Lake Waterman I and II. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Stubblefield co-founded Lighthouse Capital Partners and served as Co-Head of West Coast Investment at Comdisco Ventures. Mr. Stubblefield holds a B.A. from the University of California at Davis and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.

At A Glance

Silver Lake has a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located around the world. Focused both on developed economies and emerging markets, Silver Lake's investment and value creation team operates in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong and manages investments throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.