Mr. Christopher J. Ailman has been the Chief Investment Officer of the $200 billion CalSTRS, for 16 years. Mr. Ailman leads an investment staff of 155. He has over 31 years of institutional investment experience. Annually, he is listed as one of the top CIO's in the U.S.A and globally, and he is Chair of the SASB Investor Advisory Group, helping promote integration of the standards in security analysis and portfolio construction. In 2016, he was part of the first cohort to achieve a Fundamental of Sustainable Accounting (FSA) credential.
He has served on several boards and advisory boards in the U.S. and U.K. He is the North American Chair of the "300" CIO Club and the Milken Global Capital Markets Committee. He has received numerous awards and recognitions over his career, from CIO of the Year in 2000 to being named the number #3 CIO in the world and Investment Innovator of the Year in 2013.
Mr. Ailman is a regular guest on the TV and radio and is frequently quoted in in major financial publications. He has a BA from UCSB, is married with three daughters and is a committed Promise Keeper.
Mr. Daniel D'Aniello is a founder and Chairman of Carlyle and was elected to the Board of Directors of our general partner effective July 18, 2011. Prior to co-founding Carlyle in 1987, Mr. D'Aniello was the Vice President for Finance and Development at Marriott Corporation for eight years. Before joining Marriott, Mr. D'Aniello was a financial officer at PepsiCo, Inc. and Trans World Airlines. Mr. D'Aniello is a member of The Council for the United States and Italy; a founding Trustee of the Lumen Institute; the U.S.-China CEO and Former Senior Officials' Dialogue of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Co-Chairman of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Research; a Lifetime Board of Trustees member of Syracuse University; the SU Chancellor's Council; the Corporate Advisory Council to the Martin J. Whitman School of Management; Chairman of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; Co-Chairman of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families; and an Advisor to the John Templeton Foundation. Mr. D'Aniello previously served as chairman and/or director of several public and private companies in which Carlyle had significant investment interests. Mr. D'Aniello is a 1968 magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and a 1974 graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.
Steve Pagliuca is Co-Chair of Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm with approximately $75 billion in assets under management. He also serves as the global head of Bain Capital Private Equity’s technology, media, and telecommunications vertical and financial services vertical.
Since joining the firm in 1989, Mr. Pagliuca has played a leading role in a wide spectrum of prominent technology, media, telecommunications, financial services and healthcare businesses in which Bain Capital Private Equity has made investments.
Mr. Pagliuca received the Bright Star Award in 2005 for recognition of his community charitable activities; and in 2010, he received the American Dream Award from Habitat for Humanity for outstanding contributions to enhancing the Greater Boston Community.
Mr. Pagliuca is a Managing General Partner and co-owner of the World Champion Boston Celtics. As a Managing Partner and Chairman of the Basketball Committee, he has focused on the development and improvement of the basketball operations. Mr. Pagliuca is also President of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation. The Shamrock Fund helps children gain access to housing, healthcare and other services in partnership with local charities. He is also a Trustee of Bain Capital Children's Charity.
Mr. Pagliuca is a member of the HBS Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Harvard University Board of Overseers’ Committee on University Resources (COUR), and the HBS Healthcare Initiative Advisory Board. He also serves on the MGH President’s Council and is a member of the Eisenhower Fellowships and Duke University Board of Trustees.
Mr. Pagliuca has been active in the area of public policy and is a former candidate for the U.S. Senate. He is a frequent contributor on television, radio and print media to provide commentary focusing on global economic issues.
Mr. Pagliuca received a B.A. from Duke University in 1977 where he also played freshman basketball, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School in 1982.