NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lindsay Goldberg, a leading private investment firm, announced today that former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew is joining the firm as a Partner. In his role, Secretary Lew will focus on investments across sectors, institutional relationships and firm management.
Alan Goldberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Lindsay Goldberg, said, “We are honored to have Jack join Lindsay Goldberg and look forward to his playing a key role across all facets of our firm. His reputation for integrity, along with his global perspective on business, nuanced knowledge of industry and decades of experience in senior leadership roles are unparalleled. He will contribute greatly to our firm and we are delighted to welcome him to our team.”
Secretary Lew commented, “Lindsay Goldberg has built a reputation as the premier partner for growing family-owned and founder-led businesses. I am excited to join an organization that is so well-respected for its long term orientation and collaborative approach to investing. I look forward to contributing to the growth of the firm and working with its portfolio companies and partners.”
Bob Lindsay, Co-Founder and Chairman of Lindsay Goldberg, added, “Jack is widely recognized as a trusted advisor for his vision, judgment, and creativity. He brings a wealth of insight to Lindsay Goldberg from his years of distinguished service as a senior leader in the public and private sectors.”
In addition to his work at Lindsay Goldberg, Secretary Lew will continue to serve as Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Former White House Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources under President Obama, Secretary Lew was appointed the 76th Secretary of the Treasury in early 2013.
Secretary Lew’s tenure as Treasury Secretary capped 25 years of public service, focused on helping middle class families; driving sound, equitable policy outcomes; and protecting America’s interests at home and abroad. He served in multiple roles in President Bill Clinton’s administration, culminating as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to the Obama administration, he was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Citigroup, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of New York University, where he was also a Professor of Public Administration. Early in his career, Secretary Lew served as Principal Domestic Policy Advisor to House Speaker Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr.
Secretary Lew serves on the board of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and of the bar in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.
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