Team

Jason Wild, R. Ph.

Jason Wild, R. Ph.

PRESIDENT & PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Jason Wild is the founder and President of JWAM, an SEC registered investment adviser with over $1 billion under management. Jason achieved early success by leveraging his background as a pharmacist to find undervalued specialty pharmaceutical companies and by managing the firm’s investments for long-term growth.

After building an exceptional track record as a stock picker, Jason expanded his investment universe and applied his business acumen and extensive healthcare network to private market opportunities. He has since established himself as a highly respected investor and sought after partner for both public and private companies.

Jason’s 20+ year audited track record is a testament to his ability to generate quality deal flow, identify exceptional investment opportunities, and add significant value as a portfolio manager and business partner to his portfolio companies.

Jason Klarreich

Jason Klarreich

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, COO, & CCO

Jason has been with JW Asset Management since 2006, where he manages the business and finance operations, in addition to his contributions as part of the investment team. He has 24 years of experience in a variety of roles managing investment funds and their underlying capital market activities. Before joining JWAM, Jason was a director and trader at Heartland Securities. He previously worked in fixed income sales at Morgan Stanley and at Smith Barney as a financial analyst in the asset management division. Jason serves on the board at Arbor Pharmaceuticals. He graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance.

David Pykon

David Pykon

TRADER

David joined JW Asset Management in 2011. He has over 15 years of equity and options trading experience; prior to JWAM, he was a healthcare trader for Mallette Capital Management and Panacea Asset Management. He is a graduate of Cornell University and earned his MBA at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Toby Pratt

Toby Pratt

SENIOR ANALYST

Toby joined JW Asset Management in 2019 from Beem Holdings, a multi-family office investment fund where he worked on private equity transactions. Previously, he spent seven years as a trader and equity portfolio manager at Capstone Investment Advisors, a multi-strategy hedge fund advisor. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Georgetown University and an MBA at Wharton.

Michelle Maranto

Michelle Maranto

ADMINISTRATION & COMPLIANCE

Michelle joined JW Asset Management in 2018, providing administrative support for compliance and JWAM’s operations. Prior to this, she was an executive assistant and fund administrator at NYC-based private equity firm Castle Harlan. Michelle attended Southern New Hampshire University where she majored in Business Administration.