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Caitlyn Holley

Caitlyn Holley

Caitlyn Holley

Caitlyn’s love of music started with a forgotten guitar her father abandoned in the attic.

She began to take voice and guitar lessons at the age of ten, developing into a passion for songwriting. After playing with various groups as a bassist and vocalist in the Fort Worth Area, she relocated to Boston where she recently graduated with a Music Business degree from Berklee College of Music.

Blending the sounds of classic soul artists such as Aretha Franklin with modern rock, Caitlyn Holley is a fresh new take on a classic sound. Playing several shows and open mics in the Boston area, she found a group of musicians to play with regularly. Caitlyn went on to release an EP titled Into the Blue, July of 2018.

Caitlyn is excited to be a part of Above the Basement, and can’t wait to share and work with fellow songwriters. 

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Vince Lorusso - Partner and Portfolio Manager at Clough Capital Partners, LP

Vince joined Clough Capital in 2004 and was promoted to partner in 2014. Vince covers investments in the consumer and media sectors and 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Clough Capital, Vince was a Senior Investment Consultant with Natixis Asset Management. Vince holds a Master of Science in Finance and a B.S., both from Boston College.

Jonathan Beakley - Senior software development manager at Carbon Black

Jonathan leads a team of engineers responsible for the development of client-side intrusion-prevention software solutions. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Yale University and a Masters of Science from Georgia Tech.

Ike Walker - Database Architect at GitHub                     

A database software expert and the organizer of The Boston MySQL Database Meet-up Group, Ike has a BA in Computer Science from Wesleyan University. 


Paul Alexander - Equity Research Analyst                          

Paul is a Senior Equity Research Analyst with extensive experience covering consumer retail. Most recently, he was the Senior Analyst at BB&T Capital Markets covering softline, off-price, and beauty retailers. He has spent nearly a decade in research, but also has retail industry experience, working four years for J.Crew and Abercrombie & Fitch. Paul is a graduate of Princeton University (BA, Politics) and a CFA charterholder.

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