From public service to private equity and back again?
That was the tidy career circle recently offered to Bob Grady, the former Bush 41 official who went on to spend more than nine years as a venture capital and growth investor with The Carlyle Group. As first reported by Private Equity Online, and since confirmed by peHUB, Grady recently declined an offer by recently-elected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to serve as the Garden State’s next trasurer (an appointed position).
Grady originally is a Jersey boy, having grown up in the same town as Christie and beginning his career in state politics. More recently, he agreed to co-chair a budgetary task force for Christie, and could eventually serve on some sort of economic advisory council.