Alexander Chucri, CEO
Alexander co-founded one of the pioneer, US-based legal finance companies where he served as managing director. As an industry veteran with 16 years experience, he also sat on the Board of Directors of the American Legal Finance Association which is the governing entity for the industry. In 2013, Alexander leveraged his extensive background in the management of start-ups and high-growth companies by founding Pravati Capital LLC, a litigation finance platform. A graduate of the University of San Diego with a degree in International Political Economics, his career track record spans the funding of over 5,000 cases with over $90mm in capital advanced.
Robert Schulman, Commercial Law
Robert has a 50-year history of successfully representing Big 4 and other accounting firms while serving several terms as an Adjunct Professor of Law at The Sandra Day O’ Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He has served as a senior litigation partner in the Los Angeles offices of Fulbright & Jaworski, where he served as that Firm’s Chairman of its Accounting Profession Practice Committee and as a member of the Los Angeles offices’ Leadership Council. Robert’s focus has been on complex commercial cases, international insurance brokerages, and various manufacturing firms in actions involving a broad variety of other major cases.
Lowell Finson, Esq., General Counsel, Personal Injury, Pharma & Complex Mass Tort Litigation
Lowell was a partner at Finson & Shapiro where he handled plaintiffs and defendant’s worker’s compensation, products liability, personal injury, and medical malpractice cases. Later, Lowell joined Phillips Law Firm as Senior Attorney where he managed the Complex Litigation department involving 5,000+ cases of consumer drug & device products liability in numerous State and Federal jurisdictions. Lowell graduated with Honors from the Miami University with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. He then graduated Cum Laude at Cleveland Marshall School of Law where he received his J.D. in Law.
Hoyt N, Litigation Investment Analyst, General Counsel
Hoyt is a former partner at a national law firm where he was primarily focused on commercial litigation, insurance defense (professional liability, product liability, construction defect) litigation, as well as employment and labor matters. Hoyt also served as national coverage counsel and liaison to Lloyd’s of London and AIG. He also serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Arizona Superior Court. Hoyt received his Bachelors of Science (Economics) degree from the College of Charleston and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.
Jeff Hahn, Finance Director
Jeff has over 10 years of experience in Private Equity, managing investor relations and various financial aspects of private portfolio companies. At Pravati Capital, Jeff is providing detailed financial modeling as well as forensic accounting due diligence for various projects involved with the funds. Jeff received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He has been involved in all aspects of the transactions including due diligence, capital sourcing, corporate setup, transactional structure, establishing financial controls for the business, managing investor relations, and financial reporting.
Max Ray, CIO
Max has over 8 years of experience as a web designer, web developer and web analyst. Previously, he managed the web presence for Arizona State University and The ASU Foundation. Max serves on the Management Team while both developing and improving the company’s web presence, marketing strategies, technology and working relationships. Max graduated from Arizona State University where he studied Criminal Justice & Criminology and Digital Culture.
Steven Bustamante, Representative, Capital Markets
Steven’s background includes working as a private trader and an investment advisor to top wire-house firms such as Merrill Lynch. He founded Bustamante & Co. a registered investment advisory firm in Arizona where he actively managed clients’ accounts in various trading strategies and alternative products. Steven now builds strategic relationships with financial institutions and is responsible for all due diligence document building to present to investors.
Leticia Monje, Underwriter
Leticia is an experienced paralegal and law enforcement agent. Prior to joining Pravati Capital, she worked for the Arizona based law firm, Goldberg & Osborne where she gained experience gathering legal documentation and developing personal injury cases. Today, Leticia supports the Underwriting Department while handling all intake duties for the company. She is a graduate of Grand Canyon University where she studied Criminal Justice & History
Anthony May, Director of Search
Anthony studied Business Administration at Portland State University and later founded Southwest Portraits, the second largest studio of its type in Arizona. Anthony is responsible for increasing organic website traffic which drives lead generation effortswhile minimizing our marketing budget.
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