Garnett Station Partners

Matt Perelman,
Managing Partner & Co-founder
Matt is a Managing Partner and Co-founder of Garnett Station Partners. Prior to GSP, he worked at L Catterton Partners, a leading consumer and retail focused private equity firm with $12 billion of capital under management. At L Catterton, Matt focused on the restaurant and retail sector, prior experience includes Noodles & Co., First Watch Restaurants, Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market and Protein Bar. Before L Catterton, Matt worked in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup where he executed a number of M&A and Leveraged Finance transactions. He received an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School where he was selected as an Arthur Rock Center Fellow and a B.S.B.A. in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis. Matt is a Trustee of the Heckscher Foundation for Children and a Board Member of Reading Partners, New York. Matt has a younger brother, Grant, and lives with his wife Annabel, who he has known since he was 10 years old.

Alex Sloane,
Managing Partner & Co-founder
Alex is a Managing Partner and Co-founder of Garnett Station Partners. Prior to GSP, Alex worked in private equity at Apollo Global Management, where he focused on transactions in the industrials, business services, gaming and real estate sectors. Prior to Apollo, Alex worked at Goldman Sachs in the firm’s Industrials Investment Banking Group. He is a Trustee of the Heckscher Foundation for Children, New York Needs You and Citizen's Committee for New York City. Alex received an MBA with Honors from Harvard Business School and an A.B. with Honors in Government and Economics from Harvard College.

Brady Perrigo, Partner
Brady is a Partner of Garnett Station Partners. Prior to GSP, Brady worked at Angelo, Gordon & Co., a $26 billion investment firm, where he focused on Consumer & Retail private equity transactions. While at Angelo Gordon, Brady focused on the firm’s investments in Benihana, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Kings Supermarkets & Balducci’s Food Markets, and Crunch Fitness Centers. Prior to Angelo Gordon, Brady worked in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup, with a primary focus on Mergers & Acquisitions. Brady received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and received a B.B.A. in Finance, Investment & Banking from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Uri Kenig, Operating Partner
Originally from Israel and residing in the US over the last 16 years, Uri is an Operating Partner of Garnett Station Partners. Prior to joining GSP, Uri worked at Burger King Worldwide in various capacities, most recently as a Vice President of Franchise Operations, overseeing more than 1200 Burger Kings in 13 states with total sales of $1.5B, and generating ~$70MM in EBITDA for BKC. In 2014, Uri was assigned to turn around the entire business for Burger King Canada, and spent 10 months stabilizing the business as the interim COO for the Master Franchisee. Prior experience includes Freshii and KNB Restaurants. Uri received his B.S with Honors from UNLV and holds a Six Sigma certificate from McKinsey & Company.

Chelsea Hirschhorn, Operating Partner
Chelsea Hirschhorn has been the CEO of Fridababy since 2014. Since joining the team, she has executed several key initiatives that have materially enhanced performance and positioned the company well for continued growth, including the successful expansion of the brand's product portfolio from two to ten innovative baby care solutions in under two years while maintaining the company's impressive profit margins. Chelsea has also driven significant sales and unit growth year over year across all product lines, successfully penetrated major new customer and retail channels and has expanded the company's geographic presence from 5,000 doors to over 25,000 doors across North America. 

A Miami-based mom to two boys, Hunter & Jaxson, Chelsea was recently named the "Baby-Gadget Guru" and one of the top millennial moms by Parent’s magazine alongside Chelsea Clinton, Jessica Alba, and Alicia Keys. Prior to joining Fridababy, Chelsea was a NYC-based bankruptcy attorney at Weil Gotshal & Mangesand Associate Counsel & Director of Ancillary Revenue for the Miami Marlins. She has a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis & J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Jordan Garay, Principal
Prior to GSP, Jordan worked in private equity at Consonance Capital, where he focused on transactions in the healthcare sector. Prior to Consonance, Jordan worked at J.P. Morgan in the firm's Healthcare Investment Banking Group. At GSP, Jordan focuses on Business Development efforts for Cambridge Automotive Group where he sources and executes on M&A opportunities. Jordan holds a BBA in Finance from Emory University in Atlanta.

Brian Burke, Vice President
Prior to GSP, Brian was Vice President of Finance and Business Development at Verity Wine Partners, a New York-based importer and distributor of fine wines. Before Verity, he worked at Auster Capital Partners (now RunTide Capital). At Auster Capital, Brian executed investments across a broad range of transactions including venture, growth equity, recapitalizations and restructurings. Brian received an MBA from Harvard Business School and an A.B. in Economics from Brown University. Brian is a Board Member of Verity Wine Partners and serves on the Brown Annual Fund’s Young Leadership Council.

Daniel Reese, Vice President
Prior to GSP, Daniel worked in his family's fourth generation consumer goods brokerage business, The Reese Group, where he focused on a variety of special projects for the CEO. Before The Reese Group, Daniel served as a nuclear submarine officer in the United States Navy onboard the USS San Juan. He is currently pursuing his MBA at Harvard Business School, graduating in May 2017, and received his B.S. in Economics from the United States Naval Academy. He also holds an M.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. Daniel and his wife, Elizabeth, currently reside in Cambridge, MA.

Daniella Turenshine, Vice President
Prior to GSP, Daniella worked in private equity at Avista Capital Partners, where she focused on transactions in the consumer, healthcare and media sectors. Prior to Avista, Daniella worked at Credit Suisse in the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking Group. Daniella received an MBA from Harvard Business School and an A.B. with High Honors in Finance and Economics from Princeton University.

Andrew Roberts
Prior to GSP, Andrew worked in management consulting at McKinsey, focusing on projects in both the Business Technology and Merger Management practices. At GSP, he works as the Director of Performance Analysis for Fridababy. Andrew has a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Alexander Peskind, Associate
Alexander is an Associate at Garnett Station Partners and the Director of Business Development for Cambridge Automotive Group. Prior to joining GSP Alexander worked in the Financial Sponsors group at Nomura focusing on transactions in the technology and consumer space. Alexander received a B.S.B.A. in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis and worked at FTL Capital, one of the preeminent boutique private equity firms in the Midwest, while at school in St. Louis.

Zaahid Khan, Associate
Zaahid has worked as an Associate at Garnett Station Partners for two years. He is currently a rising senior at Harvard College, pursuing a degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics, with a secondary in Computer Science. This past summer, Zaahid worked at QVT Financial, a multi-strategy hedge fund in New York with $4 billion of capital under management, where he focused on arbitrage strategies. Prior to QVT, Zaahid had worked in asset management at UBS and real estate investment at Taubman Centers. In his time at Harvard, Zaahid has served as President of the Harvard College Consulting Group, Vice-President of the Veritas Financial Group, a Partner of the Charles River Growth Fund, and Finance Director of the Harvard Islamic Society. He is also a member of the Harvard Club Golf Team and loves to play soccer in his free time.