TEAM

Led by entrepreneurs, SC brings an operator driven approach to partnerships and prides itself on contributing real value to portfolio companies.

Founders

Jason Stein

Jason Stein

Daniel Haimovic

Daniel Haimovic

Investment team

Adrian Williams

Adrian Williams

Sheiling Chia

Sheiling Chia

Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson

Harden Chen

Harden Chen

Operations team

Gregory Perez

Gregory Perez

Andrew Fishkoff

Andrew Fishkoff

Corey Katz

Corey Katz

Michael DeBello

Michael DeBello

Beate Kaz

Beate Kaz

Carolyn Shearin

Carolyn Shearin

Founders

Jason Stein

Managing Partner
Jason Stein
Managing Partner

Jason is founder and Managing Partner of SC. He serves as a Special Advisor to Maverick Carter and LeBron James’ entertainment platform, the SpringHill Company. He is a Board Director of Athletic Greens, a multi-billion dollar direct-to-consumer subscription health platform; Hyperice, a sports recovery technology company; and Transmit, a software platform that powers live streaming monetization for sports leagues and rights owners. Jason is also a director and partner in SC's Saga Hospitality Group, the platform behind Michelin star restaurants in Manhattan, Crown Shy and Saga; 50 Best's 17th ranked bar in the world, Overstory; and racket sports membership club, The Racquet Lounge. Jason serves as co-Chairman of Front Office Sports, a multi-media news platform covering the business of sports.

Previously, Jason was founder/CEO of Cycle Media, an award-winning media and advertising holding company, which he built to 600 people in six offices in the U.S. and Europe and sold to Wasserman, a global sports agency.

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Daniel Haimovic

Managing Partner
Daniel Haimovic
Managing Partner

Dan is co-founder and Managing Partner at SC. He is a Board Director of Cirkul, an innovative CPG beverage company, and is Board Chairman of eegee’s, a quick service restaurant chain. Dan is Chairman of SC's Saga Hospitality Group, the platform behind two Michelin star restaurants in Manhattan, Crown Shy and Saga. Since 2015, Dan has been the Managing Partner of Eastbridge Group, a family holding company with $1.5B AUM. In addition, Dan oversaw Eastbridge’s operations and later divestitures of its Polish assets including: the Smyk Group to Bridgepoint Partners for ~$300M USD; Empik, Empik Schools and Empik.com to Penta Investments; and Optimum Distribution to the Orbico Group.

Dan also sits on the Board of Directors of Realview Imaging, an Israeli medical Imaging company, and the Downtown Alliance, and is on the Advisory Board of the USTA Foundation. Previously, he worked for Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Dan holds an MBA from Wharton and AB from Harvard College.

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Investment Team

Adrian Williams

Partner
Adrian Williams
Partner

Adrian is a Partner at SC. Prior to joining SC, Adrian worked at Tempo Music Investments, a media and entertainment intellectual property platform backed by Providence Equity Partners. Before Tempo, Adrian worked in Credit Suisse's Financial Sponsors Group advising private equity clients on structuring and financing M&A transactions.

Additionally, throughout his career Adrian has spent time at Appnexus, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Barclays Capital in a variety of investment and advisory roles. Adrian holds an MBA from UC Berkeley-Haas and BA from Brown University.

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Sheiling Chia

Senior Associate
Sheiling Chia
Senior Associate

Sheiling is a Senior Associate at SC. Prior to joining SC, Sheiling managed analytics, planning and core commerce product initiatives at retail platform Verishop, and was a Financial Planning & Analysis manager at Octave Group (now TouchTunes). Sheiling began her career at Rothschild & Co. in New York, where she was an analyst in the Consumer Group. Sheiling holds a BS in Economics from Columbia University.


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Angela Johnson

Senior Associate
Angela Johnson
Senior Associate

Angela is a Senior Associate at SC. Prior to joining SC, Angela led strategy and was an investor at Tempo Music Investments, a $650M entertainment and media investing platform backed by Providence Equity Partners and Warner Music, and was the 5th hire at the platform. Prior to Tempo, Angela worked in Morgan Stanley's Technology, Media, and Telecom Investment Banking Group, advising clients on strategic financing and M&A transactions. Angela holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA from Amherst College.


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Operations Team

Gregory Perez

COO / CFO
Gregory Perez
COO / CFO

Gregory is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of SC, responsible for leading the firm’s finance function, and managing investor relations and compliance. Prior to joining SC, Gregory was a Senior Vice President and Head of Investment Operations for Blackstone's Private Equity group. At Blackstone, Gregory spent 11 years in various finance and accounting roles, most recently helping create and oversee the Investment Operations group, a middle office finance function supporting the investment and capital markets teams.
 
Before Blackstone, Gregory was at JP Morgan in the Private Equity & Real Estate Services group and SS&C Technologies in private equity fund accountant roles.
 
Gregory holds a BS in Accounting and an MS in Financial Accounting from Rutgers Business School. Gregory is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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Corey Katz

General Counsel
Corey Katz
General Counsel

Corey serves as the General Counsel of SC, overseeing the firm’s legal operations and managing compliance. Prior to joining SC, Corey was Counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP within its Private Equity group. At Weil, Corey advised private equity funds through the intricate processes of acquiring and divesting portfolio companies, as well as offered strategic advice on the management of these assets. Before Weil, Corey was a member of the Private Equity group at Winston & Strawn LLP.

Corey holds a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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Michael DeBello

Fund Manager
Michael DeBello
Fund Manager

Michael DeBello is a Fund Manager at SC. Before joining SC, Michael was an Operations Associate for the Operations Team at The Raine Group. At Raine, Michael was responsible for the finance, operations, and accounting functions for the venture and growth funds. Before Raine, Michael was at Ernst & Young as an assurance senior in their FSO Assurance practice focusing on private equity and credit funds. Michael holds a BS in Business Administration and an MS in Accounting from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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Beate Kaz

Associate, Investor Relations
Beate Kaz
Associate, Investor Relations

Beate is an Investor Relations Associate at SC. Prior to joining SC, Beate was an analyst at Campbell Lutyens, an advisory firm focused on fund placement, secondary, and GP capital advisory. At Campbell Lutyens, Beate primarily focused on LP- and GP-led secondary transactions. Beate holds BAs in Business Economics and International Relations from Brown University.

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Carolyn Shearin

Operations Manager
Carolyn Shearin
Operations Manager

Carolyn is the Operations Manager at SC. Prior to joining SC, Carolyn worked at several hedge funds, including Shrewsbury River Capital, Alden Global Capital, and SAC Capital Advisors, and at Brown Brothers Harriman in a variety of human resources, compliance and office manager roles.

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