Mr. Jones is currently Chairman of Wasserstein & Co. He was CEO since the firm’s formation in 2001 through 2012. He has over 25 years of experience in investment banking and private equity and has been responsible for building and overseeing both industry and product groups at major investment banking firms. Previously, Mr. Jones was Head of West Coast Investment Banking at Wasserstein Perella and, prior to that, was Managing Director at Salomon Brothers from 1988 through 1994. He began his career at The First Boston Corporation. 

 

He recently served on the Boards of Directors of Harry & David, Encompass Digital Media, and Access Scientific. Also, Mr. Jones served on the Board of Directors of Lazard and previously served on the Boards of Directors of Meyer Material, Odwalla, All-Clad, and IMAX, among other Wasserstein companies.  Mr. Jones currently serves on the board of the health food company, Forager Project, Inc., as well as on the advisory boards of a number of investment firms.  He also serves on, and was formerly Chairman, of the Advisory Board of the Yale School of Management and is on the Board of the Cate School.

 

Mr. Jones received his MBA from the Yale School of Management and his B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

 

Our Team

 
Britt Dannenman  Investing & Research

Britt Dannenman Investing & Research

Robey Miller  Investing & Research

Robey Miller Investing & Research

Fen Zhao  Program Coordinator

Fen Zhao Program Coordinator

Joe Sanberg

Joe Sanberg

 
Nick Grouf  General Partner

Nick Grouf General Partner

Nate Redmond  General Partner

Nate Redmond General Partner

Haitham El Mengad  Software Engineer

Haitham El Mengad Software Engineer

Vikas Gupta  Entrepreneur in Residence

Vikas Gupta Entrepreneur in Residence

 
Dayo Fashoro  Operations Lead

Dayo Fashoro Operations Lead

Loui Smith  Offer Manager & Adminstrative Assistant

Loui Smith Offer Manager & Adminstrative Assistant

Jill O'Neal  Controller

Jill O'Neal Controller