Board of Directors

Daniel A. D'Aniello

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Daniel A. D'Aniello

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Washington, DC

Daniel A. D’Aniello is a founder and Chairman Emeritus of Carlyle and was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011. Previously, Mr. D'Aniello served as Chairman of Carlyle. Mr. D'Aniello also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. D’Aniello was the Vice President for Finance and Development at Marriott Corporation for eight years. Before joining Marriott, Mr. D’Aniello was a financial officer at PepsiCo, Inc. and Trans World Airlines. Mr. D'Aniello served in the United States Navy from 1969 through 1971 during which time he was a Distinguished Naval Graduate of Officer Candidate School, Newport R.I.; a Supply Officer (LTJG) aboard the USS Wasp (CVS 18); and in 2016, Mr. D'Aniello was awarded the designation of Lone Sailor by the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation.

Mr. D’Aniello is Chairman of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Research; Co-Chairman of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families; Chairman of the Wolf Trap Foundation of the Performing Arts; an Advisor to the John Templeton Foundation; a founding Trustee of the Lumen Institute; and a Lifetime Member of the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University, a member of the Chancellor’s Council and a member of the Corporate Advisory Council to the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Mr. D’Aniello previously served as chairman and/or director of several private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests.

Mr. D’Aniello is a 1968 magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and a 1974 graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.

William E. Conway, Jr.

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

William E. Conway, Jr.

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman
Washington, DC

William E. Conway, Jr. is a founder and Co-Chief Executive Chairman and director of Carlyle. Mr. Conway was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011. Previously, Mr. Conway served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Conway also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. Conway was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCI Communications Corporation (“MCI”). Mr. Conway was a Vice President and Treasurer of MCI from 1981 to 1984.

Mr. Conway is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins Medicine and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic University of America. He previously served as chairman and/or director of several public and private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests. Mr. Conway received his BA from Dartmouth College and his MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman
Washington, DC

David M. Rubenstein is a founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle. He was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011.  Previously, Mr. Rubenstein served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Rubenstein also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in Washington, D.C. with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge LLP (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP). From 1977 to 1981 Mr. Rubenstein was Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. From 1975 to 1976, he served as Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments. From 1973 to 1975, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in New York with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Among other philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Rubenstein is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors or Trustees of The National Gallery of Art, Johns Hopkins Medicine, University of Chicago, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Brookings Institution and the World Economic Forum. Mr. Rubenstein serves as Fellow of the Harvard Corporation and as President of the Economic Club of Washington. Mr. Rubenstein is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Business Council, Chairman of the Harvard Global Advisory Council, Chairman of the Madison Council of the Library of Congress, a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors of the Business School at Harvard, a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, and Board of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community.

Mr. Rubenstein is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. Following Duke, Mr. Rubenstein graduated from The University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review.

Kewsong Lee

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Kewsong Lee

Co-Chief Executive Officer
New York, NY

Kewsong Lee currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle, and will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective September 30, 2020. He is the Chairman of Carlyle’s Executive Group, and was elected to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.

Mr. Lee joined Carlyle in 2013 as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity and in 2016 he assumed the additional role of leading the Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lee was a partner and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, where he spent 21 years.

Mr. Lee served as the lead director of Arch Capital Group from 2009 to 2017, and has served on numerous corporate boards including, among others, Transdigm and Aramark. He is currently the President of Lincoln Center Theater, Vice Chairman for the US Chamber of Commerce China Center, member of the Business Roundtable, Board member of the US China Business Council, Executive Committee Member of the Partnership for New York and he also serves on the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University.

Mr. Lee has been married to his wife Zita Ezpeleta for over 25 years, and they have two adult children. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Glenn A. Youngkin

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Glenn A. Youngkin

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Washington, DC

Glenn Youngkin is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Youngkin was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Youngkin currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Youngkin also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group.

Previously, Mr. Youngkin served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2015 to December 2017. From June 2014 to May 2015, Mr. Youngkin served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. From March 2011 until June 2014, Mr. Youngkin served as Chief Operating Officer.  From October 2010 until March 2011, Mr. Youngkin served as Carlyle's interim principal financial officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Youngkin was the Global Head of the Industrial Sector investment team. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Youngkin led Carlyle's buyout activities in the United Kingdom and from 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the U.S. buyout team.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 1995, Mr. Youngkin was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and he also previously worked in the investment banking group at CS First Boston. Mr. Youngkin previously served on the Board of Directors of numerous Carlyle portfolio companies. Mr. Youngkin serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations, including the Board of Governors of the National Cathedral School, the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, the Rice Management Company and the Vestry of Holy Trinity Church. Mr. Youngkin is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the American Enterprise Institute's National Council. Mr. Youngkin received a BS in mechanical engineering and a BA in managerial studies from Rice University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Lawton W. Fitt

Board Member and Lead Independent Director

Lawton W. Fitt

Board Member and Lead Independent Director

Lawton Fitt is a member of our Board of Directors. Ms. Fitt was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012.

Ms. Fitt served as Secretary (CEO) of the Royal Academy of Arts in London from October 2002 to March 2005. Prior to that, Ms. Fitt was a partner with Goldman Sachs & Co. Ms. Fitt is currently a director of Ciena Corporation (where she serves as chair of the audit committee), Micro Focus International (where she serves on the audit committee, remuneration committee, and nominating committee) and The Progressive Corporation (where she serves as Chairperson, and serves on the executive committee, on the investment and capital committee and as chair of the nominating and governance committee). Ms. Fitt is a former director of ARM Holdings PLC and Thomson Reuters. She is also a trustee or director of several not-for-profit organizations, including the Goldman Sachs Foundation, the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Ms. Fitt received her bachelor's degree from Brown University and her MBA from the Darden School of the University of Virginia.

Peter J. Clare

Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Private Equity

Peter J. Clare

Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Private Equity
Washington, DC

Peter J. Clare is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Clare was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Clare is the Chief Investment Officer of Corporate Private Equity and is Co-Head of the U.S. Buyout group. Mr. Clare also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Mr. Clare previously served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Company’s CPE segment. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Clare was based in Hong Kong and was a founding member of the Carlyle Asia Buyout team and continues to serve on the Carlyle Asia Buyout Investment Committee. In 2001 and 2002, Mr. Clare launched Carlyle’s initial investments in distressed debt, which led to the creation of Carlyle Strategic Partners. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Clare served as the Global Head of the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services sector team.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Clare was with First City Capital Corporation, a private equity group that invested in buyouts, public equities, distressed bonds and restructurings. Prior to joining First City Capital, he was with the Merchant Banking Group of Prudential-Bache.

Mr. Clare is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Booz Allen Hamilton, Sedgwick Claims Management, Nouryon, and several private U.S. buyout portfolio companies. Mr. Clare has previously served on the boards of CommScope, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Sequa Corp., and Signode Industrial. Mr. Clare serves on the Board of Directors of Georgetown University. Mr. Clare is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University and received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

James H. Hance, Jr.

Board Member

James H. Hance, Jr.

Board Member

Mr. Hance is an Operating Executive of Carlyle and a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Hance was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012. Mr. Hance joined Carlyle in November 2005 and has worked primarily in our Global Credit segment and the financial services sector.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2005, Mr. Hance served as Vice Chairman of Bank of America from 1993 until his retirement on January 31, 2005 and served as Chief Financial Officer from 1988 to 2004. Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Hance spent 17 years with Price Waterhouse (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP). Mr. Hance is currently a director of Acuity Brands Inc. (where he serves on the audit committee and governance committee). Mr. Hance is a former director of Ford Motor Company, Sprint Nextel Corporation, Morgan Stanley, Duke Energy Corporation, Cousins Properties and Parkway, Inc.

Mr. Hance serves as Emeritus Trustee on the Board of Trustees at Washington University in St. Louis and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI. Mr. Hance graduated from Westminster College and received an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a certified public accountant.

Janet Hill

Board Member and Chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Janet Hill

Board Member and Chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Janet Hill is a member of our Board of Directors. Ms. Hill was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012.

Ms. Hill serves as Principal at Hill Family Advisors and a vice president of Hill Ventures, Inc. From 1981 until her retirement in 2010, Ms. Hill served as Vice President of Alexander & Associates, Inc., a corporate consulting firm which she co-owned in Washington, D.C. Ms. Hill is currently a director of Esquire Bank. Ms. Hill is a former director of Dean Foods Company, Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc., Sprint Nextel Corporation and The Wendy's Company. She serves on the Board of Trustees at Duke University and the Wolf Trap Foundation.

Ms. Hill graduated from Wellesley College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and received a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics from the Graduate School of the University of Chicago.

Dr. Thomas S. Robertson

Board Member

Dr. Thomas S. Robertson

Board Member

Dr. Thomas S. Robertson is a member of our Board of Directors. Dr. Robertson was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012.

Dr. Robertson is the Joshua J. Harris Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to rejoining Wharton in 2007, Dr. Robertson was special assistant to Emory University’s president on issues of international strategy and a founding director of the Institute for Developing Nations established jointly by Emory University and The Carter Center in fall 2006. From 1998 until 2007, Dr. Robertson was Dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and, from 1994 until 1998, he was the Sainsbury Professor at, and the Chair of Marketing and Deputy Dean of, the London Business School. From 1971 to 1994, Dr. Robertson was a member of the faculty at the Wharton School, and from 2007 to 2014, was the Dean of the Wharton School. He is a former director of CRA International, Inc. and PRGX Global, Inc. 

Dr. Robertson graduated from Wayne State University and received his M.A. in Sociology and Ph.D. in marketing from Northwestern University.

William J. Shaw

Board Member and Chairperson of the Audit Committee

William J. Shaw

Board Member and Chairperson of the Audit Committee

William J. Shaw is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Shaw was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012. Mr. Shaw was the Vice Chairman of Marriott International, Inc. until his retirement in March 2011. Prior to becoming Vice Chairman of Marriott, Mr. Shaw served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Marriott from 1997 until 2009. Mr. Shaw joined Marriott in 1974 and held various positions, including Corporate Controller, Corporate Vice President, Senior Vice President-Finance, Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and President of Marriott Service Group.

Prior to joining Marriott, Mr. Shaw worked at Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Shaw is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, a Director of DiamondRock Hospitality (where he serves on the audit committee, compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee) and is a former member of the  Board of Trustees of three funds in the American Family of mutual funds from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Shaw serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Notre Dame and the Board of Trustees of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

Mr. Shaw graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Anthony Welters

Board Member and Chairperson of the Compensation Committee

Anthony Welters

Board Member and Chairperson of the Compensation Committee

Anthony Welters is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Welters was elected to our Board of Directors effective October 27, 2015. Mr. Welters is Executive Chairman of the Black Ivy Group, LLC. He recently retired as Senior Adviser to the Office of the CEO of UnitedHealth Group having served in such position since April 2014. Prior to this appointment, he was Executive Vice President and a Member of the Office of the CEO of UnitedHealth Group from November 2006 until April 2014. Mr. Welters previously led UHG's Public and Senior Markets Group. Mr. Welters joined UHG in June 2002 upon its acquisition of AmeriChoice, a health care company he founded in 1989.

Mr. Welters is currently a director of Loews Corporation (where he serves on the nominating and governance committee).  Mr. Welters previously served as a director West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. from 1997 to 2016 and C.R. Bard, Inc. from 1999 to 2017. He is Trustee Emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine Board of Trustees, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of the New York University School of Law, as well as Vice Chairman of the Board of New York University, a Trustee of NYU Langone Medical Center, a member of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as on the Board of the Horatio Alger Association. Mr. Welters is a founding member of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Mr. Welters is a graduate of Manhattanville College and received his law degree from New York University School of Law.

Executive Group

Kewsong Lee*

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Kewsong Lee*

Co-Chief Executive Officer
New York, NY

Kewsong Lee currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle, and will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective September 30, 2020. He is the Chairman of Carlyle’s Executive Group, and was elected to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.

Mr. Lee joined Carlyle in 2013 as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity and in 2016 he assumed the additional role of leading the Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lee was a partner and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, where he spent 21 years.

Mr. Lee served as the lead director of Arch Capital Group from 2009 to 2017, and has served on numerous corporate boards including, among others, Transdigm and Aramark. He is currently the President of Lincoln Center Theater, Vice Chairman for the US Chamber of Commerce China Center, member of the Business Roundtable, Board member of the US China Business Council, Executive Committee Member of the Partnership for New York and he also serves on the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University.

Mr. Lee has been married to his wife Zita Ezpeleta for over 25 years, and they have two adult children. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
 

Curtis L. Buser

Chief Financial Officer

Curtis L. Buser

Chief Financial Officer
Washington, DC

Curtis L. Buser is the Chief Financial Officer of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since December 2014. Mr. Buser also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group. From May 2014 until December 2014, Mr. Buser served as Carlyle’s Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Buser joined Carlyle in 2004 as a managing director and served as the firm’s Chief Accounting Officer until May 2014. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Buser was an audit partner with Ernst & Young, LLP. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in 1985 and was admitted to its partnership in 1997.

Mr. Buser graduated from Georgetown University.

