TPG Names New Fort Worth‐Based Partner and Head of Operations

Ayanna Clunis, a former managing director at JPMorgan with more than 20 years of experience in financial services, will oversee all operational and technology functions across the firm globally.

TPG Inc., a leading global alternative asset management firm, announced that Fort Worth-based Ayanna Clunis has joined the firm as a partner and head of operations.

TPG’s Chief Operating Officer Ken Murphy says the company’s operational teams have been crucial in its recent growth and transition to a public company.

“As we continue to grow and scale our platform globally, we are focused on enhancing our operational capabilities and creating new, best-in-class, seamless and scalable processes across TPG,” Murphy said in a statement. “We believe [Clunis’] experience, strategic insights, and analytical approach will help strengthen our position and enable us to continue executing on behalf of our stakeholders.”

Clunis will oversee all operational and technology functions across the firm globally. The new head of operations will focus on strategic planning for operational initiatives, maximizing current operational policies and processes across all functions, and developing and improving best practices, TPG said.

Founded in 1992, TPG has headquarters in Fort Worth and San Francisco.

Focusing on critical technology and operating needs

Clunis comes to TPG from JPMorgan where most recently she was a managing director and head of markets operations transformation and securities operations within the Corporate and Investment Banking Division.

She has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, including at Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and Citi, where she led complex organizational change and implemented innovative technical solutions to enable efficiency and scale, TPG said.

Clunis expressed her enthusiasm in joining TPG during a period of exciting growth for the firm.

“TPG has established a high-performing, entrepreneurial, and innovative culture and I look forward to partnering with colleagues globally to drive the technology and operating needs that are critical to running our firm,” she said in a statement.

Clunis earned her MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and a BS from Cornell. She currently serves on the board of First Candle and the Duke University alumni council and is board chair of Measures for Justice.

TPG invests across five multi-strategy platforms: Capital, Growth, Impact, Real Estate, and Market Solutions, and its unique strategy is driven by collaboration, innovation, and inclusion.

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