Partner & CIO, Tuatara Capital
Al Foreman has over 18 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance, and financial technology. Mr. Foreman is currently a Partner and the Chief Investment Officer of Tuatara Capital, a cannabis focused alternative investment manager. In this role, Al is responsible for formulating Tuatara’s macro investment strategy and for the structuring and execution of portfolio investments.
Prior to co-founding Tuatara Capital in 2014, Al was a Managing Director with Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC, an alternative investment management business. Before joining Highbridge, Mr. Foreman was a senior investment banker in J.P. Morgan’s Financial Sponsors Group, and he joined the bank as a member of the founding management team for the Private Equity Fund Services group. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Foreman worked in the financial technology space at Vitech Systems Group (Equitrak) and Virtual Growth Inc. Al began his career in the Private Bank at Citigroup, where he joined as a Management Associate and was a co-founder of Citibank’s Professional Sports Group.
Al earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of Connecticut where he was a United Technologies Finance Scholar, and a two-time Scholar Athlete Award Winner. Al also holds a J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and an MBA from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business.
Mr. Foreman currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Connecticut Foundation where he is a member of the Investment Committee and Athletic Steering Committee.