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.
James Lundy joined 777 Partners Asset Management in 2022 as their General Counsel. Prior to 777 Partners Asset Management, James has accumulated over 25 years of experience with insurance and structured finance at Syncora Holdings Ltd. and Thacher Proffitt & Wood. James holds an LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law, a JD from New York Law School, and a BBA from Pace University. James is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut and is a certified public accountant (inactive) in New York.
Michael Nekus joined 777 Asset Management in May 2022 as their Head of Finance and Operations. Prior to 777, Michael has accumulated over 15 years of front to back office experience, implementing and streamlining processes at organizations in the hedge fund industry including Tiedemann Investment Group and Ancient LP. Michael holds a degree in Economics from the University of Richmond.
Head of Finance and Operations
Susan Wu joined 777 Asset Management in 2021 as their Investment Reporting Manager. Prior to 777 Asset Management, Susan has accumulated over 15 years of experience with UK OEIC's, Unit Trust, Lux SICAV, Hedge Funds, Dublin ICVC, Investment Trust and Private Equity / Credit funds at organizations in the financial industry, including State Street , Janus Henderson Investors, IQEQ Fund Administration Services (UK) Ltd. Susan is an ACCA Qualified accountant and holds an MBA in Finance from Charles Sturt University.
Olivia Al joined 777 Asset Management in 2022 as an Investment Reporting Associate. Prior to 777, she worked as a Product Operations Analyst at a start up in the private aviation space. Ms. Al holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a minor in Information Systems and Technology from American University.
Investment Reporting Associate
Dayshalae joined 777 Asset Management and 777 Re Ltd. in 2022, as a Risk Analyst in the Money Laundering Reporting Office. Prior to these roles, as an Assistant Manager at KPMG Bermuda & UK, she had audited top SEC reinsurers. Dayshalae has had a range of engagements assisting regulators. She has played a key role assisting the Office General Counsel with internal audit investigations. She implemented an on-boarding process for the Bermuda Department of Immigration, and she assisted the UK Small Business Commissioner with independent compliance reviews. Since obtaining an Anti-Money Laundering Diploma, and as a member of the ICA, she has been a catalyst for implementing Customer Due Diligence and Know Your Customer processes for Banks and regulators.
Investment Reporting Associate
Richard Cardali joined 777 Partners in 2019. Prior to joining 777, Mr. Cardali worked as a corporate accounting professional for private investment firms and private equity / venture capital owned middle market companies across many industries. Mr. Cardali has 10+ years in public accounting inclusive of Big Four experience. Mr. Cardali received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Hofstra University and is a Certified Public Accountant
James Daly joined 777 Partners in 2021 as their Accounting Director, US Shared Service. Prior to 777 Partners, James has accumulated over 25 years of experience with three Fortune 10 multinational companies, two entrepreneurial finance companies and one investment management firm. James holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Pace University and is a licensed CPA in the State of New York.
JC Mendoza has recently joined 777 Partners as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to joining 777, Mr. Mendoza held positions at DWS Group (formerly Deutsche Asset Management) and Deutsche Bank AG, where he was a corporate Vice President responsible for overseeing capital planning and enterprise stress testing for the Americas. Mr. Mendoza previously held positions as a senior consultant for Treliant Risk Advisors, a boutique risk and strategy consulting firm, and Bank of America Corporation where he held roles in their corporate treasury and enterprise capital management divisions. Mr. Mendoza graduated from Pace University in New York City with a Master of Science in Finance degree, and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. Mr. Mendoza is also an armed forces veteran serving in the United States Marine Corps.
Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Keith Steele joined 777 Partners as Director of International Accounting in 2022. Prior to joining 777, Keith was a Partner at a UK Top 10 Accounting firm, PKF LLP. With over 25 years of experience in financial accounting and compliance, Keith has worked across a range of sectors, including financial services, aviation and technology and specialises in supporting companies implement their international expansion plans.
Director, International Accounting