Team

  • Geoffrey S. Rehnert

    Co-Chief Executive Officer
    Geoffrey S. Rehnert
    Co-Chief Executive Officer

    Geoffrey S. Rehnert

    Geoffrey S. Rehnert is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Audax Group. Along with his partner, Marc Wolpow, Mr. Rehnert manages the firm, chairs the firm’s investment committee, and has overseen all phases of Audax Group’s development since its founding in 1999.

    Prior to co-founding Audax Group, Mr. Rehnert helped to start Bain Capital, where he was a General Partner and then a Managing Director. While at Bain Capital, Mr. Rehnert helped to initiate Bain Capital’s leveraged acquisition efforts, served on the boards of over 25 portfolio companies, and established the firm’s middle market-focused deal generation and relationship development efforts. Prior to working at Bain Capital, Mr. Rehnert worked as a consultant at Bain & Company and as a commercial banker at The Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (now J. P. Morgan and Company).

    Mr. Rehnert received a J.D. from Stanford Law School, and he received an A.B. with Honors in Economics from Duke University.

    Mr. Rehnert serves on the Board of Duke University Management Company (DUMAC) and the Dean’s Strategic Council at Stanford Law School. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Joslin Institute for Diabetic Research and of the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

  • Marc B. Wolpow

    Co-Chief Executive Officer
    Marc B. Wolpow
    Co-Chief Executive Officer

    Marc B. Wolpow

    Marc B. Wolpow is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Audax Group. Along with his partner, Geoff Rehnert, Mr. Wolpow manages the firm, chairs the firm’s investment committee, and has overseen all phases of Audax Group’s development since its founding in 1999.

    Prior to co-founding Audax Group, Mr. Wolpow was a Managing Director of Bain Capital, where he focused on middle market private equity opportunities, took shared responsibility for Bain Capital’s mezzanine fund, and co-founded the firm’s structured debt business, Sankaty Advisors. Prior to joining Bain Capital in 1990, Mr. Wolpow worked as a leveraged finance professional at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Wolpow received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

    Mr. Wolpow is a trustee of Children’s Hospital Boston and of Belmont Hill School.

  • Richard T. Joseph

    Managing Director Chief Operating Officer
    Richard T. Joseph
    Managing Director Chief Operating Officer

    Richard T. Joseph

    Rich is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer.  Previously, Rich was the Chief Financial Officer of Streamline.com, a publicly traded internet service company. Prior to Streamline.com, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Software Emancipation Technology, Planet Direct Corp., and ESSENSE Systems, Inc., and was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, LLP.

    Rich received a B.S. in Accounting and Management from Boston College School of Management.  He is a C.P.A.

  • Daniel H. Weintraub

    Managing Director General Counsel
    Daniel H. Weintraub
    Managing Director General Counsel

    Daniel H. Weintraub

    Dan is a Managing Director and Audax’ General Counsel. Previously, Dan was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. Prior to Ropes & Gray, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark L. Wolf, United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.

    Dan received a J.D. from Boston College Law School and an A.B. from Dartmouth College.

  • Alexander A. Casale, CFA

    Managing Director Investor Relations
    Alexander A. Casale, CFA
    Managing Director Investor Relations

    Alexander A. Casale, CFA

    Alex is a Managing Director of Investor Relations. Alex joined Audax Group in September 2009. Previously, Alex was a Manager of Business Development at Arrowstreet Capital. Prior to Arrowstreet, he was a Principal at Hamersley Partners.

    Alex received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Connecticut.

  • Edgar W. Soule

    Managing Director Investor Relations
    Edgar W. Soule
    Managing Director Investor Relations

    Edgar W. Soule

    Garz is a Managing Director and Director of Investor Relations. Previously, Garz was a Managing Director of Abbott Capital Management, LLC. Prior to Abbott Capital, he worked at MassMutual Financial Group. Garz also worked for Irving Trust Company in the Worldwide Corporate Group.

    Garz received a B.A. from Hobart College.

  • Erik-Jan Dubovik

    Chief Information Officer | Information Technology
    Erik-Jan Dubovik
    Chief Information Officer | Information Technology

    Erik-Jan Dubovik

    Erik is a Chief Information Officer of Information Technology for Audax Group. Previously, Erik was a Vice President, Director, IT Strategic Planning for Boston-based integrated advertising agency Digitas, Inc.

    Erik received a B.A. in Entrepreneurial Studies, Marketing & Communications from Babson College and his M.B.A from Boston University.

  • Byron C. J. Pavano

    Senior Vice President, Operations, Senior Fund Counsel & CCO
    Byron C. J. Pavano
    Senior Vice President, Operations, Senior Fund Counsel & CCO

    Byron C. J. Pavano

    Byron is a Senior Vice President, Operations, Senior Fund Counsel & CCO for Audax Group. Previously, Byron was a Partner at Goodwin Procter, LLP. Prior to Goodwin Procter, Byron was an Associate at both Testa, Hurwitz and Thibeault and Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP.

    Byron received a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. from Boston College.