Keith has over 20 years of investing experience with an emphasis on applying traditional value oriented private equity techniques to public and private special situations. Prior to founding Cruiser, Keith co-founded and managed the CARE Capital Group of Hedge Funds, served as the Portfolio manager of the CAR Fund, co-managed Comvest Venture Partners, served as the Director of Merchant Banking for Commonwealth Associates where he led 80 direct investments in to public companies. Previously he worked with Prudential Capital and Merrill Lynch Venture Partners. He is the co-founder of a pet health insurance distribution company, PAWSAFE, LLC. Keith serves on a number of charitable boards including: UJA -Federation of New York, Hillel International (Board of Governors), and Hatzalah (Israel’s private EMT service). Keith serves on the investment committees of two family offices. Keith graduated cum laude from Yale University.