Team

 
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Managing Partner

Alex is the Managing Partner of Gelman Brothers. Universally regarded as the more attractive Gelman Brother, Alex runs all day to day operations of the office, including website copy.

From 2015-2020, Alex was the CEO of mTab, the premier business intelligence tool for market research. Alex founded mTab LLC in 2015 which subsequently acquired Productive Access Inc in 2015, GAMMA in 2017, and Slideworx in 2018.  Under Alex’s leadership, mTab grew from a 17-person company in California to a 140-person company with offices in California, Detroit, the UK, Poland, Japan, and China. mTab was sold to Milestone Partners in 2018.

Prior to joining mTAB, Alex was an Operating Executive at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), a private equity firm. Prior to KKR, Alex worked as a Consultant at McKinsey & Co in New York and Sydney. 


Alex received a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) and bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Philosophy from Dartmouth College.

Alex sits on the Boards of Dooblo, Blu Digital Group, and United Pet Care. 

Alex lives in Los Angeles with his dog, Boomer. 

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Partner

Kirill is an investing partner in Gelman Brothers, but spends all of his professional time running an options market making business for GTS, a global electronic market maker.


From 1999 to 2019, Kirill held a variety of positions at Barclays (previously Lehman Brothers). In 2008, Kirill founded Barclays’ automated options trading unit. The unit grew to include 40 employees and at its peak traded approximately 6 percent of all exchange-traded equity options volume in the United States. In 2020, GTS acquired the group from Barclays.


Prior to joining Barclays, Kirill had roles at Goldman Sachs and  Deutsche Bank. Kirill received a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from SUNY Binghamton.


Kirill lives in New York with his wife, 3 children, and dog, Duke. 

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Vice President

Paul is a Vice President at Gelman Brothers. 

Prior to joining the firm in 2020, Paul was Director of Research at LFL Advisers, a fundamental value hedge fund in Evanston, Illinois. Prior to joining LFL Advisers, Paul was a Senior Analyst at Lake Partners Strategy Consultants. Paul began his career as a technology analyst and software developer.

Paul received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. 

A proud Midwest native, Paul recently moved to Los Angeles and enjoys beach volleyball, snowboarding, and all things outdoors.

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Analyst

Connor is an Analyst at Gelman Brothers.


Prior to joining the company, Connor interned full-time at Greyrock Capital Group, a middle-market private equity firm. Prior to joining Greyrock Capital, Connor interned at CUE Group, a Chinese digital marketing firm and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) portfolio company.


Connor received a bachelor’s degree in History from Stanford University, with focuses in Economics, Mandarin, and German.

Known for his love of all things aquatic, Connor lives in Los Angeles and spends his free time swimming, playing water polo, and trying to get his land legs on the basketball court.