Mr. Wildstein is a Partner at Kohlberg & Company, LLC. a leading U.S. private equity firm which acquires middle market companies. Mr. Wildstein joined Kohlberg in 1994, and became a Partner in 1999. He has played an active role investing across all of the firm’s investment funds since inception through which Kohlberg has raised $7.5 billion in capital. As a member of the investment team, Mr. Wildstein evaluates acquisition candidates, structures investments, and serves on the investment committee of Kohlberg. Mr. Wildstein has completed numerous platform and add-on acquisitions across a range of industries, and also develops financing strategies for portfolio companies, including public and private debt and equity financings. He has been involved in managing and monitoring many of the firms’ prior and current portfolio investments, and has served on the board of directors of numerous public and private companies. During his tenure at Kohlberg, Mr. Wildstein also served as President of Kisco Capital Corporation, a Kohlberg affiliated small business investment fund. Prior to joining Kohlberg, Mr. Wildstein was a Financial Analyst at Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc.
Mr. Wildstein also serves on the board of directors at Youth Inc., a New York City based non-profit that supports youth based causes through a unique venture philanthropy model. Mr. Wildstein received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.