Ronn Cornelius

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.

Ronn Cornelius

Ronn Cornelius

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.

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TriGuard Management LLC
Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.
Pacific Life Insurance Company

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Principal at Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Principal at Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.

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Principal & Chief Financial Officer at TriGuard Management LLC

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Former President at Concordia University - Irvine

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Chief Compliance Officer at TriGuard Management LLC

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Managing Partner at Bex Capital SAS

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President at Chapman University

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Vice President of Legal Affairs & General Counsel at Concordia University - Irvine

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Member, President's Advisory Council at Concordia University - Irvine

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Ronn Cornelius
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc.
Education
BS in Finance

California State University, Long Beach (also known as Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach State, CSULB, LBSU, or The Beach) is the second largest campus of the 23 school California State University system (CSU) and one of the largest universities in the state of California by enrollment, its student body numbering 36,279 for the Fall 2012 semester.

MBA

The College of Business Administration (CBA) is one of eight colleges of California State University, Long Beach. As one of the largest campuses of the California State University system, Cal State Long Beach is a comprehensive, four-year institution that was established as the Los Angeles-Orange County State College in 1949 to serve the areas of Orange County and southeastern Los Angeles County. The name was changed to Long Beach State College in 1959, and, after two more name changes, to California State University, Long Beach in 1972.

Career History
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
2004 - Current

TriGuard Management manages investment funds that purchase limited partnership interests in private equity funds on a secondary basis. They focus on small transactions, typically with a purchase price of under $10 million and involving a single partnership interest or small portfolio of interests. They also invest in specialized investment funds, such as mezzanine, infrastructure, energy/power, real estate, healthcare, media, financial, small business investment company and international funds. Montauk purses investments in private equity funds after the generally accepted target life of 10 to 12 years. Though they do not intend to take the lead in large portfolio transactions or auctions, Montauk does purchase niche carve-outs and strips in syndicate with other buyers in such transactions. They also invest in private equity funds for tertiary and fund manager liquidity

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
1999 - Current

Founded by Ronn Cornelius, Ed Pfohl, Brian Smith and Samuel Tang, Montauk TriGuard Management, Inc. is a private equity firm located in Newport Beach, California with additional offices in Dallas, Texas and Lone Tree, Colorado.

Managing Director of Equities
1988 - Prior

PLFA offers total return credit oriented fixed-income investment strategies to institutional investors. The firm’s investment process is anchored by a fundamental, bottom-up approach that is complemented by a top-down analysis. As part of their active management process, multiple members of PAM's investment team participate throughout each stage of the investment process. As a result, the investment decisions are the product of significant scrutiny. They firm do not employ a quantitative strategy.

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Member, Advisory Board
Prior

