Leadership
Our team consists of top-tier leaders and private equity professionals. We pride ourselves in our ability to act quickly, our efficiency and commitment to follow-through. Each member brings a unique skill set to our firm and is essential to our overall success.
Ross Ely / Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Ross Ely is Senior Vice President of Portfolio Operations providing oversight and leadership of Skyview’s portfolio companies.  He specializes in corporate carveouts and turnarounds and has experience in the enterprise software, retail technology and computer hardware industries.  Mr. Ely has a strong track record of driving transformational strategies, revenue growth, operational improvements and cultural transformations.

Mr. Ely has over ten years of experience managing private equity-backed portfolio companies, including six years as CEO of portfolio companies owned by Marlin Equity Partners.  While at Marlin, he led retail technology service providers ProLogic Redemption Solutions and ProLogic Retail Services through major turnarounds and successful exits.  At ProLogic Redemption Solutions, Mr. Ely streamlined operations to reduce costs and implemented a comprehensive technology upgrade to modernize the infrastructure.  At ProLogic Retail Services, he launched a new business development initiative that resulted in revenue growth after years of decline.

Mr. Ely also held prior leadership positions at Micron Computers as Executive VP of Sales and Marketing and at Apple as Director of Product Marketing for hardware and software products.  He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Duke and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.  Mr. Ely also is a Board Advisor for Health Care Solutions, Inc. and is an Executive Instructor in the Boise State University Executive MBA program.  He resides with his family in Boise, ID.

Alex Soltani

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Darryl Smith

President, Global Portfolio Operations

Darren Loos

Senior VP of Finance, Global Controller

Jim Hall

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Jeff White

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Shrikar Kasturi

Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

Jared Cohen

Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

Dean Estrada

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Rick Bigelow

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Rod Stoddard

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Brian Dean

Senior Vice President, Operations

Manel Sweetmore

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Matt Thompson

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Angie Batterson

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Jeffrey Luft

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations Finance

Krishna Viswanadham

Vice President, Technology

Baudelio Bueno

Vice President, Business Development

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