Jeff Johnson is a Partner of Sagard and joined the firm in 2012. Jeff is a member of the Corporate Development team, where he leads Sagard’s strategic M&A activities and contributes to organic growth initiatives. Jeff also supports Sagard portfolio companies’ M&A and financing activities as part of Sagard’s Value Creation team. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing private investments on Sagard’s balance sheet and currently serves on the boards of Peak Achievement Athletics and Rawlings Sporting Goods. He previously served on the boards of Vein Clinics of America, IntegraMed Fertility, and Jaguar Health (Nasdaq: JAGX), and was a board observer at GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX). Jeff is a member of the Sagard Private Equity Canada investment committee. He is based in New York, United States.
Prior to Sagard, Jeff was a Portfolio Manager at Evercore Asset Management investing in small cap public equities. Earlier in his career he was a Portfolio Manager at Citigroup. He began his career in management consulting.
Jeff holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management (Distinction) and a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College (Cum Laude).