Mr. D’Aniello is a founder and Chairman of Carlyle and was elected to the Board of Directors of our general partner effective July 18, 2011. Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. D’Aniello was the Vice President for Finance and Development at Marriott Corporation for eight years. Before joining Marriott, Mr. D’Aniello was a financial officer at PepsiCo, Inc. and Trans World Airlines. Mr. D’Aniello is a member of The Council for the United States and Italy; the Lumen Institute; the U.S.—China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Co-Chairman of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Research; the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University; the Chancellor’s Council; the Corporate Advisory Council to the Martin J. Whitman School of Management; Chairman of the Wolf Trap Foundation of the Performing Arts; and an Advisor to the John Templeton Foundation. Mr. D’Aniello previously served as chairman and/or director of several private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests. Mr. D’Aniello is a 1968 magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and a 1974 graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.
Mr. Conway is a founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle and is also the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Conway was elected to the Board of Directors of our general partner effective July 18, 2011. Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. Conway was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCI Communications Corporation (“MCI”). Mr. Conway was a Vice President and Treasurer of MCI from 1981 to 1984. Mr. Conway is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins Medical Center and the John Carroll Society Board of Governors. He previously served as chairman and/or director of several public and private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests. Mr. Conway received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Rubenstein is a founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. He was elected to the Board of Directors of our general partner effective July 18, 2011. Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in Washington, D.C. with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge LLP (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP). From 1977 to 1981 Mr. Rubenstein was Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. From 1975 to 1976, he served as Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments. From 1973 to 1975, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in New York with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Among other philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Rubenstein is the Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution, President of the Economic Club of Washington and on the Boards of Directors or Trustees of Duke University (Chair), Johns Hopkins Medicine, University of Chicago, the Brookings Institution (Co-Chair), the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Council on Foreign Relations (Vice Chair) and the Institute for Advanced Study. Mr. Rubenstein is a 1970 magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. Following Duke, Mr. Rubenstein graduated in 1973 from The University of Chicago Law School.
Mr. Youngkin is President and Chief Operating Officer of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since June 2015. Mr. Youngkin also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group. From June 2014 to May 2015, Mr. Youngkin served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. From March 2011 until June 2014, Mr. Youngkin served as Chief Operating Officer. From October 2010 until March 2011, Mr. Youngkin served as Carlyle's interim principal financial officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Youngkin was the Global Head of the Industrial Sector investment team. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Youngkin led Carlyle's buyout activities in the United Kingdom and from 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the U.S. buyout team. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1995, Mr. Youngkin was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and he also previously worked in the investment banking group at CS First Boston. Mr. Youngkin has served on the Board of Directors of numerous Carlyle portfolio companies and currently serves on the Board of Ri-Happy Brinquedos S.A. Mr. Youngkin also serves on the Board of Governors of the National Cathedral School, the Dean's Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, the Board of Directors of Meadowkirk, Inc. and the Rice Management Company and as Church Warden of the Vestry of Holy Trinity Church. Mr. Youngkin received a B.S. in mechanical engineering and a B.A. in managerial studies from Rice University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Mr. Buser is the Chief Financial Officer of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since December 2014. Mr. Buser also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group. From May 2014 until December 2014, Mr. Buser served as Carlyle’s Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Buser joined Carlyle in 2004 as a managing director and served as the firm’s Chief Accounting Officer until May 2014. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Buser was an audit partner with Ernst & Young, LLP. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in 1985 and was admitted to the partnership in 1997. Mr. Buser graduated from Georgetown University.
Michael W. Arpey is a Managing Director responsible for fund formation strategy, new investor products and coordination of investor relations. Mr. Arpey is based in Washington, DC.
Mr. Arpey joined Carlyle in November of 2010 and is a member of the Firm's Management and Operating Committees.
Mr. Arpey was formerly a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Asset Management division. At Credit Suisse, he was the Co-head of the Customized Fund Investment Group within Private Equity in Alternative Investments.
Mr. Arpey joined CSFB in November 2000 through the merger with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where he was a Managing Director and Head of DLJ Merchant Banking's Customized Fund Investment Group. Prior to DLJ, Mr. Arpey worked at Prudential Global Asset Management as The Global Head of Private Equity where he was responsible for oversight of Prudential's global private equity activities and managed Prudential's fund investment group. Previously, Mr. Arpey was with the New York State Common Retirement Fund where he was Director of Alternative Investments and managed a $7 billion private equity portfolio.