Peter J. Clare

Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Private Equity

Peter J. Clare

Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Private Equity
Washington, DC

Peter J. Clare is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Clare was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Clare is the Chief Investment Officer of Corporate Private Equity and is Co-Head of the U.S. Buyout group. Mr. Clare also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Mr. Clare previously served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Company’s CPE segment. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Clare was based in Hong Kong and was a founding member of the Carlyle Asia Buyout team and continues to serve on the Carlyle Asia Buyout Investment Committee. In 2001 and 2002, Mr. Clare launched Carlyle’s initial investments in distressed debt, which led to the creation of Carlyle Strategic Partners. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Clare served as the Global Head of the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services sector team.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Clare was with First City Capital Corporation, a private equity group that invested in buyouts, public equities, distressed bonds and restructurings. Prior to joining First City Capital, he was with the Merchant Banking Group of Prudential-Bache.

Mr. Clare is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Booz Allen Hamilton, Sedgwick Claims Management, Nouryon, and several private U.S. buyout portfolio companies. Mr. Clare has previously served on the boards of CommScope, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Sequa Corp., and Signode Industrial. Mr. Clare serves on the Board of Directors of Georgetown University. Mr. Clare is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University and received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

William E. Conway, Jr

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

William E. Conway, Jr

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman
Washington, DC

William E. Conway, Jr. is a founder and Co-Chief Executive Chairman and director of Carlyle. Mr. Conway was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011. Previously, Mr. Conway served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Conway also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. Conway was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCI Communications Corporation (“MCI”). Mr. Conway was a Vice President and Treasurer of MCI from 1981 to 1984.

Mr. Conway is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins Medicine and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic University of America. He previously served as chairman and/or director of several public and private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests. Mr. Conway received his BA from Dartmouth College and his MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Daniel A. D'Aniello

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Daniel A. D'Aniello

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Washington, DC

Daniel A. D’Aniello is a founder and Chairman Emeritus of Carlyle and was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011. Previously, Mr. D'Aniello served as Chairman of Carlyle. Mr. D'Aniello also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. D’Aniello was the Vice President for Finance and Development at Marriott Corporation for eight years. Before joining Marriott, Mr. D’Aniello was a financial officer at PepsiCo, Inc. and Trans World Airlines. Mr. D'Aniello served in the United States Navy from 1969 through 1971 during which time he was a Distinguished Naval Graduate of Officer Candidate School, Newport R.I.; a Supply Officer (LTJG) aboard the USS Wasp (CVS 18); and in 2016, Mr. D'Aniello was awarded the designation of Lone Sailor by the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation.

Mr. D’Aniello is Chairman of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Research; Co-Chairman of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families; Chairman of the Wolf Trap Foundation of the Performing Arts; an Advisor to the John Templeton Foundation; a founding Trustee of the Lumen Institute; and a Lifetime Member of the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University, a member of the Chancellor’s Council and a member of the Corporate Advisory Council to the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Mr. D’Aniello previously served as chairman and/or director of several private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests.

Mr. D’Aniello is a 1968 magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and a 1974 graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.

Jeffrey W. Ferguson

General Counsel

Jeffrey W. Ferguson

General Counsel
Washington, DC

Jeffrey W. Ferguson is the General Counsel of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since 1999. Mr. Ferguson also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Ferguson was an associate with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP.

Mr. Ferguson received a BA from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He also received his law degree from the University of Virginia, and is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia.

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman
Washington, DC

David M. Rubenstein is a founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle. He was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011.  Previously, Mr. Rubenstein served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Rubenstein also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in Washington, D.C. with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge LLP (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP). From 1977 to 1981 Mr. Rubenstein was Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. From 1975 to 1976, he served as Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments. From 1973 to 1975, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in New York with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Among other philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Rubenstein is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors or Trustees of The National Gallery of Art, Johns Hopkins Medicine, University of Chicago, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Brookings Institution and the World Economic Forum. Mr. Rubenstein serves as Fellow of the Harvard Corporation and as President of the Economic Club of Washington. Mr. Rubenstein is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Business Council, Chairman of the Harvard Global Advisory Council, Chairman of the Madison Council of the Library of Congress, a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors of the Business School at Harvard, a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, and Board of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community.

Mr. Rubenstein is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. Following Duke, Mr. Rubenstein graduated from The University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review.

Glenn A. Youngkin

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Glenn A. Youngkin

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Washington, DC

Glenn Youngkin is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Youngkin was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Youngkin currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Youngkin also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group and is Chairman of the Management Committee.

Previously, Mr. Youngkin served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2015 to December 2017. From June 2014 to May 2015, Mr. Youngkin served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. From March 2011 until June 2014, Mr. Youngkin served as Chief Operating Officer.  From October 2010 until March 2011, Mr. Youngkin served as Carlyle's interim principal financial officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Youngkin was the Global Head of the Industrial Sector investment team. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Youngkin led Carlyle's buyout activities in the United Kingdom and from 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the U.S. buyout team.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 1995, Mr. Youngkin was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and he also previously worked in the investment banking group at CS First Boston. Mr. Youngkin previously served on the Board of Directors of numerous Carlyle portfolio companies. Mr. Youngkin serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations, including the Board of Governors of the National Cathedral School, the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, the Rice Management Company and the Vestry of Holy Trinity Church. Mr. Youngkin is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the American Enterprise Institute's National Council. Mr. Youngkin received a BS in mechanical engineering and a BA in managerial studies from Rice University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Management Committee

Glenn A. Youngkin*

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Glenn A. Youngkin*

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Washington, DC

Glenn Youngkin is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Youngkin was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Youngkin currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Youngkin also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group and is Chairman of the Management Committee.

Previously, Mr. Youngkin served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2015 to December 2017. From June 2014 to May 2015, Mr. Youngkin served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. From March 2011 until June 2014, Mr. Youngkin served as Chief Operating Officer.  From October 2010 until March 2011, Mr. Youngkin served as Carlyle's interim principal financial officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Youngkin was the Global Head of the Industrial Sector investment team. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Youngkin led Carlyle's buyout activities in the United Kingdom and from 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the U.S. buyout team.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 1995, Mr. Youngkin was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and he also previously worked in the investment banking group at CS First Boston. Mr. Youngkin previously served on the Board of Directors of numerous Carlyle portfolio companies. Mr. Youngkin serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations, including the Board of Governors of the National Cathedral School, the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, the Rice Management Company and the Vestry of Holy Trinity Church. Mr. Youngkin is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the American Enterprise Institute's National Council. Mr. Youngkin received a BS in mechanical engineering and a BA in managerial studies from Rice University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Ruulke Bagijn

Head of Investment Solutions

Ruulke Bagijn

Head of Investment Solutions
New York, NY

Ruulke Bagijn is Head of Carlyle’s Investment Solutions segment and Chair of the AlpInvest Board. Ms. Bagijn is also Co-Head of AlpInvest Partners’ Primary Fund Investments team and a member of the Investment Committee. Ms. Bagijn is a member of the AlpInvest Investment Committee, the Carlyle Diversity & Inclusion Council and Carlyle's Management Committee. She is based in New York.

Ms. Bagijn joined AlpInvest from AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets, where she was the Global Head of Real Assets Private Equity and a member of its Management Board. Prior to AXA Investment Managers, she was Co-Chief Investment Officer of Investment Management and Chief Investment Officer of Private Markets at PGGM, with direct responsibility for managing investments in infrastructure, hedge funds, structured credit, private equity, insurance-linked securities and private real estate.

Ms. Bagijn previously held several senior roles at ABN AMRO. Ruulke received an MSc in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam and is a CFA charterholder.

Curtis L. Buser

Chief Financial Officer

Curtis L. Buser

Chief Financial Officer
Washington, DC

Curtis L. Buser is the Chief Financial Officer of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since December 2014. Mr. Buser also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group. From May 2014 until December 2014, Mr. Buser served as Carlyle’s Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Buser joined Carlyle in 2004 as a managing director and served as the firm’s Chief Accounting Officer until May 2014. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Buser was an audit partner with Ernst & Young, LLP. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in 1985 and was admitted to its partnership in 1997.

Mr. Buser graduated from Georgetown University.

Peter J. Clare

Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Private Equity

Peter J. Clare

Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Private Equity
Washington, DC

Peter J. Clare is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Clare was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Clare is the Chief Investment Officer of Corporate Private Equity and is Co-Head of the U.S. Buyout group. Mr. Clare also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.

Mr. Clare previously served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Company’s CPE segment. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Clare was based in Hong Kong and was a founding member of the Carlyle Asia Buyout team and continues to serve on the Carlyle Asia Buyout Investment Committee. In 2001 and 2002, Mr. Clare launched Carlyle’s initial investments in distressed debt, which led to the creation of Carlyle Strategic Partners. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Clare served as the Global Head of the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services sector team.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Clare was with First City Capital Corporation, a private equity group that invested in buyouts, public equities, distressed bonds and restructurings. Prior to joining First City Capital, he was with the Merchant Banking Group of Prudential-Bache.

Mr. Clare is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Booz Allen Hamilton, Sedgwick Claims Management, Nouryon, and several private U.S. buyout portfolio companies. Mr. Clare has previously served on the boards of CommScope, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Sequa Corp., and Signode Industrial. Mr. Clare serves on the Board of Directors of Georgetown University. Mr. Clare is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University and received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Brooke B. Coburn

Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Real Assets

Brooke B. Coburn

Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Real Assets
Washington, DC

Brooke B. Coburn is Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle’s Real Assets segment, which includes Carlyle's energy, power, infrastructure and real estate investment activities. He serves on the firm’s Management Committee.

Mr. Coburn serves on the investment committees of Carlyle's three principal Energy & Natural Resource funds: Carlyle International Energy Partners (CIEP), Carlyle Power Partners (CPP) and the Carlyle Global Infrastructure (CGI) fund. Additionally, he represents Carlyle on the investment committee of the firm's strategic partner for North American energy investing, NGP Energy Capital Management. He also serves on the investment committees of Carlyle's Europe and Asia Real Estate funds.

Mr. Coburn started his career with the U.S. Buyout team and is a founding member of Carlyle's U.S. middle market buyout and growth capital business. Over the past two decades, he led or co-led more than 25 Carlyle investments representing more than $1.5 billion in equity across a broad range of sectors, including software and technology-enabled services, cybersecurity, communications, and energy and natural resources.

Mr. Coburn received his BA from Princeton University with honors.

Mr. Coburn is on the Board of Directors of Coalfire and Discover Exploration and represents Carlyle as President of Regalwood Global Energy (RWGE).

Leigh Farris

Global Head of Corporate Communications

Leigh Farris

Global Head of Corporate Communications
New York, NY

Leigh Farris is a Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Communications based in New York.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Leigh served in several roles including most recently Managing Director, Head of CEO Communications. She was also the Chief of Staff to the President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2014 in the Executive Office overseeing communications for the firm's global impact investing platform, including the Goldman Sachs Foundation and Urban Investment Group.

Before Goldman Sachs, Leigh served in communications leadership roles at GE and CBS News. Leigh earned a BJ from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jeffrey W. Ferguson

General Counsel

Jeffrey W. Ferguson

General Counsel
Washington, DC

Jeffrey W. Ferguson is the General Counsel of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since 1999. Mr. Ferguson also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Ferguson was an associate with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP.

Mr. Ferguson received a BA from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He also received his law degree from the University of Virginia, and is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia.

Christopher Finn

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher Finn

Chief Operating Officer
Washington, DC

Christopher Finn is the Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle and has served in that capacity since March 2019. Prior to March 2019, Mr. Finn served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Operations. Previously, Mr. Finn was based in Carlyle’s London office and served as Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle’s Corporate Private Equity business segment since 2014 and of Carlyle’s Global Credit business segment since 2016. Mr. Finn joined Carlyle in 1996 as Managing Director, International.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Finn served as Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government agency that provides financing to U.S. investors in the developing world.

Mr. Finn is an honors graduate of Harvard College.

Michael Haas

Chief Information Officer

Michael Haas

Chief Information Officer
Washington, DC

Mike Haas is a Partner focused on information technology and business process due diligence and transitions across all business sectors. He also has responsibility for IT across the Carlyle portfolio and within the firm. He is based in Washington, DC. 

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Haas, was Global Chief Information Officer Medical Device and Diagnostics at Johnson & Johnson. While at Johnson & Johnson, he also held several other positions, including Global Chief Information Officer Consumer and leading Global Information Technology shared services. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Haas held several positions of increasing responsibility at General Electric.

Mr. Haas received his BS from the State University of New York at Albany.

Mark Jenkins

Head of Global Credit

Mark Jenkins

Head of Global Credit
New York, NY

Mark Jenkins is a Managing Director and Head of Global Credit based in New York. He is also a member of Carlyle's Management Committee.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Jenkins was a Senior Managing Director at CPPIB and responsible for leading CPPIB’s Global Private Investment group with approximately CAD$56 billion of assets under management. He was Chair of the Credit Investment Committee, Chair of the Private Investments Committee and also managed the portfolio value creation group. While at CPPIB, Mr. Jenkins founded CPPIB Credit Investments, which is a multi-strategy platform making direct principal credit investments. He also led CPPIB’s acquisition and oversight of Antares Capital and the subsequent expansion in middle market lending. Prior to CPPIB, he was Managing Director, Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Origination and Execution for Barclays Capital in New York. Before Barclays, Mr. Jenkins worked for 11 years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in senior positions within the Fixed Income and Financing groups in New York.

