Creating the future
At 777 Partners, we are transformers, not conformers. And we're always looking for new ideas and the people to move them.
We knew to disrupt our own industry and the industry verticals we serve we couldn’t rely on the conventional ideas or people. We strive to create a unique environment that provides a holistic view of the world, embracing innovation, and cultivating professional development and personal growth. At 777 Partners, we are committed to build long-term careers by investing in our team.
Our teams consist of entrepreneurs and professionals with varied backgrounds and perspectives that strengthen our team and help our investment decisions. As such, we are focused on building teams by recruiting talent throughout our organization and portfolio companies that will bring different experiences, ideas, skills, and vantage points to our firm. When joining our team, you are provided the tools and opportunities for rapid career progression while attaining a 360-degree, holistic view of the world vs the more siloed experience from other traditional PE or Investment Banking firms.
At 777 Partners, we believe that diverse teams increase performance and produce better results. This approach enables our professionals to learn from different perspectives and better understand our teammates.
777 Partners is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable law.
Stuart Lippman joined 777 Partners in 2021 as their Head of Traded Structured Credit. Stuart has over 25 years of investment experience in traded structured credit having launched and run several structured-product investment businesses. He was most recently at Fortress Investment but previously spent more than seven years at TIG Advisors, as CIO of TIG Securitized Asset and the TIG Sunrise Funds. Previously, Stuart was a Managing Director at RBC and the Founder and CIO of the RBC Structured Products Proprietary Investment Strategy. Stuart holds a B.S. from Cornell University in Economics and a M.B.A. in Finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University.
Head of Traded Structured Credit
Craig oversees the underwriting and monitoring of 777 Asset Management’s private credit investment portfolio. Prior to joining 777AM in September 2021, Craig was on the investment team at White Oak Global Advisors, focused on sourcing, underwriting, and monitoring opportunistic term loans across various industries. He separately spent significant time in White Oak’s restructuring group, working out existing portfolio investments and underwriting secondary trades. Craig started his career at Silicon Valley Bank. Craig received a Bachelors in Finance and Real Estate at The University of Georgia.
Patrick Foley joined 777 Partners in 2022 as their Senior Investment Associate. Prior to 777 Partners, Patrick has accumulated over 8 years of experience with Structured Products at organizations in the financial services industry including Citizens, Golub Capital. Patrick holds a BA in Economics from University of Arizona.
Senior Investment Associate
Gaurav Jagani joined 777 Partners in April 2022 as a Senior Associate in Structured Private Credit. Prior to 777 Partners, Gaurav accumulated over 9 years of experience in structured credit at Morgan Stanley, Ellington Management Group and most recently, at Longfellow Investment Management as head of structured credit research. Gaurav holds a B.A. from University of Virginia in economics and neuroscience in addition to the CFA designation.
Senior Investment Associate
Kevin McGeary joined 777 Partners in 2022 as their Senior Investment Associate. Prior to 777 Partners, Kevin accumulated 4 years of experience in debt capital raising and M&A in the Specialty Finance sector at Nomura Securities. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Investment Associate
Tony Tang joined 777 Asset Management in 2022 as their Head of Quantitative Research. Prior to that, Tony has accumulated over 17 years of experience in modeling, strategies and investment at organizations in the Asset Backed Securities Industry including Credit Suisse, TIG Advisors, and Fortress Investment Group. Tony received his Ph.D. from University of Chicago and is a CFA charterholder.
Head of Quantitative Research
Joe Ruttle joined 777 Asset Management in 2022 as their Trading & Portfolio Management Assistant for Traded Structured Credit. Prior to 777 Partners, Joe has accumulated over 24 years of experience with Structured Products at organizations in the Structured Finance and Hedge Fund industries including ICE, TIG Advisors LLC, RBC & UBS. Joe holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Hawaii.
Trader and Portfolio Management Assistant
Ryan Klose joined 777 Asset Management in 2022. Prior to joining 777, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Barclays Capital in New York where he focused on investment grade debt capital markets transactions in the Life Insurance, P&C Insurance, and Asset Management industries.
Ryan holds a B.S. in Finance, with a minor in Business Analytics, from Lehigh University.
Alan Desai joined 777 Partners in 2022 as their Credit Analyst. Prior to 777 Partners, Alan has accumulated over a year and a half of experience with high yield bond and leverage loan research, covering Consumer, Healthcare, Gaming, and Lodging companies at Barings. Alan holds a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of South Carolina.