Kaprel is one of Spectra’s founding partners. He brings almost 30 years of experience to the firm.
Kaprel was most recently the chief financial officer for all proprietary mutual funds at Legg Mason, overseeing all treasury, shareholder reporting, board reporting, vendor oversight and a wide range of other fund administration functions. He was active in the firm’s successful launch of several innovative and complex new products. Over the years, he had gained experience in running large groups of professionals in a wide spectrum of operating environments from fully in-house to fully outsourced models. Prior to joining one of Legg Mason’s predecessor firms as controller in 1996, Kaprel spent seven years at Ernst & Young, providing assurance services to clients, primarily specializing in financial services and asset management firms.
Kaprel has served at the ICI Accounting and Treasurers Committee as well as Accounting Policy Subcommittee. He has also helped plan ICI’s annual Tax and Accounting Conference and was a speaker on several panel discussions speaking on a variety of subjects.
Kaprel received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in finance and accounting from Bogazici University in 1989.