Operations & Support Services

Ms. Massey has 28 years of private equity experience. She oversees the firm’s fund investment recordkeeping activities, separate account reporting and the calculation of various performance analytics.  Prior to joining Abbott in 1995, Ms. Massey was an Audit Manager in the Financial Services Division of Ernst & Young, where she had an asset management industry focus and was responsible for audit planning and management.  Ms. Massey received her B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton, her M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from New York University and her C.P.A. from the State of New York.

Additional Activities:

Lauren serves on the board of Pearl S. Buck International, a non-profit organization committed to expanding opportunities for children and promoting multicultural appreciation while advocating for humanitarianism throughout the world.

Prior Experience

Ernst & Young

Education & Accreditations

State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S. in Accounting
New York University, M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing
CPA, State of New York

  • Lauren M. MasseyView Bio

    Lauren M. MasseyManaging Director, Chief Administrative Officer

    Ms. Massey has 28 years of private equity experience. She oversees the firm’s fund investment recordkeeping activities, separate account reporting and the calculation of various performance analytics.  Prior to joining Abbott in 1995, Ms. Massey was an Audit Manager in the Financial Services Division of Ernst & Young, where she had an asset management industry focus and was responsible for audit planning and management.  Ms. Massey received her B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton, her M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from New York University and her C.P.A. from the State of New York.

    Additional Activities:

    Lauren serves on the board of Pearl S. Buck International, a non-profit organization committed to expanding opportunities for children and promoting multicultural appreciation while advocating for humanitarianism throughout the world.

    Prior Experience

    Ernst & Young

    Education & Accreditations

    State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S. in Accounting
    New York University, M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing
    CPA, State of New York

  • Paolo ParzialeView Bio

    Paolo ParzialeManaging Director, Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Parziale has 20 years of private equity experience.  He oversees the financial accounting and administration of all fund of funds products, including the preparation of all fund financial reports and tax filings as well as Abbott’s corporate accounting function.  Prior to joining Abbott in 2002, Mr. Parziale was an Audit Senior at Ernst & Young, where he worked on audits of investment management firms and various types of commingled funds.  Mr. Parziale received his B.S. in Accounting from St. John’s University, his M.B.A. in Finance from New York University and his C.P.A. from the State of New York.

    Prior Experience:

    Ernst & Young

    Education & Accreditations:

    St. John’s University, B.S. in Accounting
    New York University, M.B.A in Finance
    CPA, State of New York

  • Christopher J. GimbelView Bio

    Christopher J. GimbelCISO & Senior Manager, Information Systems & Infrastructure

    Chris Gimbel is responsible for Abbott Capital’s long-term strategic technology initiatives, as well as the day-to-day management of the firm’s network systems and infrastructure.

    Prior Experience:

    Fore Research and Management LLC
    Eze Castle Integration
    Worldco LLC
    CWN Networks

    Education & Accreditations:

    Thomas Edison State College, B.S.

  • Saimir ShehuView Bio

    Saimir ShehuSenior Technical Support Analyst

    Sam Shehu is responsible the day-to-day management of Abbott’s network systems and infrastructure.

    Prior Experience:

    United Nations Building

    Education & Accreditations:

    University of Tirana, Electrical Engineering

  • Joseph C. JulianoView Bio

    Joseph C. JulianoDirector, Operations

    Joe Juliano is responsible for day-to-day oversight of several of Abbott Capital’s operational and administrative activities. In particular, he manages the team responsible for the firm’s fund investment recordkeeping activities, separate account reporting, and the calculation of various performance analytics.

    Prior Experience:

    Investec Ernst & Company

    Education & Accreditations:

    State University of New York at Old Westbury, B.S. in Finance
    Fordham University, M.B.A.

  • Andrea C. HeidbrederView Bio

    Andrea C. HeidbrederProject Manager

    Andrea Heidbreder is responsible for the planning and coordination of many of the firm’s long-term operational initiatives.

    Prior Experience:

    University of Michigan
    Cambridge Associates
    Venture Economics

    Education & Accreditations:

    College of the Holy Cross, B.A. in Economics and Art History

  • Jennifer T. LagnadoView Bio

    Jennifer T. LagnadoDirector, Corporate Operations

    Jennifer Lagnado is responsible for the day-to-day management of Abbott Capital’s corporate accounting activities. She is also manages the firm’s human resources activities, including staff recruitment, facilitation of employee training, and benefits administration.

    Prior Experience:

    KPMG, LLP
    McGladrey and Pullen

    Education & Accreditations:

    State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. in Business Administration
    Hofstra University, M.B.A.
    CPA, State of New York

  • Samantha L. HewittView Bio

    Samantha L. HewittSenior Manager

    Samantha Hewitt is primarily responsible for managing Abbott Capital’s firm level performance analytics and reporting, working in coordination with the firm’s client relations, fund accounting, and investment teams. She was previously on Abbott Capital’s client relations team and joined Abbott Capital with experience in business development and client relations in both private equity and diversified financial services organizations.

    Prior Experience:

    Invesco Private Capital
    Bloomberg

    Education & Accreditations:

    Rutgers University, B.A. in Economics

  • Michael SunaView Bio

    Michael SunaManager

    Mike Suna is primarily responsible for Abbott Capital’s separate account reporting and certain firm level performance analytics.

    Prior Experience:

    Refco, LLC

    Education & Accreditations:

    State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A.

  • Erika BarrantesView Bio

    Erika BarrantesSenior Corporate Acountant

    Erika Barrantes is a member of Abbott’s corporate accounting team.  Erika also administers several human resources functions.

    Prior Experience:

    Banorte Securities International

    Education & Accreditations:

    St. John’s University, B.S. in Accounting