Our Team


The Marlinspike team brings a wealth of experience of service in public and private sectors.


Neil Keegan

Neil Keegan

Co-Managing Partner, CEO
  • CEO/CIO Roanoake Capital Mgmt. (SFO)
  • Goldman Sachs
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Naval Academy
Mislav Tolusic

Mislav Tolusic

Co-Managing Partner, CIO
  • AIM 13, CIO Crumpton Ventures
  • Highland Capital Management
  • Vanderbilt University
  • University of Zagreb, Croatia
Chip Walter

Chip Walter

Partner, Managing Director
  • Director, Northrop Grumman Ventures
  • Senior Executive, CIA
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Naval Academy
Tim Buzby

Tim Buzby

Partner, CFO
  • CEO/CFO Breakout Capital
  • CEO/CFO Farmer Mac
  • KPMG
  • James Madison University
Nick Snoad

Nick Snoad

Senior Associate
  • Carlyle Operations Group Consultant
  • U.S. Army
  • University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, MBA
  • U.S. Military Academy - West Point

Charles Carmakal

Charles Carmakal

Executive Advisor
Phil Cooper

Phil Cooper

Executive Advisor
George Covucci

George Covucci

Executive Advisor
Andrew Makridis

Andrew Makridis

Executive Advisor
James Rooney

James Rooney

Executive Advisor