Team

Donald Nelson is a Managing Director of Harken Capital, which he co-found in 2008. Previously, Don founded NelCap Advisers a placement agency in 2007 which worked with emerging managers. Prior to Nelcap, Don spent nearly a decade with SV Health Investors (formerly, SV Life Sciences) where he initially served as an investment professional and CFO, and was then promoted to Head of Fundraising and Fund Strategy. Don was responsible for raising SV Life Sciences Funds III and IV, which constitute nearly $1.0 billion of private capital under management by SV Health Investors. Don has spoken on fundraising and firm building topics at the US Canada Technology Business Forum, the Private Equity Fund Formation and Management conference, Independent Sponsors Roundtable, and is a judge and member of the board of advisors for the Venture Capital Investment Competition. Don spent the early part of his career with Ernst & Young LLP, where he provided services to entrepreneurial, venture capital and private equity backed companies. Don graduated with an MBA from the Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). His undergraduate studies were at The United States Naval Academy and The American University (Bachelor of Science, Finance). Don holds the Series 24, 63, 79 and 82 registrations.  Don’s favorite fundraising saying is “If you don’t look, you don’t find!”
Frederick Malloy is a Managing Director of Harken Capital, which he co-founded in 2008. Fred has been raising fund commitments for over 10 years.  Prior to Harken, Fred was a member of the founding team at Intervale Capital, a buyout firm focused on energy companies. Fred led the marketing of the firm’s debut $280 million fund.  Intervale was recognized as the “Best New Buyout Firm” of 2008 by Buyouts magazine. In addition, Fred has ten years of experience as a private equity investor. He has led buyouts as well as venture capital and mezzanine debt financings. He began his career in the Corporate Finance Department at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. Fred has spoken on fundraising and firm building topics at the National Summit for Middle Market Funds, the Association for Corporate Growth, MIT Sloan and the Kellogg School of Management. Fred is a graduate of The Kellogg School of Management (MBA, Finance/Strategy) where he was an F.C. Austin Scholar, and of Dartmouth College (BA, History) where he was a National Merit Scholar and was inducted into Dartmouth’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Fred holds the Series 24, 63, 79 and 82 registrations.
Nick Hatch is a Managing Director at Harken Capital and is responsible for the firm’s secondary advisory activities. Since joining Harken in 2012, the firm has closed over $850 million of transaction volume representing over 25 unique secondary transactions.  Prior to joining Harken, Nick built the secondary advisory practice at Scalar Partners, where he advised, structured and executed a wide range of secondaries transactions representing over $250 million volume. Prior to Scalar, Nick worked at Probitas Partners, a leading private equity fund placement and secondary advisory firm, and performed fund valuation and secondary advisory services for large US and European institutional investors selling large portfolios of buyout and venture fund portfolios. Prior to joining Probitas, Nick was an Analyst in the Venture Services group at Deutsche Bank, and advised leading venture funds with their block trades and distributions. Nick earned a BA in Finance from the University of Utah. Nick holds the Series 7 and 63 registrations.

Peter Landauer is a Managing Director at Harken Capital assisting on deal sourcing, manager due diligence, and capital raising. Previously, he spent twelve years with the University of Florida Investment Corporation (“UFICO”) most recently as Director of Private Investments. He also served in roles as Director of Real Assets and Chief Operating Officer. While at UFICO, Peter oversaw the private investment portfolio with 125 funds and $1.2 billion of committed capital across private equity, natural resources, and real estate. He led diligence on and recommended $685 million in commitments to 65 private investment funds. Prior to UFICO, Peter was Associate Controller at the University of Florida Foundation where he served as staff liaison to the Investment Committee and managed the investment back office for the University of Florida Endowment and other affiliated pools. He also spent 7 years with Tupperware Corporation in various financial reporting, planning and analysis roles. Peter began his professional career in public accounting with Deloitte Haskins + Sells and Price Waterhouse. He earned a BS in Accounting and MBA from the University of Florida. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Jeffery Moy is a Managing Director of Harken Capital. Previously, Jeff was the Head of Private Equity for Central Park Group, an independent investment advisory firm that specializes in alternative investment strategies where he helped launch a registered investment company private equity fund of funds. Prior to Central Park Group, Jeff served as Head of Private Equity for Rockefeller & Company where he managed a portfolio of private equity funds and separate accounts for high net worth and institutional clients. Prior to Rockefeller, Jeff was a Senior Managing Director at Liberty Mutual Asset Management where, during his 15-year tenure, he invested and managed a $4.5 billion global portfolio across 250 private equity funds. Jeff has served on corporate boards as well as on fund advisory and valuation committees. Jeff has spoken at SuperReturn, PartnerConnect, ILPA, Capital Roundtable, iGlobal Forum, and Southern Capital Conference.Jeff is a graduate of the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. (MS, Finance/Strategy) and of Boston University (BS, Finance/ Marketing/Operations). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and Certified Market Technician.

Carolyn Mains is the Marketing Director at Harken Capital and is responsible for leading project management, marketing efforts, assisting with client relations and maximizing the effectiveness of the team. Previously, she spent twelve years at SV Health Investors where she  supported the partners and finance team with investor relations and project management. Carolyn is a graduate of Northeastern University.