Mr. Jenkins earned a B.Comm degree from Queen’s University. He served on the boards of Wilton Re, Teine Energy, Antares Capital and Merchant Capital Solutions.

Bruce Larson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Bruce Larson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Washington, DC

Bruce Larson is a Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer at The Carlyle Group.  He is based in Washington, DC.

Bruce is a proven HR leader, who brings a commercial and pragmatic perspective to the HR function. While his entire career has been spent at Goldman Sachs, he has held a number of varied roles, which demonstrate his flexibility and agility.  Bruce began his career as an investment banker and then moved into CAO, COO and HR roles. Bruce brings a global perspective, having lived and worked in Tokyo and Hong Kong.

In recent years Bruce held responsibility for C&B, talent development, recruiting and retention, and diversity and inclusion.  Other HR experience includes serving as the HR Business Partner for the Merchant Bank, leading the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion programs, and acting as the CHRO for five years, including the period when Goldman went public.  Importantly, he was a core member of IPO team that led the implementation of new compensation programs to transition from a private partnership to a public company.

Bruce earned an MBA from University of Chicago and a BA in Finance and Japanese from the University of Utah.

Kewsong Lee

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Kewsong Lee

Co-Chief Executive Officer
New York, NY

Kewsong Lee currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle, and will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective September 30, 2020. He is the Chairman of Carlyle’s Executive Group, and was elected to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.

Mr. Lee joined Carlyle in 2013 as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity and in 2016 he assumed the additional role of leading the Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lee was a partner and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, where he spent 21 years.

Mr. Lee served as the lead director of Arch Capital Group from 2009 to 2017, and has served on numerous corporate boards including, among others, Transdigm and Aramark. He is currently the President of Lincoln Center Theater, Vice Chairman for the US Chamber of Commerce China Center, member of the Business Roundtable, Board member of the US China Business Council, Executive Committee Member of the Partnership for New York and he also serves on the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University.

Mr. Lee has been married to his wife Zita Ezpeleta for over 25 years, and they have two adult children. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Bruce E. Rosenblum

Head of Risk Management

Bruce E. Rosenblum

Head of Risk Management
Washington, DC

Bruce Rosenblum is a Managing Director and a member of Carlyle’s Management Committee. He is based in Washington, DC. and serves as the firm’s Chief Risk Officer.

From 2000 through 2008, Mr. Rosenblum was an investment professional in the U.S. Buyout group, focusing on the telecommunications and media sectors. In 2008, he joined Carlyle’s Executive Group, where he has been involved in various aspects of the firm’s operations, including corporate finance, strategic transactions and risk management.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Rosenblum was a Partner and Executive Committee member at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where he practiced for 18 years, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Before joining Latham, Mr. Rosenblum served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Rosenblum is a graduate of Yale University and received his JD from Columbia Law School.

Robert G. Stuckey

Managing Director and Head of U.S. Real Estate

Robert G. Stuckey

Managing Director and Head of U.S. Real Estate
Washington, DC

Robert G. Stuckey is a Managing Director and Head of all of Carlyle’s U.S. Real Estate funds. He has held that position since joining the firm in 1998. He is also a member of Carlyle’s Management Committee. He is based in Washington, DC.

He is currently Chairman of CoreSite, a NYSE-traded REIT that owns data center properties.

His awards include Top 100 New York’s Most Influential Real Estate Professionals.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Stuckey was Chief Investment Officer for CarrAmerica Realty Corporation. He established and led the investment effort that resulted in CarrAmerica’s growth from a local to a national company. Prior to joining CarrAmerica, Mr. Stuckey was Senior Vice President of ProLogis (formerly Security Capital Industrial Trust). While at ProLogis, he held senior roles focusing on acquisition and development investments. Mr. Stuckey has also served as Chief Financial Officer for Trammell Crow Company, NE, the Northeast region of Trammell Crow Company. In addition, he was a member of Trammell Crow Ventures, a merchant banking affiliate to Trammell Crow Company.

Mr. Stuckey holds an MBA from Harvard University and was twice an academic All-American at University of Nebraska.

Our Leadership Team

Kewsong Lee

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Kewsong Lee

Co-Chief Executive Officer
New York, NY

Kewsong Lee currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle, and will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective September 30, 2020. He is the Chairman of Carlyle’s Executive Group, and was elected to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.

Mr. Lee joined Carlyle in 2013 as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity and in 2016 he assumed the additional role of leading the Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lee was a partner and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, where he spent 21 years.

Mr. Lee served as the lead director of Arch Capital Group from 2009 to 2017, and has served on numerous corporate boards including, among others, Transdigm and Aramark. He is currently the President of Lincoln Center Theater, Vice Chairman for the US Chamber of Commerce China Center, member of the Business Roundtable, Board member of the US China Business Council, Executive Committee Member of the Partnership for New York and he also serves on the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University.

Mr. Lee has been married to his wife Zita Ezpeleta for over 25 years, and they have two adult children. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Glenn A. Youngkin

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Glenn A. Youngkin

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Washington, DC

Glenn Youngkin is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Youngkin was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Youngkin currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Youngkin also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group.

Previously, Mr. Youngkin served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2015 to December 2017. From June 2014 to May 2015, Mr. Youngkin served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. From March 2011 until June 2014, Mr. Youngkin served as Chief Operating Officer.  From October 2010 until March 2011, Mr. Youngkin served as Carlyle's interim principal financial officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Youngkin was the Global Head of the Industrial Sector investment team. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Youngkin led Carlyle's buyout activities in the United Kingdom and from 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the U.S. buyout team.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 1995, Mr. Youngkin was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and he also previously worked in the investment banking group at CS First Boston. Mr. Youngkin previously served on the Board of Directors of numerous Carlyle portfolio companies. Mr. Youngkin serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations, including the Board of Governors of the National Cathedral School, the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, the Rice Management Company and the Vestry of Holy Trinity Church. Mr. Youngkin is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the American Enterprise Institute's National Council. Mr. Youngkin received a BS in mechanical engineering and a BA in managerial studies from Rice University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Curtis L. Buser

Chief Financial Officer

Curtis L. Buser

Chief Financial Officer
Washington, DC

Curtis L. Buser is the Chief Financial Officer of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since December 2014. Mr. Buser also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group. From May 2014 until December 2014, Mr. Buser served as Carlyle’s Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Buser joined Carlyle in 2004 as a managing director and served as the firm’s Chief Accounting Officer until May 2014. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Buser was an audit partner with Ernst & Young, LLP. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in 1985 and was admitted to its partnership in 1997.

Mr. Buser graduated from Georgetown University.

Stacey Dion

Head of Global Government Affairs

Stacey Dion

Head of Global Government Affairs
Washington, DC

Stacey Dion serves as a Managing Director and Head of Global Government Affairs. She is based in Washington, DC.

Ms. Dion leads Carlyle’s global government relations and public policy functions, collaborating with Carlyle senior executives and investment professionals to shape Carlyle’s global legislative and regulatory activities.

Ms. Dion joined Carlyle in 2017 as a Managing Director, focusing on U.S. government regulatory and legislative matters. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Dion served as Vice President of Corporate Public Policy for The Boeing Company, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the government relations strategy and tactics on corporate issues including tax, benefits, financial services, corporate governance, energy, environment, workforce training and education.

In her career in government, Ms. Dion was Policy Advisor and Counsel in the Office of the Republican Leader, where she served as lead Republican staff for negotiating and drafting the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 on behalf of the House Republican Leader Boehner. Prior to that, she served as Tax and Pension Policy Advisor in the Office of the Majority Leader and was responsible for drafting the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and managing the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005. From 2002 to 2003, Ms. Dion worked in the Employee Benefits Security Administration in the U.S. Department of Labor, where she developed final regulations, rulings and advisory opinions on ERISA. Ms. Dion began her career in a Washington, DC law firm.

Ms. Dion earned her BA from Merrimack College and JD from The Catholic University of America.

Leigh Farris

Global Head of Corporate Communications

Leigh Farris

Global Head of Corporate Communications
New York, NY

Leigh Farris is a Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Communications based in New York.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Leigh served in several roles including most recently Managing Director, Head of CEO Communications. She was also the Chief of Staff to the President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2014 in the Executive Office overseeing communications for the firm's global impact investing platform, including the Goldman Sachs Foundation and Urban Investment Group.

Before Goldman Sachs, Leigh served in communications leadership roles at GE and CBS News. Leigh earned a BJ from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jeffrey W. Ferguson

General Counsel

Jeffrey W. Ferguson

General Counsel
Washington, DC

Jeffrey W. Ferguson is the General Counsel of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since 1999. Mr. Ferguson also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Ferguson was an associate with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP.

Mr. Ferguson received a BA from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He also received his law degree from the University of Virginia, and is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia.

Christopher Finn

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher Finn

Chief Operating Officer
Washington, DC

Christopher Finn is the Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle and has served in that capacity since March 2019. Prior to March 2019, Mr. Finn served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Operations. Previously, Mr. Finn was based in Carlyle’s London office and served as Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle’s Corporate Private Equity business segment since 2014 and of Carlyle’s Global Credit business segment since 2016. Mr. Finn joined Carlyle in 1996 as Managing Director, International.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Finn served as Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government agency that provides financing to U.S. investors in the developing world.

Mr. Finn is an honors graduate of Harvard College.

Michael Haas

Chief Information Officer

Michael Haas

Chief Information Officer
Washington, DC

Mike Haas is a Partner focused on information technology and business process due diligence and transitions across all business sectors. He also has responsibility for IT across the Carlyle portfolio and within the firm. He is based in Washington, DC. 

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Haas, was Global Chief Information Officer Medical Device and Diagnostics at Johnson & Johnson. While at Johnson & Johnson, he also held several other positions, including Global Chief Information Officer Consumer and leading Global Information Technology shared services. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Haas held several positions of increasing responsibility at General Electric.

Mr. Haas received his BS from the State University of New York at Albany.

Kara Helander

Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

Kara Helander

Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer
Washington, DC

Kara Helander is a Managing Director and Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer. She is based in Washington, DC. 

Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Helander was a Managing Director at BlackRock, where she led the firm’s global inclusion and diversity, and philanthropy initiatives. Harvard Business School profiled those efforts she directed in the case study, “BlackRock: Diversity as a Driver of Success”. More recently, Ms. Helander consulted with organizations to develop corporate social responsibility and diversity strategies. She founded the Science of Diversity and Inclusion (SODI), a coalition of top companies and behavioral scientists working to design and test new approaches to accelerate diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Ms. Helander also led corporate social responsibility at Barclay’s Global Investors (BGI). Prior to BGI, she launched and led the Western Region for Catalyst in Silicon Valley. 

She serves on the Board of Directors of Leading Educators.

Ms. Helander received her MBA from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and her BA from Vanderbilt University.

Norma Kuntz

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Corporate Private Equity

Norma Kuntz

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Corporate Private Equity
Washington, DC

Norma Kuntz is Carlyle’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Corporate Private Equity. She is based in Washington, DC.

From 2011–2017, Ms. Kuntz was responsible for the operations of Carlyle’s Emerging Markets funds, including funds investing in Asia, Japan, Africa and Latin America. She oversaw the transaction structuring and execution, fund formation, financial reporting and investor relations for these platforms.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2011, Ms. Kuntz was Executive Vice President and Chief Valuation Officer at Allied Capital Corporation, where she was employed from 2002 to 2010. Prior to that, she was with Arthur Andersen LLP in the financial services and high technology practices. Ms. Kuntz graduated from Babson College and is a CPA. 

Bruce Larson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Bruce Larson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Washington, DC

Bruce Larson is a Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer at The Carlyle Group.  He is based in Washington, DC.

Bruce is a proven HR leader, who brings a commercial and pragmatic perspective to the HR function. While his entire career has been spent at Goldman Sachs, he has held a number of varied roles, which demonstrate his flexibility and agility.  Bruce began his career as an investment banker and then moved into CAO, COO and HR roles. Bruce brings a global perspective, having lived and worked in Tokyo and Hong Kong.

In recent years Bruce held responsibility for C&B, talent development, recruiting and retention, and diversity and inclusion.  Other HR experience includes serving as the HR Business Partner for the Merchant Bank, leading the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion programs, and acting as the CHRO for five years, including the period when Goldman went public.  Importantly, he was a core member of IPO team that led the implementation of new compensation programs to transition from a private partnership to a public company.

Bruce earned an MBA from University of Chicago and a BA in Finance and Japanese from the University of Utah.

Brian Lindley

Global Head of Capital Markets

Brian Lindley

Global Head of Capital Markets
London, UK

Brian Lindley is a Managing Director and Head of Carlyle's Global Capital Markets group, managing teams based in New York and London.

Carlyle's syndicated loan and bond offerings through portfolio companies are typically ~$30–40 billion per year, representing one of the pre-eminent private equity debt issuers globally. The Global Capital Markets group comprises a team of seasoned professionals who join deal teams. Their responsibility is to execute financings and capital raises to maximize the "Carlyle Edge" from the firms' scale and importance to banks, credit funds and public equity investors in the global capital markets.

Prior to establishing the Global Capital Markets group, Mr. Lindley was a Partner in Carlyle's Europe Buyout group and the founding member and leader of Carlyle's European financing team for six years.

