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Dan Connell is a member of the Real Assets and Sustainability team for CF Private Equity. Prior to joining CF Private Equity, he worked as a principal investor on energy infrastructure with GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services, where he focused on both project finance debt and international equity. Before his time with GE Capital, Dan worked in commercial development for Atlantic Power and served as an Intelligence Officer in the US Navy. He has a B.A. from Seton Hall University, an M.P.A. from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and an M.B.A. from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Anthony Hughes is a member of the Real Assets and Sustainability team of CF Private Equity and is responsible for investments across energy, agriculture, and resource efficiency. Prior to joining CF Private Equity, he served as an Aerographer’s Mate in the U.S. Navy. Anthony earned a B.A. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.
Dhruv Jindal is a member of the Real Assets and Sustainability team of CF Private Equity and is responsible for investments across energy, agriculture, and resource efficiency. Prior to joining CF Private Equity, he interned on Shell’s Crude Lease Desk and Suncor’s Oil Sands F&P Team. Dhruv earned a B.Comm in Finance with Distinction from the University of Calgary.
Sarah Kirshy is a member of the Real Assets and Sustainability team at CF Private Equity. She is responsible for overseeing, managing and monitoring the ESG considerations across the firm’s Real Assets and Sustainability programs. Prior to joining CF Private Equity, Sarah was a Senior ESG Consultant at ERM: Environmental Resources Management. At ERM she primarily focused on driving sustainability strategies for private equity clients. Sarah holds a BA from Binghamton University in Politics & Law and a Sustainability Finance CPA from Columbia University.
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Ethan Levine is Head of Real Assets and Sustainability, a member of the Investment Committee and Senior Executive Group of CF Private Equity. His primary responsibilities include due diligence, investment selection, portfolio construction, monitoring, and fundraising for the firm’s real assets and sustainability programs, which include mandates surrounding natural resources and environmental sustainability that are constructed with co-investments, direct operating platforms, secondaries and primaries. Additionally, he contributes to the firm’s buyouts, growth equity, and venture capital strategies. Ethan originally joined CF Private Equity in 2007 as a Senior Analyst in the CF Private Equity Associate Program. Prior to CF Private Equity, Ethan specialized in energy markets at Charles River Associates, an economic and litigation consulting firm in Boston, MA. At Charles River Associates, he advised power and utility clients with their damages litigation, regulatory approval and business strategy forecasting. While at business school, Ethan worked at Rockland Capital, a power generation focused private equity firm, headquartered in The Woodlands, TX, where he conducted due diligence on potential power generation asset acquisitions and helped manage existing portfolio investments. Ethan is a member of the advisory boards of several private equity limited partnerships. He is the treasurer and former chairperson of the Board for Hillel at Dartmouth College. Ethan received a B.A., B.E. and an M.E.M. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.