TEAM

Bart Foster
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

San Francisco |
bart.foster@lcapitalmgmt.com

Bart is the co-founder and managing partner of L Capital, the private equity investment affiliate of LR Group. He is an experienced private equity investor and operating partner, having led or co-led more than 35 private equity transactions and business transformations. In aggregate, he has invested more than $375 million in equity capital in the technology industry.

Bart is also the co-founder of both L Capital, our affiliated private equity co-investment fund and L Capital Advisors, our private equity diligence and advisory firm.

Prior to L Capital, Bart was the operating partner responsible for software investments at Marlin Equity Partners. Previously, he led successful investments and business transformations in partnership with leading private equity firms, including Francisco Partners, Battery Ventures, Golden Gate Capital, Warburg Pincus, and TCV. Bart has served as chairman of six companies with annual revenue ranging from $20 million to $650 million. He began his career as a strategy consultant for Booz, Allen & Hamilton and worked as an executive in the technology industry including executive roles at Oracle and Informatica.

Bart currently serves on the Board of xMatters, Inc and as the chairman of Switchfly LLC.

Bart received an MBA from Harvard Business School (with distinction) and bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University in economics and political science.

Simon Francis
Co-Founder & Partner

San Francisco |
simon.francis@lcapitalmgmt.com

Simon Francis is a partner and co-founder of Renovata & Company. Simon’s practice is focused on serving the founders and managing partners of leading private equity sponsors. With 24 years’ experience, Simon has led and completed hundreds of retained search engagements. Today, his assignments are primarily CEO searches for PE-backed portfolio companies; plus adding C-suite executives and board directors supporting “portco” CEOs. Simon is also one of the firm’s specialists in GP level portfolio operations and “operating partner” searches.

Simon is also the co-founder of both L Capital, our affiliated private equity co-investment fund and L Capital Advisors, our private equity diligence and advisory firm.

The early to mid phase of his career was spent with generalist executive search firms. He was a partner for nine years with CTPartners (formerly Christian & Timbers), where he was the global practice leader for Private Equity. Previously he spent five years with Heidrick & Struggles, based in London initially and then Menlo Park, California.

A Lord Foley Scholar, Simon graduated with a law degree with a social anthropology minor from the London School of Economics and then went on to Bar School (the Inns of Court School of Law).

Michael Misiaszek
Vice President

San Diego |
michael.misiaszek@lcapitalmgmt.com

Michael is a Vice President at L Capital and is responsible for identifying, executing and managing successful investments across various industries.

Previously, Michael worked as a consultant for institutional asset management clients at FactSet Research Systems in New York, where he focused on managing research and investment strategies for clients.

Michael graduated with honors from the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, and received a dual degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

Andrina DaCar
Finance

San Francisco |
andrina.dacar@lcapitalmgmt.com

Andrina manages key finance functions for L Capital, the private equity investment affiliate of Renovata & Company.  She also manages key finance functions for L Capital Advisors, our private equity diligence and advisory firm. Andrina has worked in the private equity and venture capital industry as a controller for many years, overseeing all the accounting, finance, audit and tax work.

Prior to L Capital, Andrina worked as the controller for the Disney Corporation’s Venture Capital company, Steamboat Ventures. She also was the controller for Garage Technology Ventures and Champion Ventures. Andrina started her career in accounting as a founding employee of Farallon Capital Management, LLC.

Andrina attended the University of California, Davis and The University of the Pacific majoring in Computer Science and Math.

Eric Nguyen
Vice President, Research and Service Delivery

San Francisco |
eric.nguyen@renovata.global

Eric Nguyen is an engagement manager at Renovata & Company and is responsible for placing C-level executives into leadership roles for the firm’s public and private equity clients.  Eric has been critical in the successful launch and execution of L Capital Advisors, the firm’s pre-deal advisory business, and also works closely with the firm’s partners on business development initiatives.

Prior to Renovata & Company, Eric was director of research and an engagement manager at a boutique focused in private equity, where he established the firm’s industry-leading research team.  Eric has worked on over 500 projects in various industries, including business services, digital media, healthcare, software, and technology during his executive search career, and brings deep expertise in the following industries, technology, consumer and healthcare services.

Eric earned a bachelor’s degree in management science with an emphasis in applied economics and operations research from the University of California, San Diego.

Tony Condino
CFO & Operating Partner, L Capital, L Capital Advisors

San Francisco |
tony.condino@lcapitalmgmt.com

Tony Condino is a senior finance and operations executive with extensive private equity experience. Tony is a hands-on leader with strong business acumen and an analytical mindset, and his expertise includes, financial planning analysis, cash management, controllership, acquisitions, and strategic initiatives targeting maximization of enterprise value and returns. He has provided critical portfolio management functions for Marlin Equity Partners during growth of Assets Under Management (AUM) from $50M to $6.5B, driving outsized internal rates of return working directly in 20 portfolio companies including international companies.

Tony has assisted in the realization of Marlin’s investment thesis which includes driving disciplines in budgeting, monthly financial and key performance indicators reporting, recurring rolling forecast of profit & loss and other key financial metrics and cash forecasting.  His industry expertise includes consumer products, manufacturing, software, technology, telecom, services and many others.

His prior positions include vice president of finance at Stravina (Consumer Products), director FP&A at Ampad (Consumer Products), director of FP&A at Centis (Consumer Products), and product line controller at HITCO (Aerospace).

Tony has a BS in Finance from Santa Clara University and has a Certificate in Production and Inventory Control.

Bart Foster
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Simon Francis
Co-Founder & Partner
Michael Misiaszek
Vice President
Andrina DaCar
Finance
Eric Nguyen
Vice President, Research and Service Delivery
Tony Condino
CFO & Operating Partner, L Capital, L Capital Advisors