Brett Hickey, Founder & CEO, Star Mountain Capital, LLC
Mr. Hickey is the Founder & CEO of Star Mountain Capital, a specialized asset management firm focused exclusively on the lower middle-market. Star Mountain provides debt and equity capital directly to established, growing businesses and also participates in this market as a strategic fund investor. Star Mountain and its partner fund managers represent one of the largest non-bank small and medium-sized business investment platforms in the U.S. with a portfolio of over 200 companies. Prior to his 12 year career as a lower middle-market investor, he was an investment banking analyst with Salomon Smith Barney covering financial institutions. He is a regular investment industry expert speaker, member of select business organizations such as the Young Presidents' Organization and board member of multiple industry organizations, including the Small Business Investor Alliance.