How did this guy make MD at top HF at 30 y/o?

Elite HS -> ivy -> BB -> MM PE -> MD at top HF by 30 y/o

Insane. He is undoubtedly a bright and talented man, but you have to wonder what his connections did for him in this success. Seems like a similar story to Chase Coleman III - an incredibly bright mind with world-class talent, but how much of his success can be attributed to coming from an extremely wealthy family and receiving personal professional grooming from the world's finest?

Just a bit humbling to see these people in the wild. Just different beasts.

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  • Associate 1 in IB-M&A
Oct 5, 2021 - 6:20pm

Guy's Linkedin search numbers are going to go up now as every kid looks at him to be the young guy pulling in millions a year. Why wasn't your first reaction - "shit how much money did this guy make to get promoted to quick?" versus "shit what connections did he have?". 

Oct 5, 2021 - 6:27pm

I didn't give a name. The profile I gave could be anyone but I will edit some things out to leave it a bit more anon. Perhaps I'm ignorant, but just how much money can a 24 y/o PE associate make for a firm in 2 years? He obviously wasn't building a book at GS as an analyst so that leaves 24 months to make enough money to make MD? I was being realistic I suppose is the answer to your question.

I did some more research and it looks like Lone Pine was founded by a tiger cub and named after a pine at Dartmouth. So the ties are there.

  • Analyst 1 in Consulting
Oct 5, 2021 - 6:44pm

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