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Leadership & Network

Our leadership is dedicated to helping companies realize their growth potential and enhancing their performance using strategic insights, meaningful relationships, and operational support to drive transformation. 

Our Leadership

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Andrew Feller

Managing Partner

Andrew Feller Bio
  • Prior to founding Aretex, Andrew was Partner and Head of North America at ZZ Capital International, a publicly listed, Hong Kong-based investment firm.

  • Previously, Andrew was a partner at Metalmark Capital, a firm established by the former principals of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.

  • Prior to the formation of Metalmark, Andrew was an investment executive of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.

  • Earlier in his career, Andrew was an investment executive in the Private Equity Group at The Blackstone Group, and Salomon Smith Barney’s Mergers and Acquisitions group.

  • Andrew received both a B.S. in Economics, cum laude, and an M.B.A. with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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David Badham

Partner

David Badham Bio
  • Prior to Aretex, David was a Director at ZZ Capital International, a publicly listed, Hong Kong-based investment firm, where he focused on sourcing, evaluating and executing private investments in North America and Europe.

  • Previously, David executed private equity transactions at Fremont Private Holdings, the direct private investment arm of one of the largest single-family offices in North America, and at Metalmark Capital (formerly Morgan Stanley Capital Partners), a leading middle market private equity firm.

  • Earlier in his career, David worked in the investment banking division at Morgan Stanley.

  • David received a B.A. in Economics and History from Duke University.

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Our Network

Across our portfolio and beyond, our network significantly expands our collective areas of expertise.

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Leland Clemons

Founder, BondBloxx
CEO, VettaFi

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Tom Hendrickson

Founder, ETF Database
Former President, Investopedia

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Tom Lydon

Founder, ETF Trends

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Jon Fee

SVP Marketing, Salesforce
Former Global Head of Marketing iShares, Blackrock

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John Jacobs

Former EVP, Global Information Services and CMO, Nasdaq

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Dave Nadig

Financial Futurist, VettaFi
Former CEO, ETF.com

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Joanna Gallegos

Co-Founder, BondBloxx
Former Head of Global ETF Strategy, JP Morgan

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Florina Klingbaum

Founder, Altemis

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Ira Shapiro

Former Managing Director and Head of iShares Business Development, Blackrock