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We are led by a team of Investment Partners averaging 20 years with the firm, augmented by a group of dedicated, full-time Operating Partners averaging over 10 years with the firm. We are proud of our apprenticeship model: all of Kohlberg’s Investment Partners have spent the vast majority of their professional career at Kohlberg. Our investment team is supported by highly talented and experienced finance and operations professionals.

Samuel P. Frieder

Managing Partner

Gordon H. Woodward

Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Eric Bilmes

Partner, Credit & Structured Equity

Andrew P. Bonanno

Partner, Business Development

Jessica Hoffman Brennan

Partner, Head of Strategy & Investor Relations

Shant Mardirossian

Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Jean Roberts

Partner

Ahmed Wahla

Partner

Brady Delaney

Managing Director, Talent

Alexander Forrey

Managing Director

Sanaz Raczynski

Managing Director, Sustainability

Albert E. Scheer

Managing Director, Credit

Benjamin Yu

Managing Director

Thomas K. Jung

Director, Portfolio Company Initiatives

Daniel Slutsky

Director, Structured Equity

Jordan Hill

Director, Credit

Chris Dale

Vice President

Whitney Hanson

Vice President

Kristie Kalenka

Vice President

Greg Kamford

Vice President, Business Development

Chris McKinney

Vice President

Cady Burke

Senior Associate

Paige Caridi

Senior Associate

Jose A. Emanuelli

Senior Associate

Omar Garza

Senior Associate

Jenny Kreps

Senior Associate

Mallet Njonkem

Senior Associate

Amanda Chang

Associate, ESG

John Downey

Associate

Megan Downey

Associate

Grant Goddard

Associate

Rouzi Guo

Associate

Deionte Jones

Associate

Jay Mackie

Associate

Owen Ward

Associate

James M. Better

Operating Partner

Scott M. Birnbaum

Operating Partner

Ron Childress

Operating Partner

Robert A. Cucuel, Jr.

Operating Partner

Clark Hale

Operating Partner

Matthew J. Jennings

Operating Partner

Roger M. Prevot

Operating Partner

Michael R. Quinn

Operating Partner

Andrea Simone

IT Operating Executive

Eric R. Sweitzer

Operations Adviser, CFO Services

Jonathan P. Ward

Operating Partner

Marina Chalik

Vice President, Investor Services

Elizabeth (“Lily”) MacGregor

Vice President, Investor Relations

Nick Kono

Senior Associate, Investor Relations

Mary-Ann Sievert

Investor Relations Coordinator

Sasha Cáceres

Investor Relations Coordinator

Alissa M. Belcastro

Vice President, Legal Operations

Daniel S. Gewanter

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Christopher Gilson

Fund Controller

Todd Honczarenko

Desktop Support Engineer

Kerry Ikone

Director, HR and Administration

Julia Kim

Director, Funds

Sung Hee Kim-Kastner

Director, Compliance

Ewelina Meczkowska

Director, Management Company

Moira O’Reilly

Chief Technology Officer

Jessica Preiser

Associate General Counsel

Joseph-Pierre Regent

Chief Financial Officer

Jesse J. Salver

Tax Associate

Sandi Scott

Controller, Management Company

Amy Stern

Director, Tax

Renaud Vidick

Vice President, Valuations and Fund Operations

Chris Zale

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Jody Calderon

Administrative Assistant

Mary Beth Keller

Executive Assistant

Jeanne Manecky

Executive Assistant

Amy Maser

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Christine Molloy

Administrative Assistant

Noemi Morales

Executive Assistant

Danielle Palermo

Executive Assistant

Valeria Pérez

Executive Assistant

Lauren Wysmuller

Executive Assistant