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Cornellians in Private Equity

Jonathan Stearns

M.A.

Chief Investment Officer
i2 Capital, Inc. (New York, NY)

Background

Mr. Jonathan Stearns is Chief Investment Officer at i2 Capital, Inc. Mr. Stearns also serves as a Managing Director at Stearns Associated Partners, LLC. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Pinebridge Capital Partners, Inc. Mr. Stearns joined PineBridge Investments in 2006 and was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and managing direct equity and mezzanine investments. He has 20 years of experience in private capital investing in a variety of industries, capital structures, and stages of development in companies located in the U.S. and Western Europe. Prior to joining AIG Investments, Mr. Stearns was the Founder at Associated Partners. He joined Abbott Capital in 2001 as a Director, and actively invested and managed its private equity co-investment program. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Stearns was a Managing Director at Equinox Investment Partners.

Education

Mr. Stearns received a B.A. in History and Political Science from The University of the South and studied Economics and Politics at the graduate school of Cornell University.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Stearns was a Director at various subsidiaries of Kleinwort Benson, PLC where Mr. Stearns was actively involved in managing private capital investments in the U.S. and Western Europe. He has served on the Board of Directors of numerous public and private companies and is currently on the Board of Directors of Falcon Farms, Global Scholar, KUE, and Personal Communications Devices.