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Our Team
James Gellert
James Gellert joined Windcrest Partners in 1998. He currently serves as President and CFO of our portfolio company, Catalogic. From 2002 through 2008, he was a partner at Windcrest Discovery Investments where he focused on technology and business services investments.
From 1991 through 1997, James was with Oakes, Fitzwilliam & Co., a London-based investment banking firm specializing in public small-cap U.S. companies. James received an AB from Harvard College.
Michael Gellert
Michael Gellert is a General Partner of Windcrest Partners which he co-founded in 1968. Michael is a director of Dalet Technologies and a director emeritus of Seacor Holdings. He was previously a director of Devon Energy, Humana Inc. Six Flags and Regal Cinemas.
Michael is also active in a number of non-profit organizations including the Carnegie Institution of Washington, New School University, Human Rights Watch, the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts and the New York City Opera. He received an AB degree from Harvard College.
William FitzGerald
William FitzGerald joined Windcrest Partners in 2008.  He co-manages the Holyoke Partners funds and is active in the Firm's private investments.
He was previously an analyst at J.P. Morgan Investment Management where he worked on a U.S. small cap equity fund from 2006 to 2008. He received an AB from Harvard College and holds the CFA designation.
Public Investments
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We invest in small public and private companies, as well as with external managers.

We particularly focus on management, business quality, and valuation with a long-term time horizon.

We Manage Two Strategies
Through Windcrest Partners II, we invest in private companies at all stages of development and seek to partner with talented management teams and innovative entrepreneurs. We pride ourselves on providing the financial support and guidance that management teams require to build strong, sustainable businesses.
Through Holyoke Partners Fund I and Holyoke Partners Offshore Fund we invest with external managers, particularly long/short equity, credit and distressed and sector specialists.

"We look diligently for investment opportunities in the inefficient small company space, where most other institutional investors do not."



Current Portfolio
Our Team
Ennov’s software offerings are targeted at the document life cycle and Business Process Management (BPM) market. Ennov helps companies and organizations align their daily activities in conformity with their external and internal regulations and legal environment. Ennov is headquartered in Paris.​
Since 1994, Appriss has provided innovative software-based services that help hundreds of local, state, and Federal criminal justice agencies serve and protect their citizens. Appriss is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.​
Axial is a network company connecting private companies with buyers and capital. Axial helps investors and financial intermediaries source deals, market and generate visibility, and manage relationships.
Dalet is a leader in software that empowers broadcasters and content professionals to produce and manage audio and video content in a digital, multi-platform world. Dalet Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions streamline production workflows and increase revenue opportunities.​
MicroOffice Solutions provides affordable full-service office space in New York City to small businesses.
SmartRecruiters offers free recruiting software combined with the best on-demand services to manage and streamline hiring.
Bicicletas Monark S/A is a Brazilian manufacturer of bicycles for the domestic market.
Metropolitan National Bank is a New York city community bank that serves small businesses located in New York City.
Good Data brings businesses closer to data and analysis through a software-as-a-service (SAAS) offering where teams can access, share and collaborate on the data that drives their business. We do this by combining the reach of Web 2.0 with the massive scalability of cloud computing.
Offerpop is the leading provider of self service applications for creating and managing promotions and contests on FaceBook and Twitter. Offerpop is based in New York City.
Violin Memory is pioneering the future of enterprise solid state systems. Violin’s flash-based appliances scale to tens of terabytes of capacity, millions of IOPs per second, gigabytes per second of bandwidth at low latency. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Mobilize.Me provides a streamlined, loyalty based marketing program via mobile devices that strengthens the relationship between local customers and the bars, restaurants and other entertainment venues they know and love.
Voxer provides the underlying technology to build communication applications that can seamlessly transition between different states. It does this by merging the live attributes of telephony and the reliable delivery attributes of email into one hybrid protocol and application library.
Golden State Overnight provides priority overnight delivery services within California. Golden State Overnight is headquartered in Alameda, California.
uTest is the leading software testing marketplace. uTest is headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts.
With 16 water slides, a million gallon wave pool and a children's water playground, Ocean Breeze Waterpark is the perfect place for your family and friends to spend the summer together.
Regent Education is the first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of financial aid management software solutions for higher education institutions. Its highly functional, affordable, SaaS solutions are designed to interoperate with and enhance existing ERP systems.
WaveMark is the market leader in Real-Time Healthcare Supply Chain Innovation.
Founded in 2000, Higher One provides higher education institutions and their students with efficient, convenient and easy-to-use solutions to handle financial disbursements. These include: student refunds, on-campus and community purchases, payroll and employee expenses, and more.
Syncsort is a global software company that speeds data processing, data integration, and data protection and recovery. With over 12,000 deployments worldwide, Syncsort customers include 90 of the Fortune 100 companies. Syncsort is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.
Clementon Park and Splash World is an amusement park in Camden County, New Jersey, 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia.
Nashville Shores, the largest water park in central Tennessee, is located on Percy Priest Lake, 10 miles south of downtown Nashville.
Past Investments
Devon Energy
High Speed Access
Virtual Growth
NetworkTwo Communications
Regal Cinemas
Six Flags
Seacor Holdings
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