Groundbreakers RISE Launch Partners
We are thrilled that the Private Equity Women Investment Network (PEWIN), Clearlake Capital Group LP and the Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative are serving as launch partners for the program. With the engagement of PEWIN members in the RISE curriculum and as coaches, the opportunities to network, share ideas, make deep connections with peers, and empower each will grow exponentially. Jose is a Toigo alum and PE industry stand-out committed to driving change in the industry.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, LP is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. Based in Santa Monica, California, Clearlake is led by José E. Feliciano and Behdad Eghbali, who have together built a team of investment professionals with a unique blend of sector and product capabilities through a history of long-term strategic partnerships with management to transform and grow companies. The team has approximately 200 years of collective experience with a focus on complex situations in small and medium-sized companies. The firm’s core target sectors are software and technology- enabled services; industrials and energy; and consumer. Clearlake has over $10 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 100 investments.
Private Equity Women Investment Network (PEWIN)
PEWIN is the pre-eminent organization for senior women leaders in private equity. Its members represent institutions with over $2.5 trillion in AUM. The organization provides opportunities to network, share ideas, make deep connections with peers, and empower each other to succeed. PEWIN members will serve as RISE coaches, workshop leaders and more.
Kwanza Jones & José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative
The Kwanza Jones & José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative believes in bringing together vision, talent and financial resources to drive beneficial societal change. This belief is core to our impact investment model and our one bold goal — to power possibilities for humanity and its future. It’s why we partner with for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations who seek to find solutions to humanity’s challenges. The organization’s efforts are focused on creating lasting impact in four key areas: Education, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunity and Empowerment. SUPERCHARGED co-founder Jose Feliciano is a Toigo Alumnus and recipient of the 2019 Toigo Mission Possible: IMPACT Award.
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