Adam Weinstein is a Managing Director of New Mountain Capital, LLC, a New York based private equity, public equity and credit manager with over $15.0 billion in assets under management; he joined that organization in 2005. At New Mountain, he serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of the overall platform. Specifically, he spends his time helping to run the firm on a day to day basis, helping to oversee firm management and operations with the CEO, and helps to drive strategy and firm process. He is involved with portfolio company oversight, investor relations and is also responsible for the day to day oversight of the finance, fund operations, investor reporting, administrative and tax functions. He also serves as an Executive Vice President and is on the Board of Directors of New Mountain Finance Corporation, a publicly traded business development company (Ticker: NMFC) which houses New Mountain’s current debt platform. He previously worked at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, in that firm’s merger and acquisition and private equity investor services areas, with clients that included large and small blue chip private equity and venture capital firms. He is a New York State Certified Public Accountant and received his B.S., summa cum laude, from Binghamton University. He also sits on the board of the Great Oaks Foundation a lead not for profit charter school organization, sits on the boards of various other not for profit organizations and heads the grant board for a private foundation he founded. He also writes articles and thought pieces in a number of publications and speaks on various panels regarding issues affecting the alternative investment industry.
Carol Van Atten is currently the Vice President for Programs at the Charles Hayden Foundation in New York, which focuses on the development of children and youth in the New York and Boston metropolitan areas. Carol oversees the grantee progress within an annual portfolio of $17 million and is responsible for establishing grant strategies. Carol also serves as Chair of the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Global Impact Funding Trust and is a Member of the Corporation of the New York Botanical Garden. She has served on the Allocations Committee for the New York Women’s Foundation. Carol received her AB in Economics from Vassar College and JD from Brooklyn Law School.
Kunjan Mehta is a partner at Grant Thornton LLP, a global audit, tax and advisory organization, where he primarily focuses on assurance and auditing services for hedge funds, private equity funds and broker dealers. Kunjan has written thought leadership pieces for the firm and is actively involved in technical trainings within his firm. Kunjan is also a member of the New York State Society of CPA’s Private Equity Committee and serves as the Co-Vice President of Membership with ASCEND. Kunjan is a licensed CPA in the US as well as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He graduated from Gujarat University in India with a Bachelors in Finance and Accounting.
Sarah Tomolonius is the Vice President of Marketing and Investor Relations at Arlon Group, a good and agriculture investment firm. Prior to joining Arlon, she was an Investor Relations Associate with Citi Private Equity/StepStone Group LLC from 2008-2010; a Research Analyst with Edelman from 2005-2007; and a Program Assistant for the Water and Coastal Program of the Natural Resources Defense Council from 2002-2005. Sarah serves on the Board of Directors of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: QRHC), on the Young Executive Board of iMentor, on the Executive Council of the Alumni Council at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University and as Chair of the Sustainability Committee of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. She is the co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Sustainability Investment Leadership Council. Sarah received her BA in English from Vassar College and her MPA from SIPA at Columbia University, where she received a fellowship for International Finance and Policy.