Laura Cappiello

Human Capital

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 processes including recruitment, performance reviews, career development, headcount management, and compensation and 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, and inclusion initiatives. Previously, Ms. Cappiello was the Head of Human Capital Management and Deputy General Counsel for BlueMountain Capital Management. As a member of the firm’s executive team, she helped execute the sale of BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty and the subsequent integration of the two firms. 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 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.


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