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Michael Granoff

Chief Executive Officer

Michael founded Pomona in 1994. He has 36 years of private equity experience. Prior to founding Pomona, he served as the President of partnerships organized to purchase secondary interests in venture capital and leveraged buyout funds and as a Director of several private companies at Golodetz Ventures and TEI Industries.

Prior to his business career, Michael served as the Chairman’s representative on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations. He was a member of the 1992 Presidential Transition Team for the Department of the Treasury. Michael was appointed by President Clinton to the Board of the Albanian-American Enterprise Fund, a U.S. government private sector development initiative where he serves as Chairman. He is also Chairman of the Albanian American Development Foundation, the largest non-profit organization in the Balkans.

Michael is a recipient of the Knighthood of Skanderbeg, the Order of Mother Teresa, and the Medal of Public Gratitude from the Government of Albania. Michael is a Director of the Grameen Bank U.S. and Chairman of the International Board of Trustees of The Institute for National Security Studies (Israel.) He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as a Trustee of the Yad Hanadiv Rothschild Foundation. Michael received a JD from Georgetown University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.