Shale Gulbas
Vice President


Shale brings a wide range of financial, analytical and operating experience to the Cypress team. He began his career as an investment banker at JP Morgan, before entering into private equity with CIC Partners, a Dallas-based, middle-market private equity firm that invests in growth-oriented companies. Shale then joined one of CIC Partners’ portfolio companies, BroadJump, as Vice President Finance and Sales Operations, a position which provided Shale valuable experience in a high growth software start-up. He holds both BBA and MBA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

As a member of the Cypress investment team, Shale is responsible for identifying promising new prospective companies, conducting due diligence, and providing ongoing analytical, financial and management support to portfolio companies. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.