Head of Strategic Capital
Philip Gaucher is the Founder and Managing Partner of Bridgeway Capital Partners LLC and a Founder of Bridgeway Wealth Partners LLC. Mr. Gaucher has over 18 years experience in financial services and investment banking. Prior to founding Bridgeway, Mr. Gaucher was the founder and managing partner of Cambrian Capital LLC, a private equity and venture capital business.
Through Cambrian Capital Mr. Gaucher founded, managed, and helped to raise over $550 million for multiple companies in the healthcare and industrial sectors. Prior to founding Cambrian Capital Mr. Gaucher was a portfolio manager for NY-based hedge funds Del Mar Asset Management and Plural Investments, and an analyst for George Weiss Associates (now Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisors). He began his career in investment banking with Bank of America. He is a graduate of Bucknell University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and a concentration in Finance.
Head of Investment Banking
Nicholas H. Hemmerly is a Managing Partner and Head of Investment Banking for Bridgeway Capital Partners LLC. Mr. Hemmerly has over 18 years of investment banking experience with broad transactional experience having completed over 100 equity and debt transactions representing over $50 billion in value, predominately across the Healthcare sector.
Prior to joining Bridgeway Mr. Hemmerly was at PricewaterhousCoopers Corporate Finance LLC focusing on M&A and capital raising in the Life Sciences space with a focus on Specialty and Generic Pharmaceuticals as well as Healthcare Consumer Products and Contract Manufacturing.
Prior to PwC CF, Mr. Hemmerly worked at Jefferies LLC with a focus on executing M&A and financing transactions within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. Prior experience includes investment banking roles in JPMorgan’s Healthcare Group as well as JMP Securities Healthcare Group. Mr. Hemmerly began his investment banking career as an analyst with Wachovia Securities.
Mr. Hemmerly graduated with honors from the College of Charleston with a B.S in economics. He holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Jeff Janda is the Chief Financial Officer for Bridgeway Capital Partners LLC. Mr. Janda possesses over 30 years of experience in accounting, audit, and tax having practiced as a certified public accountant for both large and small firms over the course of his career.
As a CPA, Mr. Janda has worked with a variety of industries including non-profit, manufacturing, real estate, government, financial institutions, health care, and education. His experience includes working on improving operational efficiencies, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), internal controls, audit prep and planning and audit field supervision.