GTCR promotes Marker, Master and McConnell to managing director

Also, GTCR has upped two investment professionals, Christopher Smith and Geoffrey Tresley, to principal and hired Ashwin Krishnan as a principal.

  • Marker joined GTCR in 2009, Master came on in 2008 and McConnell joined the firm in 2014
  • Smith joined GTCR in 2013 while Tresley came on in 2018
  • Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $24 billion in over 270 companies

GTCR has promoted Luke Marker, Stephen Master and KJ McConnell to managing director. Also, GTCR has upped two investment professionals, Christopher Smith and Geoffrey Tresley, to principal and hired Ashwin Krishnan as a principal.

On behalf of the firm, Co-CEOs Collin Roche and Dean Mihas said in a statement, “We are particularly pleased to announce the promotions of Luke, Stephen and KJ to managing director, which directly reflects the meaningful impact that each of these team members has had in their investing roles while also contributing in other ways to the growth and quality of our business. The talent of our people is critical to achieving our goal of delivering consistent, strong returns to our investors. These three professionals exemplify the attributes of business building, collaboration and individual impact that characterize our culture.”

Marker joined GTCR in 2009, Master came on in 2008 and McConnell joined the firm in 2014. Smith joined GTCR in 2013 while Tresley came on in 2018.

Founded in 1980, GTCR targets the following sectors business & consumer services, financial services & technology, healthcare and technology, media & telecommunications sectors. Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $24 billion in over 270 companies, and the firm currently manages over $27 billion in equity capital.