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Mark Vassallo

Investment Committee,Investment Team

Mark Vassallo

Managing Partner

Mark Vassallo is the Managing Partner and a member of the Investment Committee and Management Committee at Lightyear Capital.

Prior to joining Lightyear at inception, Mark served as a Managing Director at PaineWebber, where he played an integral role in negotiating and managing PaineWebber's merger with UBS in 2000, creating a top wealth and asset management firm. During his two-decade career at PaineWebber, he served the firm operating across a range of businesses including investment banking, corporate mergers and acquisitions, hedge funds, private client group, and several other areas.

Mark holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is a member of the St. Mark’s School Board of Trustees and a former Board Member of NYC Outward Bound Schools.