John KellyAdvisory Director

John Kelly has been an Advisory Director to Berkshire Partners since 2010 and is currently involved with Berkshire portfolio companies Protelindo, Teraco Data Environments, and Vapor IO. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of the Boards of Directors of two former Berkshire Partners portfolio companies – Lightower and Torres Unidas. He previously served as a Director of former Berkshire portfolio companies Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI), Telx and Asurion. He was previously the President and Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Cellular Company and President and Chief Operating Officer of Hawaiian Wireless. John received a B.S. from Purdue University.

Example portfolio company involvement

  • Masergy
  • Protelindo
  • Teraco Data Environments
  • Vapor IO



Advisory Directors are business executives or industry experts well known to Berkshire who participate in specific activities that arise in their areas of expertise, including deal origination, due diligence investigation, investment deliberation and portfolio company advisory services. Advisory Directors are independent advisors that provide consulting services to Berkshire or its portfolio companies at varying levels of engagement. Please see Berkshire’s Form ADV Part 2A filed with the SEC for additional details.

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