A.J. Axelrod

Executive Advisor

Joined Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2019.

Mr. Axelrod is an executive advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners.  He brings extensive experience developing and executing high impact strategies across companies and industries with deep experience in Payments, Vertical SaaS and Marketplaces to the firm. 

Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Axelrod founded a consulting practice focused on providing strategic and operating advice to payments and software companies as well as diligence and operating advice to Private Equity and Venture Capital firms. Previously, Mr. Axelrod was a senior director leading the Payments, Strategy and Operations group at MINDBODY Inc., where he held global responsibility for developing and implementing strategies, processing relationships, product development and go to market activities for MINDBODY's payments business. Previously, Mr. Axelrod also played key roles in Visa Inc.'s Digital Solutions group. Mr. Axelrod started his career at Accenture Plc where he was a consultant in the firm's Corporate Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions practice. 

Mr. Axelrod holds a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.

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