March 26, 2015
Respected Author and Private Wealth Strategist Brings more than 20 Years of Marketing and High-Net-Worth Acumen to iCapital
March 26, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCapital Network, an online marketplace providing qualified investors and their advisors with access to private equity fund managers, has hired Hannah Shaw Grove, a leading expert on private wealth, as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Grove brings more than two decades of experience as a marketer, author, media personality, family office consultant, and highly-regarded private wealth strategist, making her the ideal candidate to help bring iCapital Network’s state-of-the-art platform and unique intelligence to the advisor and family office communities.
“We are thrilled that Hannah has joined our executive team as CMO. She is a true thought leader with proven experience creating and implementing innovative integrated marketing strategies for wealth management audiences,” said Lawrence Calcano, Managing Partner of iCapital Network responsible for distribution and business development. “Hannah’s unparalleled insight into the high net worth community will be a great asset to iCapital Network as we seek to grow our brand and provide a new level of access and transparency into the world of private equity for a broader universe of investors.”
Ms. Grove is a well-known authority on high-net-worth marketing and business development. Her reputation is built on more than 20 years of hands-on work with wealthy families, family offices, and their closest advisors, complemented by extensive statistical research in the field. Ms. Grove is a widely published author, having penned 11 books and hundreds of reports and articles. She is a founder of Private Wealth magazine, the premiere editorial resource for high-net-worth professionals, and has served as an expert contributor to news and lifestyle resources, including Forbes,Reuters, Worth, Robb Report, Elite Traveler, Financial Advisor and others.
“High net worth investors and their advisors have never had a private equity resource that offers the kind of access and analytical power of the iCapital Network platform,” said Ms. Grove. “I am excited to join the iCapital team and begin working to elevate its bold vision of leveraging technology to deliver institutional-quality tools and engage with the high-end of the market."
Before founding her consultancy in 2006, Ms. Grove spent 16 years in investment management holding leadership positions at Merrill Lynch & Co, Prudential, Fidelity Investments and other top firms. She is a member of the Hedge Fund Association’s High-Net-Worth Advisory Board and the former chair of the Investment Company Institute’s Research Committee. Ms. Grove is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University.
About iCapital Network
iCapital Network is an online platform that unlocks the world of private equity, enabling institutions and qualified investors to search and analyze the performance history of hundreds of fund managers and get direct access to a diverse range of private funds, including buyout, growth equity, real estate, mezzanine, infrastructure, real assets and venture capital funds. iCapital’s innovative and secure portal makes it possible for top performing fund managers to both source new institutional investors and efficiently aggregate commitments from a network of independent advisors, wealth managers, family offices and qualified individual purchasers. This powerful platform features integrated content and data from best-in-class providers including Burgiss, Dow Jones, IntraLinks, Preqin and Privcap. The company is led by an accomplished team of industry executives who have raised hundreds of billions of dollars of private equity capital and is backed by a group of industry leading strategic partners.