Clinton P. Harris
Mr. Harris is the Founder and Managing Partner of Grove Street Advisors. Prior to joining Grove Street, he was a Founder and Managing Director of Advent International Corporation. During the 13 years Mr. Harris was with the firm, Advent grew to become one of the world's largest and most successful private equity firms, with over $3 billion of capital under management and operations in both the U.S. and abroad.
While at Advent, Mr. Harris served on the firm's investment committee, which evaluated and approved investments in more than 250 portfolio companies. He also designed and raised more than $800 million in capital, from both corporate and institutional investors, for a broad range of investment programs. Finally, Mr. Harris was responsible for the establishment and support of a number of Advent's international investment affiliates.
Prior to working with Advent, Mr. Harris was a Partner with Bain & Company, and served in the U.S. Navy's nuclear submarine program.
He has an MBA from Harvard University and an undergraduate engineering degree from Dartmouth College.