Prior to that, Mr. Arpey was General Counsel to the State Treasurer of Pennsylvania for five years. He was appointed by the State Treasurer as her designee to both the Pennsylvania Public School Employee Retirement System and the State Employee Retirement System.
He earned his B.A. from St. Lawrence University and his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law.
Mr. Arpey is a registered lobbyist in New York and was a registered lobbyist in California from March 2011 to December 2011. He currently holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
Peter J. Clare is a Managing Director, Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Corporate Private Equity Group and Co-head of the U.S. Buyout group. He is based in Washington, D.C. Since joining Carlyle in 1992, Mr. Clare has played a leading role in several of Carlyle’s most successful investments, including Aviall Inc., Avio S.p.A, Booz Allen, Landmark Aviation, Standard Aero, United Defense Industries, Inc., and Wesco Aircraft. From 1999 to 2001, he was based in Hong Kong as a founding member of the Carlyle Asia Buyout team and continues to serve on the Carlyle Asia Buyout investment committee today. In 2001 and 2002, he launched Carlyle's initial investments in distressed debt, which led to the creation of Carlyle Strategic Partners. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Clare served as the Global Head of the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services sector team. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Clare was with First City Capital Corporation, a private equity group which invested in buyouts, public equities, distressed bonds and restructurings. Prior to joining First City Capital, he was with the Merchant Banking Group of Prudential-Bache. Mr. Clare is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University and received his M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Mr. Clare is a currently member of the Boards of Directors of Booz Allen Hamilton, Sequa Corp. and Signode Industrial and previously served on the boards of CommScope, Inc. and Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD).
Lauren Dillard is a Managing Director and Head of Carlyle’s Investment Solutions Group, where she also served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Since joining Carlyle in 2002, she has held a series of positions including Head of Global Tax Department and Head of Global Equity Programs. She was a member of the Firm’s Transaction Team where she played a significant role in transactions, including the Firm’s initial public offering. She currently serves on the Firm’s Management Committee.
Prior to 2002, she served in the Real Estate and Financial Services Group of the Tax Practice of Arthur Andersen, LLP.
Ms. Dillard is active in a range of leadership, philanthropic, and mentoring internal and external efforts to advance the role of women in private equity, including: founder and leader of Carlyle’s Women’s Employee Resource Group, member of the Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN) and other industry initiatives. She is also the recipient of the prestigious One Carlyle Award in recognition of her contributions to and support of the Firm’s collaborative culture.
Ms. Dillard received her B.S. in business administration from the University of Richmond and is based in New York.
Mr. Ferguson is the General Counsel of Carlyle and has served in such capacity since 1999. Mr. Ferguson also serves on Carlyle’s Executive Group. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Ferguson was an associate with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP. Mr. Ferguson received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He also received his law degree from the University of Virginia, and is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia.
Mark Jenkins is a Managing Director and Head of Global Credit based in New York. He is also a member of Carlyle's Management Committee.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Jenkins was a Senior Managing Director at CPPIB and responsible for leading CPPIB’s Global Private Investment Group with approximately CAD$56 billion of AUM. He was Chair of the Credit Investment Committee, Chair of the Private Investments Committee and also managed the portfolio value creation group. While at CPPIB, Mr. Jenkins founded CPPIB Credit Investments, which is a multi-strategy platform making direct principal credit investments. He also led CPPIB’s acquisition and oversight of Antares Capital and the subsequent expansion in middle-market lending. Prior to CPPIB he was Managing Director, Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Origination and Execution for Barclays Capital in New York. Before Barclays, Mr. Jenkins worked for 11 years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in senior positions within the Fixed Income and Financing Groups in New York.
Mr. Jenkins earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University. He served on the boards of Wilton Re, Teine Energy, Antares Capital and Merchant Capital Solutions.
Georgette Kiser is a Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at The Carlyle Group where she is responsible for leading the firm's global information technology group, developing and driving the IT strategy across the global enterprise, which includes the firm's application development, data, digital, infrastructure, and program management and outsourcing activities.
