Brinda Yohannan - NYPEN Co-President
First Haven Capital

Brinda Cherian is a Director at First Haven Capital, a private investment firm based in New York. At First Haven, Ms. Cherian sources, evaluates and executes on non-control equity investments in leading lower middle market companies in partnership with high quality investment sponsors. Prior to First Haven, Brinda spent ten years as part of the investment teams at First Atlantic Capital and Permira, where she was responsible for sourcing and executing leveraged buyouts across diverse industries. She started her career as an analyst in the Financial Sponsors group at Credit Suisse. Brinda holds a B.S. in Business with highest distinction from Indiana University, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.