Caspian Private Equity LLC — Sheryl Schwartz has joined the New York private equity firm as managing director. She has been appointed to Caspian’s investment and executive committees. As part of Caspian’s investment team, she will lead investments in primary and secondary funds. Prior to joining Caspian, Schwartz was a managing director at Perseus Finance in New York from 2010 to April 2013. Before that, she was at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association for 22 years.
Gist Digital LLC — Sumeet Shah (pictured), known to his Twitter followers as @PE_Feeds, is joining the New York consulting company as director of client relationships. Gist focuses on providing clients with strategies for mobile and website development strategies and is headed by Dylan St. John Foster, a former manager at Cisco SytemsInc. (Nasdaq: CSCO), and Abhi Patwardhan, director of mobile development at Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI). Shah spent the past five years in business development at Gotham Consulting Partners, a New York consulting firm that serves PE firms. With 4,300 followers on Twitter, he will continue to tweet about private equity.