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  • Christian Lawless

    General Partner

    Christian founded Conversion Capital to support entrepreneurs transforming financial services. He has been a leading investor in fintech and emerging technology for over a decade, leveraging a dozen years of leadership positions in both capital markets and global macro to help our portfolio companies connect with early customers and establish best in class sales/go-to-market strategies. He has led investments in over sixty companies including Ramp, Blend (NYSE:BLND), Figure, Improbable, Wisetack, and is a Director at Vesta, Haven, Braid, and Booster Fuels to name a few.

  • Eugene Marinelli

    Operating Partner

    Eugene was previously founder and CTO of Blend (NYSE: BLND), a Silicon Valley technology company propelling consumer banking into the digital age. As an investor, Eugene advises our portfolio companies on establishing robust, scalable teams and technology.

  • Erin Collard

    Operating Partner

    Erin was previously founder and CFO of Blend (NYSE: BLND), a Silicon Valley technology company propelling consumer banking into the digital age, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors. As an investor, Erin focuses on early-stage enterprise and fintech companies helping with financial scale and partnerships. He has over a decade of deep financial and technology experience, having served as both Head Trader and Managing Director at Peter Thiel's fund, Clarium Capital.

  • Alex Kern


    Alex focuses on software investments across fintech, AI, data, and crypto. He brings 7 years of research experience across public and private technology markets, most recently with CB Insights where he led their State of Fintech and Fintech 250 research products.

  • David Talpalar


    David focuses on fintech investments across proptech, consumer lending, and e-commerce. He previously spent 3 years as a venture investor at Citi, where he invested in companies such as Roofstock, ICON, Notarize, PayJoy,, and more; he also helped portfolio companies grow by facilitating strategic partnerships.

  • Adam Yarnold

    Venture Partner

    Adam is the founder of Fin3 Technologies, Inc., a web3 infrastructure and applications company for financial services. Adam spent 19 years in finance running businesses focused on consumer, real estate, and corporate lending and securitization. He is a graduate of Stanford and Carnegie Mellon Universities and served in the United States Army.

  • Lisa Forster

    Lisa Forster

    Investor Relations and Business Development

    Lisa leads all Investor Relations and Business Development efforts for Conversion Capital. She has extensive experience in both fields having previously spent over seven years in real estate private equity, most recently with Group RMC where she led the firm's U.S. fundraising efforts.

  • Courtney Knox

    Executive Assistant

  • Raphael Del Rio

    Resident Designer in Charge

    Raphael is a design and brand director with several years of experience in software platforms across the financial, healthcare and real estate sectors.

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