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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

Shant Mardirossian

Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Jean Roberts


Ahmed Wahla


Brady Delaney

Managing Director, Talent

Alexander Forrey

Managing Director

David A. Lorch

Managing Director

Sanaz Raczynski

Managing Director, Sustainability

Albert E. Scheer

Managing Director, Credit

Benjamin Yu

Managing Director

Thomas K. Jung

Director of Portfolio Company Initiatives

Whitney Hanson

Vice President

Jordan Hill

Vice President, Credit

Kristie Kalenka

Vice President

Greg Kamford

Vice President, Business Development

Chris McKinney

Vice President

Chris Dale

Senior Associate

Cady Burke


Paige Caridi


Megan Downey


Deionte Jones


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

Jonathan P. Ward

Operating Partner

Andrea Simone

IT Operating Executive

Marina Chalik

Vice President, Investor Services

Nick Kono

Investor Relations Senior Associate

Elizabeth (“Lily”) MacGregor

Investor Relations Senior Associate

Mary-Ann Sievert

Investor Relations Coordinator

Alissa M. Belcastro

Compliance Associate

Daniel S. Gewanter

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Kerry Ikone

Director of Accounting

Julia Kim

Vice President Fund Controller

Sung Hee Kim-Kastner

Director of Compliance

Ewelina Meczkowska

Vice President of Finance

Moira O’Reilly

Director of Technology and Office Services

Jessica Preiser

Associate, General Counsel

Joseph-Pierre Regent

Chief Financial Officer

Jesse J. Salver

Tax Associate

Sandi Scott

Assistant Controller

Amy Stern

Director of Tax

Chris Zale

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Jody Calderon

Administrative Assistant

Mary Beth Keller

Administrative Assistant

Jeanne Manecky

Administrative Assistant

Amy Maser

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Christine Molloy

Administrative Assistant

Danielle Palermo

Administrative Assistant

Valeria Pérez

Executive Assistant

Lauren Wysmuller

Administrative Assistant