Lindsay Goldberg adds two new partners to team

Lindsay Goldberg has named Cathleen Ellsworth as a partner.

Lindsay Goldberg has named Cathleen Ellsworth as a partner. Recently, Ellsworth worked at BlackRock where she was managing director, head of fundraising and investor relations and co-head of GEPIF co-investments and capital formation. Also, earlier this year, John Holland joined the firm’s investment team as a partner. Most recently, he was a managing director at Warburg Pincus.


NEW YORK, MARCH 10, 2021 – Lindsay Goldberg, a leading private investment firm focused on partnering with families, founders and management teams, today announced that Cathleen Ellsworth has joined the firm as a Partner.

In her role, Ms. Ellsworth will lead Lindsay Goldberg’s capital raising and investor relations efforts. Most recently, she served as Managing Director, Head of Fundraising & Investor Relations and Co-Head of GEPIF Co-Investments and Capital Formation at BlackRock. Ms. Ellsworth brings more than 35 years of capital raising, fund formation and strategy, investor relations, and marketing and communications experience to the firm.

Jack Lew, Managing Partner at Lindsay Goldberg, said, “Cathleen is a seasoned professional with substantial experience leading capital development initiatives and a long track record of serving as a trusted partner to institutional investors worldwide. The addition of Cathleen to our team demonstrates Lindsay Goldberg’s focus on delivering excellence to our investor partners.”

Ms. Ellsworth said, “Lindsay Goldberg is known for its collaborative partnerships with families, founders and management teams, and has firmly established itself as a trusted steward in the institutional investment community by building businesses the right way and delivering excellent returns. I am excited to serve as a resource to the firm’s partners on their investment programs.”

Lindsay Goldberg also announced that John Holland joined the firm’s investment team as a Partner earlier this year. Mr. Holland primarily focuses on investments in Lindsay Goldberg’s business services vertical. Most recently, he was a Managing Director at Warburg Pincus. During Mr. Holland’s 11-year tenure at Warburg Pincus, he was responsible for deal origination, execution and portfolio management and served as a board member of multiple companies.

Michael Dees and Russ Triedman, Managing Partners at Lindsay Goldberg, added, “Lindsay Goldberg’s robust performance is a testament to our collective focus on building great businesses alongside families, founders and our affiliate partners. We are delighted to continue to grow our team with the additions of Cathleen and John.”

Alan Goldberg, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lindsay Goldberg, concluded, “We are pleased to welcome two well-respected, deeply experienced private equity professionals in Cathleen and John to Lindsay Goldberg. Cathleen and John embody our values and share our unwavering commitment to serving as the preferred partner for families and founders and our investors for years to come.”

About Lindsay Goldberg
Lindsay Goldberg is a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with families, founders and management teams seeking to actively build their businesses. Since 2001, Lindsay Goldberg has raised more than $17 billion of equity capital and has invested in over 50 platform companies and over 250 follow-on opportunities. The firm focuses on a diverse set of industries that have demonstrated resilience across economic cycles, including industrials, business, government and financial services, and healthcare in North America and Western Europe. Lindsay Goldberg takes a relationship driven approach, centered upon a collaborative investment model, and is supported by its global network of affiliate partners. For more information about Lindsay Goldberg, please visit