Renee Noto is a Partner and the President of Brightstar and a Member of the Investment Committee. Renee currently serves as a Board Member of America’s Auto Auction and InfraServ US, both Brightstar portfolio companies. She focuses on Investment Development, Capital Raise and Investor Relations.
Prior to joining Brightstar, Renee was Head of Business Development for Fifth Street Finance and Balcony Partners where she was responsible for capital raising, product development and strategic initiatives. Renee was Founding Partner and CIO of Talon Advisors, a multi-manager fund and previously Co-founded Narragansett Asset Management, a $1.0 billion fundamental long/short equity fund manager.
Renee has been active in the financial services and hedge fund industries since 1989 and has been instrumental in advising many highly regarded hedge funds. Renee started her career as an analyst covering small cap retailers for Peter Lynch at Fidelity Investments.
Renee received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her AB, Magna Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College with a double major in Math and Geography.