SFF LEADERSHIP

A TEAM DEVOTED TO THE TEAMS

Jonathan Wilson

Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Wilson is the co-founder of the SEAL Future Fund and is a former SEAL with over a decade of experience. He has been awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, Joint Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Achievement Medal, and various other honors.

Jonathan is currently a National Accounts Manager at Capital Group, an investment company with over $1.4 trillion under management.  In 2012, Mr. Wilson was selected as 1 of 15 of the initial 300 applicants to the inaugural Veterans Integration Program at Goldman Sachs & Co and was subsequently hired as a trading associate in New York. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development.

Paul Polakowski III

President

Paul Polakowski joined the SEAL Future Fund in July of 2015 to assist with the SFF’s development and expansion. Paul has 20 years of experience in private equity and corporate finance. Mr. Polakowski is the founder of Ruby Street Capital (RSC), a private investment firm that invests in global credit and commodity markets as well as in early stage and emerging growth companies. Prior to founding RSC, Paul was an investment associate at DB Capital Partners (the North American private equity affiliate of Deutsche Bank) and an investment banking analyst in the Global Communications & Media Group at Lehman Brothers.

Paul received a dual BA in economics and government from Connecticut College and holds a certificate in premedical sciences from Columbia University.

Yenieneh Yesus

Managing Director

Yenieneh Yesus is responsible for special projects at the SEAL Future Fund and is a Founding Member of the Leadership Team.  Prior to joining the SFF, Mr. Yesus worked as a computer programmer and systems architect, eventually becoming the Director of Engineering at Cliqk Digital, a design firm based in New York City that provides IT engineering and automation services to commercial and residential clients.

Mr. Yesus served in the United States Marine Corps as a special operations force operator in the elite Second Force Reconnaissance Company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Harvard University.

Anne Marie Mulhern

Director

Anne Marie Mulhern joined the SEAL Future Fund in January of 2018 and brings with her a background in nonprofits, event coordination and special projects planning.  Anne Marie realized her passion for nonprofits during a college internship at Best Buddies Arizona where she served on the event committee for 3 years.  Prior to joining the SFF, Anne Marie was the Program Manager & Coordinator for the San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation where she was proud to help coordinate major events.  Between living on Coronado Island and having cousins who are Navy SEALs, Anne Marie has a strong connection to the SEAL Community and is honored to serve through the SFF.

Anne Marie received a B.S. in Business Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jeff Boss

BUD/S Class 236, NSWDG

Chaos Advantage

Denise Bottiglieri

Global Chairwoman

Healthcare Consultancy Group

Dustin P. Branch

Partner

Ballard Spahr LLP

Jake Bullock

BUD/S Class 252, NSW

Jay Cecil

Trader

Surveyor Capital

Michael J. Ferrucci

Managing Director

Millennium Partners

Jason Larson

BUD/S Class 253, NSW

Applied Performance Sciences

Brian Martelli

Co-Founder

Brad Peters

Chief Executive Officer

Blackfin Capital

Jonathan Wilson

BUD/S Class 252, NSW

Capital Group

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Joel Beam

BUD/S Class 253, NSW

The Scienomics Group

Jim Bottiglieri

CFO, Retired

Compass Diversified Holdings

David Bruce

Philanthropist

Highland Street Foundation

Mike Gabelli

Managing Director

Gabelli Funds

James Gardner

BUD/S Class 289, NSW

Robert Gerber

Founder

Gerber Ambulance Company

Neil Grayson

Artist & Founder

Dactyl Foundation

Forrest Lindekens

Principal

Guard Hill Consulting

William McCuen

BUD/S Class 195, NSWDG

Peter Rand

Managing Director

The Blackstone Group

Rich Reuter

Vice President

KarpReilly, LLC

Jeremy Sanders

Founder & CEO

BenchmarkCFO, Inc.

Brett Staffieri

Managing Director

Riverstone LLC

Christina Vest

Managing Director

Hicks Holdings

Blake Wallach

Portfolio Manager

Point72 Asset Management