Roger B. Kafker

Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

Roger B. Kafker

Roger B. Kafker

Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation

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1830

Primary Location

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1962

Age

57

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director & Chairman at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Senior Advisor at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer at CompBenefits Corp.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Founder & Chairman at Stadion Money Management LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Stadion Money Management LLC

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Roger B. Kafker
Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.
Education
MBA Unknown
Class of 1989

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA Unknown
Class of 1984

Haverford is one of America's leading liberal arts colleges, a close-knit intellectual community that combines the Quaker values of dignity, tolerance and respect with a rigorous academic program.

Career History
Managing Director
2012 - Current

TA Associates focuses primarily on investments in growth companies in a variety of sectors including: business services, communications, computers/peripherals, consumer, e-Services/information technology services, financial services, financial technology, healthcare services, healthcare technology, Internet infrastructure, Internet services, semiconductor/electronics and software. The firm seeks to invest in profitable companies that are leaders in industries in which the underlying fundamentals of profitability and growth are superior to the overall market. They look for companies with experienced management teams and highly efficient, profitable business models. TA Associates invests primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.TA Associates assists companies with public offerings, debt financings and mergers and acquisitions. They provide capital for acquisitions, growth, MBOs, for the purchase of stock from shareholders and to provide liquidity with leverage. TA Associates takes an active, lead role in the deals in which they participate and may take minority or majority positions. Funds are generally used to finance growth, MBOs and industry consolidations. The firm also participates in private share repurchases. They invest mainly in companies valued at $150 million to $3 billion. Equity investments range from $50 million to $500 million. Subordinated debt investments range from $10 million to $50 million. The majority of TA Associates' investments involve the use of debt. The firm may arrange larger investments through co-investments with their limited partners.

Professional
1990 - Prior

Bankers Trust Co. uses bottom-up research to identify small- can and large-cap core value securities. The firm invests mainly in the stocks of companies in the finance, consumer services, technology services, health technology and electronic technology sectors. Bankers Trust Co. invests in the US and Europe. The maintains a very low turnover rate.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Stadion Money Management's investment strategies emphasize asset protection as well as asset growth. The firm's investment decisions are made using a process designed to be disciplined and objective. In general, Stadion's investment approach is designed to react to current market conditions, not predict future market conditions. The firm manages most of their portfolios utilizing an active strategy guided by Stadion's Dynamic and Cyclical Trend models. Remaining portfolios are managed using Stadion's Tactical Growth Strategy, one or more of the investment styles used in Stadion's Trilogy Alternative Return Strategy, or Stadion's Alternative Income Strategy.

Director
Current

Russell Investments US Institutional Holdco, Inc. provides asset management services. The company was founded on November 10, 2016 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2012

K2 Advisors LLC provides investment advice. The company was founded in 1994 by William Angus Douglass III and David Charles Saunders and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

Member, Board of Managers
Current

Haverford is one of America's leading liberal arts colleges, a close-knit intellectual community that combines the Quaker values of dignity, tolerance and respect with a rigorous academic program.

Member of the Honorary Board of Directors
Current
Director
Prior

Vatterott Educational Centers, Inc. provides education services. The firm provides medical, technical, trades, cosmetology, dental, legal, personal fitness, and veterinary, as well as many continuing education opportunities. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Berkeley, MO.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$15K - $25K
2014

TO RAISE FUNDS TO BE CONTRIBUTED TO THE DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE FOR ITS USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE RESEARCH, TREATMENT, CURE OF AND EDUCATION ABOUT CANCER.

$10K - $25K
2014

CARE tackles underlying causes of poverty so that people can become self-sufficient. Recognizing that women and children suffer disproportionately from poverty, CARE places special emphasis on working with women to create permanent social change. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, increase access to quality health care and expand economic opportunity for all. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives in the aftermath.

$15K - $25K
2013

TO RAISE FUNDS TO BE CONTRIBUTED TO THE DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE FOR ITS USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE RESEARCH, TREATMENT, CURE OF AND EDUCATION ABOUT CANCER.

Political Donations
$2,500
2013

Senator from Ohio

$2,600
2013

Director at CGLM LLC

$20K
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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First Data Corporation purchases Blackhawk Processing LLC from TA Associates Management, L.P.

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TA Associates Management, L.P. purchases Blackhawk Processing LLC from Bluepay Holdings, Inc.

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TA Associates Management, L.P. purchases Stadion Money Management LLC

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Backstop Solutions Group LLC provides software solutions to hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants, and family offices. Its products include backstop client relationship management software; backstop investor relations software; research management software; portfolio management software; and backstop portal. The company was founded by Clint Derek Coghill and Andy Pruitt in 2003 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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