Charlesbank hires Sullivan as general counsel, chief administrative officer

Charlesbank Capital Partners hired Stephanie Paré Sullivan as general counsel and chief administrative officer. Sullivan joins the firm from THL Credit, where she worked as a managing director and general counsel. She succeeds Tami Nason.


Charlesbank Capital Partners announces the appointment of Stephanie Paré Sullivan as its new General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. Stephanie joins Charlesbank from THL Credit, an affiliate of private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners, where she served as Managing Director and General Counsel since 2010. Her work at THL Credit included legal and compliance review of business operations, investing transactions, strategic initiatives and regulatory matters.

Earlier in her career, Stephanie was a Partner at Goodwin Procter, where she was a member of the Private Equity and Technology Companies practices. She earned a BA from Williams College and a JD from New York University School of Law. She is a member of the bar in Massachusetts and New York.

In her new position, Stephanie will spearhead Charlesbank’s legal activities related to the firm’s investment process, regulatory matters and compliance, risk management and operations. Tim Palmer, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, said, “We have known and respected Steph for many years through her work representing Charlesbank at Goodwin Procter. Her familiarity with our team and deep knowledge of our industry and the regulatory landscape make her an excellent fit for this role. We are delighted to have her on board and look forward to the meaningful contributions her experience and perspective will bring to our firm.”
Stephanie succeeds Tami Nason, who has announced her plan to retire in June 2016. Tami will continue as Chief Compliance Officer through June.
About Charlesbank Capital Partners
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $3.5 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings, typically investing in companies with enterprise values of $150 million to $1 billion. The firm seeks to partner with strong management teams to build companies with sustainable competitive advantage and excellent prospects for growth.
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