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


George Chapman

Vice President

Michael Ferrante

Vice President

Carl-Philippe Rouzier

Senior Associate


Steve Byers

Steve Byers

Partner & Chief Financial Officer

Laurie Callicutt

Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President of Finance
Nate Caron

Nathan Caron

Manager of Financial Reporting

Katherine Buckler

Finance Assistant

Lynsey Sanchez

Manager of Investor Services

Hannah Mausteller

Office Manager


Peter Brooke

Peter Brooke

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