Ian Handsman

Investment Professional


Ian is a Principal of Harkness Capital. Prior to joining HCP, he was at TZP Group from 2012 to 2016, a middle market private equity firm based in New York. He assisted in leading investments in logistics, hospitality services, specialty financial services, business services and education services. Prior to joining TZP Group, he was an analyst at Credit Suisse in the Financial Sponsors Group. During his investment banking tenure he worked on over 10 private equity backed transactions. From 2007-2010, Ian was an equity derivatives analyst at Citigroup in the sales and trading group. He earned a B.A. from University of Michigan in 2007.

Key Experience

  • Private equity investor in services for over 10 years
  • Board Member: HomeStyle Direct (Board Member), Kane is Able (observer), Total Military Management (observer), Water Cooler Group (observer)
  • Other: Married with 1 kid; Lives in Long Island; Striving single-digit handicap golfer; Actively involved in UJA
  • Fun Facts: Devoted Michigan Wolverine fan. Go Blue, Beat Ohio State!