Murph joined VFPE in 2019. As a Fund Accounting Analyst, Murph supports the operational and accounting functions of VFPE including partnership accounting, investment reporting, cash management, and tax matters. Previously, he worked in investment services at The Vanguard Group. Murph holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Murph attended La Salle University where he earned a B.S. in Finance from the La Salle School of Business where he was also a four-year member of the Men’s Soccer team. Murph lives in Manayunk, PA and enjoys golfing, playing soccer, and spending time with family and friends.
Sean joined VFPE in 2017. As an Associate, Sean supports the evaluation, execution, and monitoring of primary fund investments, direct co-investments, and real estate investments. He also supports VFPE’s deal sourcing, operations, investor relations, and investment reporting functions.
Sean attended Villanova University where he earned a B.B.A in Finance, cum laude, from the Villanova School of Business. Sean lives in Conshohocken, PA and enjoys golfing, competing in pub trivia, and following Villanova Basketball.
Jeff joined VFPE in 2015. As both Vice President of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer, Jeff’s responsibilities include partnership reporting, SEC compliance, and oversight of the firm’s accounting and finance functions. Previously, Jeff worked in public accounting at Smart Devine (now Marcum) where he gained experience in tax and audit.
Jeff attended the University of Connecticut where he earned a B.S. in Accounting from the UConn School of Business. He and his wife, Allison, live in Malvern, PA with their son, JJ. Jeff enjoys completing crossword puzzles, relaxing on Lake Ontario, and following UConn Basketball.
Mike joined VFPE in 2009. He is a Managing Member and serves on the Investment Committee. Previously, Mike held several financial management roles at General Electric and WP Realty, a shopping center redevelopment company. Mike holds Life and Health Insurance licenses, FINRA Series 6, 22, 63 licenses, and maintains the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation.
Mike attended Boston University where he earned a B.S. in Finance, magna cum laude, from the Questrom School of Business. He is also a graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program. Mike currently serves on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee for the Malvern Retreat House. He is also a Board Member and Treasurer of the Haverford Partnership for Economic Development. Mike, his wife Jenny, and three children live in Havertown, PA. He is an avid runner and triathlete and enjoys competing in several races throughout the year.
Mike co-founded VFPE in 2002 alongside his brother, Sean Maher. He is a Managing Member and serves on the Investment Committee. Mike holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 51, 63, and 65 licenses.
Mike attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the Cameron School of Business. A current member and past chairman of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, Mike, his wife Robyn, and their family live in Chester Springs, PA. He volunteers his time with several worthy organizations including Natural Lands, St. Elizabeth Parish, and the Sisters of Notre Dame. Mike enjoys spending time with family, any type of fishing, birdwatching, and exploring the great outdoors.
Sean co-founded VFPE in 2002 alongside his brother, Mike Maher. He is a Managing Member and serves on the Investment Committee. Sean also holds his Life and Health Insurance License and FINRA Series 6, 22, and 63 licenses.
Sean attended Cornell University where he earned a B.S. in Finance and Food and Beverage from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. Sean has written for the leading financial press, including Trust and Estates, The Journal of Financial Planning, and National Underwriter. Sean has also served as a speaker for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and The Planned Giving Council of Philadelphia. He and his wife Jill live in Phoenixville, PA and are the proud parents of three children. Sean is a lifelong swimmer and enjoys fishing, biking, skiing, and working in the garden.
Mike joined VFPE in 2019. He is President & Managing Director and serves on the Investment Committee. Mike brings over a decade of experience in private equity and direct investing to VFPE. He began his career at PNC Bank in the Financial Services and Advisory Banking division before spending eight years at GMH Ventures, the private equity arm of the Holloway Family Office. Mike holds FINRA Series 6, 22, and 63 licenses.
Mike attended the University of Notre Dame where he earned a B.B.A from the Mendoza College of Business as a Finance major. He was also a member of the Men’s Lacrosse team, serving as captain his senior year. Mike is an active member of several alumni associations at Malvern Prep. He and his wife, Rachel, live in Havertown with their son, Charlie, and twins Mikey and Mia. Mike enjoys golfing, playing basketball and following all things Notre Dame.