Merged into Momentus Inc., ticker now MNTS
SRAC

Completed

Momentus Inc.

Stable Road Acquisition Corp.

Sponsors: SRC-NI Holdings
Raised
$172M
CIK
1781162
Focus
Cannabis
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Brian Kabot has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since inception. Mr. Kabot has over 19 years of principal investing experience and has served as Chief Investment Officer of Stable Road Capital, a single-family office investment vehicle based in Los Angeles, California, since July 2017. In July 2019, Mr. Kabot was named a Strategic Advisor to The Cannabis ETF (NYSE: THCX), a newly-launched cannabis-oriented exchange-traded fund managed by Innovation Shares LLC. Since December 2018, Mr. Kabot has been a director of the Treehouse Real Estate Investment Trust, a private real estate investment trust, where he currently serves as the Chairman of the Investment Committee. Mr. Kabot has also served on the board of directors of Old Pal, LLC, a private cannabis brand company, since June 2018, and on the board of directors of Grenco Science LLC, a private developer of vape pens and portable vaporizers, since July 2019. From May 2016 to July 2017, Mr. Kabot was the Director of Research at Eschaton Opportunities Fund Management LP, a management company for two global value hedge funds. From January 2011 to April 2016, Mr. Kabot served as a partner and Deputy Portfolio Manager of Riverloft Capital Management L.P., or Riverloft Capital, a management company for an event-driven hedge fund. From March 2009 to December 2010, he served as a managing director at Gulf Coast Capital, a single-family office investment vehicle. From August 2006 to January 2009, Mr. Kabot ran the industrials, materials, and energy vertical for Sun Capital Partners’ cross cap structure/activist hedge fund. From February 2005 to July 2006, he served as a senior analyst at Reservoir Capital Group. Mr. Kabot also worked as an associate at Questor Management Company from May 2003 to February 2005, where he focused on acquiring distressed and bankrupt companies in the industrials, materials and energy sectors. From June 2000 to April 2003, Mr. Kabot served as an analyst in the merchant banking partners group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Kabot received a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Cornell University. Mr. Kabot is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive investing and advisory experience in the cannabis industry.

James Norris has served as our Chief Financial Officer since inception and as a director as of the date hereof. Mr. Norris has more than 18 years of experience in the investment management industry. Since November 2018, Mr. Norris has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Stable Road Capital, LLC. From October 2017 to September 2018, Mr. Norris served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cycad Management LLC, a single family investment office. From April 2013 to October 2017, Mr. Norris served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Blue Jay Capital Management LLC, a SEC-registered investment management firm focused on equity investments in the healthcare sector. From September 2012 to April 2013, Mr. Norris served as the Controller of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KW), a global real estate company. From January 2010 to July 2012, Mr. Norris served as the Controller and Chief Compliance Officer of Expo Capital Management LLC, a SEC-registered investment management firm. From September 2004 to July 2009, Mr. Norris served as Manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the United Kingdom and the United States, specializing in investment management. From September 2001 to August 2004, Mr. Norris served as an accountant at Ainsworth’s Chartered Accountants in the United Kingdom. Mr. Norris received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from the University of Glamorgan in the United Kingdom. He is a certified public accountant and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Norris is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive investment management experience.

Juan Manuel Quiroga has served as our Chief Investment Officer since inception. Mr. Quiroga has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, including 14 years of principal investing experience. Since August 2015, Mr. Quiroga has served as Chief Investment Officer of Nala Investments. From September 2007 to August 2015, Mr. Quiroga served as Senior Vice President of Darby Private Equity. From August 2005 to August 2007, Mr. Quiroga served as a Vice President of Market Intelligence at General Electric Capital Solutions. Prior to that, from 1996 to 1998 and from 2000 to 2003, Mr. Quiroga worked for Grupo Financiero Banorte in Mexico City and New York City, where he collaborated on the creation of an asset management and financial derivatives division. Mr. Quiroga currently serves on the board of directors of Acrecent Financial Corporation, Cobiscopr and Good Media Company. Mr. Quiroga received a Bachelor of Arts in Management, Finance and International Business from the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico, a Graduate Diploma in Finance from Universis Pompeu Fabra in Spain and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Marc Lehmann is one of our independent directors as of the date hereof. Mr. Lehman has served as the Managing Member of Flamingo Drive Partners, LLC and its predecessor, an investment firm involved in public markets, real estate and start-up investing, since July 2016. Since November 2018, Mr. Lehmann has served as a director of Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE:GGB; OTCQB:GGBXF), a producer and seller of cannabis and CBD products. Mr. Lehmann served as the General Partner of Riverloft Capital from January 2011 to June 2016. From May 2002 to June 2010, Mr. Lehmann served as a Partner and Director of Research at JANA Partners LLC, a hedge fund. From July 1999 to May 2002, he served as an analyst at Appaloosa Management LP, an opportunistic hedge fund portfolio. He began his career as an analyst at Morgan Stanley (February 1995-September 2005) and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (February 1994-February 1995). He then served as a lead analyst at SAC Capital, LP from September 1995 to June 1997. Mr. Lehmann received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from New York University and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Lehmann is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive investing and advisory experience in the cannabis industry.

Kellen O’Keefe is one of our independent directors as of the date hereof. Since July 2019, Mr. O’Keefe has served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Flower One Holdings Inc. (CSE:FONE; OTCQX:FLOOF), a cannabis cultivation, production, processing and custom packaging company. Since January 2013, he has served as an advisor to MedPOINT Management, Inc., which provides managed care management services to independent physician associations and hospitals. From January 2016 to June 2019, Mr. O’Keefe served as a partner and Senior Vice President of Business Development at MedMen Enterprises, which owns and operates cannabis facilities in the greater Los Angeles area. Between March 2015 and November 2015, he served as Director of Business Development at Engage BDR, an advertising company. From September 2011 to September 2012, Mr. O’Keefe served as the Director of Business Development of Rocket Frog Games LLC, a B2B social casino provider. From May 2008 to September 2011, Mr. O’Keefe was the West Coast Account Director for Voice Media Group, a media and technology company. Mr. O’Keefe is a co-Founder of Learn to Ride, which develops experiences for celebrities and children suffering from chronic and/or life threatening conditions. Mr. O’Keefe received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from University of Arizona. Mr. O’Keefe is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive business development experience.

James Hofmockel is one of our independent directors as of the date hereof. Mr. Hofmockel has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector as an entrepreneur, investor and advisor, including nearly 20 years of principal investing and completion of numerous capital-raising and M&A transactions in the public and private markets. Since July 2007, Mr. Hofmockel has been the managing partner of Hofmockel Investments, LLC, and since September 2018, (312) Investments, LLC, both private investment and financial advisory firms. From September 2000 to June 2009, Mr. Hofmockel served as a Principal in the private equity firm Cardinal Growth, L.P., where he led a number of investments and was a board member of several portfolio companies, and co-founded Diamond Communication Solutions, Inc. From 1998 to 2000, he served as a Vice President at Resource Financial Corporation, an investment banking and merchant banking firm, and Mr. Hofmockel worked in investment banking in the financial institutions groups of Salomon Brothers (1996–1998) and Bear Stearns (1994–1996). Between December 1988 and July 1992, Mr. Hofmockel was a certified public accountant working in KPMG’s financial services group in tax and consulting. Mr. Hofmockel received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Hofmockel is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive investing and advisory experience.