Pantheon Venture's investment philosophy is based on the belief that private equity has the potential to outperform other asset classes by fundamentally improving businesses. The firm's philosophy is founded on the conviction that attractive, risk-adjusted returns can be generated for investors over the long-term by creating a diversified portfolio of high quality funds. Pantheon Ventures applies asset allocation, diversification and manager selection to construct superior, risk-adjusted portfolios.Pantheon Ventures provides investment management services to institutional investors focusing on funds investing in the US, Europe and Asia. The firm's primary investment program provides incremental diversification through a multi-strategy approach which combines exposure to primaries, secondaries and co-investments.Pantheon Ventures' primary investment strategy seeks to create a portfolio of high quality private equity funds with an appropriate level to diversification to minimize risk. They diversify by stage, manager, vintage year, sector and region. The firm's investments include early- and late-stage venture capital, small buyouts, mid-sized buyouts, large buyouts; mega buyouts and special situations (including distressed debt, restructuring and mezzanine funds). The firm spreads capital across a number of carefully selected managers. Their portfolios include a balance of different management styles and investment strategies. In addition to a core portfolio of well-established and successful managers, Pantheon Ventures commits a small percentage of capital to emerging managers with the potential to generate outstanding returns. They commit capital over a 3 to 4 year period to spread risk across market cycles. The funds in which they invest commit their capital over 3 to 6 years.The firm's portfolio companies operate in a diverse range of sectors including manufacturing, services, information technology, healthcare, energy, communications, consumer goods and many others. Pantheon Ventures seeks to identify and invest in multiple regions, with primary funds focused on the US, Europe and Asia. Our European and Asia funds are geographically diversified by country.The firm's secondary funds invest in already-established funds, acquiring interests from investors seeking liquidity. Pantheon Ventures seeks to invest in diversified portfolios of appropriately priced, high quality private equity assets. This includes, but is not limited to: (1) interests in private equity funds (2) portfolios of direct company assets and (3) hybrid/mixed fund and direct portfolios. The firm seeks to diversify their secondary fund assets by vintage year, sector, industry, stage and geography.Pantheon Ventures co-invests (alongside their underlying fund managers) in portfolio companies they believe are especially attractive. Their co-investments span North America, Europe, China and Australia, encompassing sectors as diverse as media, healthcare, energy, education and industrial and professional services.The firm invests in infrastructure assets through their private equity managers. Their infrastructure program provides incremental diversification through a multi-strategy approach which combines exposure to primaries, secondaries and co-investments. As for their private equity funds, diversification is a key component to their approach to building portfolios of infrastructure investments. Pantheon Ventures diversifies by: investment type, manager, sector, vintage year, asset stage and geography. The firm's primary investment strategy is supplemented by the opportunistic purchase of secondary interests, offering the potential to diversify investments into prior vintage years, as well as providing a number of other benefits. They also focus on co-investment opportunities. Pantheon Ventures targets a mix of investment strategies which includes value creation managers that apply a value enhancement or activist investment approach and core managers with more of a focus on downside protection. The firm focuses on a range of sectors including, but not limited to, energy, transport, communication, water and social infrastructure. They spread risk across market cycles in order to avoid over-committing capital in periods when asset valuations are high. The firm's capital is usually committed over 3 to 4 years and the funds in which they invest commit their capital over 3 to 6 years. Pantheon Ventures focuses mainly on opportunities in mature operating assets and existing assets with refurbishment needs (Brownfield). They are primarily focused on the developed infrastructure markets where investment opportunities should continue to arise from underinvestment in infrastructure, ongoing privatization by governments and opportunities coming from the private sector. In addition, we will consider selective investments in developing markets.

Member, Advisory Board
Prior

Coller Capital acquires portfolios of private equity interests – both LP fund positions and direct investments. The firm invests across the secondary transactions: from single LP positions in small private equity funds, to large portfolios of diverse assets. They consider investments up to $1 billion.

Member, Advisory Board
Prior

ARCIS invests in private equity funds on a secondary basis, purchasing positions in private equity funds and in portfolios of private companies in Western Europe, North America and Japan. The firm aims to build diversified portfolios of growing assets in private equity with strong growth potential, investing in a variety of private equity structures, including early-stage, growth development capital and LBOs with no industry preference

Member, Board of Governors
Current

Chapman University is a nationally renowned higher education institution, and promotes academic excellence and intellectual achievement. Located in the city of Orange, California, students are able to explore academic interests while taking advantage of the cultural hub of Southern California. Students will find a wide variety of degrees and programs of study at Chapman University. Undergraduate degrees offered include almost all traditional majors, including a few pre-professional degrees, such as Law and Medicine. Graduate degrees include several master’s and a few doctorates. Master’s degrees include concentrations such as Business, Creative Writing, Film Production, Psychology, and Education. Doctorates can be earned in a few areas, including Law, Education, and Physical Therapy. Student life activities are abundant on campus. Students have several organizations, athletic teams, community service projects, and study abroad opportunities to participate in. Student support services are a stellar resource at Chapman University. Students are encouraged to use academic workshops, the campus health clinic, career and academic advising, financial aid counseling, and many more services to help relieve the pressures of college life. Students of Chapman University are able to take advantage of excellent services and academic programs.

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