Jeffrey shares overall responsibilities for all management and investment activities of the firm. Jeffrey has primary responsibility for Arlington’s business services investments and shares responsibility for the firm’s software and IT services investments. Jeffrey has nearly 30 years of private equity experience encompassing over 35 transactions in a variety of industries representing over $4.0 billion in aggregate enterprise value. Prior to Arlington, Jeffrey was the President and Chief Investment Officer of Westbury Capital Partners, L.P., a direct investment partnership focused on middle-market companies. During his tenure at Westbury, Jeffrey established the firm’s investment strategy, created the firm’s deal flow and executed all of the partnership’s principal investments. Prior to Westbury, Jeffrey was a Principal at Oak Hill Capital Partners, the management company of Acadia Partners, L.P., a $1.8 billion investment partnership established by Robert M. Bass and certain institutional investors. Jeffrey was one of seven dedicated professionals responsible for all aspects of initiating, evaluating, executing and closing leveraged buyout transactions. Previously, Jeffrey was a Principal with Adler and Shaykin, a firm with $300 million of equity capital under management. Jeffrey began his career in 1985 as one of the original members of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, the firm’s principal investment arm.
Jeffrey earned an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and received B.S. and B.A. degrees, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and College of Arts & Sciences dual degree program in Economics and Oriental History.
Jeffrey is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Zemax. Jeffrey previously served on the Board of Directors of AdVenture Interactive, Apogen Technologies, Brightstar Education Group, Compusearch Software Systems, New Vision Group, Novetta Solutions, SignalTree Solutions, SECOR International and Sports Information Group.