Norman is a Venture Partner of Iron Gate Capital. He is also the CEO of Catalyst Partners, a merchant bank focused on sourcing and co-investing with family offices in unique private equity transactions in the US and Europe; an advisor to Sonoma Holdings (a Dutch-based private equity firm); and is the chairman of YPO Colorado and the Western Region Head of the YPO Deal Network.
Prior to Catalyst, Norman was an early investor and later CEO of WealthTouch, a market leader in portfolio reporting technology for family offices and private banks, which he successfully sold in 2014 to Archway Technologies. He was the founder of Sino-American Distributors (one of the largest Disney retailers in China) and co-founder of Alexander Fine Foods (premium food distributors in Hong Kong and China). Between private equity-backed ventures in Asia and the US, he spent seven years in Accenture’s strategy practice in London and San Francisco and was the founder of two substantial joint ventures with Novell and eBay. He holds a B.Comm. from the University of Cape Town and an MBA from IMD, Lausanne. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his two sons.
(1)Norman is registered with Andrews Partners, a FINRA registered broker dealer and all securities transactions flow through Andrews Partners.