Jonathan Foster


Jonathan Foster is founder and a managing director of Current Capital Partners. Jon has spent more than 30 years primarily as an investment banker and private equity investor at major firms focused on industrial and business services companies. He has also served on numerous boards of directors and has operating experience. His private equity background includes serving as a Managing Director and member of the Management and Executive Committees at Cypress Group, a $3.5 billion private equity firm, and as Executive Vice President at Revolution Living, part of the investment effort established by Steve Case, the Co-Founder of AOL.

Jon spent most of his investment banking career at Lazard, ultimately as a Managing Director, focused on mergers and acquisitions and financial sponsors. He has been on more than 30 boards of directors, ranging from smaller private companies to several Fortune 500 companies. He has also been an expert witness in major corporate litigation. Jon speaks and writes regularly on mergers and acquisitions, finance and governance issues.
 
Current board memberships include: Five Point Holdings, Berry Global Group, Inc., Lear Corp., Masonite International Corp., Macy’s Real Estate, Intelsat Luxembourg and Aludyne Holdings, Inc.
 
Prior board memberships include: Curvature, TNT Crane, Techniplas, Dayco, Rimstock, Sheridan II, Harley Marine, P.F. Chang’s, Wayne Real Estate (Toysrus), Genon, Urban Lending Solutions, Pinnacle Holdco S. À.R.L. (Paradigm), Neo Cayman Holdings Ltd., AFGlobal Corp., Chemtura Corp., Vertellus Specialties Inc., Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation, Tompkins Inc., Contech Engineered Solutions, TI Fluid Systems Limited, Jones & Frank, Stackpole International, and Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.