Team


EXECUTIVE TEAM

Scott E. Brown
Managing Director, Portfolio Management

Scott Brown joined Formation Capital in 2007. As head of Portfolio Management at Formation Capital, Scott is responsible for asset management, fund administration, portfolio compliance, and investor reporting. Prior to Formation Capital, Mr. Brown served in various executive-level corporate finance, general management, and private equity advisory positions.

Scott earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering with high distinction from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Trissie Copses Farr
Senior Vice President, Formation Healthcare Group

Trissie Farr leads Formation Healthcare Group (FHG), Formation's in-house clinical advisory team that specializes in assessing, analyzing and monitoring quality and regulatory measures of senior housing and long-term care operations. FHG plays a critical role in Formation Capital's underwriting and asset management process.

Prior to joining Formation Capital, Trissie was critical in the success of Quality Monitoring, LLC, which in 2007 became Formation Healthcare Group. Prior to the merger with Formation Capital, she pioneered the development and technological advancement of a proprietary clinical/regulatory web-enabled database and reporting system, known as Quality In-CiteTM.

Trissie's 30 year healthcare career began as a Physician Assistant in direct care clinical environments. Her significant experience includes positions in sales, management, marketing, strategic planning, outsourced ancillary services management, loss prevention, risk management, business development, and regulatory compliance.

Trissie received a B.S. degree from the College of Charleston and her Physician Assistant certification at the Medical University of South Carolina.


Stephanie Hamner
Senior Vice President, Asset Management

Stephanie Hamner is responsible for asset management, fund administration, portfolio compliance and investor reporting.  Prior to joining Formation Capital in 2012, she worked in GE Healthcare Financial Services’ real estate group for six years, most recently as a Vice President concentrating on underwriting and portfolio management.  Prior to joining GE HFS, Stephanie was the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis at CNBC and a Senior Investment Analyst for GE Capital.

Stephanie earned her B.A. in Economics with honors from Vanderbilt University.


David Hecht
Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

David Hecht is responsible for origination and execution of new equity and debt investments, as well as the management of acquired real estate assets and portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Formation Capital, David worked as the Vice President of Acquisitions for HealthPro Rehabilitation, a private equity backed company focused on post-acute rehabilitation.  Before joining HealthPro, he was an Associate at JER Partners, a private equity real estate firm.  He began his career as a management consultant for Oliver Wyman. During his career, David has been involved in over $3.0 billion of healthcare-related acquisitions, including Trident USA, Genesis HealthCare, and In-House Hospice.

David received an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.


Darren Margulis
Managing Director, Formation Lending Group

Darren Margulis joined Formation Capital in 2015 to co-launch the Formation Lending Group. Darren leads Risk and Portfolio Management for the platform.

Prior to joining Formation, Darren was Executive Director at Oxford Finance in a similar role. Previously, he has also worked at GE Healthcare Financial Service and Heller Financial in various credit roles focused on both Healthcare Services and Real Estate.

Darren holds a BS from Indiana University-Bloomington


Pamela Rosen
General Counsel

Ms. Rosen joined Formation Capital in July 2015 as General Counsel. She provides legal counsel, guidance and strategic advice on all aspects of Formation’s operations. She is responsible for the legal affairs of the company. Prior to joining Formation Capital, Rosen worked in the corporate departments of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Williams Mullen. In those roles she represented private equity clients in connection with financings for mergers and acquisitions transactions and general corporate matters. Before attending law school, Ms. Rosen was a Teach For America corps member and taught sixth grade math in Miami, Florida.

Ms. Rosen is licensed to practice law in New York and Virginia. She earned a JD-MPH, with honors, from Emory University and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Binghamton University.


David Russ
Managing Director, Acquisitions

Mr. Russ is involved in all aspects of Formation Capital's acquisition efforts including origination, structuring and execution as well as strategic initiatives for portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Formation Capital in March 2010, David enjoyed a ten-year investment banking career in New York including eight years with Bear Stearns and two years with RBC Capital Markets. His experience focused on private equity financing and included more than 50 transactions representing more than $30 billion of capital across various industries including healthcare, aerospace and defense, consumer products and technology.

Mr. Russ earned his B.A. with honors from Vanderbilt University, an M.B.A. from Duke University and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Ashish Shah
Managing Director, Formation Lending Group

Ashish Shah joined Formation Capital in 2015 as part of launching Formation Lending Group (FLG). Ashish leads business development and managing capital markets activities.

Prior to joining Formation, Ashish was a Senior Director at Oxford Finance in a business development and capital markets role. Previously, he has also worked at GE Healthcare Financial Services and Heller Financial in business development and underwriting roles.

Ashish holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa and a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Kelly Sheehy
Managing Director, Acquisitions

Mr. Sheehy is a Managing Director at Formation Capital, where he helps oversee Formation’s effort to identify new investment opportunities in real estate and healthcare private equity.

Since joining Formation Capital in 2011, Mr. Sheehy has led the execution of over $2.2 billion in new investments across all investment types. In addition to leading the recent $1.0 billion real estate sale of healthcare assets to NorthStar Realty, he was directly involved in and led investments in TridentUSA, Tandem Health Care and the Ranger Assisted Living Portfolio.

Prior to joining Formation Capital in 2011, Mr. Sheehy worked at JER Partners, a private equity real estate firm, where he was a Vice President and was involved in a number of equity and M&A transactions, including the take private and sale of Genesis HealthCare.

Mr. Sheehy serves (through 2014) as the Chairman of the Future Leaders Council for the National Investment Center for the Senior Housing and Care Industry (NIC).

Mr. Sheehy received a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School at the University of Virginia.