Jeffrey Armbrister is an executive with more than 25 years of transaction-based investing and operational experience. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE), a global private markets investment management firm.
Armbrister previously served as the company’s Global Head of Direct Equity Investments, where he was responsible for direction and oversight of the firm’s direct equity and co-investment platform. His role included service on the boards of directors of companies in which Hamilton Lane invested on behalf of clients.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Armbrister served as Managing Director for Versa Capital Management, where he focused on making control-oriented, special situations, debt and equity investments in middle market companies across a variety of industries. While at Versa, he participated in all major investment functions, providing oversight for certain finance-related operational activities, including financial analysis and reporting and cash flow management for several portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Versa, Armbrister was an Equity Research analyst at Oppenheimer + Close. He has also held private equity, venture capital, corporate development, and investment banking positions at Berwind Financial Group, Redleaf Group, ICG Commerce, and Wheat First Butcher Singer, respectively. He currently serves on the board of directors or similar bodies of several charitable organizations. Armbrister received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia.