Gurinder S. Ahluwalia

Executive Advisor

Joined Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2016.

Mr. Ahluwalia is an executive advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners.  He 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.  Mr. Ahluwalia has provided strong leadership in a number of different roles including COO, CEO and President, and Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Ahluwalia is currently a director of Hightower Advisors. 

Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. 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, he 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.

Mr. Ahluwalia holds an M.S. cum laude from New Jersey Institute of Technology, 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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