Mr. Lindley was previously a Managing Director at sovereign wealth fund Dubai International Capital, where he was a private equity investment professional responsible for managing a work-out portfolio of large, European headquartered buyouts throughout the global recession.

Prior to this, Mr. Lindley spent almost a decade in Leveraged Finance with RBS, located in New York and London.

Mr. Lindley is a board member of Dealogic. He has previously served on the boards of Travelodge, Alliance Medical and Almatis. Mr. Lindley holds a first class degree in economics and industry from University of Leeds.

Heather Mitchell

General Counsel for Investments

Heather Mitchell

General Counsel for Investments
London, UK

Heather Mitchell is a Partner, Managing Director and the firm’s global General Counsel for Investments. Ms. Mitchell is head of the firm’s EMEA region and a member of the executive Risk Management Committee. She is based in London.

In June 2019, Ms. Mitchell was named to the inaugural Chambers GC Influencers Global 100. This prestigious list highlights the top 100 most influential in-house lawyers globally, and Ms. Mitchell was singled out as an Industry Pioneer. In January 2018 she was named Individual General Counsel of the Year by Legal 500. Ms. Mitchell was named to the GC Powerlist for 2018 and 2019 whilst also being selected for The Hot 100 list in January 2019.

In October 2018, Ms. Mitchell and her team were recognised as the Most Innovative In-House Legal team for Developing New Business and Service Delivery Models. They also won the prestigious award of ‘Setting a New Standard’ for In-House Legal Teams at FT’s Innovative Lawyer Awards. In April 2018, they also won In-House Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards and were named to the GC Powerlist for 2018.

Since joining Carlyle in 2002, Ms. Mitchell has served in the legal department in a number of roles. She was named General Counsel for Europe in 2005, before being appointed as Managing Director in 2011 and Partner in 2013. For her performance at Carlyle, Ms. Mitchell has received the Award of Outstanding Achievement.

Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Ms. Mitchell was an associate with the law firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP and she previously worked at Kaiser Group International, Inc. as Vice President, Corporate Counsel.

Ms. Mitchell received her J.D. from the Cornell School of Law and her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Ms. Mitchell currently sits as a board member of the Cornell Law School.

Bruce E. Rosenblum

Head of Risk Management

Bruce E. Rosenblum

Head of Risk Management
Washington, DC

Bruce Rosenblum is a Managing Director and a member of Carlyle’s Management Committee. He is based in Washington, DC. and serves as the firm’s Chief Risk Officer.

From 2000 through 2008, Mr. Rosenblum was an investment professional in the U.S. Buyout group, focusing on the telecommunications and media sectors. In 2008, he joined Carlyle’s Executive Group, where he has been involved in various aspects of the firm’s operations, including corporate finance, strategic transactions and risk management.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Rosenblum was a Partner and Executive Committee member at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where he practiced for 18 years, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Before joining Latham, Mr. Rosenblum served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Rosenblum is a graduate of Yale University and received his JD from Columbia Law School.

Megan Starr

Global Head of Impact

Megan Starr

Global Head of Impact
New York, NY

Megan Starr is the Global Head of Impact for The Carlyle Group. She is based in New York. In her role, Ms. Starr works to design and execute Carlyle’s cohesive, long-term impact strategy. She also oversees the dedicated ESG team, which leads the firm’s investment diligence and portfolio company engagement work on material ESG issues.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Starr was within Goldman Sachs’ Investment Management Division, where she helped build the ESG and impact investing business. Previously, Ms. Starr served in roles at The JPB Foundation, a $3.8B private family foundation based in New York City.

Ms. Starr received an M.B.A. and a Certificate in Public Management and Social Innovation from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arbuckle Leadership Fellow, and an A.B. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College, where she graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in field of concentration.

Jason Thomas

Head of Global Research

Jason Thomas

Head of Global Research
Washington, DC

Jason Thomas is a Managing Director and Head of Global Research at The Carlyle Group, focusing on economic and statistical analysis of Carlyle portfolio data, asset prices and broader trends in the global economy. He is based in Washington, DC.

Mr. Thomas serves as Economic Adviser to the firm’s corporate Private Equity, Real Estate and Credit Investment Committees. His research helps to identify new investment opportunities, advance strategic initiatives and corporate development, and support Carlyle investors. 

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Thomas was Vice President, Research at the Private Equity Council. Prior to that, he served on the White House staff as Special Assistant to the President and Director for Policy Development at the National Economic Council. In this capacity, Mr. Thomas served as primary adviser to the President for public finance.

Mr. Thomas received a BA from Claremont McKenna College and an MS and PhD in finance from George Washington University, where he studied as a Bank of America Foundation, Leo and Lillian Goodwin Foundation, and School of Business Fellow.

Mr. Thomas has earned the chartered financial analyst designation and is a Financial Risk Manager certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals. 

Reginald (Reggie) Van Lee

Chief Transformation Officer

Reginald (Reggie) Van Lee

Chief Transformation Officer
New York, NY

Reginald (Reggie) Van Lee is Chief Transformation Officer of The Carlyle Group, focused on helping the firm develop new and innovative ways to enhance business processes. He is based in New York, NY.   

Prior to Carlyle, Mr. Van Lee served as an executive of Booz Allen Hamilton for 32 years where he oversaw the commercial solutions, federal health, global media and entertainment, computers and electronics, and telecommunications practice areas. He transformed the healthcare business into one of Booz Allen’s fastest growing and most profitable units, and helped catapult the firm’s re-entry into the commercial business, leveraging their federal-based strengths in cyber security and advanced analytics.  Prior to Booz Allen, Mr. Van Lee served as a research engineer with Exxon’s production research company.

Mr. Van Lee has and continues to serve on a number of non-profit boards, including the Washington Performing Arts, National CARES Mentoring Movement, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Studio Museum in Harlem, Executive Leadership Council, and Evidence Dance Company. He was named one of the top 25 consultants in the world by Consulting Magazine, selected as a Washington Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal and named Black Engineer of the Year by Black Engineer magazine.

He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard University.

Catherine Ziobro

Chief Compliance Officer

Catherine Ziobro

Chief Compliance Officer

Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Ms. Ziobro was an Associate with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. Ms. Ziobro received her J.D. from the University of Virginia Law and her B.S. from Fairfield University. She is admitted to practice law in California, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Operating Executives & Advisors

* The following individuals are paid consultants and not employees of The Carlyle Group.

Tamotsu Adachi

Senior Advisor

Tamotsu Adachi is a Senior Advisor to the Japan buyout advisory team. He is based in Tokyo.

From May 2003 until May 2016, Mr. Adachi served as a Head of Carlyle Japan buyout team and led the team to become one of the most successful private equity funds in Japan. He has been widely involved in several transactions in which Carlyle’s funds have invested including the acquisitions of Kito Corporation, Colin Medical Technology, Willcom, Inc., Qualicaps Group, Chimney Co., Ltd., and Tsubaki Nakashima Co., Ltd.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Adachi served from 1997 to 2003 at General Electric Capital Corporation in a variety of senior capacities, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Japan Auto Lease and Managing Director for New Business Development. From 1988 to 1997, he served in several senior positions at McKinsey & Company, including Partner and Senior Engagement Manager. At McKinsey, Mr. Adachi gained extensive experience in new business development and organizational design, and worked closely with clients in the electronics, multimedia, automobile, and healthcare industries. From 1977 to 1987, he served at Mitsubishi Corporation, where he contributed to the successful launch of DDI, a new telecommunications venture.

Since October 2016, Mr. Adachi serves as Representative Director and President, CEO of Benesse Holdings. He was a Chairman of the Japan Private Equity Association from 2009 to 2011.

Mr. Adachi received his B.S. in engineering at the University of Tokyo and earned his master's in management from MIT's Sloan School.

Susan E. Arnold

Operating Executive

Susan E. Arnold is an Operating Executive focused on the global consumer and retail sectors. She is based in New York.

Previously, Ms. Arnold was an executive with Procter & Gamble for more than 29 years. Prior to retiring in 2009 as President of Procter & Gamble’s Global Business Units, she held various positions within the firm, including Vice Chair of Global Beauty and Health. Ms. Arnold currently serves on the Board of Directors of Disney, as well as the Carlyle portfolio company, The Nature’s Bounty Co.

Ms. Arnold earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from University of Pittsburgh.

Karen H. Bechtel

Senior Advisor

Karen H. Bechtel is a Senior Advisor, focused on investments in the Healthcare sector.

Ms. Bechtel led the Carlyle U.S. Buyout Healthcare team from 2005 to 2016. Ms. Bechtel was actively involved with a number of Carlyle’s Healthcare investments, including HCR Manor Care, Inc., Healthscope Limited, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, MultiPlan, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc and Qualicorp S.A.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2005, Ms. Bechtel was at Morgan Stanley & Co. for 28 years. As Managing Director of Morgan Stanley’s Private Equity Group, Ms. Bechtel was a member of the investment committee responsible for approving all investments in the

$3.1 billion Morgan Stanley Capital Partners IV Fund and led all of the healthcare investments. Ms. Bechtel was also Co-Head of the Financial Sponsors Group; Head of the Corporate Restructuring Group; Founder and Head of Princes Gate Private Equity

Investors, a $650 million bridge equity fund; and Managing Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department.

Ms. Bechtel is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Carlyle portfolio companies Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and HCR Manor Care, Inc.

Ms. Bechtel earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business and her B.A. in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was Phi Beta Kappa.

Alain Bellemare

Operating Executive

Alain Bellemare is an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. He is based in Montreal, Quebec.

Mr. Bellemare was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of Bombardier Inc. from 2015 to 2020. He led a $16 billion global aerospace and rail transportation company with more than 60,000 employees, through an extensive transformation, repositioning Bombardier as a focused business aircraft company. 

Before joining Bombardier, Mr. Bellemare spent 18 years with United Technologies Corporation, serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems, a $30 billion business, from 2012 to 2015. In this role, he led Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems. He drove the successful acquisition and integration of Goodrich Corporation, which he combined with Hamilton Sundstrand to form UTC Aerospace Systems.

Mr. Bellemare is a member of The Business Council and a member of the International Advisory Board of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. Mr. Bellemare holds an MBA from McGill University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Sherbrooke.
 

Mark Blaufuss

Operating Executive

Mark Blaufuss is an Operating Executive focusing on the automotive, industrial and transportation sectors. He is based in Michigan.

Mr. Blaufuss was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG), a $3 billion light vehicle supplier. During his tenure, Mr. Blaufuss was instrumental in forming MPG through the merger of three $1 billion metal-forming businesses (HHI, Metaldyne and Grede), refinancing the combined entity, executing its initial public offering in December 2014 and ultimately selling the company to American Axle & Manufacturing, returning nearly $1 billion to MPG’s investors over his tenure.

Prior to MPG, Mr. Blaufuss worked extensively with private equity owned manufacturing and distribution businesses, including Chief Financial Officer positions at three Carlyle-owned businesses—Metaldyne, United Components, Inc. and AxleTech International—that he helped to guide through growth and successful ownership transition. He also worked as Director of AlixPartners, a consulting firm, Corporate Controller of JPE, and Manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Blaufuss holds a BA degree in accounting from Michigan State University and currently serves on the Board of UCI International.

Harry Bond

Senior Advisor

Mr. Bond serves as a Senior Principal Adviser to the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund. He is based in London.

Mr. Bond runs investment management company Longspur Capital, a specialist investor in sustainable energy, power and environment related transactions requiring less than $50 million.  His sector expertise includes agriculture, alternative energy, waste recycling and bioenergy. Mr. Bond founded Longspur in 2017 together with Catalin Breaban and with the backing of AtlasInvest and GVO Asset Management – two large single family offices.

Prior to founding Longspur Capital, Mr. Bond was the CEO and founder of Temporis Wind, which focused on the development, construction, operation and management of UK-based feed-in tariff projects.  Over an 8-year period, Mr. Bond created the largest medium-scale wind turbine portfolio in the United Kingdom, which was sold to Tenaga Nasional Berhad.  Mr. Bond also led the equity investment of a further $275 million into hydro, solar PV, flexible generation and bioenergy projects during this period. 

Mr. Bond started his career in corporate finance for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in London before joining Gleacher & Co. in New York.  Mr. Bond has been registered with the FCA (previously the FSA) from 2009 to the present.  Mr. Bond is currently a member of the Board of Directors for multiple investee companies.

Mr. Bond earned his B.A. from Oxford University.

Julian Browne

Senior Advisor

Julian Browne MBE is a Senior Advisor of The Carlyle Group focused on Aerospace, Defence and Government Industries. He is based in London.

In 1993 Mr. Browne exchanged an early career in the British Army, last appointment as a Brigadier in command of an Armoured Brigade, with one in industry.  Initially with Westland Helicopters, he led the marketing campaign for their successful Apache bid for the £2.5bn UK MoD Attack Helicopter programme. His subsequent business career included Board appointments as Strategic Marketing Director at Racal Electronics plc and Racal-Thompson Networks Ltd before joining The Carlyle Group as a Senior Advisor in December 2001. 

Since joining Carlyle, Mr. Browne has served on a number of Boards in the sector including NP Aerospace Ltd and Gardner Aerospace Ltd. Current NED commitments include, Exensor Technology Ltd, Hesco Group Ltd, and as Senior Advisor to Newton Europe Ltd and Praesidiad Ltd.

