Fund Board of Directors

Founding Chairman

  • Henry R. Kravis
    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co

Co-Chairman

  • Charles R. Kaye
    Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warburg Pincus LLC
  • Tarek Sherif
    Chairman & CEO
    Medidata Solutions, Inc.

Partnership Fund Board

  • Charles R. Bendit
    Co-Chief Executive Officer
    Taconic Investment Partners LLC
  • William H. Berkman
    Managing Partner
    Associated Partners, LP
  • Michael A. Carpenter
    Chairman & CEO
    Southgate Holdings Inc.
  • N. Anthony Coles, MD
    Chairman & CEO
    Yumanity Therapeutics
  • Brian Gavin
    Senior Managing Director & COO,
    Fund Solutions Group, The Blackstone Group
  • Jonathan N. Grayer
    Chairman & CEO
    Weld North LLC
  • Kathryn S. Wylde
    President & CEO
    Partnership for New York City
  • David W. Heleniak
    Senior Advisor
    Morgan Stanley
  • Lori Lesser
    Partner
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • William M. Lewis, Jr.
    Co-Chairman Investment Banking
    Lazard Freres & Co. LLC
  • Heidi Messer
    Co-Founder & Chairman Collective[i]
  • Donna M. Milrod
  • Adebayo O. Ogunlesi
    Chairman & Managing Partner
    Global Infrastructure Partners
  • James D. Robinson IV
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner
    RRE Ventures
  • Kevin P. Ryan
    Chairman & Founder
    MongoDB, Zola, Workframe & Nomad Health
  • Sanjay Swani
  • Frederick Terrell
    Vice Chairman, Investment Banking
    Credit Suisse
  • Fred Wilson
    Managing General Partner
    Union Square Ventures

Honorary Board Members

  • Joseph H. Reich
    Founder
    Beginning With Children Foundation, Inc.
  • Stephen A. Schwarzman
    Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder
    Blackstone

New York City Partnership Foundation Inc. Board

  • Monica F. Azare
    Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
    Verizon Communications, Inc.
  • Peter A. Flaherty
    Chairman, New York City Partnership Foundation
    Managing Director
    Arcon Partners LLC
  • Rev. Floyd Flake
    Senior Pastor
    Allen A.M.E Church
  • Stewart Gross
    Managing Director
    Lightyear Capital LLC
  • Howard Sanders
    Managing Member
    Auldbrass Partners
  • Philip Mindlin
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Maria Gotsch
    President and CEO
    Partnership Fund for New York City
  • Jason Stewart
    Chief Administrative Officer
    IAC
  • Kathryn S. Wylde
    President & CEO
    Partnership for New York City

New York Small Business Venture Fund

NYSBVF/CAPCO

  • Michael A. Carpenter
    Chairman & CEO
    Southgate Holdings Inc.
  • Maria Gotsch
    President and CEO
    Partnership Fund for New York City
  • Daniel Letendre
    Managing Director
    Merrill Lynch Community Development Company
  • Sanjay Swani
  • Deborah Stiles
    Vice President for Research Operations
    Columbia University