Team

We have built a diverse and experienced team

Steve Ham

Steve is an accomplished private equity investor and senior executive with over 20 years of experience across private equity, technology & venture capital. Prior to Altmore Capital, he was with The Carlyle Group, RedZone Capital, Sterling Partners, Thomas Weisel and Citigroup. He has invested and exited over $3 billion in transactions. His expertise includes private equity, M&A, investment analysis, capital raising, capital allocation, FP&A, contract negotiations, and strategic planning. Steve graduated from the University of Illinois.

Patrick Kim

Patrick was a partner with the Williams & Connolly law firm in Washington D.C., which he left in 2018 to start Altmore Capital. At Williams & Connolly, Patrick represented a variety of major financial institutions and investment funds, including several top-tier PE firms, in a range of commercial litigation matters and government investigations. Prior to that, Patrick was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in the New York office, specializing in Corporate Finance & Strategy, Financial Institutions and Media & Entertainment. Patrick graduated from Harvard Law School and the University of Michigan.

Rob Shuler

Rob has been in the investment industry for over 30 years. After starting as an investment banker at Robinson-Humphrey, he joined Sirrom Capital as Vice President, and 2 years later founded Petra Capital, a debt with warrants fund.  At Petra, Rob raised $120 million; put in all infrastructure to originate, monitor and harvest subordinated debt plus warrant loans, investing in over 35 growth companies; and became CEO. Over the last 15 years Rob has focused on buying orphaned divisions from the Fortune 2000. Rob has an MBA from Duke University and graduated from Auburn University.

Mike Villapiano

Mike has spent five years in the investment industry. Previously, he held various positions at Golub Capital across the fundraising and investment sides of the business. Prior to that, Mike was on a team of four tasked with investing Rhode Island’s defined-benefit pension plan. In between, he had a brief stint selling industrial real estate investments at the Sands Investment Group. Mike graduated from Brown University with an Applied Math - Economics degree and was a quarterback on the Brown football team.