Jack helps entrepreneurs buy and build great businesses. Jack leads our emerging E+ program, where he supports entrepreneurs through all stages of the search fund journey (search, acquire, operate).
He also works closely with search fund CEOs through our Long-Term Hold strategy, working to provide growth capital to high-performing operators with a long-term outlook for their business. Before joining Pacific Lake in 2019, Jack was previously a consultant at Advention Business Partners, a boutique strategy consultancy, where he advised private equity investors and their portfolio companies on a range of strategic issues. In 2013, he co-founded semiconductor startup Goodlight and led fundraising efforts to develop and license efficient LED manufacturing processes. Jack holds a B.S. in Physics from Boston College and a M.S. in Nanoscale Engineering from the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.