Dallas’ P10 Inc. Appoints Veteran Executive as General Counsel

Melodie Craft will lead P10's legal function, providing strategic guidance on all corporate governance and regulatory matters.

Melodie Craft has been appointed general counsel of Dallas-based P10 Inc., a private markets solutions provider.

Craft will lead P10’s legal function, providing strategic guidance on all corporate governance and regulatory matters.

“Melodie has an extensive background serving both private and public institutions,” CEO Luke Sarsfield said in a statement. “She brings an impressive track record of providing strategic advisory to financial services companies on all matters related to corporate governance and regulatory compliance. We look forward to benefiting from Melodie’s breadth of legal expertise and leadership as we capitalize on organic and inorganic growth opportunities across our world-class strategies.”

The company said Craft is a seasoned attorney, compliance officer, and business adviser with more than two decades of experience serving as an attorney for public and private companies, including representing companies in the private equity, hedge funds and the financial services sector.

Most recently, she was general counsel, vice president of legal affairs and risk management, corporate secretary, and chief compliance officer for a publicly traded portfolio company. In addition to managing the international legal affairs across all functions of the business, Craft led risk management and compliance functions, and legally managed M&A transactions from due diligence through legal and risk management post-close integration activities.

She previously also worked as an adviser in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, providing counsel to businesses on a wide range of strategic and legal issues.

From 2000 to 2018, Craft was a partner and attorney at a large international law firm specializing in litigation and business counseling. In that role, she oversaw litigation and counseling for a range of companies and industries throughout the United States.

P10 is a leading multi-asset class private markets solutions provider in the alternative asset management industry. Its mission is to provide investors differentiated access to a broad set of investment solutions that address their diverse investment needs within private markets.

As of Dec. 31, P10 said it has a global investor base of more than 3,600 investors across 50 states, 60 countries, and six continents, including some of the world’s largest pension funds, endowments, foundations, corporate pensions, and financial institutions.

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