Speaker's Biography:

Jonathan Sokoloff
Managing Partner, Leonard Green & Partners

Jonathan Sokoloff is managing partner of Leonard Green & Partners LP, which he joined in 1990. He serves on the boards of BJ's Wholesale Club Inc., The Brickman Group Ltd., The Container Store, David's Bridal Inc., J. Crew Group Inc., Jetro Cash & Carry Inc., Jo-Ann Stores Inc., The Sports Authority Inc., Tire Rack Inc., Tourneau Inc. and Whole Foods Market. Other companies currently in LGP's portfolio include Petco Animal Supplies Inc., Neiman Marcus Group Inc. and Leslie's Poolmart Inc. Before joining LGP, he was a managing director in investment banking at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Sokoloff received a B.A. from Williams College, where he co-chairs the Endowment Committee for Private Equity.

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