Catherine Anne Prideaux has returned to Kainos Capital as a vice president. She first joined Kainos in 2018 and served as an associate and senior associate before enrolling in the Wharton School, from which she recently earned her MBA. In her new role, Prideaux will play a key role in the evaluating and managing portfolio companies, in addition to working on Kainos’ associate recruiting and development activities. Kainos also promoted Brooks Thomas associate to senior associate and welcomed three new associates: Gage Baumli, Cate Mason and Molly Swenson.
Charlie Gailliot has joined KKR as a co-head of the global climate strategy within the firm’s infrastructure platform. Gailliot joins from Goldman Sachs, where he spent 20 years as a private markets investor, most recently as a partner and head of the energy transition and the diversified industrials investment teams. Gailliot, who is based in New York, joins global climate co-head Emmanuel Lagarrigue, also in New York, and Neil Arora, who is based in Singapore leads the strategy in Asia.
Scott Goldman joined Toorak Capital Partners as head of asset management, with responsibility over the firm’s asset portfolio and servicing oversight process. He brings about 25 years of experience to the firm, having served most recently as vice president at Cenlar FSB, where he developed and implemented critical enterprise-wide risk management processes.
Memphis-based single-family family office Pittco Management named Tyler Olsen as analyst, investments. Olsen will focus on analyzing, underwriting and monitoring public and private equity fund managers within Pittco’s managed funds strategy.
Evercore added Carolyn Crooks as a senior managing director in its financial sponsors group in New York. She joins Evercore after a 21-year tenure at Barclays, which culminated in a role as a managing director in the firm’s financial sponsors group. Her career began as an industry coverage analyst in the global real estate group at Lehman Brothers.
McDermott Will & Emery welcomed real estate lawyer David Herman to its Transactions Practice Group as a partner. He brings over two decades of experience handling all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, mainly for private equity firms and other asset managers.
Charles River Associates hired Eric Nierenberg as a vice president in its senior management team. Nierenberg, who will be based at the firm’s main office in Boston, began his career at CRA in 1996 before going on to serve as an equity portfolio manager at LMCG Investments and Independence Investments, and most recently as chief strategy officer at MassPRIM, the Massachusetts state pension fund.