Mr. Browne holds a Masters in Natural Sciences from Trinity College, Dublin University. In 1980, he received a MBE in connection with UK/US special operations. He is a Trustee and Director of HighGround, a military charity for severely wounded veterans.

Jonathan E. Colby

Senior Advisor

Jonathan Colby is a Senior Advisor based in Washington, DC focused on working with investors as well as serving on the investment committees for Carlyle Japan Partners I, II and III.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 1998, Mr. Colby was with Equinox Group Holdings, Ltd., a merchant bank specializing in private equity investments and corporate advisory services in Asia.  Prior to that, Mr. Colby was a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group, and before that was head of Asian mergers and acquisitions at The First Boston Corporation in Tokyo. Mr. Colby also served on the National Security Council staff under the direction of Dr. Henry A. Kissinger.

Mr. Colby is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also Co-Chairman of the Foreign Policy Leadership Program at the Brookings Institution.

Mr. Colby is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School and currently holds Series 63 and 82 licenses; he previously maintained a Series 7 license.

Paul de Klerk

Senior Advisor

Paul is a Carlyle Senior Advisor and Chairman AlpInvest Partners BV Board. He co-founded AlpInvest, chairs the Operating Committee and is responsible for the investment portfolio valuation and review process.

Before joining AlpInvest, Paul was responsible for one of the largest corporate banking units at ABN AMRO in the Netherlands.

Paul received an LL.M. in tax law from the University of Amsterdam, an LL.M. in civil law from the University of Utrecht, and an MBA from Columbia University.

Christophe de Mahieu

Christophe de Mahieu is a Senior Advisor focused on the international energy sector.

Previously, Mr. de Mahieu was Managing Director & Partner at Bain & Company, leading the Middle East Global Energy Practice and senior member of the global Private Equity Practice. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, M&A, PMI, due diligence, corporate governance, and strategy across multiple sectors including oil & gas, renewables, basic and advanced industries, mining, real estate, and utilities. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. de Mahieu served as Managing Director at Investcorp Bank, where he was a member of the Management Committee and Co-Head of Investcorp’s $1 Billion MENA Private Equity fund. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. de Mahieu worked at McKinsey & Company, where he served as Director & Partner and co-founded McKinsey's Middle East Practice in 2002. Prior to McKinsey, Mr. de Mahieu worked at Exxon Corporation in various management positions from 1987 to 1993.

Mr. de Mahieu holds Master’s degrees in Economics and Engineering, magna cum laude, and Corporate Finance and Tax Management, cum laude, from Solvay Business School.

Volkert Doeksen

Senior Advisor

Volkert Doeksen is a Senior Advisor focused specifically on large accounts of The Carlyle Group as well as on new product and business development. Previously, Mr. Doeksen was a co-founder, CEO and Chairman of AlpInvest Partners and a member of the Investment Committee, with over 20 years of investment experience.

Prior to that, Mr. Doeksen was a Partner at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in New York and a Director at Kleinwort Benson Ltd. He also worked at Dillon Read and Morgan Stanley in London.

Mr. Doeksen is among others a member of the Supervisory Board of the Royal Concertgebouw N.V and Koninklijke Doeksen B.V. He is also a Board Member of the Fulbright Center.

Mr. Doeksen received a LL.M. from Leyden Law School.

Anthony Ecock

Operating Executive

Anthony (Tony) Ecock is a Senior Advisor for the Carlyle Equity Opportunity Fund. He is based in New York. 

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Ecock was a General Partner at Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe. Prior to that he held senior line management positions at General Electric, Philips and Hewlett Packard. Previously Mr. Ecock was a partner at Bain & Company, a leading strategy consulting firm. 

Mr. Ecock received his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. He received a BS with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Elmer Doty

Operating Executive

Elmer Doty is an Operating Executive focused on the aerospace and defense and industrial sectors.

Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle portfolio company Accudyne Industries, a global producer of high-pressure pumps and compressors. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle portfolio company Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc., a leading aerostructures company. Prior to Vought, Mr. Doty was Executive Vice President of Carlyle portfolio company United Defense Industries, Inc. (now BAE Systems), where he led a division that produced and supported the majority of the U.S. military’s combat vehicles.

Mr. Doty has over 40 years of leadership experience in heavy industry, with General Electric, FMC Corporation, United Defense Industries, Inc., BAE Systems, Vought and Accudyne Industries. He is a director of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cooper Institute and a director of the Men of Nehemiah.

Mr. Doty earned a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri, and has received Executive Education at Harvard Business School and University of Chicago.

Raphael Filizola

Operating Executive

Rafael Filizola is an Operating Executive focused on South America buyout opportunities. He is based in São Paulo, Brazil.

Previously, Mr. Filizola worked for four years at Axxon Group, a local private equity fund, serving as an investment professional and board member at portfolio companies. From 2008 until 2009, Mr. Filizola served as Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. Prior to enrolling in Harvard’s MBA program, he was Chief Operating Officer of Filizola Industries until 2006, leading a successful operational turnaround.

Mr. Filizola graduated in mechanical engineering at Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Brazil, earned a master’s degree in industrial design at Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milano, Italy, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in Boston, MA.

Charles Geoly

Operating Executive

Charley Geoly is an Operating Executive working with our portfolio companies on how best to manage their human capital strategies as well as our deal teams to extend our executive reach across various subsegments (software, services, and infrastructure) and investment classes (growth, buyout, and structured investments). He also serves as an advisor to numerous public boards on CEO succession and board construction.

Previously, Mr. Geoly was a senior member of Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the world’s leading leadership advisory firms. During his 25-year career at Russell Reynolds Associates, Mr. Geoly led several practices, managed the global technology sector, led the Palo Alto office and served on the Executive Committee of the Firm. As part of his consulting activities, Mr. Geoly also championed the significant expansion of diversity within the boardroom.

Prior to Russell Reynolds Associates, Mr. Geoly spent nearly 10 years with DuPont in a variety of roles including R&D, Sales & Marketing and business leadership. Mr. Geoly graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Delaware and an M.B.A. with a finance concentration from Rice University.

Georgette Kiser

Operating Executive

Georgette Kiser is an Operating Executive at The Carlyle Group where she is advising across the firm and in particular, the firm’s Global Technology and Solutions (GTS) organization, by developing and driving IT strategies across the global enterprise, which includes application development, data, digital, infrastructure, cyber security, and program management and outsourcing activities.  Prior to this Ms. Kiser served as a Managing Director and the CIO (Chief Information Officer ) for The Caryle Group driving the global technical strategy and solutions.

Prior to The Carlyle Group, Ms. Kiser was the Vice President of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. where she headed Enterprise Solutions and Capabilities within the Services and Technology Organization. She led and managed teams that provided creative solutions and leveraged technology for investment front office, trading, and back office operations. Prior to T. Rowe Price, Ms. Kiser worked for General Electric within their Aerospace Unit.

Ms. Kiser earned a B.S. in Mathematics, with a minor in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, a M.S. in Mathematics from Villanova University, and an M.B.A from the University of Baltimore.

Ms. Kiser serves on the Boards of Aflac and Adtalem Global Education.

Ms. Kiser has also served on various non-profit boards, including the T. Rowe Price Foundation Board, the Maryland Business Roundtable STEMnet Advisory Board, The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland, and the University of Baltimore Foundation. Georgette currently serves on the Board for Year Up (National Capital Region).

Gijs van Engelen

Senior Advisor

Gijs van Engelen is a Senior Advisor to the Carlyle Europe Partners team focused on developing omnichannel and digitalization strategies within the portfolio.

In recent years, Mr. van Engelen supported the CEP team through board directorships at portfolio companies such as Golden Goose and Codorniu, and advised on M&A transactions.

In addition to his Carlyle advisory role, Mr. van Engelen is Chief Digital Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Hunkemöller International bv. Having joined Hunkemöller in 2013 as Global Omni-Channel Director, Mr. van Engelen is part of the leadership team that has transformed Hunkemöller from a high street retailer into a globally-recognized and best-in-class omnichannel retailer.

He holds a BA in e-commerce and previously held several senior e-commerce positions at Dell Emea.

Louis J. Giuliano

Operating Executive

Louis J. Giuliano is an Operating Executive focused on the aerospace and defense, automotive and transportation and industrial sectors.

Mr. Giuliano led ITT Industries from 2001 to June 2004 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. He remained as Chairman until December 2004. Prior to serving as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Giuliano was President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Giuliano played a key role in growing the company’s revenues and performance, leading to significantly stronger margins and higher cash flow. He led the company’s Value Based Six Sigma efforts, a strategy designed to streamline processes and increase competitiveness throughout the company.

Prior to being named President and Chief Operating Officer of ITT Industries in 1998, Mr. Giuliano was President and Chief Executive Officer of ITT Industries’ Defense and Electronics businesses and Senior Vice President of ITT Industries for eight years. During that time, the businesses entered new, rapidly growing markets and achieved consistent sales and income growth, despite dramatic reductions in the defense budget.

Mr. Giuliano joined ITT in 1988 as Vice President of ITT Corporation and Vice President-Defense Operations at ITT Defense after a 19-year career at Allied-Signal, where he served in a number of roles. He ultimately served as President of Avionics Systems Group, responsible for seven operating units nationwide.

Mr. Giuliano serves as Honorary Chairman of Westchester County Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Carlyle portfolio company Accudyne Industries and a former member of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Vectrus Corporation. He also serves on several non-profit boards.

Mr. Giuliano earned his BA in chemistry and his MBA from Syracuse University.

Steve Gray

Operating Executive

Stephen C. Gray is an Operating Executive focusing on the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Mr. Gray is based in Iowa.

Mr. Gray is the Founder of Gray Venture Partners, LLC. He currently serves as Chairman of SecurityCoverage, Inc., Involta, LLC, and HH Ventures, LLC (d/b/a, ReadyWireless) and is Vice Chairman of ImOn Communications, LLC. He has also been a member of the boards of CommScope and Syniverse Technologies since January 2011.

Mr. Gray served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Syniverse from 2014 to 2018. He previously served as an Operating Executive with Carlyle’s Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group, which acquired Syniverse and CommScope in January 2011.

Mr. Gray served as President of McLeodUSA Incorporated from 1992 to 2004. Prior to joining McLeodUSA, Mr. Gray served from 1990 to 1992 as Vice President of Business Services at MCI, and from 1988 to 1990 he served as Senior Vice President of National Accounts and Carrier Services for TelecomUSA. During his tenure with TelecomUSA, the company grew to become the fourth largest long-distance company in the United States before it was acquired by MCI in 1990.

Mr. Gray began his career with the Clayton W. Williams Companies in Texas in 1981 where he held management positions with several of their companies, including ClayDesta Communications Inc. ClayDesta became a provider of long-distance service in Texas and throughout the Southwest United States following the consent decree requiring the breakup of AT&T.

In 2014, 2015 and 2016, he was recognized for his leadership in telecommunications and technology by being named a member of the prestigious Global Telecoms Business Power 100 list and appointed to CTIA-The Wireless Association's Executive Committee.

Mr. Gray earned his BBA from University of Tennessee.

James H. Hance, Jr.

Board Member

Mr. Hance is an Operating Executive of Carlyle and a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Hance was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012. Mr. Hance joined Carlyle in November 2005 and has worked primarily in our Global Credit segment and the financial services sector.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2005, Mr. Hance served as Vice Chairman of Bank of America from 1993 until his retirement on January 31, 2005 and served as Chief Financial Officer from 1988 to 2004. Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Hance spent 17 years with Price Waterhouse (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP). Mr. Hance is currently a director of Acuity Brands Inc. (where he serves on the audit committee and governance committee). Mr. Hance is a former director of Ford Motor Company, Sprint Nextel Corporation, Morgan Stanley, Duke Energy Corporation, Cousins Properties and Parkway, Inc.

Mr. Hance serves as Emeritus Trustee on the Board of Trustees at Washington University in St. Louis and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI. Mr. Hance graduated from Westminster College and received an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a certified public accountant.

Henrik Slipsager

Operating Executive

Henrik Slipsager is an Operating Executive focused on opportunities in the industrial and transportation sectors. Mr. Slipsager was most recently the President and CEO of ABM Industries from 2000 to 2015.  During his tenure as CEO, ABM’s revenues more than doubled from $1.8 billion to more than $5 billion. Under his leadership, the business transformed into an integrated facilities solutions provider both organically and through acquisitions. Prior to joining ABM Industries, Mr. Slipsager was President of 2M-Invest and held roles of increasing responsibility at ISS.

Mr. Slipsager has an M.B.A. degree (equivalent) from the Business School of Copenhagen and currently serves on the boards of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Arctic Glacier Holdings, Inc. (a Carlyle Global Partners portfolio company) and several other privately owned businesses.

Kenneth A. Hersh

Senior Advisor

Kenneth A. Hersh, 57, is President, Chief Executive Officer, and board member of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, a Dallas-based non-partisan institution which houses the George W. Bush Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Institute. Mr. Hersh focuses on developing and implementing a strategy to sustain the Bush Center’s mission of engaging communities in the U.S. and around the world by developing leaders, advancing policy, and taking action to solve today’s most pressing challenges.  

