About Us

Our success is measured by the value we create for our clients

Our Firm

Matrix Private Capital Group is a diversified asset management firm founded in 2016 by a team of investment and wealth management professionals led by Richard S. Fuld, Jr. We serve high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions.

Wealth Advisory

  • We partner with select individuals and families to help achieve their unique investment, business and philanthropic goals

Strategic Advisory

  • We offer strategic advice and provide business development to owners, CEOs, and senior management teams

Alternative Investments

  • We provide direct investment opportunities to high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions

Our Principles

We are dedicated to providing tailored investment solutions. To foster true partnership with our clients, our business is founded on the following principles:

Independence

  • Privately-owned partnership
  • Objective advice and solutions

Transparency

  • Accountable only to our clients
  • Full visibility into our process and results

Accessibility

  • Full team approach delivers the entire firm to our clients
  • Extensive array of financial and corporate networks

Our Team

We bring together vast and complementary industry experiences from across wealth advisory, investment banking, and asset management to create tailored solutions for our clients’ liquid wealth, privately-held assets and closely-held businesses. Our team members share longstanding professional and personal relationships that embody the tight-knit, team-oriented culture we deliver to our clients.

Richard S. Fuld, Jr.

Chairman
New York, NY

Dick is the Founder and CEO of Matrix Private Capital Group. He is responsible for guiding the firm’s strategy and operations in addition to advising clients and portfolio companies’ senior management teams in developing and implementing corporate strategies. Dick is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers. He previously served as a member of the Business Council, the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Board of Governors of the New York Stock Exchange, the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dick received his B.A. from the University of Colorado and his M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Marc Scheuer

Partner, Chief Operating Officer
New York, NY

Marc co-leads the firm’s Private Equity business and supports Strategic Advisory client relationships. As Chief Operating Officer, Marc is also responsible for overseeing the operations and management of the firm. Prior to Matrix Private Capital Group, Marc spent eight years at Matrix Advisors and five years at Lehman Brothers, with experience in investment banking, strategic advisory, direct investing and executing proprietary M&A transactions in Lehman Brothers’ Corporate Strategy Group. Marc graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College.

Richard Kravitz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
New York, NY

Rich is responsible for the firm’s finance and accounting, regulatory and tax compliance and office management.  Prior to joining Matrix, Rich spent 20 years as the Chief Financial Officer of KR Capital Advisors, Inc., an institutional investment adviser and hedge fund manager.  Prior to KR Capital Advisors, Rich worked for Montgomery Securities, CS First Boston Investment Management and Seymour Schneidman & Associates (presently known as Anchin, Block & Anchin), a CPA firm with a specialty in servicing financial services clients.  Rich is a CPA and graduated from Binghamton University’s School of Management.

Dan Nalawade

CEO, Matrix Financing Solutions
New York, NY

Dan is the CEO of Matrix Financing Solutions and supports Strategic Advisory operations. Prior he was at GE and GE Capital for over 20 years, where he held various C-level roles all over the world, while building both firms’ finance capabilities and processes. He also served on GE Capital’s Investment Committee. Additionally at GE, Dan was CEO of Asia & Pacific for GE Transportation Finance, CEO of GE Equipment Services Asia and Director – Asset Management for GE Equipment Services Europe. Prior to GE, Dan worked at Lehman Brothers within the Fixed Income Group. Dan is also a Board Member and advisor to Turning Rock Partners. Dan holds degrees in LLB, MBA, MA (Theology), M.Com. He is a Certified Public Account (C.P.A.), Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and holds a U.S. patent for GE.

Olga A. Pulido-Crowe

Managing Director, Chief of Staff
New York, NY

Olga is Matrix Investment Holdings’ Chief of Staff. Olga has been active in the financial services industry for over thirty years. Her career includes over 22 years at Lehman Brothers where she was an investment banker focused on Financial Institutions and later headed the West Coast Consumer/Industrial practice before becoming Chief Administrative Officer for the Global Tech Group and West Coast Investment Banking Division. While at Lehman, Olga advised numerous companies across a wide spectrum of industries in their capital raising and mergers and acquisitions activities and led philanthropy and diversity initiatives. Olga received her B.A. summa cum laude from California State University, Stanislaus and her MBA from Harvard Business School.

Scott Weissman, CFP®

Partner
Chicago, IL

Scott is a wealth advisor and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with over 20 years of experience working with affluent families, executives and entrepreneurs. He has built his practice on three principles: putting clients’ interests first, providing exceptional service, and taking an integrated approach to comprehensive wealth management. Prior to joining Matrix, Mr. Weissman was an Executive Director, President’s Club-level wealth advisor and Alternative Investment Director at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Weissman was honored to be named to the 2019 Forbes Best-in-State financial advisor list for Illinois. (1)  Mr. Weissman began his career at ABN AMRO Bank as a credit analyst and grew into a lending capacity with the bank’s North American subsidiary, LaSalle National Bank. He graduated from Indiana University.

 

(1) The Best-In-State Wealth Advisors 2019 and America’s Next-Gen Advisors 2018 lists are published by Forbes and determined by SHOOK Research. Advisers did not pay a fee to be included in the lists. The rankings are not representative of any one client’s experience and are not indicative of future performance. The Forbes list of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors 2019 is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. There were 29,334 advisers nominated and 12% were included in the list. 

