Our Team

Experienced hands-on operators

Compello

means ‘to bring together’

Rich Ferraro

Rich Ferraro brings deep technology expertise and keen oversight skills. A hands-on leader, Rich serves as the primary point of contact simplifying the engagement model and process for PE firms. During his 30 years as a technology executive, Rich has worked for major tech companies, held several senior technology management positions for PE-backed portfolios, held senior roles at RSM, Alvarez & Marsal, and Microsoft. Mr. Ferraro, co-founded and owned a software company that sold product to Microsoft and later divested the company to ADP. With nearly 15 years dedicated exclusively to private equity, Rich’s experience spans across hundreds of engagements and transaction types such as due diligence, merger integrations, carve-outs, ERP projects, Day 1/100 planning, infrastructure and security assessments, and executive strategy.

Rich is an avid golfer, cyclist and enjoys traveling.

Here are some of the advisors that comprise our team.

  • Jon Kragh

    Chief Technology Officer, Azure Cloud Services, IT and Digital Transformation

    Jon Kragh is an experienced technology professional with nearly 25 years as a technology expert, of which he has spent...

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  • Harish Siripurapu

    Chief Information Security Officer, Cybersecurity, GRC(Governance, Risk and Compliance)

    Harish has over 16 years of cybersecurity and privacy experience, including 12 years of Big 5 (PwC, Accenture) management consulting...

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  • Mark Ballejos

    Program Management, Digital Transformation

    Mark Ballejos is an experienced Director & Technical Program Manager with 30+ years of experience helping companies translate strategic M&A...

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  • Bernadette Blue

    Human Capital Management

    Bernadette Blue is an experienced 23-year human resource executive that provides senior management services to mid-size and large employers. Ms....

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  • Justin Fuller

    Manufacturing Operations

    Justin has over 25 years experience in Manufacturing and Operations on a global scale. He has built, led and managed...

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  • Alex Viafara

    Manufacturing Operations

    Alex has 20 years experience in Manufacturing, Projects and Continuous Improvement in a global scale. He has led and managed...

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  • Laurel D’Souza

    Data Analytics and Microsoft SharePoint Architect

    Laurel D’Souza has over 12 years of experience as a Business Intelligence Solutions Architect with deep domain expertise in the...

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