Lynn Tilton

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Lynn Tilton
BornThe Bronx, New York, NY
Alma materYale University
Columbia Business School
OccupationFinancier
 
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Lynn Tilton
BornThe Bronx, New York, NY
Alma materYale University
Columbia Business School
OccupationFinancier

Lynn Tilton is an American business magnate and investor. Tilton is the Chief Executive Officer and sole principal of Patriarch Partners, LLC and its affiliated entities,[1] a private equity firm managing $8 billion (USD) in assets.[2] She is also Chairman and CEO of MD Helicopters, Inc.,[3] a manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, and the acting CEO of Dura Automotive Systems,[4] a Tier 1 supplier to automotive and transportation industry OEMs.

Early life and career[edit]

Tilton was born in The Bronx, NY.[1] She obtained a BA degree in American Studies from Yale University and an MBA degree in Finance from Columbia University.[5]

Tilton began her career at Morgan Stanley in 1981. She also worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Merrill Lynch as an investment banker until 1989. Prior to founding Patriarch Partners, Tilton was an executive at Long Drive Management Trust, a special situations investment fund, and Executive Managing Director of Papillon Partners, Inc., a firm which she founded to offer customized research, valuation and execution services to sellers of bank loans and high yield bonds.

Public life[edit]

In October 2011, Tilton was interviewed by Barbara Walters for a 20/20 special.[6] She appears periodically on CNBC[7] and is an occasional contributor to The Huffington Post.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Patriarch Partners, LLC. "Lynn Tilton: Dedicated to Excellence". PatriarchPartners.com. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ Patriarch Partners, LLC. "The Firm: About Us". PatriarchPartners.com. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ MD Helicopters, Inc. "Company: Today". MDHelicopters.com. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ Dura Automotive Systems. "About: Leadership Team: Lynn Tilton". DuraAuto.com. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ "News Headlines". Cnbc.com. 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  6. ^ ABC News. "'A Woman's Work Is Never Done'". ABCNews.go.com. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ CNBC Lynn Tilton appearances on CNBC.
  8. ^ The Huffington Post Lynn Tilton contributions to and appearances within The Huffington Post.

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