Chief Human Resources Officer
Laura Cappiello is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer at Pretium, where she has overall responsibility for the Firm’s talent and people strategy, including recruiting, career development, employee relations and compensation & benefits.
Ms. Cappiello brings 20 years of experience, including more than 10 years as a senior human capital executive in premier investment management firms. Most recently, she served as Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer at Madison Dearborn Partners, where she oversaw the firm’s talent efforts, including recruiting, employee relations and diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives. Previously, Ms. Cappiello was the Head of Human Capital Management and Deputy General Counsel for BlueMountain Capital Management. Before joining BlueMountain, Ms. Cappiello was Head of Human Resources at Chilton Investment Company and previously led the campus legal recruiting effort at Sullivan & Cromwell. Ms. Cappiello began her career as a litigator at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
Ms. Cappiello is a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Politics from New York University, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. She was named to Hedge Fund Journal’s 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2018.