Meet Our Team

Onex is led by the firm’s founder and CEO, Gerry Schwartz, president and head of Onex Partners, Bobby Le Blanc, and experienced leadership teams at each of our platforms.

  • Jessica Brennan
    Jessica Brennan
    Managing Director, Head of Client and Product Solutions
    Jessica Brennan
    Jessica Brennan
    Managing Director, Head of Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

    Jessica leads Onex’ global fundraising and investor relations efforts and manages the Client and Product Solutions team. She leads the institutional client team, marketing and project management function and Onex’ distribution partnerships. Jessica also works on new product development, customized client solutions and firm communications.

    Jessica is a member of The Wharton Graduate School Executive Board. She also serves on the executive committee of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy leadership board and the Dean’s Advisory Board of the college of Literature, Science and Arts at the University of Michigan.

    Prior to joining Onex, Jessica was a Partner and Managing Director in Investor Relations at The Carlyle Group. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2011, she was a Managing Director in the Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse, joining Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1999.

    Jessica holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Claire Glossop Irani
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    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.

  • 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.

  • Tony Hu
    Tony Hu
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Tony Hu
    Tony Hu
    Director, Client and Product Solutions
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Tony was a Vice President on the Product Specialist team at Golub Capital. Prior to joining Golub Capital, he worked at Asset Alliance Corporation. Previously, Tony was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and served one tour in Iraq, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Tony holds a B.S. from Binghamton University.

  • Ashley MacDonald
    Ashley MacDonald
    Senior Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Ashley MacDonald
    Ashley MacDonald
    Senior Associate, Client and Product Solutions
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2019

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Ashley worked in the Investment Banking division at Scotiabank in Toronto. Prior to that, she worked at Deloitte in the Assurance and Advisory practice where she covered financial institutions.

    Ashley is a CPA, CA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University.

  • 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.

  • Tyler Grosz
    Tyler Grosz
    Analyst, Client and Product Solutions
    Tyler Grosz
    Tyler Grosz
    Analyst, 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.