Tom Bruce

Partner
Chicago, IL

Tom joins after 15 years at Morgan Stanley in Chicago. While there, Mr. Bruce was First Vice President, Alternative Investment Director and Century Club-level financial advisor. In 2018, he was honored to be named to the Forbes List of America’s Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors. (1) Mr. Bruce takes pride in building sophisticated, creative and customized portfolio solutions for affluent families scattered throughout the country. He began his career at Deutsche Asset Management after earning his B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.

 

(1) The Forbes List of America’s Next-Gen Advisors 2018 includes advisers born in 1980s or more recent and have either built and lead their own teams and/or who have joined teams of specialists and are acting in an advisor-type role. The ranking is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data. The qualitative data includes client service models, investing process, businesstypes, leveraging a team and firm resources, experience levels and credentials. The quantitative data includes revenue produced, assets under management, compliance records and industry experience. There were 23,862 advisers nominated and 4% were included in the list.

Lance Bryan

Managing Director
Los Angeles, CA

Lance is a Wealth Advisor with over a decade of experience advising affluent families, executives and entrepreneurs. He works closely with his clients to develop personalized wealth solutions to meet their long-term financial goals. Lance is responsible for building and managing the firm’s Southern California wealth management office. Prior to joining the firm, Lance was a Vice President and Wealth Advisor at Neuberger Berman and began his career at American Express Financial Advisors. He received a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Northern Colorado.

Ing Chea Ang

Director, Quantitative Research & Investments
New York, NY

Ing-Chea is the Director of Investment Strategy and a quantitative researcher at Matrix. His experience includes managing systematic fixed income strategies at a hedge fund and extensive multi-asset class investing. Prior to Matrix, he was a fixed income researcher at AQR Capital Management, one of the world’s largest systematic managers. Before that, he was a member of the multi-asset class investment team at Neuberger Berman, developing solutions for private clients and the Trust Company. Ing-Chea began his career at Merrill Lynch in the Global Markets division, working on transactions in private markets. He has a Master’s degree in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and also dual degrees in engineering and business from Lafayette College.

Charles Wemyss

Vice President
New York, NY

Charlie is a member of the Private Equity investment team. His primary responsibilities include financial modeling, due diligence, and transaction origination and structuring. Charlie also helps lead the firm’s Strategic Advisory business. Prior to joining Matrix Private Capital Group, Charlie was an investment banking analyst at Fieldstone Private Capital Group focused on financial analysis and due diligence for M&A and capital solicitation assignments in renewable and thermal power, infrastructure, energy efficiency and alternative fuels. Charlie graduated from the University of Vermont.

Laura Peysakhov

Client Service Director
New York, NY

Laura joined Matrix Private Capital Group in 2019 as a Client Service Director, bringing over two decades of customer service and operations skills in wealth management, ensuring clients’ engagements are delivered with the highest level of quality and professionalism. Prior to Matrix, Laura spent 10 years at Train, Babcock Advisors as a Vice President of Operations & Senior Client Service Professional and began her career at MB Investment Partners as an Associate Portfolio Manager, where she worked with high net-worth clients. She began her education at University of Michigan with concentration in Computer science and received a B.S. in Business Management, magna cum laude, from Long Island University.

Catherine Hartnett

Client Service Director
Chicago, IL

Cathy joined Matrix in 2019 as a Client Service Director. Her main focus is maintaining and servicing the entire spectrum of client relationships. Additionally, she supports Tom Bruce and Scott Weissman in Matrix’s Chicago office. Prior to joining Matrix, Cathy was a Portfolio Associate at Morgan Stanley. Cathy graduated from DePaul University.

Marisa Camp

Client Service Director
Chicago, IL

Marisa joined Matrix in 2019 as a Client Service Director. She leverages a career of various client-facing roles in wealth management to deliver a tailored experience for Matrix’s clients. Prior to Matrix, Marisa spent 12 years between Cresset Wealth Advisors and Neuberger Berman, where she worked within teams providing customized advice to closely-held business owners, C-suite executives, financial sponsors, successful individuals and non-profit organizations on how to achieve their specific wealth goals. Marisa Graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a BS in Finance.

Tamara Tudor

Client Service Associate
Newport Beach, CA

Tamara joined Matrix Private Capital Group in 2022 as a Client Service Associate supporting Lance Bryan on the West Coast. Tamara pivoted to maintaining and servicing client relationships at a local Pacific Coast RIA firm after spending 15 years underwriting Group Risk in the London Market. Prior to Matrix, she worked within the EMEA divisions of AIG/Alico, MetLife, and Legal & General for multi-national corporate schemes. Tamara is an alumnus of USC (Los Angeles).

Marta Swarthout

Senior Executive Assistant
New York, NY

Marta joined Matrix in 2019 as a Senior Executive Assistant. She supports Dick Fuld both professionally and personally. Prior to joining joining Matrix, she spent over 10 years supporting senior executives at Cerberus Capital. Previous to her time at Cerberus, she worked in a similar role for several hedge funds. Marta graduated from Sarah Lawrence College.

Tristan Dupuis

Analyst
New York, NY

Tristan is a member of the Private Equity investment team and assists the firm’s Strategic Advisory Business. His primary responsibilities include financial modeling, due diligence, and transaction structuring. Prior to joining Matrix Private Capital Group, Tristan was an investment banking intern at Cedar Street Capital focused on due diligence for investments in FinTech, Cryptocurrency/Blockchain, and Gaming. Tristan graduated from Fordham University and is currently pursuing his MBA at New York University’s Stern School of Business.