Leonard M. Harlan

Leonard M. Harlan — General Partner

Mr. Harlan co-founded Harlan Capital Partners and has more than 50 years of experience in private equity, real estate finance and development, and investment banking.  He co-founded Castle Harlan, Inc., a middle market buyout firm, in 1987, and also co-founded CHAMP, Castle Harlan’s Australian affiliate.  Previously he was founder and president of The Harlan Company, which engaged in real estate finance and development.  He began his career in 1965 as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette.  Mr. Harlan received his BA in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and an MBA with distinction, as well as a doctorate, from Harvard Business School.  He is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Weill Cornell Medical College and co-chair of the New York Region of Business Executives for National Security.