Mr. Nellis has been a Partner at Kimberlite since January 2017. Additionally Mr. Nellis serves as a Director of Avolon Holdings Limited, a leading aircraft lessor. Previously, Mr. Nellis was a Managing Director within the Business Development group at GE Capital. This group was chartered with signing and closing nearly $200 billion of transactions in a 24 month period as part of GE’s transition to a more focused, digital industrial company. Mr. Nellis joined GE Capital in 1990, where he was responsible for technical accounting matters for various commercial lending units. In 1993, he joined GE Capital Americas, serving in various leadership roles in finance, business development and sales. In 2004, he moved to London and served as Commercial Leader for GE Capital Solutions, Europe. In 2007, Joe led Business Development for GE Capital Real Estate North America, leading mergers and acquisitions. He was instrumental in identifying and driving new relationships, and consolidating U.S. and Canadian opportunities. He moved to the Restructuring Operations unit in 2009 and added similar duties on a global scale in 2012 with GE Capital Real Estate. Mr. Nellis began his career in Arthur Andersen’s Audit Division in New York and also spent two years with CS First Boston.