William E. Wolf, Managing Partner
Mr. Wolf founded BWFS in 2011. Prior to founding BWFS, Mr. Wolf was as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers Inc and William Blair & Company, an executive overseeing operating company investments for Henry Crown and Company and a principal of Talon Asset Management, where he managed the Firm’s private equity business and was the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Wolf currently serves on the Board of Directors of e-Zassi, LLC, Lava Lite, LLC, Mindcrest, Inc., PlayNetwork, Inc., Spider Oak, Inc. and WellRight, LLC. Mr. Wolf also serves as a Trustee of Columbia College Chicago and the Chicago Child Care Society. Mr. Wolf received an A.B. degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Hamilton College in 1982 and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1990.
Gleb Zarkh, CPA, CFO and Partner
Mr. Zarkh manages the accounting and compliance activities for all of BWFS’ entities. He also assists in the oversight of the Firm’s private equity business. Mr. Zarkh began his career at Talon Asset Management in 2008 as an Associate Equity Analyst. Mr. Zarkh became a Senior Equity Analyst at Talon, primarily focused on the healthcare and consumer sectors. Since 2011, Mr. Zarkh has been actively involved in the management of BWFS’ private equity business. Mr. Zarkh currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lava Lite, LLC. Mr. Zarkh received his BS in Accounting and Finance with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008.