Gurinder S. Ahluwalia

Vice Chair

Gurinder AhluwaliaGurinder S Ahluwalia is an executive advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners. Ahluwalia brings over twenty-five years of operating and financial services experience with a proven track record of building, fixing and growing businesses, most recently in wealth management. Ahluwalia has provided strong leadership in a number of different roles including Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, and Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Ahluwalia is currently a director of Hightower Advisors and was a co-founder of 280 CapMarkets, a fintech capital markets company.

Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Gurinder S Ahluwalia was an advisor and COO at Ovo Cosmico, Inc., a VC-backed start-up with a mission of making credit affordable and accessible everywhere. He was also president and CEO of AssetMark, Inc., where he focused the company’s strategy on growth through advisor engagement, improved execution, and product and service innovations.

As President and CEO of GE Private Asset Management and Genworth Wealth Management, Ahluwalia transformed the unit from a boutique business to one with industry-leading profitability. He previously served as a Senior Vice President at GE Insurance and Chief Risk Officer at GE Edison Life Insurance.

Gurinder S Ahluwalia holds an M.S. cum laudefrom New Jersey Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering, a B.S. of Computer Science from New York University College of Arts and Sciences, and a B.E. of Electrical Engineering from Cooper Union.

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