Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Pontarelli is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Mission Driven Capital Partners and is responsible for the oversight and management of the Firm’s investment activities.
Mr. Pontarelli has extensive investment experience with over $14 billion invested, over $3 billion of which were sustainability-focused investments. Prior to forming MDCP, Mr. Pontarelli was the Chief Investment Officer of West Street Energy Partners, a private equity vehicle managed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division. Of his 23 years at Goldman Sachs, his last 18 were spent with the Merchant Banking Division. In addition to serving as the Chief Investment Officer of West Street Energy Partners, Mr. Pontarelli was also Chairman of the Operating Committee and Head of Strategy for the Merchant Banking Division.
Mr. Pontarelli received a BA in Finance and Economics from Syracuse University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.