Mark Jennings, Chairman of the Board

Mark Jennings is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Generation Partners, and operates out the firm’s Austin office. Mr. Jennings has been an active private equity investor for 25 years and is responsible for the strategic direction, capital commitments, and management of the firm.

Prior to founding Generation Partners in 1995, Mr. Jennings was a General Partner at Centre Partners, a private investment firm affiliated with Lazard Frères & Co. He began his career at Goldman Sachs & Co. where he advised companies in the areas of financial strategy, public offerings, mergers & acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts. Mr. Jennings has served on the Board of Directors of 26 companies. He earned his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1986, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with Highest Honors from The University of Texas at Austin in 1984.