Janet Christensen has joined NewOak Capital as managing director of marketing. She previously was with Tegris and The Blackstone Group.
“Janet’s experience in the private equity area and her personal approach to client and investor relationships adds to our continued push for client-focused solutions,” says Ron D’Vari, CEO and Co-Founder of NewOak Capital. James Frischling, Co-Founder and President, adds “Janet brings a tremendous amount of entrepreneurial experience and spirit to NewOak Capital. We look forward to working with Janet and her many relationships in order to provide tailor made solutions to clients using the NewOak Capital strategy.”
Janet Christensen co-founded Tegris, a privately held firm specializing in M&A and Asset Management. Prior to Tegris, Ms. Christensen served for over 17 years at The Blackstone Group as Chief of Staff for CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman’s office overseeing day-to-day operations; assisting in raising of multiple private equity funds; maintaining client and investor relations; and internal and external communications. Prior to her tenure at Blackstone, Ms. Christensen worked with the Chairman & CEO of NW Ayer Inc., America’s first advertising agency, in Ayer’s Los Angeles office. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University.