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- Bryan D. CohenChief Operating Officer
Bryan D. Cohen
Chief Operating Officer
Bryan D. Cohen, Chief Operating Officer, joined First Reserve in 2020. Mr. Cohen has responsibility for financial and operational aspects of First Reserve and its funds. Prior to joining First Reserve, he was a Senior Controller at Centerbridge Partners where he worked for 13 years. Prior to that he worked at PwC for 6 years in the Alternative Investments Practice. Mr. Cohen holds a B.B.A. from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
- Jennifer C. ZarrilliManaging Director & CFO
Jennifer C. Zarrilli
Managing Director & CFO
Jennifer C. Zarrilli, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, joined First Reserve in 1998. Ms. Zarrilli has overall responsibility for all financial aspects of First Reserve and its funds including all aspects of financial reporting and for administrative aspects of the firm. Prior to joining First Reserve, she was a Financial Executive with Quadrant Management, a private equity firm, where she worked for six years. Prior to that time, she spent three years with Ernst & Young as an Accountant. Ms. Zarrilli holds a B.A. from Colgate University and an M.S. from New York University.
- Anne E. GoldCCO & General Counsel
Anne E. Gold
CCO & General Counsel
Anne E. Gold, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, joined First Reserve in 2005. In addition to advising on legal issues involving First Reserve and its funds, Ms. Gold has overall responsibility for compliance functions. Prior to joining First Reserve, she was a Partner in the Transactions Practice Group at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP where she worked for almost 20 years, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and other commercial transactions. Ms. Gold holds a B.A. from Cornell University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.
- Catherine M. MageeHead of Human Resources
Catherine M. Magee
Head of Human ResourcesCatherine M. Magee, Head of Human Resources, joined First Reserve in 2013. Ms. Magee has overall responsibility for providing leadership on a wide range of Human Resources activities. Prior to joining First Reserve, she worked with Diamondback Capital Management, LLC, where she was the Director of Human Resources, Administration and Facilities. Prior to that, she held various human resources and project management positions at Purdue Pharma LP, Fordyce & Gabrielson, LLC, Oak Investment Partners, and TransCapital Corporation. Ms. Magee attended Peirce College and the University of Bridgeport.
- Gregg R. WestgateChief Technology Officer
Gregg R. Westgate
Chief Technology Officer
Gregg R. Westgate, Chief Technology Officer, joined First Reserve in 2004. Mr. Westgate’s responsibilities include managing the firm’s information technology infrastructure, including global interoffice communications (email, video and telecom), data security, and infrastructure deployment and support. Prior to joining First Reserve, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Alpha Natural Resources, a coal company based in Virginia and a former First Reserve portfolio company. Prior to that, he was a Director of Integration for NST, a technology consulting firm, where he focused on consulting to the private equity industry. Mr. Westgate attended the Hart School of Music at the University of Hartford.
- Patrick J. CarrollSenior Controller, Fund Accounting
Patrick J. Carroll
Senior Controller, Fund Accounting
Patrick Carroll, Controller, Fund Accounting, joined First Reserve in 2011. Mr. Carroll is responsible for the financial aspects of First Reserve’s funds. Prior to joining First Reserve, he was a Senior Manager at Deloitte for nine years. Mr. Carroll holds a B.S. from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
- Kathleen MathesController, Management Company Accounting
Controller, Management Company Accounting
Kathleen Mathes, Controller, Management Company Accounting, joined First Reserve in 2007. Ms. Mathes is responsible for the financial aspects of First Reserve’s management company. Prior to joining First Reserve, she worked as a Financial Manager at Bridgewater Associates Inc. for five years. Ms. Mathes holds a B.S. from Sacred Heart University.
- Christopher TraceyController, GP Accounting
Controller, GP Accounting
Christopher Tracey, Controller, GP Accounting, joined First Reserve in 2008. Mr. Tracey is responsible for the financial aspects of First Reserve’s general partner. Prior to joining First Reserve, he worked at General Atlantic for eight years. Mr. Tracey holds a B.S. from Concordia College.
- Robert J. GallagherDeputy General Counsel
Robert J. Gallagher
Deputy General Counsel
Robert J. Gallagher, Deputy General Counsel, joined First Reserve in 2008. Prior to joining First Reserve, he was a Corporate Associate with King & Spalding LLP. Prior to that, he worked in the Strategic Planning group of Sony Corporation of America as an Analyst. Mr. Gallagher holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Duke University Law School.
- Monika A. NiedzielskaCompliance Manager
Monika A. Niedzielska
Monika Niedzielska, Compliance Manager, joined First Reserve in 2020. Ms. Niedzielska is responsible for managing the Firm’s corporate compliance policies. Prior to joining First Reserve, she was a Senior Compliance Associate at Baron Capital. Ms. Niedzielska holds a LL.M. from the Fordham University School of Law and a J.D. from the University of Warsaw.
- Leigh ButlerLegal Assistant
Leigh Butler, Legal Assistant, joined First Reserve in 1998. Ms. Butler’s responsibilities include support of First Reserve’s legal and compliance teams and management of the firm’s database of corporate information and legal documents. Prior to joining First Reserve, she was a legal assistant with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Ms. Butler graduated from the Legal Assistant program at Arapahoe Community College.