Firm Leadership

Derek Crevello, Managing Principal

Derek is the founder and Managing Principal of Forefront Capital Partners, LLC.  Prior to forming Forefront, Derek spent 13 years with the D. E. Shaw Group’s middle market investment strategy and its successor entity, Stellus Capital Management.  Previously, he was with the Blackstone Group’s Restructuring & Reorganization group, Thayer Capital Partners (a middle market private equity firm) and Merrill Lynch's Mergers & Acquisitions group.  Derek brings his diverse investing and finance experience to every transaction Forefront executes.

Derek received a B.A. in political science from Duke University and an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Brandy Winfrey, Associate

Brandy is an Associate with Forefront Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining Forefront, Brandy was with a regional consulting firm where she served as the Operations Manager.

Brandy received a B.S. in business management from Kennesaw State University.