Our Team

Matthew Bonanno

Managing Director, General Atlantic
Matthew Bonanno is a Managing Director at General Atlantic. Matthew’s prior experience includes Iron Park Capital Partners (Partner), York Capital Management (Partner, Co-Head of North American Credit and Portfolio Manager), The Blackstone Group (Restructuring, Recapitalization and Reorganization), News Corporation, JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs. Matthew is fully dedicated to the Atlantic Park joint venture and is a member of the Investment Committee.

William E. Ford

CHAIRMAN AND CEO, GENERAL ATLANTIC
Bill Ford is General Atlantic’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Bill joined General Atlantic in 1991 and became CEO in 2007. He serves as Chairman of the firm’s Management Committee and is a member of the firm’s Investment and Portfolio Committees. Bill is a member of the Atlantic Park Investment Committee.

Justin Kotzin

Operating Partner and Head of Capital Markets, General Atlantic
Justin Kotzin is an Operating Partner and Head of Capital Markets at General Atlantic. Justin’s prior experience includes Morgan Stanley (Managing Director, Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Syndicate) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Leveraged Finance Capital Markets). Justin is a key partner in the Atlantic Park joint venture, providing capital markets relationships and expertise to support Atlantic Park opportunities.

Jeff Rowbottom

Partner, Iron Park
Jeff Rowbottom is a Partner at Iron Park Capital Partners. Jeff’s prior experience includes PSP Investments (Portfolio Manager and Head of U.S. Credit Investments; Global Investment Committee member and Preferred Equity Investment Committee Chair), KKR (Head of Capital Markets – Americas) and Goldman Sachs (High Yields Capital Markets). Jeff is fully dedicated to the Atlantic Park joint venture and is a member of the Investment Committee.

Tripp Smith

Founder and CEO, Iron Park
Tripp Smith is Iron Park Capital Partners’ Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Tripp’s prior experience includes Blackstone GSO Capital (Co-Founder), Credit Suisse (Global Head of the Capital Markets Group and Global Co-Head of Leveraged Finance) and DLJ (Global Head of High Yield Capital Markets). Tripp is a member of the Atlantic Park Investment Committee.

Graves Tompkins

Managing Director and Global Head of Capital Partnering, General Atlantic
Graves Tompkins is a Managing Director and Global Head of Capital Partnering at General Atlantic. He serves on the firm’s Management and Portfolio Committees and Diversity & Inclusion Council, and he is also responsible for its Human Capital, Marketing & Communications, and General Atlantic Foundation activities. Graves’ prior experience includes Oak Hill Advisors (Board Member) and Goldman Sachs (Merchant Banking). Graves is a key partner in the Atlantic Park joint venture, leveraging relevant expertise and resources across the General Atlantic network to support Atlantic Park opportunities.

Michael Whitman

Partner, Iron Park
Mike Whitman is a Partner at Iron Park Capital Partners. Mike’s prior experience includes Blackstone GSO Capital Partners (Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of European Alternatives), Citigroup Private Equity / Mezzanine Partners (Managing Director) and Salomon Smith Barney (Leveraged Finance / Investment Banking). Mike is fully dedicated to the Atlantic Park joint venture and serves as lead investment partner.