At PEF, we believe the expertise and experience of our team
Anne Anquillare, CFA
Chief Executive Officer & President
Anne has been active in the private equity industry since 1993, serving as general partner of Walden Capital Partners; an SBIC fund licensed in 1996, and working in the investment business unit for Prudential Insurance Company of America. From 1998-2000, Anne served on the Board of Governors of the National Association of Small Business Investment Companies. She has been a frequent guest speaker for organizations including SBIA, and The Capital Roundtable. Anne has been quoted in the LA Times, CBS News, Money Management Intelligent, and the Wall Street Journal. In 2015, Anne was a recipient of NJ Biz’s Best Fifty Women in Business.
Beth Manzi, CPA
Chief Operating Officer
Beth oversees PEF’s GP accounting operations, including investor services, fund accounting and reporting and compliance. Beth has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry which includes audit, tax and fund administration services for private equity and hedge funds with diverse investment strategies and structures. Prior to joining PEF in 2009, Beth was the CFO/CCO of Washington Corner Capital Management, L.P., an investment adviser to a high-yield and distressed debt fund. Before that, she was the VP of Quality Control and Training at Citi Hedge Fund Services North America, Inc. She is a member of the AICPA and the American Woman’s Society of CPAs and served as the President of the NJ affiliate from 2007-2009. She is also a member of the NYSSCPA and serves on the Investment Management Committee and the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee.
Chief Revenue Officer
Hank is responsible for PEF’s sales, marketing, and business development efforts to drive revenue streams and identify new opportunities for growth and expansion. Hank has more than 25 years of experience leading companies through rapid growth and profitability. Prior to PEF, Hank was Managing Director, Head of Business Development at Ipreo Private Capital Markets, the premier provider of solutions for portfolio assessment, valuations, and investment performance. Hank joined Ipreo through the acquisition of iLEVEL Solutions, where he was a member of the original executive team that spun the iLEVEL platform out of The Blackstone Group. Hank’s career includes roles as President of ASPEO, a global software development and IT outsourcing company, and SVP of Sales and Marketing for Archive Systems. He has also held executive leadership positions at Magellan Software and Minolta Information Systems.
Jason has over 14 years of experience as a Controller. Jason started his career in the audit department of Coopers and Lybrand LLC and continued with Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) once the firms merged. From PwC, he went to the internal audit department of CBS where he was responsible for audits of owned and operated radio and television stations. Prior to joining PEF Services in 2013, Jason served as the Vice President of Finance for Nelligan Sports Marketing, a collegiate sports marketing company that was acquired by Learfield Sports in February of 2014.