Bruce Shalett bio

Bruce Shalett

Bruce Shalett spent a number of years in management consulting, where he worked as a strategic advisor to Fortune 100 clients. Since that time, he has worked in the financial services arena in areas such as private equity, venture capital and corporate restructuring. With his diverse experience and knowledge base, he can create value for businesses in almost any industry and at any point in a company’s lifecycle.


Mr. Bruce Shalett has worked in a variety of contexts:
  • big and small companies
  • public, private and everything in between
  • domestic and international
  • high profile and “under the radar”
  • sexy high growth VC backed companies and moribund, retrenching companies going through bankruptcy/ out-of-court restructuring
Professional experience in a variety of roles:

  • entrepreneur
  • principal investor
  • consultant/ advisor
  • junk/ high yield research analyst
  • private equity investor
  • venture capital investor
  • director

Mr. Shalett was a Founder and Managing Partner of Wynston Hill Capital (WHC). He focused on investment banking activities and led banking engagements. They made principal investments in: Gourmet Express Inc., Calgon Bath and Beauty and Smith Electric Vehicles US. Mr. Shalett acted as banker for WHC and was also the Secretary and Director of Smith Electric Vehicles US and a Director of Gourmet Express Inc.

Mr. Shalett has a B.S. in Economics (1988) from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an MBA from Harvard Business School (1993). He lives in Westchester, New York with his wife and two sons. When given the chance, Mr. Shalett tells virtually anyone about his TWO hole-in-one experiences and about his amazing wife and children (and they really are THAT good).

Todd Meister
todd-meisterTodd Meister graduated cum laude from Harvard with a concentration in European History. He then earned his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He began his career as part of the investment banking group at Lazard Freres and then became a founding member of the general partner of Rhone Capital. They are a mid-market private equity firm that specializes in cross border transactions particularly in Europe.

He was the President of J Net Enterprises and Co-Managing Partner of J Net Ventures, which merged with Epoch Holdings. After this, he  co-founded Priderock Management, a hedge fund with assets that exceed $1.5 billion.

From 2006-2008, Todd Meister advised a private Greek family with assets in excess of $6 billion. He actively managed their portfolio of hedge funds and alternative investments.

Today, Mr. Meister is the Chairman and CEO of Meister Company LLC which owns control and minority interests in an array of companies that focus on oil and gas exploration and production, solar and wind energy, food and food services, consumer goods and investment management. He is a partner in Green Partners; he is a Managing Partner of Priderock Management LLC and a Co-Managing Member of Radius Investments; he is a founding shareholder of Agricapital; and he is a founder and board member of Lonestar Resources. He is also on the board at Amadeus Energy.