Mr. Gormley joined Lee Equity in 2006 and is a Partner of the firm. Prior to Lee Equity, Mr. Gormley was a Partner at Capital Z Financial Services Partners (“CZFS”), a financial services private equity firm and alternative asset manager, where he served a leading role in the operations and investment activities of the $5+ billion fund complex. Mr. Gormley co-founded CZFS in 1998 and shared responsibility for the oversight of all of the firm's investment and monitoring activities. Prior to founding CZFS, Mr. Gormley served as a Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (“DLJ”), specializing in the insurance and asset management industries. While at DLJ, Mr. Gormley worked on corporate finance and merger and acquisition assignments, as well as on principal related activities on behalf of DLJ Merchant Banking. Prior to joining DLJ in 1989, he was a founding member of the Insurance Group at Merrill Lynch in 1985.
Mr. Gormley serves or has served as a director of numerous public and private companies, including Affiliated Wealth Partners, Atria Wealth Solutions, Bank Handlowy, British Marine Holdings, Captive Resources, Catlin Group, Independent Bank Group, K2 Insurance Services, McLarens Global Limited, MidCap Financial, NewStar Financial, PDR Network, Skopos Financial, Simplicity Group Holdings, Solaris Health, Summit Behavioral Health, The Edelman Financial Group, Universal American Corp., amongst others. Mr. Gormley received a B.S.B.A. cum laude in Finance and Economics from the University of Denver and an M.B.A. from New York University.
Mr. Gormley serves or has served on the board of a number of non-profit organizations, including the Board of Trustees of St David’s School, the Latin American Advisory Board of Conservation International, together with several other non- profit organizations.