He is the Co-Founder and former CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management, a premier private equity investment franchise in the natural resources industry managing over $20.0 billion of cumulative committed capital since inception in 1988. Until 2016, Mr. Hersh served as NGP’s Chief Executive Officer. From 1988 through 2015, under his leadership, NGP invested over $12 billion and earned a 27-year gross rate of return of 30%, making it one of the nation’s leading investment firms during that period.  

Mr. Hersh currently serves as Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group’s natural resources division.  He also sits on the boards of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and the Dallas Citizens Council. In addition, Mr. Hersh serves on the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute, and the Dean’s Council of the Harvard Kennedy School. Mr. Hersh served on the Advisory Council of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business from 2009 through 2015. In 2014, he was recognized as Master Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southwest Region by Ernst & Young during its Entrepreneur of the Year program, and in 2017 received the Oil & Gas Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  In 2020, Mr. Hersh will receive the L. Frank Pitts Energy Leadership Award conferred by the SMU Cox School of Business for demonstrating outstanding leadership and innovation in the field of energy. 

Mr. Hersh is also very involved in the nonprofit arena both nationally and locally on a personal basis and through the efforts of The Hersh Foundation, his family’s private foundation. He serves on the boards of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, the Communities Foundation of Texas, and the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues. From 1998 through 2015, Mr. Hersh served on the board of St. Mark’s School of Texas, where he held numerous positions including President from 2010 through 2012. In 2015, Mr. Hersh received the St. Mark’s School of Texas Distinguished Alumnus Award. In 2019, he received the Henry Cohn Humanitarian Award, presented by the Texoma region of the Anti-Defamation League for his work in advancing the cause of human rights, dignity, and equal opportunity.  

Prior to co-founding NGP, Mr. Hersh was employed by Morgan Stanley & Co. where he was a member of the firm’s energy group specializing in oil and gas financing and merger and acquisition transactions. 

Mr. Hersh was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from St. Mark’s, he attended Princeton University where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Politics in 1985. In 1989, Mr. Hersh earned his M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where he graduated as an Arjay Miller Scholar. 

Mr. Hersh and his wife, Julie, reside in Dallas, Texas. 

Ian Read

Operating Executive

Biography coming soon.

Renee James

Operating Executive

Renee James is a technology leader with large-scale and broad international operations experience and a current Operating Executive at The Carlyle Group. Ms. James is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Ampere Computing, a company she founded in 2017. Ampere produces high-performance semiconductors for hyperscale cloud, storage and edge computing.

Ms. James had a lengthy career with Intel Corporation, where she was President until her departure in 2016. Throughout her 28-year tenure with Intel, Ms. James held a variety of leadership positions in R&D for hardware and software and built a global R&D network. She held several general management positions and led the global manufacturing organization. She is also a member of the boards of Citigroup, Oracle, Vodafone and Sabre.

In 2016, Ms. James was appointed Chair of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) by President Obama. Ms. James was #21 on Fortune’s list of 100 Most Powerful Women in 2014 and was #45 on Forbes’ list of Most Powerful Women in 2015.

Jodi Kahn

Operating Executive

Ms. Kahn is a seasoned business executive with ecommerce, global media, digital and direct-to-consumer business experience.   She was Chief Consumer Officer at FreshDirect, the Northeast’s leading online fresh grocer, directing all consumer acquisition/retention, web/mobile technology, forecasting/analytics.  She also led the launch of an on-demand service, Foodkick, and mealkits.  During her tenure, new products and sales techniques were introduced maximizing the rich transactional data with new technology.   Previously, Ms. Kahn led digital business units such as iVillage at NBC Universal, Allrecipes.comand spent 15 years at Time Watner/Time Inc where she led the integration with AOL.  She is currently a business consultant working with CPG, ecommerce, B2B and media companies.

She is a member of the board for Carlyle portfolio company, Claritas and is consulting with United Road Services on digital transformation.  Ms. Kahn also serves as a board of director for Mood Media Inc , water.org and an advisor to Brandless.com.

Jun Kawakami

Senior Advisor

Jun Kawakami is a Senior Advisor to the Japan buyout advisory team. He is based in Tokyo.

Mr. Kawakami joined Booz Allen & Hamilton (Currently Strategy &) in 1987 and worked in Tokyo and New York. Mr. Kawakami joined General Electric Japan in 1997. He assumed head of Business Development Division and General Manager of North Asia Region of GE Engine Service, and was appointed Board Director of General Electric Japan and GE Engine Service Japan in 2000. He engaged in M&A and business development projects of various businesses including Power Business, Plastic Business, and Appliance Business. In 2004, Mr. Kawakami was appointed Executive Managing Director and Head of Service Division of GE Healthcare Japan. Since then, he assumed various management roles including Executive Managing Director and Sales Division Head, Vice-President and Head of Diagnostic Imaging Division, and Vice-President and Head of Healthcare Division, and was appointed President CEO in 2011. During his career at GE Healthcare, he led growth of the company by delivering products and solutions from Japan to global market focusing on medical needs in a super-aging society. Mr. Kawakami was appointed President CEO of Arteria Networks Corporation in 2017 and led the company’s IPO in Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section.

Mr. Kawakami earned his B.A. in Economics from University of Tokyo and MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

John Kanas

Senior Advisor

John Kanas is a Senior Advisor to Carlyle and Vice Chairman of Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners. He is based in New York.

Mr. Kanas is non-executive Chairman of BankUnited, N.A., a national bank with $30.4 billion in assets and 92 branches and banking centers in Florida and New York. From May 2009 through December 2016 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BankUnited, a former portfolio company of The Carlyle Group. Prior to BankUnited, Mr. Kanas was President and Chief Executive Officer of North Fork Bancorporation, Inc. from 1977 until its acquisition by Capital One Financial Corporation in December 2006. In December 2006, he became President of Capital One's banking segment, which included North Fork. Mr. Kanas retired from that position in August 2007.

Mr. Kanas earned his B.A. from Long Island University and is past president of the New York State Bankers Association. Mr. Kanas is a member of the board of trustees of Weill Cornell Medical College. In 2005, Mr. Kanas was recognized by Institutional Investor as the best regional bank CEO in America, and in 2007 he received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship.

Minoru Koshibe

Senior Advisor

Minoru Koshibe joined Mitsui Toatsu Chemicals Co., Ltd. (currently Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.) in 1978. He took part in developing the Direct Oxidation MMA Production Process in partnership with KURARAY CO., LTD., where he contributed to the completion of production technologies through his involvement in the launch of pilot plants and the construction and operations of new factories.  With the establishment of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. in 1997, Mr. Koshibe assumed new positions including Corporate Planning, Executive Officer and Planning and Development Director for the Material Business Department, and Managing Executive Officer. In 2013, Mr. Koshibe was appointed Representative Director and Executive Vice President. Mr. Koshibe engaged in numerous domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, helping to expand Mitsui Chemical’s businesses especially in the fields of healthcare and agrichemicals, and adding new products such as electronic glasses.  He led the establishment of the company’s mid-term business plan and business portfolio restructuring, including new business partnerships, delistings and demergers. 

Currently, Mr. Koshibe serves as Senior Councilor for Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Executive Advisor for Mitsui & Co., Ltd., and Consultant for LOTTE Corporation.  He is also actively involved in a wide variety of industries, serving as, for instance, the Director for “Kokuryoku Baizou Juku” (a General Incorporated Association), Advisor for “Furusato TV” (a NPO), Representative Facilitator for Thomson Reuters Salon, and Supporter of Monozukuri Nadeshiko.

Mr. Koshibe earned both his B.A. and M.A. from Osaka University’s School of Science.

L. William Krause

Operating Executive

L. William Krause is an Operating Executive focused on the technology and business services sectors.

Mr. Krause has been President of LWK Ventures, a private advisory and investment firm, since 1991. 

Previously, Mr. Krause served as President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com Corporation from February 1981 to September 1990 and Chairman of the Board from September 1987 to September 1993 when he retired.  Under his leadership 3Com grew from a venture capital funded start-up to a $1B+ publicly traded, data networking company with operations worldwide.  Also, Mr. Krause was employed at Hewlett-Packard Company for 14 years from 1967 to 1981 in various marketing and general management assignments. His last position at HP was as general manager of the personal computer division.

Mr. Krause currently serves as a director of the following public companies: Coherent, Inc. and CommScope, Inc..  He is also Chairman of the Board of Veritas Holdings, Ltd., a Carlyle portfolio company.  In addition, Mr. Krause serves as a Board Partner with Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm. 

Mr. Krause holds a B.S.E.E. degree and received an honorary doctorate of science from The Citadel.

Gregory S. Ledford

Senior Advisor

Gregory S. Ledford is a Senior Advisor, focused on investments in the Industrial & Transportation sectors.

Mr. Ledford led the Carlyle U.S. Buyout Industrial & Transportation team from 2011 to 2015, having previously led Carlyle’s automotive and transportation investments from 2004 to 2011. Mr. Ledford led Carlyle’s investments in Allison Transmission, Inc., AxleTech International Holdings, Inc., Grand Vehicle Works Holdings Corporation, Greater China Intermodal Investments, LLC, The Hertz Corporation, Horizon Lines, L.L.C. and Piedmont/Hawthorne Holdings, Inc.

From 1991 to 1997, he was Chairman and CEO of The Reilly Corp., a former portfolio company that was successfully sold in September 1997.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 1988, Mr. Ledford was Director of Capital Leasing for MCI Telecommunications, where he was responsible for more than $1 billion of leveraged lease financing.

Mr. Ledford is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Carlyle portfolio companies ADT CAPS Co. Ltd. and Greater China Intermodal Investments, LLC.

Mr. Ledford is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, where he is the Vice President of the Foundation Board, and received his M.B.A. from Loyola College.

Dr. Martin Madaus

Operating Executive

Dr. Martin Madaus is an Operating Executive focused on the healthcare industry. He is based in Massachusetts. 

Dr. Madaus most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (a Carlyle portfolio company) from 2014 to 2019 and as a consultant to Carlyle in the healthcare sector from 2011 to 2014. Previously, he was President, Chairman and CEO of Millipore Corporation, which was acquired by Merck KGaA, from 2005 to 2010 and CEO of Roche Diagnostics North America from 1999 to 2004.

Dr. Madaus is the current Lead Director of Quanterix and serves on the board of Syneron Candela. Previously, he served on the boards of Pharmaceutical Product Development (a Carlyle portfolio company), Mettler Toledo and Covidien. He earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Munich, Germany and a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine from the Veterinary University of Hannover, Germany.

Peter Malone

Operating Executive

Peter Malone is an Operating Executive focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors.

Mr. Malone currently serves on the boards of Novetta, Inc., Dynamic Precision Group (both Carlyle portfolio companies) and OCEUS Networks, Inc.

Between 1985 and 2013, Mr. Malone served as Senior Managing Director of CSP Associates, Inc., a firm he co-founded. CSP is a leading strategy advisory firm specializing in the aerospace, defense and information technology sectors. The firm provides strategic advisory services to major industrial corporations, foreign and domestic governments and financial investors. While continuing to lead CSP’s defense practice—and retaining a strong interest in national security policy—Mr. Malone co-chaired the firm’s very active transaction advisory practice. Since 1989, CSP Associates has provided advisory services with respect to approximately 700 aerospace, defense or information technology transactions.

Prior to joining CSP Associates, Mr. Malone practiced corporate and international law with the Boston firm of Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale.) He has also served as a Consultant to the Rand Corporation and a Research Fellow at Harvard’s Center for Science and International Affairs (now the Belfer Center.)

Mr. Malone holds a JD from Harvard Law School, a PhD from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a BA from University of Massachusetts. He is the author of The British Nuclear Deterrent (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1984) as well as journal articles and numerous proprietary analyses.

Gretchen McClain

Operating Executive

Gretchen McClain is an Operating Executive focused on the industrial and transportation sectors. She is based in Park City, Utah.

Ms. McClain was most recently the founding Chief Executive Officer of Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a global water technology provider with over $5 billion of revenue. During her tenure, Ms. McClain was instrumental in leading Xylem through its spinoff from ITT Corporation to become a successful standalone company. Prior to leading Xylem, she served as President of ITT Fluid Motion and Control, a $4.5 billion diversified manufacturer of highly engineered technology and equipment, where she led the organization to double-digit revenue growth.

Prior to ITT, Ms. McClain held a number of executive positions at Honeywell Aerospace (formerly AlliedSignal), including Vice President and General Manager of the Business, General Aviation, and Helicopters Electronics Systems Division and Chief Technology Officer of Aerospace Engines and Systems. Earlier in her career, McClain spent nine years with NASA, including serving as Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Development, the top management position responsible for NASA’s International Space Station (ISS). In this capacity, she played a pivotal leadership role in the successful development and launch of the ISS program and Shuttle/Mir missions.

Ms. McClain holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah and currently serves on the boards of Ametek, Boart Longyear, Booz Allen Hamilton, and J.M. Huber Corporation.

Michael W. Arpey

Michael W. Arpey is a Senior Advisor at the Carlyle Group. He was formerly a Managing Director responsible for fund formation strategy, new investor products and coordination of investor relations at the Carlyle Group. He is based in Washington, DC. Mr. Arpey was also formerly a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Asset Management division. At Credit Suisse he was the Co-head of the Customized Fund Investment Group within Private Equity in Alternative Investments.

