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José Feliciano

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Clearlake Capital Group

Santa Monica, CA, USA

José Feliciano


José Feliciano is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clearlake Capital Group, LP. Clearlake is a leading private investment firm that has managed approximately $9 billion of institutional capital since its inception. José is involved in the investment side of the firm, as well as its day-to-day management, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Clearlake portfolio companies.

José started his career in investment banking in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Groups at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to co-founding Clearlake, José was a Partner and member of the investment committee at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a leading alternative investment management firm, and served as Chief Financial Officer of govWorks, Inc.

In 2014, José and his wife, Kwanza Jones, founded the SUPERCHARGED Initiative, a philanthropic grant-making and impact investment organization. Their intiative is focused on creating lasting impact in four key areas: Education, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunity, and Empowerment. To date, the organization and its affiliates have made over $40 million in commitments to diveristy efforts and over $25 million to organizations focused on education and empowerment. José is also a Board Member of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, which works alongside activists to ensure positive changes in governments and corporations, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation. The Robert Toigo Foundation is dedicated to promoting the career advancement and increased leadership of under-represented talent.

José graduated from Princeton University with a BS in mechanical & aerospace engineering and received his MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

José Feliciano’s Newsfeed

Genstar sells Pretium to Clearlake

"Pretium provides a winning combination of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions, national scale, and highly responsive local service in attractive end markets," said Josè E. Feliciano, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Clearlake. “Pretium's focus on new technologies and service has enabled it to develop a loyal customer base, and we are excited to partner with Paul and his team as the Company enters its next phase of growth.”

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Gravity to Acquire On Point, a Permian Basin Focused Water Midstream Gathering and Disposal Company

"This transaction represents a critical step in Gravity's continued evolution into a premier, integrated water midstream platform with leading scale in the Permian Basin. Gravity is the dominant produced water platform in the core of the Midland Basin, which is one of the most active oil and gas regions in the country," said José E. Feliciano, Chairman of Gravity and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clearlake, and Colin Leonard, a Partner at Clearlake.

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José Feliciano’s Background

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
2006 - Present
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake's operational improvement approach, O.P.S.®
Santa Monica, CA, USA
TCP provides flexible capital to middle-market companies requiring an investor capable of underwriting & managing complex or challenging situations.
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Board Member
New York, NY, USA
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, founded in 1968, is led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy and advocates for a more just and peaceful world. Working alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations, the RFK team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.
Oakland, CA, USA
Robert Toigo Foundation's mission is to foster the career advancement & increased leadership of underrepresented talent by creating mechanisms for greater inclusion from the classroom to the boardroom.
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José Feliciano’s Education

BS, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering