Team

Expertise and commitment.

Zac Barnett
Co-Founder
In his nearly 20 years of experience as an attorney in the fund finance space, Zac is considered a pioneer of the industry. He has represented investment banks and fund sponsors on some of the largest, most complex fund financings, earning him annual recognition in Chambers.
Richard Wheelahan, III
Co-Founder
​For over 15 years, Richard has been advising fund sponsors and lenders, in both an advisory and principal capacity. Prior to co-founding FFP, Richard was the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and a Director of a $3 billion asset manager investing debt and equity in lower middle-market companies.
Anastasia Kaup
Managing Director
For nearly two decades, Anastasia Kaup has represented alternative asset managers, sponsor-backed companies, and lenders to such entities, in a wide array of financing and investment transactions. Prior to joining FFP, Ms. Kaup most recently led the fund finance practice at an AmLaw 100 law firm.
Trey Burdick
Senior Associate
Trey works with FFP’s clients to structure and execute all types of fund and asset manager financing transactions. Trey has over 5 years of principal investing experience, both for private equity and private credit funds.
Julie McAlinden
Associate
Julie has over a decade of experience in business strategy and operations across industries including private equity, professional services, finance and banking. She previously supported the debt and structured finance practices at one of the world’s largest global law firms.