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We see a bright future.

A candle never loses any of its light while lighting up another candle.

— Rumi

Rebecca Connors

Executive Assistant

Carla Guerrero

Executive Assistant

Niko Hahalis

Manager of Finance

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Meredith Locasto

SVP, Finance & Transactions

Douglas MacKenzie

Sr. Director, Corporate Development & Finance

Salil K. Mehta

Chief Financial Officer

Kendall Ostrow

SVP, Business Development & Community

Anthony Runnels

SVP, Finance and Controllership

Brent Weinstein

Chief Development Officer

Sharon Zhao

Executive Assistant

Candle Board

Joe Barrata

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Private Equity at Blackstone

Sarah Harden

CEO, Hello Sunshine

David Kestnbaum

Senior Managing Director, Private Equity at Blackstone

Kevin Mayer

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Candle Media

Jennifer Morgan

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Portfolio Operations at Blackstone

Rene Rechtman

Founder, CEO of Moonbug

Jason Schretter

Partner / Head of EMEA at The Raine Group

Tom Staggs

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Candle Media

Anushka Sundar

Senior Managing Director, Private Equity at Blackstone

Reese Witherspoon

Founder, Hello Sunshine