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EJ WhelanManaging Director

EJ Whelan is a Managing Director and member of the Business Services & Technology team at Berkshire Partners. He is currently involved with Berkshire portfolio companies Accela, Access and Curriculum Associates. Examples of prior portfolio company involvement include AHEAD, AmSafe, Mattress Firm, Melissa & Doug, Party City and Skillsoft. Prior to joining Berkshire in 2005, EJ worked in private equity at Summit Partners. He also was a member of the management team at Sterling Auto Body Centers, a former Berkshire portfolio company, and he began his career at Bain & Co. EJ received an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Example portfolio company involvement

  • Accela
  • Access
  • AHEAD
  • Curriculum Associates
  • Skillsoft

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