Fairway team members have worked together for up to 15 years. This experienced team has access to many highly sought-after funds through relationships developed over many decades.
Kevin Callahan, CFA
- Adams Street PartnersChief Operating Officer
- Arthur Andersen & Co.Manager, Audit & Financial Consulting
- Ohio State UniversityBSBA - Accounting & Finance
- University of Chicago Booth School of BusinessMBA
- Private Equity Advisor
- Adams Street PartnersPartner & Manager of US Primary Investment Team
- Binghamton UniversityBS - Finance
- Northwestern UniversityMBA
- Adams Street PartnersPartner, Primary Investment Team
- Duke UniversityPrivate Equity & Real Estate Investor
- Dartmouth CollegeAB - History
- University of ChicagoMS - Computer Science
- Boeing CompanyDirector of Private Equity
- Mercer Investment Consulting
- Adams Street PartnersPrimary Investment Team
- University of Notre DameBBA - Finance and Computer Applications
- Northwestern UniversityMBA
- Company Advisor
- GCM GrosvenorManaging Director
Lauren Bozzelli, CPA
- Adams Street PartnersPartner, Client Service, Corporate and Fund Accounting
- KPMGTax Compliance and Consulting
- Miami UniversityBS - Accounting
- Binghamton UniversityBS, Marketing
Kevin Callahan founded Fairway Capital Management in January 2017. Prior to this, Mr. Callahan was the Chief Operating Officer at Adams Street Partners, a global private markets investment management firm. As Chief Operating Officer, he was Chairman of the Firm’s Operating Committee which oversaw issues related to client service, finance, human resources, legal and information technology. In addition, as Head of the Client Service team, Mr. Callahan oversaw all aspects of the Firm’s client servicing functions including the portfolio management of the fund of funds programs and separate account portfolios. He worked closely with clients in the management of their portfolios, including the development and monitoring of their private equity programs. Mr. Callahan actively participated in all aspects of the Firm’s investment process and was a member of the Executive Committee and Strategic Advisory Committee.
Before joining the Adams Street Partners Private Equity Group in 2000, he was a senior member of Brinson Partners’ global investment team for six years, responsible for providing client service and relationship management to Brinson Partners’ clients. From 1987 to 1994, he was a manager in the audit and financial consulting department of Arthur Andersen LLP, where he worked exclusively in the financial services industry. Mr. Callahan earned a BS degree from Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Callahan is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago and holds the CPA designation.
Mr. Callahan is a Trustee of the PPM Funds, a family of mutual funds. In addition, he is a member of the Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business Private Equity Advisory Council and a Trustee of the First Tee of Greater Chicago.
Kathy Wanner is a Founding Partner of Fairway Capital Management. Ms. Wanner has served as an Operating Partner and Advisor at Abundant Venture Partners from 2016 to 2020. Ms. Wanner spent 22 years at Adams Street Partners, a global private markets investment management firm and its predecessor organizations, where she made 100+ primary and secondary investments in venture capital, growth, and buyout funds around the world. Ms. Wanner managed the US Primary investment team and oversaw deployment of client’s capital into US primary investments, annually totaling between $800 and $1 billion into 20+ funds. She served on the firm’s Global Primary Investment Committee, which was responsible for sourcing, analyzing and monitoring investments in private equity partnerships, implementing strategy and approving all global primary fund investments. Ms. Wanner served on many private equity and venture capital advisory boards and her team was responsible for monitoring all US private equity and venture capital general partner relationships. Before joining the Adams Street Partners Private Equity Group in 1998, she was at Brinson Partners for five years and served in various roles within the finance, communications and business development groups where she was responsible for the revenue cycle, statistical analysis and market research. From 1989 to 1993, Ms. Wanner earned experience in statistical modeling, reporting, tracking and analysis as a Senior Financial Analyst at Frontier Risk Management, Range Wise, Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Company. Ms. Wanner received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Binghamton University and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Ms. Wanner is a founding board member at DCALTA, a 501(c) non-profit organization created to educate the community on the benefits of including alternative investments within a defined contribution framework to better secure retirement outcomes for plan participants. In addition, she is a board member at CureSearch, a national non-profit foundation that accelerates the search for cures for children’s cancer. Ms. Wanner serves on the board and is the audit committee chair for New Fortress Energy (NASDAQ: NFE).
Tom Gladden co-founded the Fairway Capital Management Venture Capital Team in 2019. Prior to this, Tom was an advisor to U.S. based venture capital and private equity firms at Macrosight, which he founded in 2017. At Macrosight, Tom helped firms with strategic planning, public relations, marketing, relationship management and the fundraising process.
