Alex Gurvich is a Portfolio Manager and a founding member of The Rockledge Group, which is the parent company of Rockledge Advisors. Prior to Rockledge, Mr. Gurvich was a venture capitalist with GE Capital (GE Equity), a $5 billion private equity and venture capital investment division of General Electric. At GE Capital he invested and managed a $120 million technology venture capital portfolio. Mr. Gurvich was a board member at five high tech companies and was an industry practice leader in technology infrastructure investments.
Prior to GE Capital, Mr. Gurvich started and managed his own private equity firm in Moscow, Russia. There he executed several successful private equity buy outs and advisory transactions. Mr. Gurvich started his business career as a management consultant, with Bain & Co. in Moscow, London and Stockholm. Alex Gurvich is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Pace University.
Jim Mitchell is a Partner of Rockledge Advisors. Jim has over 15 years experience in alternative investments, in particular within the hedge fund of fund space, and over 20 years in Financial Services. Until recent, he was a Managing Director for Tremont Capital, a Rye, NY based fund of fund company that provided proprietary Fund of Funds products, custom hedge fund solutions and advisory services. There, he was responsible for developing an insurance dedicated product as well as heading relationship management and business development activities for their single manager platform.
Prior to this, Jim was stationed in London where he was the Managing Director for Tremont’s European business. From 2007 to 2008, he was Head of Business Development and tended to the European client base. From 2004 to 2006, Jim was the Head of Investment Management (Europe) where he was a portfolio manager, where he managed $750 million dollar portfolio in custom Fund of Fund assets, and a member of the Investment Committee. Jim started at Tremont as a Vice President in 2002, as a Relationship Manager based in Rye, NY.