HCAP Partners, a California-based private equity firm and impact investor, promoted Bhairvee Shavdia to principal. Shavdia joined HCAP Partners in 2015 and previously worked at San Diego State University’s Zahn Innovation Center and H.I.G. Capital.
Gordon Brothers named Brendan Smyth head of the Australian valuation team. Smyth will provide asset valuations to the restructuring/insolvency sector and lending community, including asset-based lenders, private equity firms and investment funds.
FTI Consulting appointed Kevin Barrentine a senior managing director. Previously, Barrentine was a senior managing director at Conway MacKenzie and a managing director in the restructuring practice at Deloitte.
Pacific Western Bank promoted Sean Lynden to president of its venture banking group. Lynden has been affiliated with Pacific Western Bank since 2015 and previously served as EVP of technology venture banking.