Prior to Macrosight, Tom was an investor in venture capital
and private equity funds at Adams Street Partners for 14+ years. At Adams Street, he evaluated nearly 1,000 fund investment opportunities and made 95 investments in venture capital and private equity funds, while sourcing and working on number of secondary transactions, including one of the firm’s largest VC secondary investments. Throughout his career at Adams Street, Tom predominantly spent his time focusing on venture capital and growth funds. Over that time, he built strong relationships with most of the top venture capitalists in Adams Street’s portfolio and around the world. Tom also worked on a number of important strategic projects for the firm. He was part of project teams that:
- Recommended the firm begin investing in Chinese VC and growth capital firms
- Redesigned the primary investment team’s CRM system and began leveraging the firm’s fund and company data to gain insights about market cycles, industry sectors and fund performance
- Recommended the firm avoid raising a cleantech only fund-of-funds
- Recommended that the firm should maintain its geographic overweight to the US and its subclass overweight to venture capital after the Global Financial Crisis
- Helped recast the firm’s US buyout strategy towards investing in smaller funds that invested in smaller companies.
Prior to joining Adams Street Partners in 2002, Tom worked on the Private Capital and Real Estate team at Duke Management Company, which managed the assets of Duke University and the Duke University Hospital System. His other experience includes hospital consulting with APM, Inc. and managing a not-for-profit serving underprivileged children and teens in Chicago.
Tom has an A.B., Magna Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Chicago. Tom is a Trustee at Roosevelt University of Chicago and a member of the Executive Committee of the Dartmouth Club of Chicago.
Laura most recently spent six years at the Boeing Company as part of the Trust Investments team that managed the $60 billion defined benefit plan. Most recently she was the Director of Private equity where she managed a nearly $3 billion portfolio of private equity fund investments and was responsible for sourcing, investigating and monitoring buyout, venture capital and special situations funds. Prior to Boeing, Laura spent four years as a Senior Associate on the private equity manager research team at Mercer Investment Consulting where she evaluated private funds for investment. Prior to Mercer, Laura spent three years as an Associate at Adams Street Partners, a global private equity firm with $38 billion in assets under management. Laura began her career working in the Investment Banking group and Equity Research team at Robert W. Baird. She has a BBA from the University of Notre Dame where she graduated summa cum laude, and a MBA from The Kellogg School of Management.
Pat McGarvey is a Partner at Fairway Capital Management. Mr. McGarvey was previously a Managing Director at GCM Grosvenor, one of the world’s largest independent alternative asset firms with over $55 billion in asset under management. GCM Grosvenor manages assets on behalf of a global client base across hedge fund strategies, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, and multi-asset class investments. As Managing Director of Business Development and Client Services, he was responsible for pension, healthcare and sovereign wealth fund clients as well as key consultant relationships. During his tenure he spent over twelve years founding and managing Grosvenor’s Middle East business. Mr. McGarvey was involved in most all aspects of the business and specialized in creating customized products and partnerships that fit the needs and requirements of leading global institutions.
Mr. McGarvey spent seventeen years on Wall Street in various roles at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He began his career in fixed income and moved into private equity. During this time of rapid innovation on Wall Street, he was intimately involved in many new initiatives including the development of securitizations, derivatives products and new alternative asset structures.
Mr. McGarvey is passionate about education and the way it can transform lives. He serves or has served on various boards including the Cornell University Council, the Cornell College of Business and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. McGarvey also enjoys mentoring students and advising student-led start-ups as part of the The University of Chicago Booth School New Venture Challenge.
Lauren Bozzelli is a Founding Partner of Fairway Capital Management. Lauren manages various investor, financial and investment reporting functions. Prior to Fairway, she spent 10 years at Adams Street Partners, a global private markets investment management firm. As a partner on the Adams Street Partners client service team, she was responsible for over 50 client relationships which involved providing clients with routine updates on their portfolio, analyzing clients’ private equity exposure to aid in recommending investing strategies and attending client board meetings to pitch new fund investments. Before joining the client service team, she worked on both the corporate accounting and fund accounting teams where she was responsible for various financial aspects of the management company and investment funds. Lauren began her career at KPMG providing tax compliance and consulting services for clients in the financial services sector. She has a BS from Miami University where she graduated cum laude, and is a registered CPA.
Kai is an Investment Analyst for Fairway Capital responsible for supporting investment decisions through portfolio analysis and providing any needed client support. In the past she also worked on behalf of the Binghamton Athletics marketing department where she helped generate content for social media platforms as well as promotional advertising for corporate sponsorships and sporting events. Kai is a 2020 graduate from Binghamton University’s School of Management where she earned her B.S. degree in Business Administration.