Prior she was a Vice President of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. where she headed the Enterprise Solutions and Capabilities within the Services and Technology Organization. Georgette lead and managed teams that provided creative solutions and technological leverage for Investment Front Office, Trading, and Back office operations. Prior to T. Rowe Price Georgette worked for General Electric within their Aerospace Unit.
She earned a B.S. in Mathematics / minor Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.S. in Mathematics from Villanova University, and an M.B.A from the University of Baltimore.
Georgette has served on various community boards including The Boys' Latin School of Maryland, the T. Rowe Price Foundation Board, Maryland Business Roundtable STEMnet Advisory Board, and University of Baltimore Foundation.
Kewsong Lee is a Managing Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Corporate Private Equity Group. He serves on the Management and Operating Committee, and is a member of each of the Firm’s private equity fund investment committees. Mr. Lee is also involved in the Firm’s corporate development activities. He is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lee was a partner at Warburg Pincus and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Group. Most recently, he led the Consumer, Industrial and Services group, and in the past was actively involved in the firm’s financial services efforts, capital markets group, and the development of the firm’s buyout practice. During his 21 years at Warburg Pincus, Mr. Lee was involved in numerous public and private companies such as Neiman Marcus, Aramark, Arch Capital, Transdigm, Polypore, Knoll, Dime Savings Bank, and Endurance Holdings International.
Mr. Lee serves on the Board of the Lincoln Center Theater, where he is a member of the Executive Committee and co-heads the Investment Committee. He is also a Trustee at Choate Rosemary Hall and actively engaged on various committees for Harvard University, including the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Campaign Steering Committee. He received an AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
David M. Marchick serves as Managing Director and Global Head of External Affairs and serves as a Member of the firm's Management and Operating Committees. Mr. Marchick leads the firm's group that provides government affairs, public affairs, regulatory, research and strategic advice and support to Carlyle's buyout, growth, real estate, credit and debt funds on a global basis. He serves on the board of directors of Sequa Corporation, a diversified aerospace and industrial company and Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the Philadelphia refinery and joint venture with Sunoco. He is based in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Marchick was a partner and Vice-Chair of the international practice group at Covington & Burling. He is an expert on foreign investment and national security issues. Mr. Marchick serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Robert Toigo Foundation, an organization committed to enhance diversity in the financial services industry, and is a Member of the Committee on Conscience of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Mr. Marchick is the co-author of the book "U.S. National Security and Foreign Direct Investment" (Institute for International Economics, May 2006) and has authored numerous articles in major business and trade publications such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Far Eastern Economic Review. He has testified frequently before the Congress.
Prior to joining Covington & Burling in 2002, Mr. Marchick worked on then-Governor Clinton's 1992 campaign and served in four departments – the White House, USTR and Departments of State and Commerce – over seven years in the Clinton Administration. Among other positions, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and while at the White House, helped coordinate the Administration's efforts to secure passage of NAFTA and the creation of the World Trade Organization. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Marchick earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, his M.A. from the University of Texas and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He was admitted to the Washington, D.C. Bar Association in 1998 and the State Bar of California in 1996, but is currently inactive.
Adam S. Metz is a Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate at the Carlyle Group. Carlyle manages ten real estate funds and related investment vehicles that invest in a range of real estate assets in Asia, Europe and the United States. He is based in Washington, DC.
Most recently, he was Senior Advisor to TPG Capital’s Real Estate Group, an opportunistic investor in real estate platforms. The Group invested over $2 billion of equity capital since its formation in 2009.
Prior to joining TPG in April 2011, Mr. Metz was the Chief Executive Officer of General Growth Properties, Inc. from November 2008 until December 2010. Mr. Metz led GGP through the largest bankruptcy and restructuring in REIT history. During his tenure as CEO, the total return (including stock price appreciation and dividend reinvestment) was 906%. Before joining GGP, Mr. Metz was co-founding partner of Polaris Capital LLC, which was formed in 2002 and was in the business of owning retail real estate assets throughout the United States. Polaris partnered with the Blackstone Group in the shopping center assets it owned.
From November 2000 through May 2002, Mr. Metz was Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Rodamco, North America. Rodamco owned over $6 billion in real estate assets, primarily dominant regional malls. Rodamco was a public company listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. In May of 2002, Rodamco N.A. was sold to a consortium of regional shopping mall companies made up of The Rouse Company (subsequently acquired by General Growth Properties), Simon Property Group and Westfield.
