WILLIAM LANDMAN | Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Mr. Landman is a co-founding and controlling member of MainLine Investment Partners, a family office that makes private equity investments in operating businesses, as well as a co-founding and controlling member of Merion Realty Partners, a vertically integrated multi-family real estate organization.

Mr. Landman is a senior advisor to Congress Wealth Management, and also serves on boards of portfolio companies associated with MainLine investments, including Zeta Global Holdings Corp (publicly traded on NYSE). He is an Emeritus Trustee of the Thomas Jefferson University Board of Trustees.

He was a partner in Reich & Landman with offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Sarasota, FL with expertise in transactional corporate practices and the representation of professional athletes. Mr. Landman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

DAVID CLAPPER | Co-Founder and Partner

Mr. Clapper is a co-founding and controlling member of MainLine Investment Partners, LLC. In 2008 he partnered with Mr. Landman to direct investment, management and strategic initiatives for the organization. Mr. Clapper currently spends the majority of his time on deal origination and investment selection, and he also manages investments in operating businesses where substantial investments have been made.

Melding his passions of service to community and childhood education, Mr. Clapper has been holding an elected position on the board of education at the Haddon Heights School District in Camden County, New Jersey since 2019.

Prior to joining MainLine, Mr. Clapper was a senior manager with Ernst & Young LLP’s assurance and advisory practice where he served the firm’s Philadelphia and New York real estate, private equity, hedge fund, banking and investment advisory clients. He was also an adjunct professor at Drexel University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

William J. Romanelli | Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Romanelli serves as chief financial officer of MainLine Investment Partners and its various related businesses. He manages the corporate financial team and also focuses on various corporate investments for the organization, from origination to divestment.

Prior to joining MainLine, Mr. Romanelli was finance director and chief financial officer at Intertrust USA, LLC in Wilmington Delaware and controller at Graham Partners in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

He is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants and holds his CPA license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Romanelli holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Widener University.

Alex Chadwick | Partner

Mr. Chadwick is a Partner at MainLine Investment Partners, LLC, having joined the firm in 2014. He focuses on various corporate investments for MainLine, with responsibilities including the sourcing and execution of new investments, as well as managing the firm’s investments in operating businesses. Mr. Chadwick has a depth of experience in investment identification and execution, mergers & acquisitions, real estate site selection and development, and oversight of operations.

Before joining MainLine, Mr. Chadwick was an associate with Harris Williams & Co., a middle-market investment bank. There, he focused on mergers & acquisitions across multiple industry verticals, including business services and industrials. Mr. Chadwick graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration and honors in finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Donna Rittershausen | Chief Compliance Officer

Ms. Rittershausen handles compliance, corporate governance and various special projects at MainLine Investment Partners. She has worked in financial services since 1987 developing expertise in aspects of risk management, liquid asset management, fund administration, private placements and operations with a focus on the investor experience. She has specialized in SEC and FINRA regulatory compliance for 25 years, and currently serves as principal manager at MainLine Securities, a registered broker-dealer, and chief compliance officer at MainLine Investment Advisers, CMS Fund Advisers and MainLine Securities.

Prior to joining MainLine, Ms. Rittershausen held positions as sales assistant for institutional money manager, Newbold’s Asset Management in Bryn Mawr, PA and fund administrator among other roles at CMS in Philadelphia.

Ms. Rittershausen holds an insurance producer license in Pennsylvania as well as various FINRA securities licenses, including registered securities principal.

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