Key Employees

Michael Maroon, Managing Partner

Mr. Maroon is the Founder and Managing Partner of GLAS Funds, LLC. Prior to founding GLAS Funds, Mr. Maroon served for five years as the Managing Partner of Old Greenwich Capital Partners where he gained considerable experience in evaluating alternative investment vehicles. For nine years, Mr. Maroon was an institutional salesperson on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for Merrill Lynch, where his primary focus was on stock indexes and short-term interest rate futures. Mr Maroon returned to Cleveland and served as CEO of Maroon, Inc., a chemical raw materials distribution company for ten years.

Mr. Maroon graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Mr. Maroon earned his Masters of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University – Weatherhead School of Management.

Brent Clapacs, Chief Investment Officer - Partner

Mr. Clapacs brings more than twenty-five years experience in the capital markets. From 1990 he held a series of leadership positions of increasing responsibility in Merrill Lynch’s Global Equity and Derivatives Businesses in San Francisco, Sydney, Hong Kong, New York and London. His responsibilities culminated in the role as Head of Equities for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and as a member of the Merrill Lynch International Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

Mr. Clapacs was a national merit scholar and holds a degree in economics, cum laude, from Harvard. He is a member of the Boards of Trustees of the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, Saint Edward High School and the Cleveland Police Foundation. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Private Partner’s Equity.