Team Members

Kevin Garton


Kevin Garton is President of Context Summits and a member of Context Capital Partners executive committee. He brings more than 30 years of strategy and executive management expertise to Context having worked across a variety of industries. At Context Summits, he is responsible for overall leadership of the company, including business strategy, revenue generation, technology, operations and strategic partnerships. He is also responsible for the growth and development of the Context Family Network, a peer-to-peer membership organization for single family offices. Kevin has over 30 years of experience having served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operations Officer at Context Summits parent company, Context Capital Partners. Prior to those roles, Kevin was Chief Marketing Officer at Context Asset Management. In addition to his experience at Context, Kevin has held leadership roles in the technology and consumer products industries at F-500 firms as well as start-ups. Kevin earned a B.A. in Psychology with a Business minor from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and he holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Bridget Kilroy

Co-Founder and Executive Director  

Bridget Kilroy is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Context Family Network. Context Family Network dedicates its time to curating unique events that attract the highest caliber of families to collaborate across various industries and catalyze new leadership in families an philanthropy. Prior to co-founding Context Family Network in 2016, Bridget was a Senior Marketing Manager at Lido Advisors, a boutique wealth management firm in Beverly Hills.Bridget is a marketing and branding professional with an interest and passion for business development. Her deep connections in the family office community allows her to facilitate introductions between families in order to create a cross-pollination of ideas and opportunities between various industries. This led to Bridget founding the NextGen Leaders Network in the fall of 2014, which has successfully grown to 5 cities. 

Simone Sobel

Managing Director, Investor Relations  

Simone Sobel is Managing Director of Investor Relations at Context Capital Partners. Simone manages distribution for Context Capital, leads the Investor Relations efforts for Context Summits, and manages Context Family Network, an exclusive community comprised of high quality single family offices. Prior to joining Context, Simone was with Wells Fargo’s Capital Introduction team, as well as with Halcyon Asset Management, focusing on business development. Simone graduated from New York University and resides in New York City, NY. 

Caitlin Badeaux

Membership Associate

Vernon Bratton

Director of Business Development

Matt Halicki

Director of Marketing

Sarah Joos

Director of Event Management

Sarah Sisnett

Chief Operating Officer

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