We are excited to announce that Danielle Lawson, Founder and Principal at Melete Partners has joined as an Affiliate Partner.
Danielle Lawson connects innovative investment managers with sophisticated investors. With a background in engineering, an entrepreneurial mindset and a keen sense of sales, Ms. Lawson built Melete Partners on her experience raising capital and scaling operations with a focus on quantitative / market neutral strategies.
Prior to founding Melete Partners, Ms. Lawson was the Head of Business Development at Alambic Investment Management, LP where she was also a partner and member of the operating committee. Through her connections with family offices and institutional investors, she led this emerging quantitative fund manager to more than $500m in AUM, while building the team and driving business operations.
Prior to Alambic, Ms. Lawson held a leadership role at Thomson Reuters (now Refinitiv) where she optimized the company’s assets, partnerships and acquisitions for their quantitative clients. As a product evangelist at Thomson Reuters and StarMine (acquired by TR), Ms. Lawson developed a recurring revenue base and a broad network of quantitative asset managers worldwide. She began her career in finance as a member of the quantitative research team at StarMine, where she developed predictive models based on fundamental financial data.
Ms. Lawson has a Master’s Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Ocean Engineering. Her home is in the San Francisco Bay Area and she is an avid racing sailor. Having lived in Asia, worked with multi-national teams and developed friendships across generations and geographies, Ms. Lawson cherishes variety in her partners and network. She is committed to championing inclusion and fostering a diversity of ideas, experiences, and perspectives.
Ms. Lawson is currently pursuing her Series 7 & 63 registrations with FINRA.
About Stonehaven, LLC Stonehaven is an industry leading global placement agent focused on hedge funds, private equity, real estate, venture capital, private placements, and long‐only strategies. Stonehaven’s platform serves as a nexus between select investment opportunities and the institutional investment community with a talented capital raising team and robust infrastructure. The Firm’s dynamic structure fosters an ever‐ evolving stable of distinctive managers to match the demand across the diverse investor community. Founded in 2001 by CEO David Frank, the Firm is entirely management owned, giving it complete independence to continue pursuing its entrepreneurial approach while maintaining the highest ethical and regulatory standards.