Mr. Lavine is Co-Managing Partner of Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm with approximately $150 billion in assets under management, 1,000 employees and 19 offices on four continents. He also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Bain Capital Credit, which he founded in 1998. Mr. Lavine joined Bain Capital’s private equity group in 1993. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Lavine worked at McKinsey & Company and Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Lavine currently serves as co-chair of the Columbia University Board of Trustees and is the 2017 recipient of Columbia University’s Alexander Hamilton Medal, the highest honour awarded to a member of the college community for distinguished service. He was appointed by President Barack Obama to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Council in 2016. He is also a member of the ownership group of the Boston Celtics. Mr. Lavine graduated from Columbia College, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude, and holds an M.B.A. with Distinction from Harvard Business School.