Meet Our Management Team
Murry Gunty is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstreet. Prior to founding Blackstreet, Mr. Gunty was CEO and Founder of BCM, a General Partner at Jacobson Partners, LP, and was a Partner at Lazard Freres Real Estate, LLC. He also worked at the Blackstone Group, where he was an Analyst. Mr. Gunty graduated from Harvard College, where he received a BA in economics, and Harvard Business School, where he received an MBA.
Kevin Kuby is the Executive Vice President and Chief Restructuring Officer of Blackstreet. He has worked in the turnaround and restructuring industry for over 22 years, with experience across a wide variety of industries. He was previously a Managing Director at BCM, a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal, a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Kuby received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois – Urbana / Champaign.
Jack Myers, CFA
Jack Myers, CFA is a Vice President of Blacksteet. Prior to joining Blackstreet, Mr. Myers worked as an Associate in the Investment Banking division of FBR & Co. where he gained experience in public and private equity offerings as well as M&A transactions in a variety of industries. Mr. Myers graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Finance and is a CFA charterholder.
David Hartman is Senior Vice President – Operations. Previously, Mr. Hartman served for nearly three years as Chief Financial Officer of Elderlife Financial Services. Hartman has over 25 years experience in commercial banking, asset based lending, leveraged finance, loan originations and syndications, merchant banking, work-outs, and distressed debt investing. Mr. Hartman is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce with a BS in Finance and MIS.
Rob Dragonette is the Chief Financial Officer of Blackstreet. Mr. Dragonette has 20 years experience as a CFO in several industries and the roles of President and General Manager. Mr. Dragonette is a graduate of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Ryan Scott is the Vice President of Blackstreet. He joined Blackstreet in 2012 and oversees real estate acquisitions and portfolio operations for Blackstreet’s largest portfolio company, Black Bear Sports Group. Previously, Mr. Scott served as an Associate at Blackstreet Capital Management where he gained experience on mergers and acquisitions of distressed assets. Mr. Scott graduated from Williams College with a B.L.A. in Political Science and Leadership Studies.
Michael Potolicchio is an Associate at Blackstreet. Previously, Mr. Potolicchio was an Associate with Aronson Capital Partners (ACP), a boutique investment bank focused on providing M&A and strategic advisory services to Aerospace, Defense and Government IT contractors. Prior to ACP, Mr. Potolicchio was an Analyst for Bengur Bryan & Co., and Patriot Capital, a boutique investment bank and private equity fund. Mr. Potolicchio graduated from The George Washington University with a B.B.A. in Finance.
Patricia LaBorde is the General Counsel. Prior to joining Blackstreet, Ms. LaBorde was the Chief Legal Counsel of a specialty finance company where she focused on transaction financing, regulatory matters, and litigation management. Ms. LaBorde is a graduate of the University of Delaware and received her J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law.