Brandon Ortiz


Brandon joined Smash Capital in April 2022 and is responsible for all back-office functions at the firm. Brandon has worked with Evan and Eric for 3+ years during his time at IQEQ.

Prior to joining Smash, Brandon was a Senior Managing Director at IQEQ where he led a team responsible for the development, implementation and administration of client compliance programs and the provision of private fund launch services, while assisting with the implementation and provision of various operations and finance related services for clients. Previously, he was Associate General Counsel and Senior Compliance Manager at Achievement Asset Management where he advised senior management with respect to a 2 billion+ private funds business related to various legal and compliance issues and operations activities.

Brandon began his career in the private fund space as an Associate in Sidley Austin’s Investment Funds group where he advised registered investment adviser clients managing domestic and offshore private funds. He graduated with honors from Thurgood Marshall School of Law where he was in the top 5% of his graduating class.