Steven B. Klinsky
Managing Director, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, New Mountain Capital
Steven B. Klinsky, Managing Director, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established New Mountain Capital and the Fund in January, 2000. Prior to founding New Mountain, Mr. Klinsky was co-founder of Goldman Sachs & Co.’s Leverage Buyout Group (1981-1984) where he helped execute over $3 billion of pioneering transactions for Goldman Sachs and its clients. He then joined Forstmann Little and Co. as an Associate Partner and a General Partner (1986-1999), helping to oversee seven private equity and debt partnerships totaling over $10 billion in capital. Mr. Klinsky was the most senior partner of Forstmann Little outside of the Forstmann family for a majority of the 1990s, which was a period of great investment success for that firm.