Jeffrey Benjamin

Senior Advisor at Cyrus Capital Partners LP

Jeffrey Benjamin

Jeffrey Benjamin

Senior Advisor at Cyrus Capital Partners LP

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881

Number of Boards

31

Birthday

1962

Age

58

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Senior Partner, Co-Lead Private Equity, Private Equity at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Executive Officer at Involta Holdings LLC

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Co-Founder at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Former Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at SecurityCoverage, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Mercycare Service Corporation

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Chief Executive Officer at A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc.

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Co-Chief Operating Officer at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Former Vice Chairman at Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.

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Co-Head at TPG Real Estate Advisors LLC

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Fund Advisor at TPG Global Advisors LLC

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Jeffrey Benjamin
Senior Advisor at Cyrus Capital Partners LP
Education
Bachelor's Degree

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Master of Science, Concentration in Finance

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

Career History
Managing Director
2002 - 2002
Consultant
Current

Since its founding in 1990, Apollo has grown to become one of the world's largest alternative investment managers. As of June 30, 2012, we had total assets under management of $105 billion, with a team of 616 employees located in ten offices around the world. We attribute our success to our key competitive strengths: our investment process and approach to investing, which incorporates our flexibility to invest throughout market cycles and across the capital structure, our deep industry expertise and focus on complex transactions, our investment edge which creates proprietary investment opportunities, and our collaboration with portfolio company management teams; our integrated business model which combines the strength of our private equity, credit-oriented capital markets, and real estate platforms, and also includes a dedicated Natural Resources Fund; our long-standing investor relationships which include many of the world’s most prominent pension and endowment funds, financial institutions and individuals; our long-term capital base; our strong management team and reputation; and our alignment of interests with investors in our funds and shareholders. We operate our businesses in an integrated manner, which we believe distinguishes us from other alternative investment managers. Our investment professionals frequently collaborate and share information across disciplines including market insight, management, banking and consultant contacts as well as potential investment opportunities, which contributes to our library of industry knowledge and enables us to invest successfully across a company’s capital structure. The integrated Apollo platform and the experience of our investment team have enabled us to deliver strong long-term investment performance in our funds throughout a range of economic cycles. Our investment approach is value-oriented, focusing on industries in which we have considerable knowledge, and emphasizing downside protection and the preservation of capital. We are frequently contrarian in our investment approach, which is reflected in a number of ways, including: our willingness to invest in industries that our competitors typically avoid; the often complex structures we employ in some of our investments, including our willingness to pursue difficult corporate carve-out transactions; our experience investing during periods of uncertainty or distress in the economy or financial markets; our orientation towards sole-sponsored transactions; and our willingness to undertake transactions that have substantial business, regulatory or legal complexity. We have successfully applied this investment philosophy since Apollo's founding, allowing us to identify what we believe to be attractive investment opportunities, deploy capital across the balance sheet of industry leading businesses, and create value for our investors throughout economic cycles.

Manager
Prior

Involta LLC provides data center services to domestic and international clients. The firm offers cloud connectivity, infrastructure as a service, storage as a service, stoarage as a service, backup as a service and IT managed services. The company was founded by Bruce Lehrman, Randall Rings, and Lonnie Bloomquist in 2007 and is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the service leader in cloud computing. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 205,000 customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 4,800 Rackers around the world serving our customers

Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Rackspace Technology, Inc. engages in the provision of end-to-end multi-cloud technology services. The firm designs, builds and operates its customers’ cloud environments across technology platforms. It operates through the following segments: Multicloud Services, Apps and Cross Platform, and OpenStack Public Cloud. The company was founded on July 21, 2016 and is headquartered in San Antonio, TX.

Member, Board of Directors
2013 - Current

American Airlines Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the operation of a network carrier through its principal wholly-owned mainline operating subsidiary, American. The firm offers air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through the following geographical segments: Department of Transportation Domestic; Department of Transportation Latin America; Department of Transportation Atlantic; and Department of Transportation Pacific. The company was founded on December 9, 2013 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Trustee
Current

American Numismatic Society is an American nonprofit company located in New York, NY. The firm operates as a organization dedicated to the study of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present.

Political Donations
$400
2013
$2,000
2013
$1,000
2010
Public Holdings
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Events
Speaker
Tiger 21 Group Meetings

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