Jamie Halper has spent almost 30 years in private equity, specializing in retail and international investments. He is a Senior Advisor and until last year a Partner since 2003 at Leonard Green & Partners in Los Angeles, a private equity firm with over $15 billion in capital.
Prior to that, he was co-founder and CEO of TDA Capital Partners, which operated funds for investments in less developed countries in Central Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He has lived overseas and traveled for business to more than 40 countries. Earlier in his career, he was a Principal at Odyssey Partners.
Halper has served on the boards of many companies including Focus Brands, Lucky Brand, and David’s Bridal. He is a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees and the National Advisory Board Chair for Stanford’s Haas School of Public Service.
Halper earned a BA from Stanford in Economics and an MBA from Harvard in 1985.