Team

INVESTMENT RESEARCH

  • Dov Gertzulin
  • Tim O’Brien
  • Rahul Bhan
  • Larry Fisher

OPERATIONS & COMPLIANCE

  • Eric Evanter
  • Kyle Vedder

Investor Relations

  • Chris McDevitt
  • Shannon Smith

Dov Gertzulin

Founder and Portfolio Manager

Prior to forming DG Capital in 2007, Mr. Gertzulin was a Portfolio Manager at Neuberger Berman where he specialized in value-based and event‐driven situations. As Portfolio Manager he co‐managed over $4 billion for high net worth and institutional investors. Prior to Neuberger Berman, he was a research analyst at JDS Capital Management. Mr. Gertzulin received his MBA with distinction from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he specialized in finance and accounting and was named a Stern Scholar. He earned a BBA from Baruch College, graduating summa cum laude.

Mr. Gertzulin is the Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Baruch College Fund with responsibility of overseeing the endowment.

Tim O’Brien

Senior Analyst

Mr. O’Brien joined DG Capital Management in 2011. He is responsible for identifying, analyzing and monitoring investments for the firm’s portfolios. Prior to joining DG Capital, Mr. O’Brien held senior analyst roles for The Lightstone Group and Schultze Asset Management, where he was responsible for in-depth company and industry analysis for the purpose of evaluating both debt and equity investments. He began his investment career as an analyst at W.R. Huff Asset Management. Mr. O’Brien graduated cum laude with a BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA with a Finance concentration from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Rahul Bhan

Senior Analyst

Mr. Bhan joined DG Capital Management in 2014. He is responsible for identifying, analyzing and monitoring investments for the firm’s portfolios. Prior to joining DG Capital, Mr. Bhan was an investment banking analyst in the Financial Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Bhan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BSE in Electrical Engineering with Minor in Mathematics.

Larry Fisher

Senior Analyst

Mr. Fisher began working with DG Capital Management in 2015. He is responsible for identifying, analyzing and monitoring investments for the firm’s portfolios with a focus on short positions and hedging. From 2015-2016, Mr. Fisher was a Senior Consultant for Pentant, where he provided investment research and advice to DG Capital. Mr. Fisher also served as Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at Neuberger Berman and began his career as an equity Research Analyst for both Salomon Brothers Inc. and Sandford C. Bernstein Inc. Mr. Fisher graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and earned his MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Eric Evanter

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Evanter joined DG Capital Management in 2013. He is responsible for the firm’s middle and back office functions which include financial accounting, reporting, operations and compliance. Prior to joining DG Capital, Mr. Evanter was a senior fund accountant at Glenview Capital Management where he was responsible for the accounting and operations for a number of onshore and offshore funds. Prior to Glenview, Mr. Evanter was an assurance associate, responsible for auditing investment companies for Grant Thornton. Mr. Evanter holds a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Accounting from St. John’s University. Mr. Evanter is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kyle Vedder

Controller

Mr. Vedder joined DG Capital Management in 2016. He is responsible for supporting the firm’s middle and back office functions which include financial accounting, reporting and operations. Prior to joining DG Capital, Mr. Vedder was an Associate at Conifer Financial Services and was responsible for all outsourced middle and back office functions for his group’s third party hedge fund clients. Prior to Conifer Financial Services, Mr. Vedder was an Account Manager at Brown Brothers Harriman within their custody services group. Mr. Vedder holds a BS in Marketing from Arizona State University.

Chris McDevitt

Head of Business Development and Investor Relations

Mr. McDevitt joined DG Capital Management in 2016. Prior to joining DG Capital, Mr. McDevitt was the Head of Business Development and Investor Relations at Corsair Capital Management. Prior to Corsair, Mr. McDevitt held business development and client services roles at Aberdeen Asset Management, Gemini Advisors and Cohen & Steers Capital Management. Mr. McDevitt served as a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and holds a BBA in Business Management & Economics graduating with honors from Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts.

Shannon Smith

Investor Relations and Administrative Associate

Ms. Smith joined DG Capital Management in 2017. She is responsible for the firm’s administrative, office and client services functions. Prior to joining DG Capital, Ms. Smith interned with Severn River Holdings, an Austin based investment firm. Ms. Smith graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin, from which she also holds a Business Foundations Certificate.