Laurens Goff is a co-founder of Stone-Goff Partners and has over 20 years of private equity investment experience. Laurens began his career in the investment banking division of Furman Selz LLC. He subsequently joined Hampshire Equity Partners, a middle market buyout firm where he spent over eight years sourcing, executing, and managing private equity investments. Past investments include companies in the specialty retail, consumer products, education and leasing industries. Laurens earned a BS in Finance at Boston College. Laurens currently serves on the Board of Citi Trends (NASDAQ: CTRN), a publicly traded apparel retailer. Laurens is also a board member of Prospect Hill Academy, a charter school in Cambridge, MA.
Hannah Stone Craven
Hannah Stone Craven is a co-founder of Stone-Goff Partners and has over 25 years of private equity investment experience. Previously, she was a partner with Sandler Capital Management, a private equity fund focused on the media and information industries, where she spent thirteen years sourcing, executing and managing private equity investments. Past investments include companies in the cable/multichannel, broadcasting, publishing, education/training, marketing services and security alarm industries. Hannah earned a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Hannah currently serves as a board member of Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ: TAST).
Jin Kim is a Principal at Stone-Goff and has over 10 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Stone-Goff in 2015, Jin spent over eight years with the Underwriting team at Fifth Street Asset Management where he spent over six years executing and managing private credit investments before moving to the Corporate Development & Strategy team. Jin earned a BA in Economics from Brandeis University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Rob Bosco is a Vice President at Stone-Goff and has over five years of private equity investing, investment banking and consulting experience. Prior to joining Stone-Goff in 2016, Rob spent three years in Ernst & Young’s Business Advisory Program and two years with Fidus Partners, a middle-market investment bank, where he provided sell-side M&A advisory services across multiple industries. Rob earned a BA in History from Colgate University where he was also the captain of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Rob has passed CFA Levels I and II.
Zachary Drexler joined Stone-Goff Partners in 2017 as an Associate with five years of investment banking and strategy consulting experience. Zach began his career with Barclays Capital in the Global Industrials Group, where he advised companies on M&A, public offerings, and debt financings. After Barclays he joined Bulger Partners, an advisory firm providing investment banking and strategy consulting to companies and investors in the software sector. Zach earned a BA in Political Economy from Princeton University where he was also a member of the Men's Lacrosse Team.
Chief Financial Officer
Patti joined Stone-Goff in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Patti has over 20 years of finance experience in the investment management industry. Patti began her career in the audit practice at KPMG then spent the past 17 years in the private equity real estate funds group of Guggenheim Partners. At Guggenheim she was a Director on the finance team responsible for fund operations and investor reporting. Patti received her BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Babson College and is a CPA.