Meet Our Managing Partners…
David X. Martin
(516) 589 4935
David is an expert in cyber security having co-chaired a public/private initiative with the FBI on intelligence sharing and best practices, consulted with the Central Bank of Israel on cybersecurity audits, chaired an information security committee for a public corporation, worked as a senior advisor on cyber security for Oliver Wyman, and published numerous articles on innovative approaches to managing cybersecurity risk. Mr. Martin is a seasoned financial executive whose career includes stints at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Citibank, and AllianceBernstein. He has extensive experience working with regulators and sovereign governments, and at one time or another has handled the oversight of investable assets, investment strategies, operations, quantitative research, distribution channels, trading, and investment banking. He also has extensive experience running financial holding companies, overseeing acquisitions and the creation of new banking businesses. Mr. Martin, now an acknowledged expert on Risk Management, was the founding Chairman of the Investment Company Institute’s Risk Committee (ICIRC), and Co-Chair of the Buy Side Risk Committee, composed of the Chief Risk Officers of the twenty largest asset management firms. He is also an adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, and author of Risk and the Smart Investor, published by McGraw Hill in the fall of 2010 and author of The Nature of Risk, published by Amazon in 2012. While at AllianceBernstein, Mr. Martin served both as Chief Risk officer and a Director of Sanford Bernstein LLC. He was responsible for the oversight of over $875B in assets, and was a member of the firm’s committees on: valuation (Chair), ethics, internal controls, compliance, new product approvals (Chair), fraud, business continuity and information security. At Citibank, working with both John Reed and William Rhodes, He developed and implemented a comprehensive process of enterprise risk management.
Jonathan D Fascitelli
Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur managing Blue Atlantic Capital, his vehicle to invest in and mange financial service related start-ups and real estate. Previously at Colony Capital, he had been focused on programmatic investments, large buyouts/public investments and distressed situations. He has also worked in M&A banking at Dillon Read/UBS, principal investing for Time Warner, and business development for a startup. He graduated from Brown with a degree in Engineering and Economics and received masters from Harvard Business School. On a personal note, Fascitelli was the Chairman of the Lincoln Center’s Young Patrons’ board and is on the board of NYPEN RE.
Kevin R. Brock
Kevin brings a rare mix of experience from the highest levels of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of Director of National Intelligence, and acclaimed management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. As a career FBI Agent, Mr. Brock gained extensive experience directing complex, high risk and high profile investigations. Toward the end of his FBI career, Mr. Brock was called upon when there was a need for a strategic leader to help establish various important initiatives. For example, he authored the founding justification documents establishing, defining, and resourcing a new Cyber Division within the FBI. Later, Mr. Brock was named the FBI’s first Assistant Director for Intelligence – where he helped establish and lead a new Intelligence Directorate in the FBI following recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. He was then asked to become the first Principal Deputy Director of a post 9/11 presidential initiative known as the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). There, he negotiated, crafted, and helped define NCTC’s operational role within the Intelligence Community. Mr. Brock was recognized with the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service to the Nation in 2006. While at Booz Allen, Mr. Brock helped shape the firm’s strategic thinking around emerging cyber security needs and became a sought after speaker on cyber threat trends and strategies. In 2014, Mr. Brock founded BrockCRS LLC where he provides senior leaders valuable perspective and advice on mitigating cyber threat related risks. In addition, he is a principal in two other start-ups, the SAFR Group and CyberXplore. The SAFR Group is a collaboration of former law enforcement, special forces, and industry executives advising on threats to the nation’s critical infrastructure. CyberXplore is an innovative and highly effective tool to help address one of the most persistent cyber risk challenges of our time: the human vulnerability. Mr. Brock is a Senior Fellow for Cybersecurity Strategy at the Center for Financial Stability and is on the Board of Advisors of a unique and fast growing software design company, Appster. Mr. Brock has a B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
(203) 409 3928
Enrico is an expert in measuring portfolio risk, an expertise he has accumulated over 25 years developing risk measurements in sophisticated financial institutions. Enrico Dallavecchia recently led the Headwaters risk management and direct investment practices for family offices and business owning families. He is on the advisory board of a cybersecurity company and on the board of directors of a fintech company. Previously Mr. Dallavecchia was an EVP and Chief Risk Officer of PNC Financial Services, reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer. He had firm-wide responsibilities for credit, market, model and operational risk and compliance. Within the compliance and operational risk department he established a state of the art cybersecurity and fraud prevention unit headed by a former government agencies executive. From June, 2006 to August, 2008, Mr. Dallavecchia was Fannie Mae’s Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer where he had responsibility for credit, market, counterparty, and operational risk oversight of the company. Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Mr. Dallavecchia was with JP Morgan Chase for 19 years where he was the head of Market Risk Management for the Chief Investment Office and Retail Financial Services. He was responsible for managing market risk for retail, mortgage and small-business banking, as well as auto and student-loan financing and he was the co-head for 10 years of the Market Risk Technology group. Before entering banking, Mr. Dallavecchia was a teaching associate, econometrics at the Università Cà Foscari, Italy; a research associate for the Italian National Research Agency; and served as lieutenant in Italian Army’s Brigata Alpina Cadore. Mr. Dallavecchia has a degree in economics, summa cum laude, from the Università Cà Foscari in Venice, Italy.