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.
Jeffrey Luft / Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations Finance

Jeffrey Luft is a Business Unit Controller for Skyview Capital Group Management LLC.  His responsibilities in Mergers and Acquisitions include completing due diligence projects and presenting financial risk assessments for targets.  His responsibilities in business unit operations include transitioning new acquisitions in order to set up accounting and finance processes and controls, implementing ERP management systems, managing the business unit’s finance and accounting personnel, executing cost saving initiatives, assisting in restructuring tax strategies, and improving overall cash management.

Prior to joining Skyview in 2014, Mr. Luft was at Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (VIS) where he was a Vice President and Divisional CFO. During his role at VIS, he led more than 30 personnel working in the finance and accounting department and he reported directly to senior executives on U.S. GAAP internal and external financial reporting, enhanced the division’s sales performance, and offered strategic management around operations which involved global expansion.  Prior to joining VIS, Mr. Luft worked at KPMG LLP as an Audit Advisory Senior Manager and at Goldman, Sachs & Company as an Associate in the Public Finance Investment Banking group.

Mr. Luft received a BBA in accounting, summa cum laude, from Baruch College – City University of New York. He is a New York licensed Certified Public Accountant and is a member in the AICPA.  He is also a published writer in the accounting and finance field.

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

Manel Sweetmore

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Matt Thompson

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Ross Ely

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Angie Batterson

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Krishna Viswanadham

Vice President, Technology

Baudelio Bueno

Vice President, Business Development

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