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Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines — from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate — in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for our investors and business partners. The Firm was founded in 2005 and has approximately $29 billion in capital under management with offices in New York and London. Centerbridge is dedicated to partnering with world-class management teams across targeted industry sectors and geographies to help companies achieve their operating and financial objectives.

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm’s core target sectors are software and technology-enabled services; industrials and energy; and consumer. Clearlake currently has over $4 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 90 investments.


Jared S. Hendricks

Senior Managing Director, New York - Centerbridge

Jared joined Centerbridge in 2006 and focuses on investments in the Technology, Media & Telecom sector.

Prior to joining Centerbridge, Jared was an Associate at Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in technology and related growth companies operating at scale. Previously, Jared was an Investment Banking Analyst within the Global Industrial and Services Group at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Jared serves on the Boards of Directors of American Renal Holdings, Inc. (and affiliated entities), Ivy Acquisition Parent Inc., an affiliate of IPC Corp. and Ligado Networks LLC.

Jared holds a B.S., summa cum laude, from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Anthony P. Curnes

Principal, New York - Centerbridge

Tony rejoined Centerbridge in 2015 upon graduating from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and focuses on investments in the Healthcare and Technology, Media & Telecom sectors. Prior to business school, Tony was an Associate at Centerbridge from 2010 to 2013 and prior to that was at The Blackstone Group L.P. as an Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Tony holds dual B.S., summa cum laude, from the Management & Technology Program of the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Behdad Eghbali

Managing Partner and Co-Founder - Clearlake

Behdad Eghbali is a Managing Partner of Clearlake Capital Group LP, which he cofounded in 2006. Clearlake currently has approximately $4 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 90 investments.  Using a sector-focused approach, Clearlake seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake's operational transformation approach.  The firm's core target sectors are software and technology-enabled services, industrials and energy, and consumer.

Prashant Mehrotra

Partner - Clearlake

Prashant Mehrotra is a Partner and joined Clearlake in 2010. Clearlake currently has approximately $4 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 90 investments.  Using a sector-focused approach, Clearlake seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake's operational transformation approach.  The firm's core target sectors are software and technology-enabled services, industrials and energy, and consumer.

Michael D. Rhodin

Director

Michael Rhodin is an accomplished executive with a passion for helping enterprise clients extract value from their technology investments, improving their business performance and simplifying the way people work.

During an impressive 30-year career at IBM, Mike held several leadership positions where he ran major business segments in high-growth areas such as Business Analytics, Smarter Commerce, Smarter Cities and Social Business. He most recently headed-up Watson – one of IBM’s most significant innovations in its 100-year history.

Mike currently serves on the international board of advisors for the Santander Group, the supervisory board for TomTom, the advisory board for Arboretum Adventures and as an independent director and chair for the compensation and intellectual property committees at HZO.

He received a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree from University of Michigan and was recognized with an Alumni Merit Award in 2016. Mike was also recognized with an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Roanoke College for his contributions to the development of artificial intelligence systems.

Lonne Jaffe

Director

Lonne is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, a leading growth equity and venture capital firm that has raised more than $13 billion and invested in more than 250+ growth-stage software, internet, and data services companies. 
 
Previously, Lonne was the CEO of Syncsort and a Board Director at Vision Solutions, which is now part of Syncsort. 
 
Before taking on the CEO role at Syncsort, Lonne was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at CA Technologies, responsible for the development and execution of the company’s long-term technical and acquisition-related strategic initiatives.
 
Prior to CA, Lonne was a Vice President at IBM, where he led a variety of sizable software acquisitions as well as technology growth strategy for two multi-billion dollar software divisions.
 
Lonne also led IBM’s software businesses for the education, healthcare, life sciences, and government industries, including technical strategy, software product research and development, acquisition planning, and new business development.
 
Lonne holds undergraduate and advanced degrees from Harvard University.

Josh Rogers

Director

Josh is CEO of Syncsort.  Prior to becoming CEO, Josh served as President of Syncsort, leading global business operations, including sales, marketing, support and engineering. Earlier in his career at Syncsort, Josh was VP of Worldwide Field Sales.

Before joining Syncsort, Josh held leadership positions at IBM and Endeca Technologies. Josh has also worked for Bank of America Capital Investors, the private equity investing arm of Bank of America, and the Investment Banking Division for Wells Fargo.

Josh holds a BA in Economics from Davidson College and an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Harvard Business School.