Michael Lasch, Managing Partner

A founder of Pine Street, Mike is actively involved in all activities, including deal sourcing, deal structuring and portfolio management. Mike currently serves as a board observer on Pine Street portfolio companies Mercantile Adjustment Bureau, Carthage Specialty Paperboard, Power Tech, and King Engineering, and is a board member on Pine Street portfolio company Rite Air Mechanical Services. He also serves as a board member and past President of the Upstate Venture Association of New York. Prior to co-founding Pine Street, Mike was a Director in FleetBoston Corporation's Leveraged Finance Group in Boston responsible for originating and structuring leveraged cash flow transactions for middle market companies. Before starting his banking career, he served as a congressional aide in Washington, DC. Mike earned his MBA from Emory University and his undergraduate degree from Holy Cross College. He is a 2007 recipient of the New York Capital District Business Review's "40 under 40" award and is active with several non-profit organizations in the Capital Region. 
laschm@pinecap.com | 518-449-9070 | LinkedIn

David Morris, Managing Partner

David joined Pine Street in mid 2008 and is involved with all activities at Pine Street. He currently serves as a board member on Pine Street portfolio companies Jersey Precast Corp, Claris Vision, Net Direct Merchants, EMT, Tristan Medical, Summit Sports, Artful Home, Artifact Uprising, and Atlas Devices.  Previously, he was a Managing Director at Citizens Capital, the mezzanine and private equity group for Citizens Financial Group, where he was responsible for deal flow generation, investment evaluation and execution, and portfolio management. Prior to Citizens Capital, David was a strategy consultant for Mainspring Communications. Before Mainspring, David worked for BankBoston in a middle market lending group and completed BankBoston's credit training program. He is a graduate of Babson College (BS) and the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (MBA). 
morrisd@pinecap.com | 781-237-0005 | LinkedIn

Tim Welles, Managing Partner

A founder of Pine Street, Tim is involved with all activities at Pine Street, including deal sourcing, deal structuring, portfolio management and administration. Tim currently serves as a board member on Pine Street portfolio companies Express Medical Transporters, SST Conveyor Components, and Merrill Industries, and is a board observer on Pine Street portfolio companies Wood Pro, Inc. and SGI Matrix. He is also active as a board member of several other for profit and not for profit entities. Tim's career has included a variety of roles, including as Chief Operating Officer and board member of Colonial Data Technologies, a $75 million revenue publicly traded provider of telecommunications equipment; Chief Financial Officer of First Albany Companies Inc., a $250 million publicly traded investment banking and brokerage firm; and more than 10 years as a senior investment banker providing advice and capital raising services to small and middle market companies in various industries. Tim began his career as a corporate and securities attorney at Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York City. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and Albany Law School.
wellest@pinecap.com | 518-449-9070 | LinkedIn

Anabelle Desangles Skalleberg, Vice President


Anabelle joined Pine Street in 2012 and is primarily involved with deal sourcing, portfolio management and investment evaluation and execution. Previously, she was an Assistant Vice President at Meketa Investment Group, an investment management consulting firm. While at Meketa, she was part of the Private Markets team responsible for researching private equity funds, leading diligence efforts on Latin American focused funds, and implementing the firm's business development efforts in the southeast and Latin American regions. Prior to Meketa, Anabelle was the Head of Finance and MIS for the Cards Business at Sovereign Bank/Banco Santander. Anabelle interned at Consilium Partners as a Financial Analyst and also worked at Grant Thornton in its Corporate Finance advisory practice as a Consultant. She is a graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (BA) and the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (MBA). 

desanglesa@pinecap.com | 781-237-0005 | LinkedIn

Jack Walsh, Senior Associate


Jack joined Pine Street in 2017 and is primarily involved with investment evaluation and execution, portfolio management, and deal flow generation.  Previously, he was an Associate at Citizens Bank in Boston, MA.  At Citizens he was part of the leveraged finance team responsible for evaluating and underwriting leveraged finance opportunities for middle market and mid-corporate companies across a variety of industries and transaction types.  Jack also spent time in Citizens’ restructuring and workout group.  He is a graduate of Skidmore College (BS), where he was captain of the varsity hockey team.

walshj@pinecap.com | 781-237-0005 | LinkedIn

Callie Carpenter, Controller

Callie joined Pine Street in 2017 and is primarily responsible for managing the financial operations of the company. Previously, she was an Accounting Manager at LeverPoint Management, a third party fund administrator for private equity and venture funds. In this role, Callie was responsible for the back office accounting and data management for clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, renewable energy, healthcare and retail.  Callie also spent three years in public accounting, working for Deloitte & Touche on a variety of clients. She is a graduate of Siena College. 

carpenterc@pinecap.com | 518-449-9070 | LinkedIn