Mr. Metz held numerous positions with Urban Shopping Centers, Inc., a NYSE listed REIT including President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Acquisitions. Urban was in the business of owning, acquiring, managing, leasing, developing and redeveloping super-regional and regional malls. Urban was purchased by Rodamco in November 2000 in a friendly transaction. From the IPO in 1993 until 2000, when the Company was sold, the total return (includes stock price appreciation and dividend reinvestment) was 238%.
Mr. Metz was a Vice President in the Capital Markets group of JMB Realty, where he was employed from 1987 to 1993. From 1983 to 1987, he worked in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Group at The First National Bank of Chicago as a Corporate Lending Officer.
Mr. Metz is currently a member of Real Estate Roundtable, ICSC and ULI. He also serves on the advisory boards of the real estate programs at both Cornell University and Northwestern University.
Mr. Metz received his Masters of Management degree from Northwestern University and his Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.
Bruce E. Rosenblum is a Managing Director in the Executive Group, and is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. He is based in Washington, DC. After joining the firm in 2000, Mr. Rosenblum was an investment professional in the U.S. Buyout Group, focusing on the Telecom and Media sector. He worked on transactions involving, and served as a Director of, numerous Carlyle portfolio companies, including PanAmSat Corporation, Videotron Telecom, Ltee., Dex Media, Inc., Insight Communications, The Relizon Company and Rexnord Corporation. He also served as Chairman of the Private Equity Council from its formation in early 2007 through 2009.
In 2008, Mr. Rosenblum was awarded the position of Managing Director in the Executive Group. Since then, Mr. Rosenblum has been actively involved in various aspects of the firm’s operations, including corporate finance, strategic transactions and risk management.
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Rosenblum was a Partner and Executive Committee member at Latham & Watkins, an international law firm where he practiced for 18 years, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Before joining Latham, Mr. Rosenblum served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Rosenblum is a graduate of Yale University and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School.
Mr. Rosenblum was admitted to the New York Bar and the Washington, D.C. Bar in 1981 and 1982, respectively, but is currently inactive. From 2009 to 2012 he was registered with the Florida Insurance Commission.
Lori R. Sabet is a Managing Director and Carlyle’s Chief Human Resources Officer. In this position she is responsible for developing and executing the firm’s global human resources strategy. Ms. Sabet joined the firm in 2000 and is based in Washington, DC. She is a member of the Firm’s Operating Committee.
Under Ms. Sabet's leadership, Carlyle’s Global Human Resources team is responsible for providing strategic and innovative guidance in the areas of leadership and succession planning, incentives and rewards, learning and performance, diversity and inclusion, recruitment strategies, employee engagement, and organizational development. She is actively involved in several human resources organizations and roundtables, and is a frequent speaker and panelist on global human resource-related topics. Ms. Sabet is on the board of Dress for Success-DC, the Leukemia Ball Executive Committee, Marymount University’s Board of Visitors School of Business Administration, and a governing body member for the Washington, DC Human Resources Leadership Summit.
Ms. Sabet earned a B.A. in public administration and human resource management from St. Cloud State University and holds a Master's Degree in human resource management from Marymount University.
Robert G. Stuckey is a Managing Director and the head of all of Carlyle’s U.S. real estate funds. He has held that position since joining the firm in 1998. He is based in Washington, DC.
He is currently Chairman of CoreSite, a NYSE-traded REIT that owns data center properties.
His awards include Top 100 New York’s Most Influential Real Estate Professionals.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Stuckey was Chief Investment Officer for CarrAmerica Realty Corporation. He established and led the investment effort that resulted in CarrAmerica’s growth from a local to a national company. Prior to joining CarrAmerica, Mr. Stuckey was Senior Vice President of ProLogis (formerly Security Capital Industrial Trust). While at ProLogis, he held senior roles focusing on acquisition and development investments. Mr. Stuckey has also served as Chief Financial Officer for Trammell Crow Company, NE, the Northeast region of Trammell Crow Company. In addition, he was a member of Trammell Crow Ventures, a merchant banking affiliate to Trammell Crow Company.
Mr. Stuckey holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University and was twice an academic All-American at the University of Nebraska.