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John Danhakl

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John G. Danhakl

Managing Partner, Leonard Green & Partners
John G. Danhakl

Mr. Danhakl is a Managing Partner of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”). LGP is a leading private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles with ~$70 billion of assets under management. The firm partners with experienced management teams, and often with founders, to invest in market-leading companies. Mr. Danhakl joined LGP in 1995. Prior to LGP, he was a Managing Director in the Los Angeles office of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. (“DLJ”), where he served as LGP’s lead investment banker and led co-investments by DLJ in several LGP transactions. Previously, he was a Vice President in corporate finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. Mr. Danhakl presently serves on the Board of Directors of Charter Next Generation, Convergint, Eyemart Express, Genani Corp., IQVIA, Lakeshore Learning Materials, Life Time Fitness, Ownership Works, Mister Car Wash, Parts Town, Pye-Barker, SRS Distribution, and WellSky. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.