Our Team

Overview

Lamplighter’s Professionals

Lamplighter's professionals have a depth of experience that is unparalleled in the fund administration industry, allowing them to immediately add value to our private equity clients. Our team collectively has more than 115 years of private equity industry experience. Lamplighter's professionals are experts in fund accounting, valuations, and compliance, allowing our clients to focus on doing deals while we manage the backoffice.  All Lamplighter professionals are held to the highest ethical standards.

Lamplighter’s professionals have a depth of experience that is unparalleled in the fund administration industry, allowing them to immediately add value to our private equity clients. Our team collectively has more than 115 years of private equity industry experience. Lamplighter’s professionals are experts in fund accounting, valuations, and compliance, allowing our clients to focus on doing deals while we manage the backoffice.  All Lamplighter professionals are held to the highest ethical standards.

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Brian Woodall
Chief Executive Officer

Brian is the Chief Executive Officer and the founder of Lamplighter Financial.  He has been working with private equity funds and small companies for nearly 20 years in a wide range of finance roles.  Brian oversees all operations, financial, and administrative systems at Lamplighter.  He is also responsible for business development.

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Molly Bolar
Executive Assistant

Molly serves as the Executive Assistant for Lamplighter Financial both supporting the team and helping drive all aspects of Lamplighter’s Operations. Molly has more than ten years of experience in project management, corporate training, human resources, client management, and strategic marketing.
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Ying Liu
Manager - Private Equity CFO Services

Ying is a Manager of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 16 years in Private Equity. Prior to joining Lamplighter Financial, Ying was a Vice President at Citi Private Equity Services for more than eight years, leading multiple client engagements involving direct funds and fund of funds.

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Julie Stroh
Manager - Private Equity CFO Services

Julie is a Manager of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial.  She has worked in the finance industry for over 22 years.  Prior to joining Lamplighter Financial, Julie served for seven years as CFO of a publicly traded SBIC fund located in Virginia reporting to both the SBA and the SEC.  She also worked for the U.S. Small Business Administration in the SBIC division for over seven years.

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Julie Vuotto
Manager – Private Equity CFO Services

Julie is a Manager of CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. She has more than 25 years of experience in accounting, tax and finance, including more than 12 years in private equity. Prior to joining Lamplighter Financial, Julie was the CFO at Glencoe Capital, a private equity firm focused on lead-sponsored acquisitions in lower middle market companies. Julie was also the CFO at Stockwell Capital, a sister company to Glencoe Capital, focused on making and managing private equity co-investments. 

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Cinda Casson
Controller - Private Equity CFO Services

Cinda is a Controller of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. Her CPA career began in public accounting where she provided audit, assurance and business advisory services to an array of clientele across the West Coast. After several years in the public accounting industry, Cinda transferred to State Street Bank, an S&P 500 financial services company, where she managed the operations of over 70 public funds.

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Joshua Riedesel
Contoller - Private Equity CFO Services

Joshua is a Controller of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. His career includes more than nine years within the financial services industry. Prior to joining Lamplighter Financial, he served as a Fund Accounting Manager within the alternative investment division of UMB Fund Services where he ran all aspects of fund accounting and administration, audit and tax coordination, investor servicing, and custody coordination of numerous hedge fund, fund of fund, and private equity fund clients.

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Avery Toppino
Controller - Private Equity CFO Services

Avery is a Controller of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. Her career began at CohnReznick LLP, a national CPA firm, where she provided audit services to numerous clients, focusing mainly on SBIC engagements. After 5 years in the public accounting industry, she became Assistant Controller at Hines, a privately owned real estate investment, development and management firm, where she reviewed and reported on several properties in the San Diego area.

Avery received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Accounting from Assumption College.

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Annmarie Voulgaris
Controller - Private Equity CFO Services

Annmarie is a Controller of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. She has more than 15 years of accounting experience, primarily in alternative investments. Prior to joining Lamplighter Financial, Annmarie served as a Director at Citi for both Hedge and Private Equity Fund clients. Annmarie was also the Controller at Victory Capital Management. She began her career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Robin Zane
Controller - Private Equity CFO Services

Robin is a Controller of Private Equity CFO Services for Lamplighter Financial. Her career began at State Street Bank, where she managed the operations for numerous public funds for multiple clients. After a few years at State Street Bank and Trust, Robin transitioned to public accounting at James Marta & Company LLP, a regional CPA firm in Sacramento, where she provided audit and controller services to numerous clients in California, Oregon, and Washington.

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Tracy Gribschaw
Director of IT / LP Relations

Tracy is the Director of IT / LP Relations for Lamplighter Financial. With more than 15 years of experience, she has supported businesses within the venture capital and technology incubator industries. Prior to joining Lamplighter Financial, Tracy was the Director of IT / LP Relations at Opus Capital, managing numerous cloud services and cutting edge technologies. She also served Accel Partners in a similar Information Technology role and held managerial and consulting roles in Information Technology for VirnetX, All Covered and Digital Foundry.

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