Co-Founder and Managing Director, Sycamore Partners
Stefan Kaluzny is a co-founder and managing director of Sycamore Partners, a New York-based private equity firm specializing in consumer, distribution, and retail-related investments. The firm has approximately $10 billion in aggregate committed capital from an investor base composed of leading endowments, financial institutions, family offices, pension plans, and sovereign wealth funds.
Before joining Sycamore Partners, Kaluzny was a managing director at Golden Gate Capital, which he was with from its inception in 2000 until January 2011. Prior to that, Kaluzny was co-founder and CEO of Delray Farms, a Hispanic specialty food company, and he has held positions at consulting firms Bain & Company and LEK.
Kaluzny serves on the board of directors of Sycamore’s portfolio companies and the board of trustees of Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. He served as a member of the Investment Committee for Yale University’s endowment from 2009 to 2015. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar) and a B.A. in history from Yale.