Pritzker Private Capital (“PPC”), a leader in family direct investing, today announced Jeff Carlson will serve as the firm’s Director of Technology, a newly created position. PPC also announced the formation of a technology group, dedicated to further strengthening the firm’s enterprise-level technology strategy and supporting the firm’s expanding family of companies with technology resources for risk management, business value creation and workforce management.
PPC’s technology group is an important strategic initiative to continue to deepen the firm’s technology resources and expertise, and to further enhance PPC’s operations and value creation capabilities for its family of companies. As head of this group, Mr. Carlson will oversee PPC’s IT team and will provide strategic and tactical guidance to PPC’s companies across this critical function, including cybersecurity protections, risk management and regulatory compliance, workforce tools and operational enhancements.
“We’re pleased to announce Jeff’s new role as PPC’s Director of Technology, which bolsters our firm’s leading technological capabilities and is an exciting next step in our mission to provide best-in-class resources to our family of companies,” said David Gau, Partner and Head of Operations of PPC. “By integrating the technological support systems of our firm and companies under one collective unit led by Jeff, we will be well positioned to evolve our capabilities going forward and continue to effectively deploy resources in partnership with our companies.”
“With technology resources playing a larger role than ever before in how we live and work, now is a critical time for PPC to further advance this critical function for the firm and throughout its family of companies,” said Mr. Carlson. “As I begin to work alongside each company and the PPC team, I look forward to bringing new technology initiatives to life as we collaborate to work securely, optimize performance and achieve our long-term goals.”
Mr. Carlson has served as Director of Information Technology at Pritzker Group since 2014. Prior to 2014, Mr. Carlson was Vice President of Information Technology at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he developed the primary trading application for the firm’s Total Return Swap trading desk and worked in a dual operations and technology capacity. Before SunTrust, Mr. Carlson worked as a Vice President, TRS Technology at Bank of America, and began his career at Vista Software Solutions, now part of JDA Software. Mr. Carlson graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Information Systems.
About Pritzker Private Capital
Pritzker Private Capital partners with middle-market companies based in North America with leading positions in the manufactured products, services and healthcare sectors. The firm’s differentiated, long-duration capital base allows for efficient decision-making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with all stakeholders. Pritzker Private Capital builds businesses for the long term and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. For more information, visit PPCPartners.com.