Mr. Arpey joined CSFB in November 2000 through the merger with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette where he was a Managing Director and Head of DLJ Merchant Banking's Customized Fund Investment Group. Prior to DLJ Mr. Arpey worked at Prudential Global Asset Management as The Global Head of Private Equity where he was responsible for oversight of Prudential's global private equity activities and managed Prudential's fund investment group.

Previously Mr. Arpey was with the New York State Common Retirement Fund where he was Director of Alternative Investments and managed a $7 billion private equity portfolio. Prior to that Mr. Arpey was General Counsel to the State Treasurer of Pennsylvania for five years. He was appointed by the State Treasurer as her designee to both the Pennsylvania Public School Employee Retirement System and the State Employee Retirement System. Mr. Arpey earned his B.A. from St. Lawrence University and his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law.

Donna Morea

Operating Executive

Donna S. Morea is an Operating Executive focused on technology and business services. 

Ms. Morea is the retired President of CGI Technologies and Solutions, where she led CGI’s multi-billion dollar IT and business process services in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.  Her clients included many of the world’s largest and most complex organizations in federal, state and local government; healthcare; and financial services.  Prior to that, she served in numerous executive management roles at American Management Systems, which merged with CGI in 2004.

Ms. Morea received a BA with high honors from Wesleyan University and an MBA with distinction from Wharton. 

She currently serves on the boards of Net Health, Accelerate Learning and as Chair of KLDiscovery (all Carlyle portfolio companies.)  She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of SAIC (NYSE:SAIC), and is the Chair of the Technology Committee of the Truist Board of Directors (NYSE:TFC).

In addition to her business activities, she is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Wesleyan University, her alma mater; Director of Share our Strength, a national organization fighting childhood hunger in the US; and a Trustee of the Inova Health System, the largest healthcare system in Northern Virginia. She is a Chair Emerita of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the nation's largest technology council with over 1000 member companies, representing over 300,000 employees in the region.  

Daniel Myers

Operating Executive

Daniel Myers is an Operating Executive focused on the global consumer, media and retail sectors.

Previously, Mr. Myers was Head of Integrated Supply Chain of Mondelēz International where he led the Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Customer Service and Logistics groups, which represented more than 70,000 of the company’s employees. Mr. Myers held the same position at Kraft Foods Inc., the predecessor to Mondelēz International, since he joined the company in September 2011. Under Mr. Myers’ leadership, Mondelēz funded a major reinvention of its worldwide supply chain which delivered more than $3 billion in savings.

Prior to Kraft Foods, Mr. Myers worked for Procter & Gamble for 33 years, serving as a Global Vice-President in roles across all areas of the Supply Chain. During his career he has managed over 250 manufacturing plants and 400 Distribution Centers serving over 160 countries

Mr. Myers is currently a Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business teaching both graduate and under-graduate studies.

Mr. Myers earned his BS in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. and has served on the Board of the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee’s School of Business.

Terry Myerson

Operating Executive

Terry Myerson is an Operating Executive working with portfolio companies on the design and execution of their technology strategies. He is a Venture Partner at Madrona Venture Capital, the Pacific Northwest’s leading venture capital group, where he works with entrepreneurs on the next generation of innovation.

Previously, Mr. Myerson was a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Microsoft, leading the development of Windows, Surface and Xbox. During his 21-year career at Microsoft, he also led the development of Microsoft Exchange, during which time it became the world’s most popular business communications system and the foundation for today’s Office 365.

Prior to his Microsoft career, Mr. Myerson founded Intersé, one of the first web software companies, which Microsoft acquired in 1997. He graduated Duke University and is now a member of the Duke Pratt School of Engineering Board of Visitors, which provides advice and counsel in long-range planning and academic programs.

Mr. Myerson also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Seattle Foundation, which is dedicated to making the greater Seattle area a stronger and more vibrant community for all.

Yasuo Nishiguchi

Senior Advisor

Yasuo Nishiguchi is a Senior Advisor focused on Japanese buyout opportunities. He is based in Tokyo.

Mr. Nishiguchi was the former President and CEO of Kyocera Corporation, one of Japan’s leading companies in system electronic devices, telecom equipment and applied ceramic products. He was involved in technology development and new business creation.

Mr. Nishiguchi is currently the President of HANDY Inc. He serves on the Boards of Directors of several companies.

Mr. Nishiguchi obtained his M.S. degree from Osaka Kyoiku University and Ph.D. in management science and innovation policy studies at Doshisha University Graduate School of Policy Studies.

Yutaka Nishimura

Senior Advisor

Yutaka Nishimura is a Senior Advisor focused on Japanese buyout opportunities in the consumer, retail and healthcare sectors. He is based in Tokyo.

Previously, Mr. Nishimura was President and Regional CEO of Richemont Japan, where he led a business restructuring which enhanced the company’s cost competitiveness and market position. Before becoming President and Regional CEO, Mr. Nishimura held CFO and COO positions at Richemont Japan. Prior to that, Mr. Nishimura held leadership positions in fields such as finance and marketing at GE Edison Life and GE Medical Systems Asia.

He is currently a board member at Carlyle portfolio companies Oyatsu Company Ltd. and Sunsho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Mr. Nishimura is a member of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives.

Mr. Nishimura earned his B.A. in economics from Keio University.

Peter Mackie

Operating Executive

Peter Mackie is a Senior Advisor to the Global Credit Group. He is based in New York and Toronto.

Previously, Mr. Mackie was Managing Director and Head of North American Fixed Income Sales and Risk Solutions Group at Scotiabank based in Toronto Canada.  He joined Scotiabank in 2009 in Senior Client Relationship Management.   From 2010 to 2014 he oversaw Global Credit Sales and was responsible for leading Canada Fixed Income Credit Sales and building out the US Credit Distribution platform.

From 2006-2008 Mr. Mackie Headed High Yield and Distressed Credit Sales at Barclays Capital in New York.   He began his Career at Goldman Sachs in New York where he spent 13 years in High Yield and Distressed Sales. 

Mr. Mackie earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and has an AB in Economics from Harvard College.

Mary Petrovich

Operating Executive

Mary Petrovich is an Operating Executive focused on U.S. buyout opportunities in the automotive and transportation sectors. Ms. Petrovich is based in Michigan.

Previously, Ms. Petrovich was Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle portfolio company AxleTech International, culminating in the December 2008 sale of AxleTech to General Dynamics, where she continued to lead the business for two years. Prior to her decade with AxleTech, Ms. Petrovich served as President of Dura Automotive’s global $1 billion Driver Controls unit. Before Dura, she held roles of increasing responsibility with AlliedSignal, leading several automotive and industrial businesses. Early in her career Ms. Petrovich served in a variety of engineering, manufacturing and finance roles with Chrysler and General Motors.

Ms. Petrovich received her MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSE in industrial and operations engineering from University of Michigan.

Lawrence B. Prior, III

Operating Executive

Larry Prior is an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. He is based in Washington, DC and serves on the Board of Directors of Novetta.

Mr. Prior was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of CSRA, Inc., which was acquired by General Dynamics. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager of CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) business, providing next-generation technology solutions and mission services to the U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and FedCiv sectors. 

Before joining CSC, Mr. Prior held executive leadership positions at BAE Systems Inc., ManTech International, SAIC, LightPointe Communications, High Technology Solutions, the County of San Diego and TRW. Earlier in his career, Mr. Prior worked as a professional staff member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and served as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Prior earned his BS degree from Loyola Marymount University and an MA in security studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Thomas W. Rabaut

Operating Executive

Thomas W. Rabaut is an Operating Executive focused on U.S. buyout opportunities. He is based in Washington, DC.

Since his involvement with Carlyle starting in 2007, Mr. Rabaut has served as Chairman of Carlyle portfolio companies ARINC, Veyance, Signode and Synagro, and on the boards of Carlyle portfolio companies Novetta, Allison Transmission, Qualicaps, Landmark Aviation and Illinois Central School Bus LLC.

Previously, Mr. Rabaut served as President and Chief Executive Officer of one of Carlyle’s most successful investments—the 1997 acquisition of United Defense. During his tenure in this position, he led the evolution of the company from a limited partnership through the formation of a stand-alone private enterprise to an NYSE publicly traded company and the ultimate sale to BAE Systems in June 2005.

After the sale, he served as President of BAE’s Land and Armaments Operating Group, where he oversaw 11,000 employees in 13 locations and was responsible for $3.7 billion in sales.

Prior to his tenure at United Defense, he served 17 years in various roles at FMC Corporation, where he ultimately became Vice President and General Manager of FMC’s Defense Systems Group.

Mr. Rabaut earned his BS at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served five years in the U.S. Army. He received an MBA from Harvard University.

Jackie Roberts

Operating Executive

Jackie Roberts is an Operating Executive at The Carlyle Group where she is advising across the firm and in particular, supporting the firm’s global ESG and impact team which includes providing expertise in due diligence processes and developing and supporting sustainability strategies across portfolio companies.  Prior to this Ms. Roberts served as a Managing Director and the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) for The Carlyle Group driving the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues across Carlyle’s into investment process and supporting portfolio companies across fund s and sectors. 

Prior to The Carlyle Group, Ms. Roberts was a Senior Director, Director and Program Manager at the Environmental Defense Fund.  Among other projects, she created the innovative corporate partnerships program which led to successful operational changes that reduce environmental impacts at companies including McDonald’s, FedEx, Starbucks and SC Johnson, and throughout their supply chains.  This work earned a White House Presidential Environment and Conservation Challenge Award.   Ms. Roberts also served as a national expert on business strategy and sustainability, as well as serving as an expert on engineering aspects of clean energy solutions and, in particular, opportunities to build economic development through climate adaptation and mitigation.  Her team established a unique database and data analytics to support DOE tracking of stimulus package for the clean energy sector.  Prior to EDF, Ms. Roberts worked as an engineer for the US EPA Superfund program and enjoyed a 1-year faculty appointment at Harvard Business School.  

Ms. Roberts earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University, a M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, and an M.E.S. from the Yale School of the Environment. 

Ms. Roberts serves on the Board of Weiman Brands, based in Chicago.

Ms. Roberts has also served on various non-profit boards, including Arizona State University Global Institute of Sustainability, Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, Appalachian Mountain Club, and University of Michigan Corporate Environmental Management Program.

 

Charles O. Rossotti

Senior Advisor

Charles O. Rossotti is a Senior Advisor focused primarily on investments in the fields of information technology and business services. He is based in Washington, DC.

Previously, Mr. Rossotti served from 1997 to 2002 as Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, the federal agency that serves 175 million taxpayers and employs 100,000 people. As a result of his leadership, the public’s rating of the IRS increased greatly and relationships of trust with Congress, tax professionals and business groups were restored, and the agency’s effectiveness turned around. In 1970, Mr. Rossotti co-founded American Management Systems, Inc. and until 1997 served at various times as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. AMS grew through his tenure, becoming a major international business systems consulting and systems integration firm with revenues of more than $1 billion. AMS clients include Fortune 500 companies and federal, state and local government agencies in North America and Europe. In 1979, AMS was one of the first technology services firms to go public.

Mr. Rossotti is on the Boards of Directors of Coalfire, ECi Software, LDiscovery and Novetta (all Carlyle portfolio companies), and Booz Allen Hamilton and Quorum Management Solutions (both former Carlyle portfolio companies). In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of AES Corporation, a publicly-owned global electric power company.

In addition to his business activities, Mr. Rossotti serves on the Boards of Capital Partners for Education and the Comptroller General’s Advisory Committee of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). In 2005, he served as a member of President Bush’s advisory panel on reform of the income tax.

Mr. Rossotti is the author of “Many Unhappy Returns” (Harvard Business School Press 2005), a book about his experience turning around the IRS.

Mr. Rossotti earned his A.B. in economics, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University and his M.B.A., with high distinction, from Harvard Business School. In 1970, he received the Distinguished Civilian Service Medal from the Department of Defense. In 2002, he received the Alexander Hamilton Medal from the Department of Treasury. In 2003, he received an Alumni Achievement Award from Harvard Business School.

Sam Sliman

Operating Executive

Sam Sliman is an Operating Advisor focused on opportunities in the technology and business services sectors. 

Mr. Sliman is the founder of Gulfscape Ventures, where he primarily invests in growth and early-stage technology ventures and serves as an advisor to private equity and venture capital funds.

Prior to Gulfscape, he was President and a board member of Optimal, a $170M technology consulting firm backed by Tailwind Capital and acquired by NTT DATA (NYSE:NTT).  Over a 20-year career in technology, Mr. Sliman held roles as an Executive Vice President, General Manager and Business Development lead for Commerce One (NASDAQ:CMRC), AppNet (NASDAQ:APNT, acquired by Commerce One), and Research & Planning, Inc. (acquired by AppNet).  He began his career as a technology architect with Accenture.

Mr. Sliman currently serves on the Board of Directors of Carlyle portfolio companies Coalfire Systems, Inc. and United Road Services.

Mr. Sliman earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Mississippi and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

David L. Squier

Operating Executive

David L. Squier is an Operating Executive focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors.

He serves as a consultant and board member for several Carlyle portfolio companies, including Dynamic Precision Group and Sequa Corporation.

