Brandon Hassid

Mr. Hassid joined Arel Capital in 2023. He is responsible for Investor Relations and is the Office Manager for Arel Capital.

Mr. Hassid is a University at Buffalo graduate with a degree in marketing and management.

George Yepes

Mr. Yepes is currently a Partner and Head of Business Development for Arel Capital.

Before rejoining Arel Capital in 2022, Mr. Yepes was Head of Business Development at Big Sun Holdings, a division of Hyundai Next Corporation ( He joined in July of 2020. Mr. Yepes originally joined Arel Capital in 2013. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Yepes was the Head of North American Sales and Client Relationship Management at FRM / Man Investments, a European based hedge fund of funds. From 2003 to December 2010, he was a Senior Vice President of Sales for Gottex Fund Management, where he was the head of North American Distribution and Client Relationship Management

Since 1986, Mr. Yepes has held various sales and marketing management positions within various Reuter’s organizations, including Reuters America, Bridge Information Systems (where he was Head of Sales for the UK, Scotland, and Ireland), and Reuters Instinet Corporation.

Mr. Yepes hold a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University at Albany, New York.