Meet Our Team

Onex is led by the firm’s founder and CEO, Gerry Schwartz, and President Bobby Le Blanc, as well as experienced leaders at each of our businesses.

  • Hugh Boyle
    Hugh Boyle
    Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Hugh Boyle
    Hugh Boyle
    Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

    Hugh focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Hugh was a Principal on the Client Relations team at Investcorp. Previously, he worked at MatlinPatterson, Voya Investment Management and NorthCoast Asset Management in various client facing roles in asset management. Hugh began his career in private banking at RBC Wealth Management.

    Hugh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Government from Ohio Wesleyan University.

  • Natalia Fontecha
    Natalia Fontecha
    Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Natalia Fontecha
    Natalia Fontecha
    Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2021

    Natalia focuses on fundraising efforts across the Onex platforms and its efforts in developing new products across various alternative asset classes.

    Prior to joining Onex, Natalia was a Managing Director at StepStone Global, where she focused on providing solutions for European clients across their private market’s needs. Previously, she was a Senior Vice President at Old Mutual Asset Management and a Director on the board of Old Mutual International. Prior to, Natalia worked for BBVA, Société Générale and BNP Paribas, holding different roles in Asset Management and Investment Banking.

    Natalia is Co-Head of the CAIA London chapter. She holds a Master of Science in International Finance from HEC Paris, a MSc in Engineering from Telecom Paris Sud and a MSc in Telecom Engineering from Centro Politécnico Superior de Ingenieros.

  • Emma Thompson
    Emma Thompson
    Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Emma Thompson
    Emma Thompson
    Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2008

    Emma focuses on fundraising efforts across the Onex platforms and its efforts in developing new products across various alternative asset classes.

    Prior to joining Onex, Emma spent 13 years with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International and its predecessor companies, where she led the company's investor relations efforts.

    Emma holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from McGill University.

  • Colton Dwyer
    Colton Dwyer
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Colton Dwyer
    Colton Dwyer
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Boston
    Joined Onex 2021

    Colton focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts for Onex Credit.

    Prior to joining Onex, Colton was on the Institutional Business Development teams at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Eaton Vance. Previously, he held roles on the Institutional Distribution teams at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Dwight Asset Management (now Goldman Sachs) and Renaissance Technologies.

    Colton earned a B.S. in community entrepreneurship and a business minor from the University of Vermont. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst charterholder (CAIA) and holds Series 7 and 63 FINRA, and Series 3 NFA licenses.

  • Claire Glossop Irani
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Principal, Product Specialist
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Principal, Product Specialist
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2018

    Claire focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts for Onex Partners and ONCAP.

    Prior to joining the Client and Product Solutions group, Claire was an investment professional with Onex Partners where she evaluated and conducted due diligence on new investment opportunities. Previously, Claire worked as a strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte in Toronto and Dubai.

    Claire holds an M.B.A., Finance (with Honours) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; an MSc. (with Merit) from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and a B.A. (with High Distinction) from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

  • April Lee
    April Lee
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    April Lee
    April Lee
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

    April focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, April was the Director of Fundraising & Investor Relations at PennantPark Investment Advisers. Prior to joining PennantPark, she was a Product Specialist covering Global Credit in the Marketing & Investor Relations group at Och-Ziff Capital Management. Prior to, she worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Leveraged Finance Group.

    April holds a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Economics with Highest Distinction from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

  • Noelle Musco
    Noelle Musco
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Noelle Musco
    Noelle Musco
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

    Noelle focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Noelle was a Principal on the Investor Relations team at BC Partners. Prior to joining BC Partners, she worked at Anchorage Capital Group and at Pacific Investment Management Group (PIMCO).

    Noelle holds an M.B.A. (with Honours) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. from Lehigh University and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Elizabeth Samuels
    Elizabeth Samuels
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Elizabeth Samuels
    Elizabeth Samuels
    Principal, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2016

    Elizabeth focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Elizabeth was a Vice President in the Institutional Client Group at Neuberger Berman in New York where she was focused on middle market business development in the Northeast U.S. Prior to that, Elizabeth worked at CBRE Caledon Capital where she was first involved in the full investment process for private equity and infrastructure transactions and later dedicated to the firm’s business development initiatives.

    Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Business Management (with distinction) from Dalhousie University.

  • Madison Kramer
    Madison Kramer
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Madison Kramer
    Madison Kramer
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

    Madison focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts for Onex Credit.

    Prior to joining Onex, Madison was a Product Specialist at Golub Capital where she focused on due diligence, content creation and messaging.

    Madison holds a B.A. from Cornell University.

  • Tim Schnabel
    Tim Schnabel
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Tim Schnabel
    Tim Schnabel
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Boston
    Joined Onex 2012

    Tim focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts for Onex Credit.

    Previously, he was a member of the investor relations team at Onex Falcon, which Onex acquired in 2020, where he focused on the project management of various credit strategies, content creation and marketing.

    Tim holds a B.A. from Connecticut College.

  • Tyler Grosz
    Tyler Grosz
    Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Tyler Grosz
    Tyler Grosz
    Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

    Tyler focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Tyler held two seasonal positions at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

    Tyler holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan.

  • Sally Mei
    Sally Mei
    Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Sally Mei
    Sally Mei
    Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

    Sally focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Sally worked in the Global Investment Banking division at RBC Capital Markets, covering the Industrial and Diversified Services sector in New York.

    Sally holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

  • Joy Yang
    Joy Yang
    Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Joy Yang
    Joy Yang
    Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2021

    Joy focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Joy worked in the Investment Banking division at Scotiabank in Toronto, covering the Consumer, Industrial & Retail sector.

    Joy holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management degree and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.

  • Jake Derderian
    Jake Derderian
    Analyst, Client and Product Solutions
    Jake Derderian
    Jake Derderian
    Analyst, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

    Jake focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Jake was a Business Analyst at Aetna, where he focused on providing data-based insights to the Medicare Supplement business.

    Jake holds a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University.

  • Catherine Stott
    Catherine Stott
    Analyst, Client and Product Solutions
    Catherine Stott
    Catherine Stott
    Analyst, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2019

    Catherine focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to this position, Catherine held a Project Coordinator role within the Client and Product Solutions group and numerous administrative roles within Onex.

    Catherine holds an Advanced Diploma (Honours) in Public Relations from Humber College and studied at Wilfrid Laurier University.