Mr. Squier was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Howmet Corporation, a post he held from 1992 to 2000. He was associated with Howmet in a number of senior management assignments for more than 20 years. As Chief Executive Officer, he was responsible for the operations of an organization with more than $1 billion in annual sales and 29 manufacturing facilities in five countries. Mr. Squier first joined Howmet in 1971. He served as Plant Manager at the company’s Casting units in Hampton, VA, and Wichita Falls, TX, before being named Vice President in charge of Howmet’s refurbishment activities in 1983. He was named Vice President of Product Support Operations in 1984, Senior Vice President of the Product Support Group in 1985, Executive Vice President in 1988 and Chief Operating Officer in 1991. Mr. Squier was a member of the Howmet Board of Directors from 1987 until his retirement in October 2000.

Mr. Squier holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.

Admiral James Stavridis

Operating Executive

Admiral James Stavridis is an Operating Executive focused on advising Carlyle’s executive team and investment professionals on geopolitical and national security issues.

Previously, Admiral Stavridis served as the 12th Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. A retired four-star officer in the U.S. Navy, he led the NATO Alliance in global operations from 2009 to 2013 as Supreme Allied Commander with responsibility for Afghanistan, Libya, the Balkans, Syria, counter piracy and cyber security. He also served as Commander of U.S. Southern Command, with responsibility for all military operations in Latin America from 2006 to 2009. Admiral Stavridis holds more than 50 medals, including 28 from foreign nations.

Earlier in his military career he commanded the top ship in the Atlantic Fleet, winning the Battenberg Cup, as well as a squadron of destroyers and a carrier strike group all in combat. In 2016, he was vetted for Vice President by Hillary Clinton and subsequently invited to Trump Tower to discuss a cabinet position in the Trump Administration.

Admiral Stavridis earned his PhD in international relations and his MA in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and he is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Admiral Stavridis is Chair of the Board of Counselors at McLarty Associates, a monthly columnist for TIME Magazine and Chief International Security Analyst for NBC News. He is the author of nine books, including “Sailing True North” in 2019.

Wayne Wen-Tsui Tsou

Senior Advisor

Wayne Tsou is a Senior Advisor to the Asia team. He is based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Tsou started Carlyle’s growth capital business in Asia (the first such business for Carlyle globally) when he joined the firm in 2004. Until 2018, Mr. Tsou was the Vice Chairman of Asia Growth.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Tsou spent seven years at Warburg Pincus, where he was a Managing Director, the head of technology investments for Asia including Japan and a member of Warburg Pincus’ Global Information Technology Group and Global Communications Group.

Mr. Tsou holds a Juris Doctor from the Harvard Law School, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology (“Caltech”), and a Bachelor of Science summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a native of Shanghai, China.

Claudius (Bud) E. Watts IV

Senior Advisor

Claudius E. Watts IV (“Bud”) is a Senior Advisor focused on software, software enabled services, semiconductors and electronic systems. Mr. Watts established the firm’s Technology Buyout Group in 2004 and led it until 2014.

Mr. Watts led Carlyle’s investments in technology companies CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM), SS&C Technologies (NASDAQ: SSNC), Open Link Financial, Open Solutions, Jazz Semiconductor, and Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL), as well as aerospace companies Firth Rixson, Sippican, and CPU Technology.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Watts was a Managing Director in the M&A group of First Union Securities, Inc. He joined First Union Securities when First Union acquired Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co., where Mr. Watts was a principal and advised Carlyle on several transactions. Prior to joining Bowles Hollowell, Mr. Watts was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force. During his service, he was qualified as an instructor pilot in both the F-16 and A-10 aircraft and served in a number of leadership and operations management positions in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Watts earned a B.S. in electrical engineering cum laude from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Mr. Watts currently serves as the Independent Lead Director on the Board of CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) and as Chairman of the Board of Carolina Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CARO).

In addition to his business activities, Mr. Watts serves as the Chairman of the Board of both The Citadel Foundation and The Citadel Trust and serves on the boards of the Roper St. Francis Foundation and Belle W. Baruch Foundation.

Dr. Stefan Weingartner

Operating Executive

Dr. Stefan Weingartner is an Operating Executive focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors.

He serves at the Boards of Forgital Group, Italy; Sequa Corporation, Florida and StandardAero, Arizona.

Throughout his career Mr. Weingartner has transformed aircraft engine and systems businesses into high-performance market leaders. Prior to his appointment to the Sequa Board of Directors in 2015, Weingartner was President of MTU Maintenance, a leadership role he held for eight years. He was instrumental in leading the organization to profitable growth, in addition to other significant business and technical achievements. During this time he also was a member of the Executive Board of MTU Aero Engines AG, an MDAX-listed (MTX) company.

Weingartner held the role of Senior Vice President, Defense Programs, at MTU Aero Engines GmbH. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director for MTU Turbomeca Rolls-Royce GmbH. Weingartner previously was President and Managing Director at EADS Japan Co. Ltd. (now Airbus Group), and held leadership roles with other aerospace companies, including Daimler Chrysler Aerospace in Japan.

Weingartner holds a master’s degree in physics from Munich Technical University, an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, and a Doctorate in Engineering from the Munich Technical University. He is a past Board member of the German Aerospace Industries Association and American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.

Brian Wilson AO

Senior Advisor

Brian Wilson AO is a Senior Advisor focused on Asia buyout opportunities. He is based in Australia.

Mr. Wilson is also a member of the Payments System Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a non-executive director of Bell Financial Group and Chairman of the UTS Foundation. He is the former Chairman of Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board and a former Chancellor of the University of Technology Sydney.

Mr. Wilson’s previous investment banking career, specializing in corporate financial advice, spanned 33 years. He was a managing director of the global investment bank Lazard and a vice-chairman of Citigroup Australia.

Mr Wilson holds BCom and MCom (Hons) degrees from the University of Auckland and a Hon DUniv degree from UTS. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Jesse J. Wu

Senior Advisor

Jesse J. Wu is a Senior Advisor focused on Asia buyout opportunities.

Mr. Wu served as Chairman of China at Johnson & Johnson until May 2016. During his 26-year tenure at Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Wu served across multiple roles, including as Worldwide Chairman of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group and Company Group Chairman for Global Markets. He has 30 years of experience in the healthcare and related sectors. He serves as Member of Advisory Board at Duke Kunshan University.

Mr. Wu earned his undergraduate degree in economics from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. He holds an M.B.A. degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Dr. Daniel Yergin

Senior Advisor

Dr. Daniel Yergin is a Senior Advisor advising Carlyle on a range of issues including geopolitical developments, economic conditions and trends in the global energy sector.

Dr. Yergin is Vice Chairman of IHS, one of the world’s largest research and information companies, with 9000 employees, and founder of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, which became part of IHS in 2004. He is a director of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Brookings Institution. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and a director of the United States Energy Association and the New America Foundation. He serves on the Advisory Boards of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative and the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy and on Singapore’s International Energy Advisory Panel.

Dr. Yergin is the author of several bestsellers: The Prize: the Epic Quest for Oil Money and Power, which won the Pulitzer Prize; The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World; and Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy.

Dr. Yergin earned his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.

Yutaro Shintaku

Senior Advisor

Yutaro Shintaku is a Senior Advisor to the Japan buyout advisory team. He is based in Tokyo.

Mr. Shintaku joined Toa Nenryo Kogyo (currently JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation) in 1979. He joined Terumo Corporation in 1999 and assumed several positions including Director and Executive Officer for Cardiac and Vascular Group, Director and Senior Executive Officer for R&D Center, and Director and Managing Executive Officer for Corporate Planning. In 2010, Mr. Shintaku was appointed President CEO. He engaged in numerous mergers and acquisitions and realized sustainable growth, globalization, and business portfolio transformation. Mr. Shintaku was appointed Advisor of Terumo in 2017.

Currently, Mr. Shintaku serves as outside board directors in various industries including pharmaceutical, machinery, food, and information engineering. He is a Specially-appointed Professor of School of Business Administration of Hitotsubashi University.

Mr. Shintaku earned his B.A. in International Relations from University of Tokyo and MBA from University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Hongjiang Zhang

Senior Advisor

Dr. Hongjiang Zhang is a Senior Advisor focused on Asia Buyout investment opportunities. He is based in Hong Kong.

Previously, Dr. Zhang has held positions including CEO of Kingsoft, Managing Director of Microsoft Advanced Technology Center (ATC), and Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft’s China Research and Development Group (CRD).

Dr. Zhang was a founding member, then the Assistant Managing Director, of Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA). MSRA was reported in 2004 as “The hottest Computer Lab” by MIT Technology Review. While with MSRA, he led efforts to research in Media Computing, Data Mining and Web Search, Natural Language Computing, and Distributed Systems. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Zhang was with Hewlett-Packard Labs at Palo Alto, California, where he was a research manager. He also worked at the Institute of Systems Science (today, renamed I2R), National University of Singapore.

A researcher in media computing, more specifically in video and image analysis, search and browsing, Dr. Zhang has authored four books, over 350 scientific papers, and holds 62 US patents. He has been elected Fellow of IEEE and Association for Computing Machinery and won the “2008 Asian American Engineers of the Year” award. He is also the recipient of 2010 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Awards.

Dr. Zhang earned his B.S. in Radio and Electronics from Zhengzhou University in Henan, China and his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, Denmark.

David Zwiener

Operating Executive

David Zwiener is an Operating Executive focused on the global financial services sector. He is based in New York.

Previously, Mr. Zwiener was interim Chief Executive Officer at PartnerRe since 2015 and a member of the company’s board since 2010. Prior to his role as interim Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Zwiener was a Principal at Dowling Capital Partners. He previously served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Wachovia Corporation. From 2007 to 2008, he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle’s Financial Institutions Group. He also served as President of Property Casualty Operations, as well as Chief Financial Officer at The Hartford Financial Services Group.

Mr. Zwiener is currently a member of the Board of VOYA Financial and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of former Carlyle portfolio company Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Ltd.

Mr. Zwiener earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Directory

Name Title Location Industry Business Segment Fund Type
Aaron Hurwitz Vice President Washington, DC Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Corporate Private Equity U.S. Equity Opportunities
Cherine Aboulzelof Managing Director London, UK Real Estate Investment Solutions
Chioma Achebe Vice President New York, NY Corporate Private Equity
Jamie Adams Principal Washington, DC Real Estate Real Assets
Tian Ai Principal Beijing, China Corporate Private Equity
Tian Ai Vice President Beijing, China Corporate Private Equity
Allen Feng Vice President Beijing, China Corporate Private Equity
William H. Allen Managing Director New York, NY Financial Services Corporate Private Equity
Michael Allison Managing Director Washington, DC
Alon Neches Managing Director New York, NY
Vipul H. Amin Managing Director Washington, DC Industrial Corporate Private Equity
Jeremy W. Anderson Managing Director Washington, DC
Matt Anderson Managing Director New York, NY
Andreas Boye Managing Director New York, NY Financial Services Global Credit
Nigel D.T. Andrews Independent Director, TCG BDC I and II New York, NY Global Credit
Eric Anton Principal New York, NY Investment Solutions
Tyler Appel Vice President Washington, DC Real Estate Real Assets
Alejandra Arguello Managing Director New York, NY Financial Services Global Credit
Colin Atkins Managing Director London, UK Global Credit
James A. Attwood, Jr. Managing Director New York, NY Technology & Business Services, Telecom & Media Corporate Private Equity
Jason Avdenko Chief Compliance Officer for Carlyle Aviation Partners Miami, FL
Victor Backstrom Managing Director London, UK Investment Solutions Private Equity Solutions
Ruulke Bagijn Head of Investment Solutions New York, NY Investment Solutions Private Equity Solutions
Stephen W. Bailey Managing Director Washington, DC Technology & Business Services Corporate Private Equity
Jeremy Bailys Vice President New York, NY Global Credit
Dayne Baird Managing Director Washington, DC Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Corporate Private Equity
Anita Balaji Managing Director New York, NY Consumer & Retail Corporate Private Equity
Alejandro Balsera Associate Director Barcelona, Spain
Akhil Bansal Managing Director New York, NY Global Credit
Katherine Barasch Vice President Washington, DC Industrial, Transportation Corporate Private Equity
Daniel Barbosa Vice President New York, NY Energy & Power Real Assets
Jonathan Bard Managing Director Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Real Assets
Sebastian Barriga Director Lima, Peru Corporate Private Equity Peru Buyout
Erik Barrios Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary, TCG BDC, Inc. New York, NY Global Credit
Roman Bas Managing Director New York, NY Investor Relations
Lauren Basmadjian Managing Director New York, NY Financial Services Global Credit Global Credit Alternatives
Susan Bass Principal Washington, DC Real Assets
David Basto Managing Director New York, NY Corporate Private Equity
Waël O. Bayazid Managing Director New York, NY Investor Relations
Benjamin Mensah Vice President New York, NY Global Credit
Pamela L. Bentley Chief Accounting Officer Washington, DC
Brian A. Bernasek Managing Director Washington, DC Industrial Corporate Private Equity
Jared Bernheim Vice President New York, NY Global Credit
Lauren Beshore Vice President Washington, DC Real Assets
Jared Beyer Principal New York, NY Global Credit
Neeraj Bharadwaj Managing Director Mumbai, India Corporate Private Equity
Chintan Bhatt Vice President Washington, DC
Wesley Bieligk Managing Director Washington, DC Industrial Corporate Private Equity
Jonathan Blank Principal New York, NY Investor Relations
David J. Bluff Managing Director Sydney, Australia Corporate Private Equity