Michael Kahan is a Managing Partner of North Peak Capital Management, LLC (“North Peak”). Prior to North Peak, Mr. Kahan founded North Peak Capital, LLC to pursue private equity investments. After the launch of North Peak with his brother in 2015, he transitioned his focus to public equity investing. Mr. Kahan serves on the Board of Directors of DentalOne Partners, Printronix, and Extend Fertility. Prior to that, he was a Director at Onex Corporation, a Canadian private equity firm, where he focused on healthcare investments and was involved with investing roughly $500 million of equity capital. Prior to joining Onex, Mr. Kahan was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard University.
Jeremy Kahan is a Managing Partner of North Peak Capital Management, LLC. Prior to North Peak, Mr. Kahan was a founding analyst at Bow Street, a Blackstone seeded, opportunistic event-driven fund. During his four year tenure at Bow Street, the firm’s assets under management grew from $100 million to over $350 million. Prior to joining Bow Street, Mr. Kahan was an Associate in the Private Equity Group at MSD Capital, a private investment firm formed to manage the capital of Michael Dell and his family. At MSD, he focused on healthcare and business services investments and was involved with investing over $500 million of equity capital. Prior to MSD Capital, Mr. Kahan was a Senior Associate in the Transaction Services Strategy Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Kahan received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from Yale University.
Tyler Hall is an Analyst at North Peak. Prior to North Peak, he was a Senior Associate at Citadel Global Equities, a long/short equity hedge fund, where he worked as part of a team investing more than $2 billion in gross assets in the technology sector. Prior to joining Citadel, Tyler was an Associate in the Private Equity group at Bain Capital, a global alternative asset manager. At Bain Capital, he focused on the healthcare and consumer retail sectors and was involved in investing over $400 million of equity capital. Prior to Bain Capital, Tyler was a management consultant at Bain & Company. He received a B.A. in Psychology, cum laude, from Harvard University.
Melissa is the Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at North Peak. She is responsible for developing and fostering relationships with institutional investors and servicing existing clients. Melissa spent over five years as a Director at Protocol Capital Management, a leading boutique capital placement firm for hedge funds. She also worked at Cantor Fitzgerald and Jefferies where she was an integral member of the Capital Introduction team. Melissa graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Hotel Administration and is an MBA student at Columbia Business School.
Michael Lorch is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of North Peak. He joined in September 2018, after working for two years as the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer at LMJ Capital LP. Prior to joining LMJ, Michael worked for over twelve years as the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Accounting Officer/Controller of MSF Capital LLC/EnTrust Capital Inc. Prior to EnTrust, Michael was a Senior Auditor in the Financial Services Group of Goldstein Golub Kessler LLP, where he was responsible for supervising the audits and preparation of tax returns for numerous hedge funds. Michael holds a BS, Summa Cum Laude, from Touro College and is a CPA.