Jonathan Bross, Managing Partner – Ashland Hill

Mr. Bross has 27 years of experience in private debt, film finance and film production. Mr. Bross began his career as a turnaround specialist with Arthur Anderson and then the Hilco Private Debt Fund. In 2004, he co-founded Velvet Steamroller which financed and produced films with budgets from $1 million to $10 million, including personal capital. At Velvet Steamroller, Mr. Bross was responsible for debt financing, equity financing, collateral, tax credits, production, completion insurance and distribution contracts. In 2013, Mr. Bross and Mike Nehs co-founded Periscope Post and Audio, a leader in post-production services for film and television clients including Fox, ABC, and Warner Brothers. Mr. Bross is a graduate of Brown University with an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. In 2017, Mr. Bross founded Argonaut investing personal capital in short term secured film debt.