Matthew Zales is a Managing Director at Kimmeridge, responsible for investor relations and business development. Prior to joining Kimmeridge, Mr. Zales was a member of the Investor Relations Group at Och-Ziff Capital Management, focused on energy. Previously, Mr. Zales was a Vice President at the private equity firm Pine Brook, where he directed investor relations, fundraising and the firm’s co-investment program for six years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Zales managed relationships with institutional investors in the Customized Fund Investment Group at Credit Suisse and completed fundraising assignments in the Alternatives Advisory and Placement Group at Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Zales holds a B.S. in Applied Economics (Summa Cum Laude) from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.