Tom Mazarakis is a Portfolio Advisor at Salveo Capital, a private investment fund focused on the legalized cannabis sector. The Fund has a portfolio of 15 companies diversified across plant-touching businesses as well as ancillary service providers to the industry.
Tom has over 18 years of Wall Street investment experience. Most of that time with Goldman Sachs in London where Tom was a Managing Director in the Securities Division's multi-billion dollar Equity and Credit business and ran the Fundamental Strategies Group. Tom and his team of sector analysts conducted in-depth fundamental research & quantitative valuations that identified attractive investment opportunities across equities, corporate bonds/CDS and convertible debt for the benefit of the firm and its clients.
In prior roles at Goldman, Mr. Mazarakis was an Executive Director who led the retail/consumer sector analyst team and was ranked by Institutional Investor, Euromoney and Credit Magazine.
Tom is an avid early-stage investor and advisor to high-growth companies who became passionate about the legal cannabis industry after leaving Goldman and returning home to the US in 2016. His fundamentals-driven, deep-dive research process adds a professional level of rigor and diligence to the cannabis fund landscape.
Tom received his BS in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University, has an MBA from the University of Michigan and lives in Glencoe, IL with his three spirited children.