HARTLEY R. ROGERS
Mr. Rogers is Executive Co-Chairman of the firm’s board of directors and serves on various of the firm’s investment committees. Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2003, Mr. Rogers was a Managing Director in the private equity fund management areas at Morgan Stanley and at Credit Suisse. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Harvard Online, the on-line learning initiative of Harvard University. He also serves on the boards of the Institute of International Education and Bessemer Securities.
He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. Mr. Rogers’ extensive experience in private markets, including his long tenure as our Chairman, brings valuable industry-specific knowledge and insights to the board of directors and provides the board of directors with an in-depth understanding of our business and operations.
MARIO L. GIANNINI
Mr. Giannini is Executive Co-Chairman of Hamilton Lane’s board of directors and serves on various of the firm’s investment committees. Prior to his current role, Mr. Giannini served as our Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2023, responsible for the firm’s strategic direction, management structure and process.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 1993, he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Industrial Valley Title Insurance Company from 1989 to 1992, Deputy General Counsel of Fidelity Bank in Philadelphia from 1984 to 1989, and Senior Attorney at Continental Illinois Bank in Chicago from 1979 to 1983. Mr. Giannini received a B.A. from California State University, Northridge, a Master of Laws degree from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Boston College. He is a former member of the state bar associations of California and Illinois.
Mr. Giannini’s extensive experience in private markets, including his long tenure overseeing our strategic direction as our prior Chief Executive Officer, brings valuable industry-specific knowledge and insights to the board of directors and provides the board of directors with an in-depth understanding of our business and operations.
ERIK R. HIRSCH
Mr. Hirsch is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Lane. In this role he is responsible for the firm’s strategic initiatives and operations. Mr. Hirsch serves on the firm’s investment committees as well as the board of directors. Mr. Hirsch served as Vice Chair of Hamilton Lane from 2016 to 2023, in which role he led the firm’s strategic and technology initiatives, and he served as Chief Investment Officer of HLA from 2003 to 2016.
On behalf of Hamilton Lane, Mr. Hirsch is a board member of Novata, a public benefit corporation designed to collect, analyze, benchmark, and report relevant ESG data on behalf of private companies. Hamilton Lane is a founding partner of Novata.
Additionally, Mr. Hirsch serves as an observer on the board of directors of Tifin, a platform that conceives, creates, and operates fintech companies in the areas of wealth management, investments, and personal finance. Hamilton Lane is a strategic investor in Tifin.
Mr. Hirsch is a frequently quoted expert on the private equity industry, both in the print and broadcast media, and is a regular lecturer at the Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania).
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 1999, Mr. Hirsch was a corporate investment banker in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. He began his career as a municipal financial consultant with Public Financial Management (PFM). At PFM, Mr. Hirsch specialized in asset securitization, sport stadium financings and strategic consulting.
Mr. Hirsch is a trustee of the University of Virginia’s College Foundation, a board member of University of Virginia’s Center for Politics and serves on the board of the Philadelphia 76’ers Youth Foundation.
Mr. Armbrister has been the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Hamilton Lane since August 2023. His responsibilities include oversight of the Corporate Finance Department. He joined the firm in 2018 as a Managing Director and became Global Head of Direct Equity Investments in 2019 where he was responsible for direction and oversight of the firm’s direct equity / co-investment platform, a role that included service on the boards of companies in which HLA invested on behalf of clients. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Armbrister worked for Versa Capital Management from 2003 to 2018, serving as a Managing Director from 2013 to 2018, where he focused on making control-oriented, special situations, debt and equity investments in middle market companies across a variety of industries. While at Versa, Mr. Armbrister participated in all major investment functions, and his responsibilities included origination, underwriting, transaction execution and portfolio company development. He also performed and provided oversight for certain finance-related operational activities, including financial analysis and reporting and cash flow management for a number of portfolio companies while at Versa and in prior roles. Prior to joining Versa in 2003, Mr. Armbrister was an Equity Research analyst at Oppenheimer + Close. He has also held private equity, venture capital, corporate development and investment banking positions at Berwind Financial Group, Redleaf Group, ICG Commerce and Wheat First Butcher Singer, respectively. Mr. Armbrister currently serves on the boards of directors or similar bodies of several charitable and non-profit organizations. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia.
Ms. Kramer has been Chief Operating Officer of Hamilton Lane since May 2023. She leads our client solutions, technology, operations and risk functions. Ms. Kramer also serves as a member of various investment committees of HLA. Prior to becoming our Chief Operating Officer, she served as a Managing Director of HLA since 2010. In that role, she was most recently responsible for the oversight and management of our client solutions and global primary fund investment teams. Since April 2023, she has also served as Interim Chief Risk Officer of HLA. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Ms. Kramer worked as a General Partner at Exelon Capital Partners from 1999 to 2002, where she conducted market analysis, due diligence, technical analysis, business model analysis, negotiations, deal structuring and management of a corporate-sponsored private equity portfolio. Prior to Exelon, Ms. Kramer worked as a Senior Business Development Manager for Philadelphia Gas Works and as a Fund Manager for Murex Corporation. She received a B.A. in Economics from Franklin and Marshall College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Temple University.
JUAN DELGADO-MOREIRA, PhD, CFA
Mr. Delgado-Moreira is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Lane. In this role he oversees the firm’s global sales efforts and client service organization. Mr. Delgado-Moreira serves on the firm’s investment committees as well as the board of directors. Mr. Delgado-Moreira served as Vice Chair of Hamilton Lane from 2018 to 2023, in which role he led the firm’s Asian investment activities and client relationships. Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2005, Mr. Delgado-Moreira was an Investment Manager at Baring Private Equity Partners Ltd. in London, where he focused on mid-market private equity in Europe. Previously, Mr. Delgado-Moreira held senior research positions at institutions in the United Kingdom, including the University of Essex, and was a lecturer and Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University. Mr. Delgado-Moreira began his career as an analyst in Madrid, Spain at the Sociedad Estatal de Participaciones Industriales (formerly known as the Instituto Nacional de Industria). Mr. Delgado-Moreira received a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology and a Ph.D. in Research Methods/Statistics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Ms. Gavalis is Hamilton Lane’s General Counsel. She is responsible for Hamilton Lane’s global legal affairs, directly and through her legal and compliance team. Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2016, Ms. Gavalis worked for SEI Investments Company (“SEI”) for more than 18 years. She served as Division General Counsel of SEI’s Institutional Investors business segment; General Counsel for both SEI Private Trust Company (a U.S. federal savings association) and SEI Trust Company (a U.S. state-charted trust company); Head of SEI’s Corporate Legal Services team; and, Director & General Counsel of the company’s London-based asset management firm, SEI Investments (Europe) Limited.
Ms. Gavalis received a J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1989 and a B.A. from Rosemont College in 1986 wherein she received the E.R.S. Law School award. She is a member of the state bar of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Carl is our Chief Accounting Officer where he is responsible for financial reporting, accounting and internal controls for us. Previously, he was our Director of External Reporting and Technical Accounting, where he oversaw our Securities and Exchange Commission and external reporting and our complex accounting transactions. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Mr. Carl was an Audit Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Philadelphia. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University and is a certified public accountant. He is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.