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Frantz Alphonse

Senior Managing Director

Frantz's Expertise

Frantz leads demand aggregation, which seeks to drive revenue to portfolio companies post-close. He also supports sourcing and deal execution, conducts due diligence and directs portfolio management and value creation methods. He currently serves as board director for Sorenson, the leading U.S. communications provider for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. Frantz brings nearly 25 years of experience in private equity, including as co-founder and senior managing director of APC Holdings, LLC. He has served on 11 private portfolio company boards and has operating and corporate strategy experience with Procter & Gamble Latin America and North America. Frantz is an executive fellow with the faculty at Harvard Business School where his research agenda sits at the intersection of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital, supply chain diversity, and equal economic inclusion. He has been a guest speaker at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and TEDx events focused on M&A and corporate citizenship. Frantz is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, Duke Alumni Association, HBS African American Alumni Association, and PathNorth. Beyond these endeavors, he serves on the board of directors of the USA Triathlon Foundation that supports U.S. Olympic and Paralympic triathletes in their pursuit of Olympic glory, where Frantz is also focused on expanding the sport to underrepresented youth. He is a former member of The Prevent Cancer Foundation and The Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida. Frantz holds a BA in history from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.