A founding Partner of Polar, Reid has over thirty years of experience in private equity and venture capital investing. Over the years, Reid has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of several of Polar's investee companies. He has and continues to sit on a number of private and public company boards. Reid received his MBA from INSEAD.
Kurt joined Polar in 2012 and has over fifteen years of private equity investing and operating experience. Prior to joining Polar, Kurt was the Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded merchant bank that successfully completed a realization of value for shareholders. He has sat and chaired numerous private company boards. Kurt is a CPA and received his MBA from the Ivey Business School.
Michael joined Polar Equity Partners in 2015. Prior to joining Polar, Michael worked at his family’s business HAVAKAR Auto Group, a company founded by his father in 1975. During that time, HAVAKAR managed the non-prime automotive leasing portfolio of another financing company. Michael was responsible for expanding origination, credit adjudication and collections. Michael received his HBA from the Ivey Business School.