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James D. Wiggins

Operating Partner
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  • Mr. Wiggins has been affiliated with Kohlberg since 1996 and was named an Operating Partner in 2002. He currently is a member of the board of directors of Parts Authority. He previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburgh Glass Works and Chairman of Stanadyne Corporation and Trico Products Corporation, as well as Chief Executive Officer of Schrader-Bridgeport International, all Kohlberg portfolio companies. He is responsible for investment thesis development, company diligence and portfolio company operations management in the Industrial sector.

    Prior to joining Kohlberg, Mr. Wiggins held various senior level management positions at Tomkins PLC and Bridge Products.

    Mr. Wiggins received a B.S. from Lawrence Technological University and an M.B.A. from Ball State University. He also served as an Artillery Officer in the United States Marine Corps.