Meet the Team

BPEA is managed by a team of investment professionals with significant direct deal experience and a strong track record of creating value over multiple funds and economic cycles.

Investment Team

John Brooke

Senior Partner & Co-Founder
Chris Austen

Christopher Austen

Managing Partner

Ryan Mahoney

Vice President

Biyi Animashaun

Vice President

George Chapman

Senior Associate

Michael Ferrante

Senior Associate
Jay Scuteri

Jay Scuteri

Senior Associate

Kevin Yun

Senior Associate


Steve Byers

Steve Byers

Partner & Chief Financial Officer

Laurie Callicutt

Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President of Finance
Nate Caron

Nathan Caron

Senior Finance Associate

Katherine Buckler

Finance Assistant

Lynsey Sanchez

Senior Associate, Investor Relations

Hannah Mausteller

Office Manager


Peter Brooke

Peter Brooke

In Memoriam (October 6, 1929 - April 1, 2020)