Human resources

Pretium appoints Laura Cappiello as Director of Human Resources

NEW YORK, April 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pretium, a specialist investment firm with over $40 billion of assets, today announced the addition of Laura Capiello as Senior Managing Director and Director of Human Resources, succeeding Donna Winstonwho is retiring as Senior Managing Director and Chief Talent Officer at Pretium.

Ms. Cappiello brings 20 years of experience, including more than 10 years as a senior human capital executive at leading investment management firms. Most recently, she served as Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer at Madison Dearborn Partners, where she oversaw the company’s talent efforts, including recruiting, employee relations and diversity initiatives. equity and inclusion.

“At Pretium, people are the driving force behind our business success and enable our businesses to provide best-in-class service to our residents, care for our communities and create value for our investors,” mentioned Don MullenFounder and CEO of Pretium. “As we enter this next phase of growth, I am pleased to welcome Laura to continue our efforts to hire and retain top talent, foster an inclusive culture and improve employee engagement – ​​with the aim ultimate goal of being an employer of choice nationally and in each of our markets.”

“Donna has been an integral part of the Pretium leadership team for half of our company’s existence, developing a people strategy that has enabled us to attract talent, navigate a global pandemic and build a solid foundation for the future”, continued Mr. Mullen. “Donna’s significant contributions over the past five years have set our firm on a solid path, and we look forward to her continued involvement as an advisory partner.”

“Pretium is uniquely qualified to lead transformative, post-pandemic change in talent management,” said Mrs. Cappiello. “I am excited to join the Pretium team and deliver value to all of our stakeholders, starting with our employees.”

Previously, Ms. Cappiello was Head of Human Capital Management and Assistant General Counsel for BlueMountain Capital Management. As a member of the company’s management team, she helped execute the sale of BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty and the subsequent integration of the two companies. Prior to joining BlueMountain, Ms. Cappiello was a human resources manager at Chilton Investment Company and previously led the on-campus legal recruitment effort at Sullivan & Cromwell. She began her career as a litigator at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Ms. Cappiello earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Politics from New York Universityand a Juris Doctor of Harvard Law School. She was named to Hedge Fund Journal’s 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2018. Currently, Ms. Cappiello serves on the advisory board of Behind the Book, a nonprofit literacy organization focused on supporting New York City public school students.

About Pretium
Pretium is an investment company specializing in US residential real estate, residential credit and business credit. Pretium was founded in 2012 to take advantage of secular investment and lending opportunities resulting from structural changes, disruptions and inefficiencies within the economy. Pretium has built an integrated analytical and operational ecosystem within the US housing, residential credit and commercial credit markets, and believes that its insight and experience within these markets creates a strategic advantage over other investment managers. investment. The Pretium platform has more than $40 billion assets and employs approximately 4,000 people in 30 offices, including London and dubai. Please visit for more information.

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