Team

Aleem Choudhry

Aleem Choudhry

Managing Partner

Aleem Choudhry co-founded Crane Street Capital in 2009 and serves as the managing partner. He has had over 18 years of private equity and transaction experience.

Prior to Crane Street, Mr. Choudhry was Principal and Co-Founder of the North American office of Englefield Capital, a London based middle market private equity firm. Prior to Englefield, he was a Vice President at FFL, a San Francisco based middle market private equity firm. Before private equity, Mr. Choudhry worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Wasserstein Perella, where he began his career.

Mr. Choudhry graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Physics with Distinction and a minor in Economics. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa as an undergraduate. He received an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School.

Nadine Fahoum - Nacar

Nadine Fahoum - Nacar

Vice President

Nadine Fahoum-Nacar joined Crane Street Capital in 2017. Prior to Crane Street, Ms. Fahoum-Nacar was an Operations and Marketing Associate at 55 Capital Partners, a San Francisco based asset management firm.

Before that, Ms. Fahoum-Nacar worked as a Trade Execution and Operations Associate at Ada Investments, a New York City based hedge fund.

Ms. Fahoum-Nacar graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Political Science and Markets & Management, where she also played number 1 singles on the women’s varsity tennis team. She received her Masters in International Education with focus on International Political Economy from New York University.

Jack Ramalia

Jack Ramalia

Analyst

Jack Ramalia joined Crane Street Capital in 2019 and serves as an analyst. Previously, he worked as an analyst at Makena Capital Management, a Menlo Park based asset management firm.

Jack is currently an undergraduate at Stanford University working toward his B.S. in Management Science and Engineering with a minor in Data Science.

Caroline Spertus

Caroline Spertus

Analyst

Caroline Spertus joined Crane Street Capital in 2019 and serves as an analyst. Previously, she worked as an intern at Cypress Creek Renewables, a renewable energy company, in the accounting department.

Caroline is currently an undergraduate at Stanford University working toward her B.S. in Management Science and Engineering with a minor in Classics.

Mike Mahowald

Mike Mahowald

Analyst

Mike Mahowald joined Crane Street Capital in 2020 and serves as an analyst. Previously, he worked as a business analyst at Peregrine Investments, an asset management firm based in Dallas, Texas.

Mike is currently an undergraduate at Stanford University working toward his B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Science with a minor in Computer Science.

Jayson Fung

Jayson Fung

Analyst

Jayson Fung joined Crane Street Capital in 2020 and serves as an analyst. Previously, he worked as a summer analyst at UBS, an investment bank, in their technology division. Prior to UBS, he was a summer analyst at Berkeley Partners, a San Francisco based real estate private equity firm.

Jayson is a recent graduate from Amherst College and has a B.A. in economics.

Wesley Rojas

Wesley Rojas

Analyst

Wesley Rojas joined Crane Street Capital in 2020 and serves as an analyst. Previously, he worked as an intern at Morgan Stanley in the wealth management division based in San Jose.

Wesley is currently an undergraduate at Stanford University working toward his B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Economics.